News and Notes


Cody and Copper Booth of Kenai announce the birth of their daughter, Makaelah, at 12:54 a.m. on June 19, 2013. She weighed 8 pounds, 8 ounces and measured 21 inches. She joins brothers Mykah and Mayvrin.


Her grandparents are Art and Donna Anderson of Kenai, and Mike and Mary Booth of Kenai.

Alex and Sarah Douthit, of Kenai, announce the birth of their son, Sawyer Clark Douthit, on August 3, 2013 at 8:13 a.m., weighing 8pounds, 4.5 ounces and measuring 21.5 inches long. He joins brothers, Dain and Jackson.

His grandparents are Elizabeth DeSmidt of Sterling, Don Douthit of Sterling and Dan and Sherrie Dahlen of Kenai. His great-grandparents are Harvey and Nita Douthit of Soldotna, Jan Stiers of Kenai, Mel Stiers of Kenai and Lucille DeSmidt of San Leandro, California.

Michael Bauder and Daniel Markstrom, both of Soldotna, were named to the Dean’s List for the spring semester at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Ariz.

Has a new addition to your family just arrived? Where in the world is your military person and what are they up to? Got a new graduate, dean’s list student or an award-receiving youth?

Email your community events to, fax it to 283-3299, drop it off at the Clarion office in Kenai at 150 Trading Bay Drive (Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.).

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Submissions are printed as space is available. For more information, call 335-1251.


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