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Posted: Wednesday, February 01, 2006

Skyview grad committee to meet

A meeting for senior parents that wish to help with graduation will be held at 7 p.m. Feb. 9 in the Skyview High School library.

Miners set to dig in

The local chapter for the Alaska Miners Association will meet from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday in Room 101 at Kenai Peninsula College. The topics will be events happening in the mining industry and demonstrations on mining technics For more information, call Kenneth Lee at 776-5173 or e-mail him at

Mushroom society meeting slated

The Kenai Peninsula Mycological Society will meet from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Cook Inlet Aquaculture Building on Kalifornsky Beach Road. It is open to the public. For more information, call Steve at 262-3541 or Janice at 776-5277.

Prime rib dinner fund-raiser set to go

The Nikiski Citizens Senior Center will host a prime rib dinner fundraiser at 6 p.m. Feb. 11 at the center. The cost is $15 per person, only 60 tickets will be sold. For more information, call 776-7654.

Troops return cause for celebration

The Soldotna and Kenai chambers of commerce, along with Kenai Mayor Pat Porter and Soldotna Mayor Dave Carey, will host Twin Cities Salute to Our Troops at 2 p.m. Feb. 4 at the Kenai Armory.

The ceremony will welcome home returning troops from Iraq, show support for those getting ready to be deployed and honor Vietnam era veterans.

Returning soldiers include Will Schwenke, Gregory Fite, Roy Brendible, Ken Felchle, May Lay, John McGrane and Troy Zimmerman, all with the Alaska National Guard, Headquarters Company B, 3rd Battalion (Scout) of the 297th Infantry.

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