Tuesday, February 1, 2011

DeeDee takes the T: Jonrowe adds Tustumena 200 championship to resume
Old dogs and new dogs alike had their day at the Tustumena 200 Sled Dog race this weekend.

Fire Island in limbo; CIRI scales back project
Cook Inlet Region Inc. has submitted a scaled-back plan for its Fire Island wind project to Southcentral electric utilities, its potential customers.

Man Tasered at mall
Soldotna police used a Taser to subdue a mentally unstable man at the Peninsula Center Mall in Soldotna Monday morning.

Cook Inlet salmon forecast is sunny
State fisheries biologists are predicting a respectable Cook Inlet sockeye salmon run and subsequent harvest this coming summer.

Photo: Drive-thru

More gas coming for Southcentral
Utilities and oil and gas companies are securing new natural gas supplies for Southcentral Alaska, but they aren't finding new gas fast enough to offset the likely need for imported liquefied natural gas in a few years, Colleen Starring, president of Enstar Natural Gas Co., told a business group in Anchorage.

James William Cooper
Longtime Alaskan and Homer resident James William Cooper, 61, died Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011, at his home with his family by his side.

Around the Peninsula

Bereavement support group meets

Around the Peninsula

Nutrition classes beginning

Pet Photo: Sophie Selby

Around the District

School board to meet

Excitement, trepidation as plans made to study abroad
You see them in the hallways. In the classroom. They're from distant lands, and may or may not have a weird accent. They're foreign exchange students, and up until last year, I only just thought of what it would be like to step into their cultured shoes, and go on exchange myself. The thought has now turned into a reality.

Mountain View students ski for success
Kellie Davidson's class at Mountain View Elementary in Kenai has the ticket -- the ski ticket, that is.

Ninilchik School celebrating 100 years
The year 2011 marks the 100th anniversary for Ninilchik School. One of the strongest traditions throughout its rich history is commitment to academic excellence, by the school and the entire community.

Around Campus: Call for Meritorious Service Award nominations
The Meritorious Service Awards Committee is looking to the community to provide nominations for the Meritorious Service Awards. The award recipients are individuals who have demonstrated: evidence of significant services publicly, academically, voluntarily or philanthropically; services to UAA or one of the community campuses, or to an Alaska community (i.e., health, arts, sciences, engineering, etc.); longevity of commitment and/or service; and/or diversity -- culturally and/or discipline.

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