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After selling their Cook Inlet assets Chevron announced this summer that they will continue to be a major sponsor of the Caring for the Kenai environmental awareness contest along with Tesoro Alaska. Kevin Donley, senior council for Chevron Alaska, visited the Peninsula earlier this summer to tour t...

Wed, 08/29/2012 - 10:16am

With school back in session preparing for winter moves to the front of most Alaskans priority list this time of year. In a successful effort to be sure no one goes hungry this winter over 300 folks attended the Kenai Peninsula Food Bank’s 16th Annual Soup Supper. “We’re preparing for the needs...

Wed, 08/29/2012 - 10:13am

It all started some 16 years ago when a group of sourdough friends decided to throw a party for old timers, “There was seven of us who had been friends since the late forties and we would get together every Thursday for lunch either at a restaurant or in each others homes and we’d have a lot fun...

Wed, 08/29/2012 - 10:09am

After several years of seriously rain soaked weekends the Peninsula State Fair at Ninilchik caught a break and the results were record breaking attendance, miles of smiles on children’s faces and the highest prices ever at the 4-H Junior Market Livestock auction. Fair director Lara McGinnis who ha...

Wed, 08/29/2012 - 10:02am

It’s been twenty years since Borough Mayor Don Gilman envisioning the Kenai Peninsula’s economic future launched a Sister City relationship with Akita, Japan. To celebrate the 20th Anniversary of that friendship a delegation from Akita visited the Peninsula this summer to renew and energize futu...

Wed, 08/22/2012 - 1:35pm

Plentiful pink and silver salmon, great learning opportunities and U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski combined to make the 6th Annual Kenai River Sportfishing Assoc (KRSA) Jr. Classic a great success. What started out as a cloudy Tuesday morning turned into a beautiful afternoon on the Kenai River filled w...

Wed, 08/22/2012 - 1:30pm

It was a sunny August night. A perfect evening for civilization to meet a little fermentation and taste the efforts of Alaskan brewmeisters while supporting the Soldotna Rotary Club’s community service projects. According to Soldotna Rotary president Marcus Mueller nearly 1,400 turned out for the ...

Wed, 08/22/2012 - 1:26pm

Crystal blue skies, calm winds and perfect temperatures accompanied 150 some runners who turned out for an historic 25th Anniversary Run for Women. Historic for several reasons, first it was the best weather for the race in 25 years, second it was the first time males were allowed to participate, an...

Wed, 08/22/2012 - 1:21pm

Last Wednesday on a post card perfect day more than 80 members of Boys and Girls Clubs of the Kenai Peninsula gathered at Centennial Park in Soldotna for a free fishing trip complements of the Kenai River Professional Guides Association. “A lot of these kids have never been out on the river fishin...

Wed, 08/15/2012 - 11:25am

Traditionally ceremonial groundbreakings are the manifestation of a collective dream and untold hours of planning, labor and fund raising. The ground breaking for the new Dena’ina Wellness Center at the original village site in Old Town Kenai certainly was all of that with an added spirit of inspi...

Wed, 08/15/2012 - 8:00am


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