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Sunday, July 16, 2006

School lunch off the menu for Hope, Moose Pass kids
Merchants in Hope and Moose Pass may see brown paper bag sales climb this year, following a decision to end the school lunch program at two Kenai Peninsula schools.

Teen on trip fit for a king
The 15-year-old boy’s name is Michael Romeo, but perhaps he should change it to Harry Houdini or David Copperfield after what he did Saturday morning.

Jack-up rig to arrive in inlet by end of year
For about three years, Escopeta Oil Co. has been trying to get a jack-up rig to the Kenai Peninsula.

Testing proves fish was farmed
A genetics test has identified a fish caught near Kasilof as the first documented Atlantic salmon caught in Cook Inlet, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game reported Friday.

Cherril Lee Allen
Longtime Sterling resident Cherril Lee Allen died Thursday, July 13, 2006, at Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage. She was 71.

Heidi Penttila
Soldotna resident Heidi Penttila died Monday, July 10, 2006, in China. She was 45.

Keith Reineking
Soldotna resident Keith Reineking died Monday, June 26, 2006, at the Heritage Place in Soldotna. He was 67.

Beverly Kay Faulkner
Longtime Kenai resident Beverly Kay Faulkner died Saturday, July 8, 2006, at her home in Kenai. She was 59.

On ‘Guard’ for America: Deployment of Alaskans a good time to remember freedoms
Every summer we celebrate our independence by saluting the flag, parading in our communities and grilling with friends and loved ones. Alaskans have another reason to celebrate, and to truly remember the sacrifice of freedom. This month, over 600 Alaska National Guardsmen are deploying to Iraq.

Could bridge problems have been avoided?
It’s a catch-22.

Getting the dirt on good gardening
Why is it that some people on the Kenai Peninsula can grow beautiful lawns and productive gardens and others can’t?

Disorderly diagnosis
Just when you thought you were normal, science has come up with yet another disorder in its quest to make sure everyone has something wrong with them.

Around the Peninsula
It’s about time Soldotna grads to get together Horses’ role in treatments discussed Friends have book sale covered Sterling seniors counting on good fundraiser

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Kenai Little League triumphs
The Kenai Senior Little Leaguers snatched victory from the jaws of defeat Saturday, defeating Palmer 9-8 in the opening round of the District 1 tournament at the Kenai Little League fields.

Sports Briefs
The Lady Kings competitive softball team, a 14-and-under girls team, split a pair of games at the double elimination Alaska 2006 Amateur Softball Association State Tournament on Saturday in Fairbanks.

Twins walk off twice vs. Chugiak
The American Legion Twins swept a doubleheader from Chugiak on Saturday at Coral Seymour Memorial Park in Kenai.

Sports Briefs
Grainge Memorial slated for Thursday, Friday Racing Lions to hold motocross event Tsalteshi run set for Friday

Eskelin leads Peninsula Amateur
Todd Eskelin carded a 7-over-par 77 in the first round of the 33rd annual Peninsula Amateur Golf Championship at Birch Ridge to take the lead in the tournament, while Lisa Parker turned in a round of 86 to take the women’s lead.

Oilers move into 1st place
Andy Preston and Kip Masuda each hit two-run home runs, and the Peninsula Oilers defeated the AIA Alaska Fire 10-2 Friday at Growden Memorial Park in Fairbanks in Alaska Baseball League play.

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