Sunday, April 15, 2007

Home show displays the latest, greatest improvements
With each passing day getting longer and warmer, the home construction season is building to its peak, and many know no better way to prepare for summer projects than by attending the 28th annual Home Show.

Local education funding up to assembly
Local funding to schools in fiscal year 2008 is expected to show a slight decrease from that of the current year, but will still amount to more than $37.7 million.

Boat wakes, ice destruction topics for river board
Progress was the word of the day at the Kenai River Special Management Area (KRSMA) Advisory Board’s monthly meeting Thursday.

Billie R. (Crome) Scott
Longtime Alaska resident Billie R. (Crome) Scott, died Tuesday, April 3, 2007, at Central Peninsula Hospital in Soldotna surrounded by family and friends. She was 79.

Martha Yancy
Former Kasilof resident Martha Yancy died Saturday, Jan. 27, 2007, in Mountain Home, Idaho. She was 78.

Otho B. ‘O.B.’ Culley
Longtime Soldotna resident Otho B. “O.B.” Culley died Sunday, April 8, 2007, at Heritage Place in Soldotna. He was 88.

It won’t cost a dime to give your 2 cents on quarter
What image does Alaska want to present to the world? A polar bear with the midnight sun? Denali National Park complete with musher, Big Dipper and the North Star? A brown bear with salmon? A gold panner in Denali National Park?

A trip out to the woods: Despite Thoreau’s plan, living deliberately not always that simple
A century and a half ago, Henry David Thoreau went to the woods “to live deliberately.” His goal was to live simply and see what he could learn from the experience.

Around the Peninsula
Samoan Church to visit peninsula Dance encore presentation set Library to celebrate Relay For Life meetings slated

Motherfessions: Tales from the ‘Hood
I have this reoccurring dream. It’s the middle of a dark and stormy night. I’m straining to tiptoe into my son’s bedroom to cover him, fluff his pillow and ensure the envelope containing his baby tooth is within easy grasp for the tooth fairy. Sensing an intruder in the house, the dog begins growling. Suddenly, from beyond the third star and straight on from morning, Tinker Bell kicks in the bedroom door, cuffs meand dramatically declares, “You have no rights. Anything you say will be held against you forever.”

Track season starts
Soldotna, Seward and Cook Inlet Academy all traveled to a track meet at Homer High School on Friday where SoHi’s Paige Blackburn won both the shot put and discus with tosses of 37 feet, 2 inches and 115-8, respectively.

Searching for space
Starting later has always been an issue.

Williamson, Adderley marry in Florida
Sarah Williamson and Ross Adderley of Bamberg, Germany, were married in an afternoon ceremony Saturday, March 31, 2007, at the home of the groom’s parents in Mims, Fla.

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