Monday, July 13, 2009

Support makes Rally for the Cure a success
Committee members would like to thank the 87 women golfers who participated in the fourth annual Rally for the Cure Golf Tournament sponsored by the Birch Ridge Golf Association on June 28.

World Series was a ball
Frontier Community Services held it sixth annual World Series Baseball Event on June 27 at the Kenai Little League fields. Many thanks to the families and friends of our consumers who traveled from Valdez, Homer and Seward as well as the numerous Kenai Peninsula community members who attended our event. It was an incredible day and we sincerely appreciate everyone's efforts in making it happen.

Kenai senior groups appreciate help with fundraiser
Kenai Senior Connection Inc. would like to send a big thank you to all involved with our Fourth of July fundraiser in support of the Kenai Senior Center. It was a huge success.

Shanta Creek fire grows slowly
As the cool Sunday morning temperatures began to rise in the early evening, the relative humidity dropped and the Shanta Creek fire began showing signs of activity. Fire behavior increased in pockets of the fire's perimeter heavily populated with beetle kill, in particular on the southeast and northeast sides.

Dipnet downer: Kenai River dipnet fishery opens; weekend starts off slow
Dipnetting began on the Kenai River this past weekend, and while both crowds and catch rates were down for the opener, those that did wet a net weren't disappointed.

School district to lay out $5.6 million in stimulus spending
School board members tonight are slated to get a look at how the district plans to spend $5.6 million in stimulus funds.

Summer library opens for Sterling students
When a retired school teacher recently learned the Sterling Elementary School library is closed during the summer, she was alarmed.

Mason Dale Abbott
Longtime Alaskan and Kenai resident Mason Dale Abbott died June 26, 2009 in Kenai. He was 64.

Leo Arnold Thornton
Longtime Ninilchik resident Leo Arnold Thornton died Thursday, July 9, 2009, at home. He was 82.

Around the Peninsula

FASD workshop set

Around the Peninsula

Carnival, spaghetti feed set

Panners find a way to topple Oilers: Alaska increases ABL winning streak to 5 despite depleted lineup
The resourceful Alaska Goldpanners of Fairbanks increased their Alaska Baseball League winning streak to five Sunday, defeating the Peninsula Oilers 3-2 at Coral Seymour Memorial Park.

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