Around the Peninsula

Posted: Wednesday, June 25, 2003

Anglers' help sought to track tagged fish

The state Fish and Game Division of Sport Fish is tagging sockeye salmon caught in the king salmon test net fishery to help determine how long it takes an early-run Russian River sockeye salmon to go from the lower Kenai River to the Russian River.

The pink spaghetti tags are near the dorsal fin. Anglers may keep the tagged fish as part of their regular bag and possession limit, but are asked to report the tag number, date of capture and specific location to Mary King by mail at Alaska Department of Fish and Game, 43961 Kalifornsky Beach Road, Suite B, Soldotna, AK 99669, by fax at 262-4709, or by phone at 262-9368.

FireWise safety program held today

The Division of Forestry and Kachemak Emergency Services will present the a FireWise program about how to protect your property for homeowners in the KES area at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the McNeil Canyon School. The school is undergoing repairs and there will be no restroom facilities available. For more information, call Sharon at 260-4222.

Golf tourney planned to benefit ministry

The Good Samaritan Ministries will hold a golfing fund-raiser at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Cottonwood Country Club in Nikiski. It will be a four-man scramble with prizes for best overall and closet to the pin. There is a $15 per-player fee. For more information and to schedule a tee time, call Rachel at 776-7653.

Pioneers gather in Anchor Point

The Pioneers of Alaska will meet at noon Saturday at the Anchor River Inn. All Pioneers of Alaska members are encourage to attend to help with the planning of the convention taking place in September. Any businesses wishing to place ads in the convention booklet or for more information, call Patty at 776-8047 or Nadine at 776-8636.

Fish fry fund-raiser slated

The Sterling Masonic Lodge No. 22 all-you-can-eat halibut fish fry will begin at 4 p.m. Saturday at the Sterling Senior Center. The cost is $8 for adults, $6 for seniors and children 12 years old and under. For more information, call Bill at 283-5194.

CPHC has opening on board of directors

Central Peninsula Health Centers Inc. is looking for interested community members to apply for a seat on the board of directors. At least 51 percent of board members must be consumers or have family members who are consumers of CPHC services. CPHC is a nonprofit organization with a mission to provide quality health care regardless of the ability to pay.

CPHC currently operates Cottonwood Health Center in Soldotna and Aspen Dental Center in Kenai. For more information, call 262-4120 or e-mail

Red Cross hosts golf fund-raiser

The 12th annual American Red Cross Golf Classic is planned for July 5 at Birch Ridge Golf Course in Soldotna. For more information about volunteering, sponsoring or playing in the tournament, call 260-6647.

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