Sabine Poux

Reporter/evening news host
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Appointments are filling up fast for local coronavirus vaccine clinics.

There were six slots left as of Wednesday evening for a Jan. 30 clinic at the Niksiki Fire Department. But all other slots at area clinics have been spoken for.

In a video message on the Kenai Peninsula Borough Alerts Facebook page, Emergency Manager Dan Nelson said there’s been high demand for limited spots – a trend providers are seeing around the state.

A Fairbanks resident died in an accident yesterday on the Seward Highway.

The Alaska State Troopers identified 31-year-old Allen Solomon as the victim in a fatal collision at highway Mile 30, ear Moose Pass. The report said Solomon drove his car into the rear end of a Department of Transportation and Public Facilities road grader, which was plowing at the time, shortly after 1:30 p.m. 

MeWe

Local lawmakers are among the millions of conservatives flocking to Parler and MeWe, unregulated social media sites that have become increasingly popular as mainstream social media companies crack down on election misinformation and extremism.

Kenai Peninsula College

From the time Clayton Brockel founded Kenai Peninsula College in 1964, he and his wife, Jean, were loyal champions of the institution. 

Clayton died in 2013 and Jean in 2019. But their support for KPC lives on.

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Safari Club International is appealing a decision from a federal judge to uphold hunting and trapping restrictions in the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge.

The hunting advocacy group hopes the court will reconsider the November ruling, said Regina Lennox, litigation counsel for SCI.

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