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Posted: Monday, June 27, 2005

Swim lessons available

Soldotna High School pool's summer schedule is Mondays through Fridays with pool rental available Saturdays and Sundays. The weekly schedule is as follows: 6 to 7:55 a.m., lap swim; 8 to 9:55 a.m., Soldotna Silver Salmon Swim Team; 10 a.m. to 12:10 p.m., swimming lessons; noon to 1 p.m., lap swim and private lessons; 1 to 2:45 p.m., open swim; 3 to 5 p.m., swimming lessons; and 5 to 6 p.m., lap swim and private lessons.

The cost is $3 for adults, students and seniors or $25 for plunge cards.

Swim lessons are offered, most consisting of 10 lessons each and are 40 minutes in length. Due to limited space, preregistration is suggested.

Session dates are: today (this session will only have nine lessons), July 11 and July 25. Lessons are offered six times a day and held Monday through Friday. The cost is $40 per session. Private lessons are $10 for 30 minutes. For more information or to register, call the pool at 262-7419.

Toddler hour set

Toddler hour for children ages 5 and under is available from 10 to 1 a.m. Tuesdays at the Kenai Recreation Center. There is no fee. Parents are required to stay with their children.

Search on for KMS and KCHS administrators

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District is in the process of appointing a new assistant principal for Kenai Middle School and Kenai Central High School. Since school has ended for this year, Superintendent Donna Peterson would like individuals to e-mail her at with information regarding the preferred characteristics and qualifications community members would like the new principal to possess.

Peterson is not seeking nominations for the position; however, specific candidates may be discussed by offering concrete evidence of why she or he would be a good or poor choice. It is also helpful to note your connection to the school such as parent, student or community member. The deadline for comments is 5 p.m. Tuesday.

Yard sale fund-raiser set

Crimestoppers will host a yard sale Fund-raiser at 10 a.m. Thursday at 200 Sterling St. in Kenai.

The program is seeking donations for the sale. For more information or to make a donation, call 283-9070.

CPGH board meeting slated

Central Peninsula General Hospital Inc. will hold a board of directors meeting at 4:30 p.m. Thursday at the Kiska Conference Room in the Mundell Building on Binkley Street in Soldotna. For a copy of the agenda, visit

Parade applications available

The Soldotna Chamber of Commerce has parade applications available online at for its 45th annual Progress Days parade July 23. There is no cost. Clubs, organizations, businesses and community members are encouraged to participate. For more information, call 262-9814.

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