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Sunday, January 1, 2006

Goodbye to 2005
Industry Kenai Peninsula Borough City of Kenai City of Soldotna Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Central Peninsula General Hospital Goodbyes Fisheries Crime and justice Volcanoes Weather Wildfires Arctic Winter Games The bear facts Hungry?

Era not flying high
Era Aviation Inc., one of just two airlines providing regularly scheduled service between Kenai and Anchorage, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Wednesday after its lender restricted cash flow to the company.

Robert Ingels
Sterling resident Robert Ingels died unexpectedly Friday, Dec. 30, 2005,on the Monopad Platform. He was 57.

Louis F. Papke

College offers everyone the change to pick up new knowledge
New Year’s Day always seems to be a time of looking toward the future and giving thought to all the changes we would like to make over the next 12 months.

Something old, new, borrowed and one worth remembering
It’s hard to believe it’s 2006, but 2005 is in the history books.

College bowl games offer chance to indulge in football and food
Want to pass on a dirty kitchen? Head out to watch the games Digging in to bowl games Meatballs in Barbecue Sauce Hot Crab Dip Mozzarella Sticks Sack ’Em Salsa Three Cheese Nachos Zesty Curry Dip Spicy Chicken Wings

January offers good views
When I moved here a few years ago, I knew I was about 7 degrees too far south to see the midnight sun but it crossed my mind that due to our moon’s inclined orbit (by 5 degrees) we could almost see a noon full moon (yes, I made that term up).

Around the Peninsula
DEC gets cooking with food safety class Peninsula fair seeks members KPC to host open house Historical society soaring with topic Nikiski senior board to meet

Alaskans can start filing PFD applications Monday
As an incentive to get more Alaskans to apply online, the state Permanent Fund Dividend Division will make early direct deposits this fall for those who file in January.

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Sports Briefs
The Skyview and Ninilchik basketball teams split a pair of games Thursday at the Holland America/Sitka CHARR of Alaska Holiday Shootout in Sitka.

A look back at the highlights of the area sports scene in 2005
Wrestling Hockey Cross-Country Skiing Basketball Mushing Track and Field Soccer Baseball Motorsports Rowing Golf Cross Country Running Volleyball Football Swimming

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