Sunday, July 1, 2007

Kenai River emerges unscathed by ice jams
Editor’s note: This is the final in a series of stories examining the lasting impact of Kenai River flooding and ice jams this winter.

Kasilof dipnetting off to slow start
The Kasilof River personal-use dipnet fishery opened almost a week ago but few fishermen have caught any salmon, and the situation wasn’t any better Saturday.

Legislators’ opinions vary on senior benefit program
Opinions about the senior benefit program approved this week by the state Legislature vary widely among central Kenai Peninsula legislators.

Virginia Ann Bell-Warner
Clarkston, Wash., resident Virginia Ann Bell-Warner died Thursday, June 21, 2007, of respiratory failure at her home with her husband by her side. She was 60.

David Randall Jackson
Former Soldotna resident David Randall Jackson died Monday, June 25, 2007, in Auburn, Wash. He was 43.

Bonding at the ballpark: Home-run record chase fun to watch, whether you’re a fan or not fan
The chants reverberated throughout the stadium.

Much can be learned just by asking questions
People like to talk, and these days there’s plenty to talk about — war, politics, global warming, Paris Hilton.

Kenai climbers set sights on Mount McKinley
Firefighters, being strong in both body and mind, are used to tackling tough situations, but three local firemen recently faced a self-imposed challenge, and came out on top.

A View Askew
The feminist movement has secured women many important rights over the years: the right to vote, be independent, have educations, play sports and work the same soul-crushing, back-breaking, time-sucking jobs as men (gee, thanks Rosie the Riveter).

Around the Peninsula
Library begins Sunday closures God and Country Rally today Social Security to visit peninsula Public health plans closure Steak dinner fundraiser set Unity Run set to start Walk for Hope fundraiser planned Swim lessons make a splash Watershed plans events

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Twins, East split a pair
The American Legion Twins turned a season-high three double plays against East on Saturday.

Kenai leads in Walker Cup
Birch Ridge Golf Course will have to overcome a 7 1/2 to 4 1/2 deficit today at 2 p.m. at Birch Ridge if it wants to defend the Twin Cities Walker Cup from Kenai Golf Course.

McGahan recovers from crash
Kenai’s Cameron McGahan came back from a crash in Heat 1 to win the Main Event on Friday at the Sprint Car Challenge at Twin Cities Raceway.

Oilers drop 5th straight
The Peninsula Oilers probably can’t wait to get home.

Weddings
Gina Marie Joyce and Raymond Paul DeBardelaben were married in an outdoor evening ceremony Saturday, June 2, 2007, on the banks of the Kenai River at Rueben and Kelly Hanke’s Harry Gaines Fish Camp. Steve DeBardelaben, the groom’s uncle of Coral Gables, Fla., performed the commitment ceremony.

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