Around the Peninsula

Posted: Tuesday, May 13, 2003

PFLAG to meet tonight

Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) will hold its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. today. For more information and a location, call 283-4678.

Football booster club meeting today

The Skyview High School football booster club will meet at 6:30 p.m. today in the school's foyer. All parents of football players are encouraged to attend to meet the new coach, Ty Salness.

Baha'i Study Circle focusing on prayer

The Kalifornsky Baha'i Study Circle is hosting devotions oriented to the subject of prayer at 7 p.m. today at the Ridgeway Baha'i Center on Knight Drive. People of all faiths are welcome and encouraged to bring their own selections of devotional readings, prayers or music to share. Call 283-6650 for more information.

Historical society plans garage sale

The Kasilof Historical Society will hold its second annual garage sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the McLane Center. Donations will be accepted at the McLane Center on Thursday. For more information, call 262-2439.

4-H tree sale set for Saturday

The Kenai Peninsula 4-H Council and Global ReLeaf will hold its annual tree sale Saturday at 9 a.m. in front of Godfather's Pizza in Soldotna. For more information, call 262-5824.

Peninsula Stallion Parade ready to run

The second annual Peninsula Stallion Parade will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at the rodeo grounds on Kalifornsky Beach Road in Soldotna. This year's event also will feature a horse sale at noon, as well as booths hosted by area businesses. Stallion owners, people with a horse to sell or area businesses interested in reaching the equine community can sign up and be featured in the printed brochure. For more information, call the Flying M Ranch at 262-5568 or Marie Payfer at 262-3143.

Seat open on Fish and Game board

The Kenai-Soldotna Fish and Game Advisory Committee has a vacant seat for a commercial fishing permit holder. The requirements for running for the seat are that the person be a resident of this area, be over 18 years old and hold a commercial fishing permit. The election will be at 6 p.m. May 21 at the Kenai River Center. For more information, call Porter W. Pollard at 262-0437.

DOT requests input

The draft reasonable alternatives evaluation has been posted on the Web site for Sterling Highway MP 45-60 stakeholders, sounding board participants, agency representatives and interested parties. Ultimately, this document in its final form will provide the initial screening for the reasonable range of alternatives that will be analyzed in greater detail in the supplemental environmental impact statement document. The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities encourages anyone interested to read the evaluation criteria and matrix and give their input on the draft document, including comments, questions and recommendations either on the Web site or at the listening posts scheduled for May 21 from 1 to 7 p.m. at the Kenai Princess Lodge conference room in Cooper Landing and May 22 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the department's main conference room at 4111 Aviation Drive in Anchorage.

Kayak festival planned

The Kachemak Kayak Fest will take place May 23 through June 1 in Homer. The event will feature kayak demonstrations, test rides, workshops, lectures, a race, barbecue, movies and an exploding kayak act. For more information, visit www.kachemakkayak or call the Homer Chamber of Commerce at (907) 235-7740.

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