Saturday, April 15, 2006

Targeting elderly, disabled vets
The government gangsters now reason that the “full-measure” property tax exemption no longer be granted to the elderly and disabled veterans. It is indeed unfortunate that behind Williams’ ever-smiling face lurks a sinister figure who intends to prey on those most deserving of relief.

Letter requires more info
The April 2 letter, “Keep free health care in perspective,” written by Sherrie Henderson, addressed several concerns with regards to the planned Peninsula Community Health Center project. I would like to share information relative to these concerns.

Reader: Jesus is truth of Easter
The Bible is the story of God redeeming His chosen people for the praise of His glory. The story began in eternity past when God made a plan that His son, Jesus Christ, would suffer, die on a cross and be resurrected as an act of divine justice to secure the salvation of chosen people by forgiving their sins without compromising His own perfect holy standard for humanity.

KPC offers tuition deal for Outsiders
Kenai Peninsula College attempts to use education to expand people’s minds and broaden their career options, but this summer it goes a step further by allowing students to stretch a few dollars.

Borough may hike vehicle license fees
Automobile owners would begin paying higher motor vehicle taxes to the Kenai Peninsula Borough next year under a measure proposed by Mayor John Williams’ administration.

Nikiski soldier injured in Iraq
The news of two Fort Wainwright soldiers injured and one killed in a suicide bomber’s blast in Iraq on Tuesday hit close to home for a Nikiski mother.

Confusion held sway after 1964 earthquake
Editor’s note: This is the last of a five-part series examining the lasting effect the 1964 Good Friday earthquake had on the Kenai Peninsula, especially the residents who lived through it.

Youth to have say in future of Soldotna skateboard park
When the city of Soldotna takes up the question about what to do with its skateboard park, it will seek input from the ultimate users — the city’s young.

Richard ‘Dick’ Turnbull
Nikiski resident Richard “Dick” Turnbull died Wednesday, April 12, 2006, at his home on Daniel’s Lake. He was 58.

When it comes to taxes, it could be a lot worse
With the deadline for federal income tax returns looming (it’s Monday, by the way), now is as good a time as any for a tax reality check — and a reminder how good Alaskans have it when it comes to taxes.

Volunteers are increasingly important as budgets decline
Last week, KDLL-FM and KBBI-FM, both Kenai Peninsula public radio stations, conducted their spring membership drives.

Outdoors briefs
Youth needed to resurrect creekBlack bear baiting permits availableHalibut tagging commences

Around the Peninsula
Section name change contest ends todayPROPS committee to meetWildfire preparedness training setCommunity chili feed set to dishSpaghetti fundraiser scheduledMiners set to dig inEaster egg hunt planned

Homer, Soldotna, Kenai squeeze in brisk track and field competition
The temperature was in the 40s and a brisk wind pulsed through spectators and competitors alike Thursday at Kenai Central High School, but all in all many actually felt lucky to have a track meet.

Kenai booters trade gym for turf
With their fields still covered in snow, the Kenai Central girls and boys soccer teams escaped the gym Thursday for the turf field of Anchorage Football Stadium.

Church Briefs
Good Friday service scheduledMethodist church sets servicesEaster events plannedAddictions group meetsBaha’i classes setCross art exhibit continuesKenai Aglow meeting slatedClothes availableSoldotna aglow to meetNikiski holds bible studyGarage sale fundraiser scheduledYouth evangelism camp slated

One single moment may change your entire life
Did you know that a person reaching the age of between age 75 and 80 will experience more than 39 million minutes in their life — more than 650,000 hours, more than 27,000 days?

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