Sunday, July 11, 2010

Kenai adopts sustainability resolution
The Kenai City Council unanimously passed a resolution Wednesday supporting the development of wind and alternative energies, energy efficient projects within the city and open meetings with other local governments on the Peninsula.

Assembly move shows governance flaws
As the Central Peninsula Hospital governance structure issue progresses, some residents have been questioning why the discussion is even happening.

State: Bullet line won't be cheap
A state technical team has completed a first-phase cost estimate for a 24-inch natural gas pipeline that could be built from the North Slope to the state's larger cities in Interior and southern Alaska.

World Series event provides cheers, community awareness
If you were at the Soldotna Little League baseball complex Saturday afternoon, you would've heard cheering and clapping, the chatter of players, the pop of the ball in a glove and the ping of a the ball coming off the bat. You would've caught the smells of salmon, hamburgers and hot dogs wafting from the grill. You would've seen the enthusiasm of nearly 70 athletes as they took the field to enjoy America's pastime.

Better numbers lead to better management
The Alaska Department of Fish and Game last week announced changes in its methodology for estimating salmon escapement on the Kenai River.

From the vuvuzela to the barbecue
I was getting ready to unload this week on something that was really getting on my nerves. My goal was to launch a Pulitzer-Prize-worthy rant regarding the incessant killer bee buzzing of those insidious vuvuzela horns at the World Soccer Cup matches in South Africa.

Kvasnikoffs clebrate
Dean and Lynda Kvasnikoff of Ninilchik will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary July 18 at the Ninilchik Fair grounds at 2 p.m.

Baun, Bishop tie the knot
Kynde Marie Baun and Kenneth Alan Bishop were married in an afternoon ceremony June 10, 2010, in Kenai. Ward Bishop officiated.

Peek, Wheeler to marry
Shalene Peek and Jonathan Wheeler plan to marry July 24, 2010, at the Lighthouse Community Church. Harold Lewis will officiate.

Bingham, Edwards announce nuptials
Heather Lynn Bingham and Micah Paul Edwards were married in a private ceremony Saturday, May 15, 2010, in Mesquite, Nev.

Hutchinson, Struck tie the knot
Samantha Hutchinson and Craig Struck were married in an afternoon ceremony June 10, 2010, at the Chapel of the Flowers, in Las Vegas. Rev. Douglas Gilbert officiated.

Exercise: The proper prescription
Editor's note: "Focus on Fitness" is a Clarion feature with healthy lifestyle advice from local and national health and fitness experts. Check here weekly great information and tips on maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Always consult with your doctor before starting a new exercise routine.

Around the Peninsula

Family planning services appointments extended

Have you had or are about to have visitors? Has a new addition to your family just arrived? Where in the world is your military person and what are they up to? Got a new graduate, dean's list student or an award-receiving youth? Do you have a news event, activity or fundraiser you need to let the community know about? Send it to us!

Twins earn split with Bartlett on the road
The American Legion Twins had an abridged batting practice prior to their doubleheader against Bartlett on Saturday. However, it didn't matter.

Oilers edge out Bucs at home
How toilsome was the Oilers' 10-game, seven-day road trip to Fairbanks, which ended on Wednesday?

Oilers beat Bucs
The Peninsula Oilers improved to 18-11 in the Alaska Baseball League with a 5-3 win over the visiting Anchorage Bucs on Saturday at Coral Seymour Memorial Park. The Oilers host the Bucs today at 2 p.m.

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