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Sunday, July 2, 2006

Fishing for an education
First-time visitors to the Kenai Peninsula hoping to hone their angling chops on its glacial waters have a variety of options from which to cull the initial knowledge necessary to attack the task.

Driver takes car, hits taxi
A drunk driving tour of Kenai turned into a hit-and-run Friday morning after two women collided with a taxi cab then hid in a parking lot about a block north of the scene.

Group looks to link towns on peninsula
Campbell’s soup. Carhartt bib overalls. Jeep Wrangler.

Sockeye forecast ‘lousy’
“The forecast is lousy for the Kenai and Susitna rivers.”

Russell Alan McLaren
Soldotna resident Russell Alan McLaren died Thursday, June 29, 2006, at his home. He was 48.

Fred Mamaloff
Anchorage and former Kenai resident Fred Mamaloff died Friday, June 30, 2006, in Anchorage. He was 79.

Remembering rights we take for granted
As central Kenai Peninsula residents prepare to celebrate Independence Day, it’s worth remembering some of the rights we take for granted. Many of those rights are outlined in the Bill of Rights, the first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution. Those rights were ratified Dec. 15, 1791. They remain a cause for celebration, a foundation for freedom.

Going out for a spin: Catching a trout can be rewarding — so they say
On a quiet June evening near the shore of Swan Lake, the silhouette of a trout sprung from the water’s flat surface. For a moment it hung in the air and then, after a brief visit into the atmosphere, fell back into the lake. Circles softly rippled outward along the surface, marking the beginning and end of the trout’s journey.

Weddings
Chanda Marie Hawkins of Soldotna and Samuel Eli Gurel of Arkansas were married Sunday, May 14, 2006, in Anchorage. Tom Hansen officiated.

Peninsula residents are grillin’ & chillin’ in July
Once again the July 4 holiday is upon us — the anniversary of that historical day in 1776 on which the Declaration of Independence was adopted by the Continental Congress, announcing to the world that the 13 colonies no longer belonged to Great Britain.

Around the Peninsula
Teen Center offers summer camp Dogs to strut their stuff in shows Parenting class set Sterling seniors hold Christmas in July Library seeks for pet photos Coal project hearings scheduled

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Sports Briefs
The American Legion Twins baseball team dropped a pair of games to East in Anchorage Saturday.

Oilers take fourth straight ABL game
The Peninsula Oilers made it four victories in a row, defeating the Anchorage Glacier Pilots 4-1 Saturday in an Alaska Baseball League game at Coral Seymour Memorial Park in Kenai.

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