Saturday, April 26, 2008

Elks Easter events make everyone 'hoppy'
Every year the Kenai Elks family hosts Easter events and a holiday luncheon. On April 21, 28 eager children arrived to decorate 360 hard-boiled eggs. They also decorated cupcakes and painted clay pots used as centerpieces.

Many come together for sake of Youth Court
On the eve of Feb. 28, a very special gathering took place in Kenai's Old Courthouse building. The Kenai Peninsula Youth Court (KPYC) performed its 11th annual Swearing In Ceremony.

Library isn't just a silly place to be
The Kenai Community Library staff would like to thank KSRM and the participants of our first Silly Song contest. These brave songwriters: Robert Romig, Glenda Graham and Geoann Reichert and Larry Hull shared their original lyrics filling the library with smiles and laughter. Congratulations to winner Larry Hull for his song, "Kenai Stan," which was aired on KSRM radio April 15.

Benefit efforts appreciated
Words simply cannot describe our heartfelt thanks and deep appreciation for all who helped, all who donated and all who participated in the benefit in honor of Marcus Yamada. We thank each and every one of you from the bottom of our hearts. I've said it before, and I'll say it again, we know we are not alone in this, you are all a part of it, too.

Documenting lamb's struggle to live earns Nikiski girl recognition
As Jenna Hansen plays outside with her lamb Cobalt the sun is shining. One would never guess the trouble she's had with lambs in the past.

Candidates gearing up for election season
Four incumbent Republican state lawmakers representing parts of the Kenai Peninsula Borough say they would seek re-election in November.

Kenai finance manager makes Soldotna short list
Kenai's finance manager is among six candidates being considered to replace the retiring city manager of Soldotna.

Condos on the auction block
The title company has called in the note on the controversial Timberwolf Condominiums on the Sterling Highway in the heart of Soldotna.

Countdown: Race for U.S. Senate seat on
It's official. There's a battle brewing for the U.S. Senate seat in Alaska.

With season around the corner, take note of new regs in effect
Boating season is just around the bend, but power boaters should be aware of some new regulations on the Kenai River for this season.

Birding Festival is a great way to get back in the birding game
There is a secret competition going on in the woods and swamps around the Kenai Peninsula.

Around the Peninsula

Bear baiting clinic set

God's purpose for one's life doesn't just happen
Was it six years ago that Rick Warren's now-famous book, "The Purpose-Driven Life," overwhelmed the attention of not only the church but our nation, affirming to wayward hearts everywhere the truth of one of Christianity's core values that every life possesses a God-ordained purpose?

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