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KDLL Evening Newscast

News of the central Kenai Peninsula from the KDLL News Team, 5:20 p.m. Monday-Friday

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  • A missing child is found after a search and rescue mission in Sterling. And, a new contest gives Kenai Peninsula artists a chance to design Soldotna’s "I Voted" stickers. Plus, a petition to list many Alaska king salmon stocks as endangered clears its first hurdle.
  • The Coast Guard suspends its search for three missing people after a boat capsizes near Seward. The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly considers expanding its opioid settlement grant program, and a Nikiski man accused of murder can be involuntarily medicated so he can stand trial. Plus, Cook Inletkeeper will host it's annual Mouth 2 Mouth Wild Run and Ride this Memorial Day.
  • The Soldotna City Council previews what changes are being proposed to the city’s budget. And, Cooper Landing students petition to add an extra day at the end of the school year. Plus, The Kenai Performers stage a locally written murder mystery.
  • Attendees of the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly called on the borough to change the way it counts ballots in local elections. And, forecasters predict the Kenai Peninsula could see rainy or warmer summer weather. Plus, social media boosts National Park visitor numbers.
  • Soldotna Police Chief Gene Meek resigns. Plus, Kenai Peninsula police warn of scam calls, Alaska Medicaid is dealing with a backlog of applications and a climber dies after a fall in Denali National Park.
  • A Homer man dies after being attacked by a moose. And, recent bills in the Alaska Legislature could prevent education cuts in the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District. Plus, a statewide organization that provides services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities holds a fundraiser walk in Soldotna.
  • A Ninilchik woman dies after being hit by a truck while riding an ATV. Plus, Soldotna moves forward on its Riverfront Redevelopment Project, and the U.S. Forest Service is considering higher fees for public cabins.
  • A premature harbor seal pup is rescued in Kenai. Plus, the City of Kenai repeals three laws about begging and public sleeping, and Homer celebrates another year of shorebirds.
  • Federal Wildlife Officers look for a person who poached a black bear near Skilak Lake. Plus, a new yarn and book shop opens in Seward, and lawmakers have set the likely PFD value for this year.
  • The City of Kenai will consider scrapping three outdated laws about public sleeping and loitering. And a group of hikers are rescued during an attempt to cross the Harding Icefield.