Sunday, July 4, 2010

Soldotna plots future: City residents take opportunity to critique comprehensive plan
Soldotna residents had another chance to comment on the Envision Soldotna 2030 comprehensive plan last Thursday.

Bears shot in Kenai: Sow, cubs killed after pulling trash from home
Kenai police shot a sow brown bear and two cubs early Saturday morning after the sow repeatedly entered a residence in the Linwood Lane area.

Oil industry review under way
The state of Alaska is reviewing its rules on offshore and "ultra-extended reach" drilling and may impose new requirements for relief wells on certain wells.

Bear activity closes forested area next to Russian River Ferry
The forested area between the Russian River Ferry entrance, the Kenai River and the Sterling Highway has been closed to public entry to reduce the risk of human-bear encounters.

Janett C. Garrett
Soldotna resident Janett C. Garrett died Friday, July 2, 2010 at Central Peninsula Hospital in Soldotna. She was 73.

Carleton Walter Mallett
Longtime Sterling resident Carleton Walter Mallett died Monday, June 28, 2010 at Heritage Place in Soldotna with his family by his side. He was 90.

Marshall Everett Bodle Sr.
Soldotna resident Marshall Everett Bodle Sr. died Tuesday, June 29, 2010 at Heritage Place in Soldotna with his wife by his side. He was 77.

Gregory Don Graves
Gregory Don Graves died Thursday, June 3, 2010 at Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage with his family by his side. He was 58.

Charles M. Worster
Kenai resident Charles M. Worster died Thursday, July 1, 2010 at his home in Kenai. He was 44.

Declaration speaks to us after 234 years
When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.

Community

Car seat check-ups set

Relativity
I mentioned last time that I grew up on a farm. Many of my Fourth of Julys were spent in some aspect of bringing in hay. I understood the literal meaning of "make hay while the sun shines" long before I ever knew about figurative language.

Focus on Fitness: Broaden your exercise horizons by lifting weights
Weight lifting is an effective -- if often overlooked -- exercise for achieving a number of different fitness objectives. It can help you lose weight, build endurance and strength, or serve as an aerobic workout.

Twins split twin bill
The American Legion Twins split a doubleheader with Bartlett on Saturday at Coral Seymour Memorial Park in Kenai.

Oilers have 3 twin bills in next 4 days
It's time for the Oilers to call on their inner Ernie Banks.

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