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Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Performance, donations to food bank appreciated
The Kenai Peninsula Food Bank would like to thank jaime michaels for his wonderful performance at the Kenai Visitor and Cultural Center on June 22. We would also like to thank those who attended and donated five pounds of food or made a cash donation.

Reader sees double standard in assembly actions
This is a tale of two groups and understanding the truth about our local "representative government."

Now is not the time to further endanger king returns
The excitement of catching a king salmon can only be explained and talked about to someone who has done it. Putting your feet in the water of the Chuitna is the beginning of a great day. Will they hit the lures that we have so carefully made to look like their food? Will my line and pole hold the wily old king? Oh my, fish on!

Begich digesting energy bill, effects on Alaska
Alaska Sen. Mark Begich said he and his colleagues in the Senate are digging into a massive 1,300-page climate and energy bill passed by the U.S. House June 26 to understand its impacts and to put their own imprint on the bill.

HEA accepting applications for vacant board seat
Applications are now being accepted to fill a vacant seat on Homer Electric Association's board of directors.

Fire crews battle Funny River blaze
It would have been tough to miss the large smoke plume that began rising toward the sky late Sunday afternoon, emanating from a wildland fire that originated off of Funny River Road.

Around the Peninsula

Nonprofits dine on information

1st-place Miners blow out Oilers
The visiting Peninsula Oilers lost 12-2 to the first-place Mat-Su Miners on Monday in Alaska Baseball League action.

Collum, Nelson triumph at Skins
On any other day, a 3-foot putt for Eagleglen Golf Course pro Rob Nelson is just a tap-in. But with $2,600 at stake, his putt Monday to clinch a win at the 13th Annual All-Alaskan Pro Skins Game at Birch Ride Golf Course might as well have been 300 feet.

Knight recovering quickly from collapse
Brent Knight, a 2002 graduate of Soldotna High School, said Monday that it does not look like there will be any long-term effects to his health after he collapsed just over a block from the finish line in 70-degree temperatures while leading the Mount Marathon men's race in Seward on Saturday.

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