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Sunday, June 20, 2010

Catch picks up on Kenai River
Anglers from all over were trying their luck Saturday on the Kenai River, after bait use became legal at 12:01 that morning.

Kenai pond to become a park
The City of Kenai plans to turn the pond on Marathon Road into a full-fledged community park starting this summer.

Wilcox promoted as Carey's top adviser
When Duane Bannock assumed the mayor's acting chief of staff position in February, he said his intention was to eliminate a top job from within the mayor's office.

Parnell zapped for energy fund cuts
Gov. Sean Parnell is taking flak for his June 3 vetoes of state funds for energy projects.

Richard 'Skip' Isham
Soldotna resident Richard "Skip" Isham died Tuesday, June 15, 2010 at his home surrounded by his family. He was 84.

Volunteers make this community a great place to be
Kudos to the organizers and competitors of last weekend's Tri the Kenai triathlon. The inaugural event was, by all accounts, a smashing success.

Exercise shields cells from stress-induced aging
Editor's note: "Focus on Fitness" is a Clarion feature with healthy lifestyle advice from local and national health and fitness experts. Check here weekly great information and tips on maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Always consult with your doctor before starting a new exercise routine.

War on bugs
When my hub and I first bought our home, we gazed in wonderment at the large patch of weeds out yonder and naively declared, "Lets make a garden!"

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Sports Briefs

Frontier to hold World Series

Peninsula bats shine
The Peninsula Oilers tallied 13 hits in beating the Athletes in Action Fire 5-1 on Saturday night in Alaska Baseball League play at Coral Seymour Memorial Park in Kenai.

Oilers nip AIA Fire with 9th-inning rally
Patrick Wisdom did it again.

FIU's Wittels joins Oilers
Like many summer visitors, Garrett Wittels has come to the Kenai Peninsula to get away from it all for a while and do some fishing.

Arneson, MacPhail take duathlon
Cook Inlet Academy graduate Lars Arneson has raced at Tsalteshi Trails countless times, but rarely on a bike. On Saturday, Arneson ran and biked to victory at the Tsalteshi Solstice Duathlon. He finished the five-kilometer run and 10-kilometer mountain bike in 42 minutes, 9 seconds.

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