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Posted: Monday, January 08, 2001

2001 winter carnival slated

The Homer Winter Carnival is planned for Feb. 9, 10 and 11. Activities and events are being solicited for the official Winter Carnival Events Calendar. The deadline for events to be listed is Feb. 1. Fax events to the Homer Chamber of Commerce at (907) 235-8766 or call the chamber with a brief description and contact information.

The Winter Carnival Parade is slated for noon Feb. 10 and will commence at Homer High School and proceed down Pioneer Avenue. Parade entry forms can be picked up at the chamber of commerce. There is no deadline for entries.

Intern program planned

Applications are available for graduating seniors from Alaska high schools and for college students from Alaska for summer internships in U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens' Washington, D.C., office.

Forms must be completed and returned to the senator's Washington office, postmarked no later than March 30. Forms can be obtained from high school counselors, from the senator's office or online at

The first intern session begins June 2, the second begins July 7.

Interns assist the senator and his staff in the day-to-day operations of the office, including monitoring committee hearings, conducting research, answering phones, typing, filing and more.

For more information, call the senator's Kenai office at 283-5808.

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