Community News and Notes for July 16

News and Notes


Jones makes Honor List at Minnesota State Mankato

Connor Jones of Kenai, a sophomore majoring in Mathematics Teaching, has been named to the Honor List at Minnesota State University, Mankato, for the spring semester. To qualify for the Honor List, students must be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours and earn a 3.5-3.99 grade point average.

Ashwell named to Dean’s List at Delta State

William Ashwell of Kenai has been named to the Dean’s List at Delta State University in Cleveland, Mississippi, for the spring 2017 semester. To qualify for the Dean’s List, students must carry at least 12 credit hours and earn a grade point average of 3.5-3.79. Ashwell is a 2014 graduate of Kenai Central High School and is majoring in exercise science with a minor in nutrition. He is the son of Michael Ashwell and Carolann Barum of Kenai.

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2 peninsula students earn Safari Club scholarships

Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula Chapter of Safari Club International wishes to recognize the accomplished young people who earned $4,000 scholarships this year, presented at the May... Read more

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Enjoy the nerdy hand-me-downs

It’s been 27 years since I graduated from high school — and at least that long since a high school kid called me a nerd.... Read more

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Alaska Grown options expand with new market, app

Here on the peninsula, opportunities to purchase locally sourced food is growing.

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I just ran 10 miles for fun

I didn’t realize what I was getting myself into with the Run for the River this year.

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