Sunday, April 22, 2007

Photo feature: Watered down
  Photo by Joseph Robertia Work continued, above, at low tide Friday to pump water out of four compartments on a Snug Harbor Seafoods barge that sank near the mouth of the Kenai River early last week.

Flood repair projects under way
The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly approved a transfer from the Road Service Area’s fund balance to affect repairs to Seward-area roads and bridges damaged by last fall’s flooding.

Middle school student arrested for terroristic threats
A 12-year old boy gave students a scare when he revealed what appeared to be a pistol tucked in his waistband during school Monday.

In other borough business ...
In addition to dealing with Seward roads, the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly addressed the following items at its meeting Tuesday:

Nikiski firefighter poisoned
Alaska State Troopers are investigating the poisoning of a Nikiski fireman who remains in serious condition at Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage.

For the love of the game: Dedication, opportunity override any pain in breakup sports
On March 6, with 8 to 12 inches of snow in the forecast for that evening and plenty of white stuff still on the ground, a large snowblower cleared the soccer fields at Skyview. That night it snowed, about 10 inches, completely covering the fields again.

Guidelines make spring more bearable
They’re waking up, they’re grumpy

A View Askew
My brother is a traitor.

Around the Peninsula
Kids activities sought Earth Day celebrations set Street drugs to be discussed Cheer tryouts slated Car seat check-ups planned Red Hatters to gather Immunization clinics canceled Strength training for women available Community ping pong offered Bear baiting clinic offered Water safety instructor classes offered Electronics recycling offered Fish and Game feeling froggy

Poker popularity lends a hand to those betting on a good time
Allen Auxier had a better chance of stepping outside during a thunderstorm and getting struck by lightning.

Flanagan’s career starts fast
Lierin Flanagan is used to people questioning her name.

Homer soccer competes in Valley
The Homer girls soccer team defeated Palmer 2-1 on Saturday in Palmer after forging a 0-0 tie with Colony on Friday. The Homer boys notched a 1-0 victory over the Moose after losing to Colony 5-1 on Friday.

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