Sunday, April 9, 2006

Inlet Woods sale put on hold
A request by Hall Quality Builders to buy 26 lots in the Inlet Woods Subdivision was put on hold Wednesday by the Kenai City Council following discussion about the value of the land.

Former Soldotnan recovering from crash
When Erika Rodgers first heard of her husband’s plane crash near Dillingham, she braced herself for the worst.

Home show brings out builders
For homesteaders, building a home meant felling spruce for logs, chinking them with moss and then decorating the inside walls with labels from canned goods.

Denise Marie (Bullard) Smith
Soldotna resident Denise Marie (Bullard) Smith died Friday, March 31, 2006, at Central Peninsula General Hospital. She was 39.

Margaret Minnie McRae
Former Kenai resident Margaret Minnie McRae died Saturday, April 1, 2006, at Providence Hospital in Anchorage. She was 84.

Harvey Fred Shade
Former Soldotna resident Harvey Fred Shade died Tuesday, March 28, 2006, at Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage. He was 74.

James ‘Jim’ Cissell
Longtime Kenai resident James “Jim” Cissell died Thursday, April 6, 2006, at his home after a long fight with cancer. He was 73.

Clamming — check: List of things to do gets longer with move to Alaska
I won’t stand for life coaching (I’ll coach myself, thanks). Yoga and Pilates are fine, I suppose, but once you start talking Bikram Yoga (yoga in a hot room, essentially), my eyes glaze over.

Changes don’t leave much room for Alaska
In a state where Mother Nature has lots of room to experiment with her temper, insurance companies are saying “no” to protecting our residents from earthquakes more and more.

Dyeing kits bring kids’ creativity out of its shell
Editor’s note: Clarion writers Nan Misner and Will Morrow tackled the task of reviewing several egg dyeing kits available in local stores with the help of ‘eggs’perts — their kids.

Around the Peninsula
Name change sought Workshop slated Habitat seeks applicants First aid training slated

My best friend
Sadie, a cocoa-brown cocker spaniel, had a name before she had an owner. Richard and Mary Warrington, of Kenai, were looking for a puppy when two ladies brought their new pups into the store where Mary works. Mary got the number of the litter owner and stopped by after work. She asked the puppy laying on the floor if she would like to be called Sadie and the puppy ran to Mary. “So Sadie it is, and we haven’t parted since,” Mary said.

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