Around the Peninsula

Posted: Wednesday, February 22, 2006

HEA schedules meter upgrades

Homer Electric Association will install upgraded electric meters in the following Kenai areas during February: Kenai Spur Highway from Shotgun Avenue through Bridge Access Road; Marathon Road to Willow Street; Willow Street to Birch Street; Forest Drive at the Kenai Spur Highway to Redoubt and back to Forest; Birch Street to Forest Drive; the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Forest to the Kenai Moose Lodge; Haller to Wildwood Drive; Woodland Subdivision; and Mumsom Subdivision.

HEA contractors will drive white trucks and four-wheelers with a HEA logos.

Residents are asked to take necessary precautions to protect sensitive electronic equipment throughout the upgrade.

The upgrade will allow HEA to implement its automated meter reading system that eventually will allow 100 percent of electric accounts to be read remotely. For more information, call toll free (800) 478-8551 or 283-5831.

Used book sale planned

The Soldotna Public Library volunteers will host a used book sale from 1 to 4:30 p.m. today at the library. Videos also will be available.

Fish and game meeting set

The Kenai-Soldotna Fish and Game Advisory Committee will meet at 7 p.m. today at the Cook Inlet Aquaculture Building. The topic will be statewide fish and game proposals. It is open to the public. For more information, call 262-3993.

Assessment survey celebration set

The Community Action Coalition will host a celebration at 4 p.m. Friday at the Challenger Learning Center of Alaska. The celebration is for faculty, school district, school board, parents, community members and Community Action Coalition members who made the Prevention Needs Assessment Survey possible.

For more information or to R.S.V.P., call Marilynn Jackson at 398-7738.

AWG seeks crutch donations

The Arctic Winter Games medical team is seeking the donation of 150 sets of crutches for emergency use during the Games.

Crutches may be dropped off at Central Emergency Service (CES), the Soldotna Medical Clinic or the Arctic Winter Games office in Kenai.

If you would like the crutches returned, mark each crutch with your name and phone number in permanent marker.



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