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

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  • A Soldotna woman is arrested for shooting through a neighbor’s window, and the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District wraps up its series of public budget explainers. Plus, two of Alaska’s most legendary Iditarod figures speak about their experiences with the race.
  • Cook Inletkeeper talks local home energy efficiency retrofits, and fossil discoveries in Denali National Park provide insight into wildlife that once roamed the area. Plus, a magical mailbox allows children to send letters to Santa Claus.
  • The Kenai school district takes the first steps in considering a four-day school week. Plus, Alaskans pay tribute to Father Michael Oleksa, a Russian Orthodox priest who last served in Nanwalek when he died last month at the age of 76.
  • The Kenai Peninsula’s legislators visited the school board Monday to discuss their legislative priorities related to education. Plus, Alaska Airlines is purchasing another airline in an almost $2 billion deal.
  • A look at where to cut your own Christmas tree on the central Kenai Peninsula. Plus, an engine manufacturer and the Alaska higher education system partner to create more boat engine technicians.
  • The Kenai Bluff Stabilization project goes out for bid. Plus, a prominent Alaska oil and gas industry expert visited Soldotna this week for a lecture about the dire state of the natural gas market, which balanced analysis, cynicism and humor. And rural Alaska ferries receive $132 million in federal funding.
  • Consultants provide an update on the Kenaitze Indian Tribe’s forthcoming bus system, and jet skiing is banned again in Kachemak Bay.
  • Congresswoman Mary Peltola hosts a town hall about the proposed Albertsons-Kroger merger, and a man pleads guilty for an illegally hunted moose. Plus, more than 100 students, from elementary age to high school, are putting on the classic musical The Wizard of Oz starting tomorrow at Soldotna High School.
  • The Kenai Peninsula School District faces another year with a budget deficit. And, the Homer City Council passes a resolution supporting the continuation of the city’s Harbor Expansion feasibility study. Plus, moose with a rare hoof disorder are most commonly found on the Kenai Peninsula.
  • The central Kenai Peninsula celebrates the annual Christmas Comes to Kenai event. Plus, the Homer Chamber of Commerce gives Small Business Saturday a new twist.