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Saturday, March 15, 2008

List needed to make energy credit more fair
Being born right after the Depression and crying for a five-cent ice cone when we had no money, I would like to comment on the energy bill in progress right now.

Two programs needed to get students ready for work force
This letter is for parents of K-12 students and the students, who may not be interested pursuing academic curricula (college, university) after high school, but who are interested in being qualified to obtain a good job to support themselves within a few years after graduation.

Closing dipnetting a 'very bad' suggestion
This is in regards to (Jim) Butler's suggestion about closing down dipnetting (Clarion, March 7).

Community rallies for injured snowmachiner
One night at 4 a.m. the phone woke Mark Lockwood up.

Afternoon gives kids Head Start on reading
"Uh oh!" students at Kenaitze Head Start cried as a mouse awoke a bear with a loud sneeze.

ACT seeks term limit ruling
Voter-approved ballot propositions setting term limits on Kenai Peninsula assembly and school board members do not violate the constitution and should be enforced, the attorney for the Alliance of Concerned Taxpayers said in a motion for a summary judgment filed in late February.

Agrium to mothball Nikiski facility
The last flicker of hope appears to have finally gone out for the Agrium plant in Nikiski on Thursday with the company's announcement that it will not go forward with a coal gasification project.

Annexation veto goes unchallenged
As expected, the mayor of Soldotna formally presented his veto of an ordinance Wednesday evening that sought to annex four neighboring areas into the city.

Forecast: No Blue Sky for Agrium
When you look up "mothball" in the dictionary, it says: a condition of protective storage. It also says: a state of having been rejected for further use or dismissed from further consideration.

Americans losing interest in nature, replacing the outdoors with electronics
We Americans are apparently losing our interest in the natural world.

Snow still remains for spring skiing
The warm weather this past week may have sent much snow going, but it's not too far gone to enjoy some spring-like skiing in most locations.

Fit to be tied: Tier set to share craft
With each passing day the temperatures are getting warmer, the rivers are opening up, and spring is getting closer: It won't be long until it's time to wet a hook in the hopes of catching fish. A workshop this weekend aims to aid would-be anglers in their upcoming piscatorial pursuits.

Peninsula Clarion - Community

Peninsula Clarion - Religion

Will we see God if he shows up today?
The lone violinist played for 45 minutes, putting his soul into his music in hopes of making a few bucks. He was standing near a trash basket in the Washington, D.C., Metro station wearing jeans, a long-sleeved T-shirt and a Washington Nationals' baseball cap, with another hat at his feet already filled with some starter money.

Blizzard roll into Soldotna
Mathematically eliminated from the postseason and mired in a nine-game losing streak, the Kenai River Brown Bears are just looking to close the first season in franchise history on a positive note.

Sports Briefs
Hakkinen takes 43rd in sprint

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