Israel gets 40 years
Adam Israel, the 25-year-old Soldotna man who stabbed his mother to death, was ordered to spend the next 40 years in prison.
Soldotna Ford dealership to reopen with new owners
Loyal Ford customers in the central Kenai Peninsula did not have to wait long to learn what the future held for the only Ford car dealership in Soldotna.
Shot bald eagle on road to recovery after rescue
Taking a pot shot at the most recognizable living symbol of the United States is about as un-American as you can get, yet that’s apparently what someone did to a bald eagle caught by U.S. Kenai National Wildlife Refuge staff last week.
Spring bears and Cubbies: Familiar ‘maybe next year’ chant starting even earlier
In Alaska, at this time of year, my thoughts turn to bears.
River pollution solution should be up to us
It’s our river, it’s our problem, right?
The Sky Guy
Days are getting longer and nights are getting shorter. We’re also leaving the freezing cold behind. As we all love winter’s benefits, we surely regret that our beloved starry skies will take a back seat soon.
Minerva, Fonkert announce engagement
Giulietta Elizabeth Minerva and Jedd Samuel Fonkert of the Kenai Peninsula plan to marry later this summer.
Dillon, Hindman plan wedding
Linda Dillon and Gary Hindman of Soldotna plan to marry Sunday, April 14, 2007, at Soldotna Bible Chapel. Pastor Jim Dunn will officate.
Life in the Pedestrian Lane
April fool! Today would have been the day, except for the Energy Policy Act of 2005 that our president slipped by us a couple of years ago designed to save a few barrels of oil. The elders among us, namely those of the Greatest Generation, must be having a feeling of “déj vu all over again.”
Mcgrane, Holguin to marry in August
Andrea Mcgrane of Kenai and Stan Holguin of Soldotna plan to marry Saturday, August 11, 2007, at Trinity Christian Center.
Jull, Weaver announce engagement
RaeLyn Jull and Andy Weaver of Bellingham, Wash., are planning a summer wedding in 2008.
Around the Peninsula
Historical society to meet KPFA meeting slated Family ski event slated Beekeepers all abuzz Bear baiting clinic offered Chorus set to sing Book fair slated Easter events planned Carnival fundraiser set for fun Rowing clinic planned Talent show ready to entertain
Morin bowing out of dance productions, not kids’ lives
Phil Morin was in the theater before he was a teenager. A heart attack and his 50th birthday are now within the last three months of his rearview mirror, and he’s about to do his last big show.
Thompson, Carlson get on 1st team
Multiple first-team all-state selections are often reserved for teams that finish first or second at the state basketball tournament.
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