Sunday, January 11, 2009

Many contribute to H1N1 vaccine clinic success
I am writing to extend our sincere appreciation and thanks to all those that volunteered, donated time, energy, food, expertise and equipment to the many Novel H1N1 Mass Dispensing Clinics that have taken place the past two months throughout the Kenai Peninsula.

Famous fishing boat gets green overhaul
Under a project by SeaLand Environmental Inc., a Bradenton, Fla., company, the Time Bandit will be going green.

High school artist has an eye for images
Rachel Lee walked by that plant in that bottle, sitting unassumingly on her family's kitchen counter, for several years before deciding to take the photograph.

Survey: Risky actions among youth change
Alaska's high schoolers are drinking less alcohol but instead are smoking more marijuana, according to a state report.

Around the Peninsula

Governor to visit Kenai

Donation center closing, but blood still needs to flow
There's a vital lifeline that exists in our local community -- it is the Blood Bank of Alaska -- and it is about to be severed. Sadly the Soldotna center of the Blood Bank of Alaska plans on closing its doors Saturday, followed by the Wasilla donor center on Jan. 22.

KPC enrollment continues to soar
At last week's spring semester convocation, Director Gary Turner reported to staff and faculty that the upcoming semester had already broken last spring's record breaking enrollment. With another week of general registration remaining, enrollment was up 23 percent in head count and 25 percent in credit hours.

More high school graduates look at Alaska colleges
JUNEAU (AP) -- For high school seniors, January means more than the beginning of a new year -- it means a push for college applications.

Around the District

School board to meet

Sports Briefs

Davis takes 4th in final

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