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While it currently consists of 20-year-old degraded plastic planks, the Beluga Slough Trail in Homer will soon be receiving a new, elevated metal-grating walkway that is designed to be safer and more environmentally friendly.

Although the deadline for dipnetters to report their catch to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game has expired, the department would still like to receive the reports.

U.S. Senator Mark Begich introduced an amendment Tuesday to employ military veterans as coordinators of community clean-ups of marine debris from the Japanese tsunami of last year. Begich and co-sponsors offered the amendment to the Veterans Job Corps Act of 2012, which is being considered in the Senate this week.

Sara Reinert, a math professor at the Kachemak Bay Campus of Kenai Peninsula College, is this year’s recipient of the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District’s “Golden Apple Award.”

The Kodiak girls and boys swimming and diving teams swept the Homer Invitational on Friday and Saturday in Homer.

The Kenai Wildlife Refuge is accepting applications for commercial use permits for scenic rafting on the river. As KDLL’s Shaylon Cochran reports, the process to get commercial permit from the Refuge can be highly competitive.

Homer High’s strong cross-country running team proved dominant at last weekend's Palmer Invitational, sweeping the small-schools team titles.

A new report on the state of Alaska's energy resources was released Friday by the Department of Natural Resources. What does it mean for the Kenai Peninsula?

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