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Posted: Sunday, March 07, 2010

Historical Society to meet

Kenai Historical Society will meet at 1:15 p.m. today at the United Methodist Church of the New Covenant, The featured speaker will be Gene Palm, teacher with Aurora Borealis Charter School. It is open to the public. For more information, call June Harris at 283-1946.

Roads to be discussed

Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor David Carey invites peninsula residents to the Mayor's Advisory Group Discussions on "Roads in the Kenai Peninsula Borough" on Monday at the Nikiski Senior Citizens Center from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Black bear baiting clinics set

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game will hold three black bear baiting clinics on the Kenai Peninsula. You may not register a bait station in units 6d, 7, 14a, 14b, 15, 16a or 20b unless you have successfully completed an ADF&G approved bear baiting clinic. If you have already attended a clinic and been certified, you are not required to recertify. These sessions are walk-in, are approximately three hours long and provided free of charge to the public. Clinics will be held: Seward - March 25 at 6 p.m. at the AVTEC Building, 1912 Leirer Road (brown building across the highway from safeway); Kenai - March 31 at 6 p.m. at the Cook Inlet Aquaculture Building at 40610 Kalifornsky Beach Road (near Bridge Access Road); and Soldotna - April 30 at 6 p.m. at the Kenai Peninsula Sport, Rec and Trade Show at the Soldotna Sports Center.

New this year will be an online bear bait clinic course is available for anyone over 16-years-old wishing to become certified to register a bait station. Visit www.Wildlife.Alaska.Gov for more information or call 262-9368 in Soldotna or 235-8191 in Homer.

Send us a pet picture!

Pet photos run on the Pets page every Tuesday. They can be color or black and white and may include people. Limit one photo per household. They may be e-mailed to, dropped off at the Kenai office or mailed to the Clarion at P.O. Box 3009, Kenai, 99611. A brief explanation of the photo, the pet's and owner's names, owner's address and phone number must be included.

Only photos with an address written on the back will be returned. For more information, call 335-1251.

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