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Thursday, March 15, 2007

Business Briefs
Chambers set schedules Youth cooking classes Seafood innovators sought Fitness fun day offered AHBA home, remodeling show slated Investor education, consumer protection workshop planned Employers can learn how to train others Crimestoppers seeks support Food bank fundraiser set to build Alaska’s outstanding older worker sought

JA works because of businesses
Junior Achievement would like to acknowledge and show our gratitude to our generous contributors, community volunteers and teachers for opening their classrooms. We were able to educate approximately 600 students about business and economics to help improve the quality of their lives.

Students can’t get proper education with 1 teacher
In your opinion, which school year is the most critical?

Teacher cut devastating
My husband and I live in Moose Pass with our two young sons. The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District is proposing yet another serious cut for Moose Pass School by eliminating a teacher. This would not be quite so critical for one of the big central peninsula schools; but in our small, rural school, this cut is absolutely devastating.

Game board OKs hunt changes
The Board of Game addressed several issues affecting the Kenai Peninsula during its meeting in Anchorage, including the fall brown bear hunt, a youth hunt in the Skilak Wildlife Recreation Area, and reauthorizations of antlerless moose hunts.

Kenai library earns award
The country now knows about the Kenai Community Library — or soon will — thanks to it being selected to receive the Public Library Association’s Excellence in Small or Rural Public Library Service Award.

School funding approved
Reaffirming their support for funding local schools to the maximum allow by law, members of the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly voted unanimously Tuesday to add more than $1.18 million in supplemental funds to the school district’s current budget.

Kenai man avoids murder 1, 2 verdicts
A Kenai jury Tuesday found Shawn Rogers not guilty of first-degree murder as charged, but guilty of manslaughter in the 2004 shooting death of Brian Black in a Beluga tavern.

Margaret Lee Nelson
Kenai resident Margaret Lee Nelson died Saturday, March 11, 2007, at her home from complications with cancer. She was 69.

Delbert ‘Del’ Stanley Valentine
Former Kenai Peninsula resident Delbert “Del” Stanley Valentine died Sunday, March 4, at his home in Fircrest, Wash., following a brief hospital stay.

Alaska ranks 38th in private sector funding for marketing state
Seventeen years ago, economist Michael Porter put forward the recipe for competitive success by establishing that winning industries or regions will be those that differentiate themselves by promoting their uniqueness.

Peninsula Clarion - Community

Around the Peninsula
Waffle breakfast set to dish Genealogical Society to meet Public heath plans one-day closure Legion auxiliary to meet Book club gets its read on Book fair slated Agility, obedience classes planned Mother, daughter tea poised

Peninsula Clarion - Pulse

Kenai Central choir reaches overseas with their music
Notre Dame and Sacre Coeur in Paris. An afternoon excursion to the birthplace of Toulouse Latrec.

What’s Happening
Best Bets Events and Exhibits Entertainment Upcoming Events Films Down the Road Anchorage events

‘300’: The good, the bad and the epic
“300”

Art Briefs
Ale needs logo by today Puppets seek voices Center plans closure Artists wanted Kids’ art wanted

After long absence, art returns to middle-high school
The hallways at Nikiski Middle-High School always have been decorated in the Bulldogs’ silver and black. This year, the school colors have some competition from a pallet of bright reds, yellows and oranges, and deep greens and blues.

Cooperation can be the key to success inside, outside classroom
Cooperation can be the key to success inside, outside classroom

Kenai Peninsula College faculty achievements speak volumes
Faculty members at the Kenai River Campus do more than teach classes. In addition to the time spent in the classroom, faculty engage in research, serve in advisory roles in community venues, write grants and attend continuing education courses.

Peninsula Clarion - Schools

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