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Posted: Thursday, January 12, 2006

Action coalition board to meet

There will be a meeting of the Community Action Coalition Board at 3:30 p.m. Friday in the Kiska Room at 245 Binkley St. in Soldotna. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, call Marilynn Jackson at 398-7738 or visit

Hunting, trapping rule comments sought

The deadline to submit written comments on proposed adjustments to statewide hunting and trapping regulations applying to all Game Management Units is 5 p.m. Friday .

Comments should be mailed to Alaska Board of Game, Boards Support Section, P.O. Box 25526, Juneau, AK 99802-5526, or faxed to (907) 465-6094.

The Game Board is scheduled to meet from Jan. 27 to 30 at the 4th Avenue Theater in Anchorage to consider more than 50 proposals pertaining to statewide hunting and the use of game.

The board will take oral public testimony beginning Jan. 27, and people wishing to testify must sign up at the meeting site in advance. For proposed regulation changes and an agenda, visit the Web site

Speaker to target education trends

Gary Marx, an author and national public speaker, will discuss an array of trends or seismic shifts that are changing the social and educational landscape at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Challenger Learning Center of Alaska in Kenai. It is open to the public. For more information, call Sam Stewart at 714-8888.

Meditation path to be introduced

An introduction to labyrinth walking will be from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Kenai River Center on Funny River Road.

The labyrinth is a walking meditation path used as a tool for mind, body and soul wholeness. It is said to be good for reducing stress. It is open to the public. For more information, call Steve Horn at 262-5722.

Parenting classes scheduled

Kenaitze Head Start will begin a daytime series, Raising a Thinking Child, from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Jan. 18 in the Family House.

Parents will learn how to teach their children problem-solving techniques. Classes, which are open to the public, will meet every Wednesday for four to six weeks. No child care will be available. For more information, call Janet at 283-0707.

Guardianship workshop slated

Hope Community Resources Inc. will host an Office of Public Advocacy workshop on guardianship from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the Kenai River Center on Funny River Road.

For more information, call 260-9469 or (888) 919-4673.

Immunization clinic scheduled

Homer public health nurses will give immunizations from noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday, at the Ninilchik Clinic. For more information call (907) 235-8857.

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