Nikiski Community News

Posted: Monday, February 25, 2008

Good day to all of my Nikiski neighbors. I hope you are enjoying warmer weather. Please watch for slippery side roads, parking lots and driveways around town.

Blood pressure checks will be held at 11:30 a.m. today at the Nikiski Senior Citizens Center.

Weight Watchers will be held at 4 p.m. today at Nikiski North Star Elementary School. Call Sharon at 262-7534 for more information.

Adult dodge ball registration begins today at Nikiski Community Recreation Center. Teams must have eight players and can be co-ed. Participants must be at least 17. The cost is $25 per participant. For more information, call Tammy at 776-8800.

Semi-private swim lessons will be held Tuesday through Thursday at the Nikiski pool today through March 7. Open registration for the lessons will be held through today. The cost is $50 per student. For more information, call Nigel at 776-8800.

The Nikiski North Star Elementary PTA will hold a family night from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in the school gym.

Mrs. Matson's fifth-grade class at Nikiski North Star Elementary will sell cinnamon rolls Wednesday and Thursday at the school. Cinnamon rolls will be sold, with or without walnuts, for $2 each and can be sent home with school children, picked up or delivered to generally known locations. For more information, call the school at 776-5575.

A game night will be held at 6 p.m. Friday at the senior center.

The Redoubt Church will feature blue grass gospel music after 6:30 p.m. Sundays. Everyone interested is encouraged to bring their instruments and voices.

The Nikiski Chamber of Commerce annual awards banquet will be held at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at the Challenger Learning Center of Alaska. For more information or to purchase tickets, e-mail Cindy Holloway at

The Nikiski Middle School Battle of the Books team won the state competition Feb. 19. Daniel Ribbens, Josh Croze, Annaleah Ernst and Jesse Ross, are seventh-graders and have been reading and preparing for the competition since the beginning of the school year.

Battle of the books is a statewide reading incentive program to promote the love of reading.

Happy birthday wishes go out to Josie Hudson on Feb. 25; Daniel and Nathanael Boatright on Feb. 26; Judy Price on Feb. 27; Winona Lee on Feb. 28; Amanda Holliday on Feb. 29; and Bill Hanson on March 1.

Happy anniversary wishes go out to John and Mary Kennedy on Feb. 25; Jim and Marilyn Harmon on Feb. 26; and Dale and Diane Aldridge and Gerald and Anna Browning on Feb. 27.

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