Around the Peninsula

Posted: Thursday, June 22, 2006

Weir tour set for Friday

The Kenai Watershed Forum tour of the Bear Creek Weir outside Seward will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday.

Cathy Cline, a technician at the weir, will lead up to 15 people on an interactive tour explaining how to identify sockeye and coho smolt. A picnic lunch will follow.

Call Josselyn at 260-5449 to register for the free workshop.

Ninilchik fair needs workers

The Kenai Peninsula State Fair in Ninilchik is seeking volunteers to come for a day of work from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

For more information, call Lara McGinnis, fair manager at (907) 567-3670.

Kids car-seat checks planned

Child car-seat checks will be performed at the Kenai Fire Department from 1 to 4 p.m. Friday, and at the Central Emergency Services fire station in Soldotna from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 30.

Safety technicians will check to be sure the car seat or booster seat is the correct one for the child’s age, weight and height.

For more information, call Safe Kids at 714-4539.

Sterling seniors cook up good time

The Sterling Senior Center will hold its 16th annual barbecue from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday. Ribs and chicken, salads, baked beans, garlic bread, beverages and desserts will be served. There also will be door prizes.

The cost is $12.50 for adults and $5 for kids ages 3 to 12.

Are you curious?

Want to know what to do when a moose dies in your yard? Want some clarity on a borough ordinance? Or, do you just wonder when the bridge will be complete?

Ask us. Send us your questions and we’ll seek the answers each week in an upcoming feature in the Clarion.

Questions can be e-mailed to, faxed to 283-3299, mailed to P.O. Box 3009, Kenai, AK 99611, or dropped off at the Clarion office at 150 Trading Bay Road in Kenai.

Red Cross golf tourney set

The American Red Cross will host it 15th annual Golf Classic on July 8 at Birch Ridge Golf Course in Soldotna. For more information, call 283-4556.

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