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Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Kenai Seniors say thank you
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 great success.

Hospital board needs public oversight
In April 2009 I spoke before the Kenai Borough Assembly as a "whistleblower" at Central Peninsula Hospital (CPH). I continue in that role. Today, my employment is threatened by continuing to expose the management style at the hospital.

Mission appreciates support
The Board of Directors of Friendship Mission thank the community for the support that it has given the Mission. Donations of funds, time and talent given in working on the front building are greatly appreciated.

Buying BP in Alaska would be a big bite for Apache Oil
An announcement is expected from BP and Apache Oil in late July on a possible sale of BP assets to the Houston-based independent, and some of BP's Alaska assets are reported to be included in discussions now under way.

Troopers: No more information on McGee homicide in Soldotna
Alaska State Troopers continued their investigation into the shooting of 23-year-old Brendan McGee in Soldotna last Friday, but released no more information Monday.

Trip of a lifetime: Dentist to cycle portion of Tour de France route
Last week, Dr. Todd Wortham was waking up almost every day at 4:30 a.m. just to check Lance Armstrong's standing on the Tour de France website.

A cut above: Chain saw carvers let the chips fly
Wood chips flew like winter snow at about Mile 90 of the Sterling Highway Saturday during the last hours of the masterpiece carving competition at SawFest '10, hosted by the Town of Living Trees.

June M. Mallette
Longtime Alaskan and Soldotna area resident June M. Mallette, 76, died Sunday, July 18, 2010 at Central Peninsula Hospital in Soldotna.

Leitha J. Smith
Former Kenai and Funny River Road resident Leitha J. Smith, 85, died June 27,2010, at her home in Seatac, Wash.

Ray R. Barnes
Longtime Alaska resident and beloved husband, Ray R. Barnes died suddenly on Tuesday, July 13, 2010, in Pittsburgh, PA . He was 52 years old. The family will hold a celebration of his life on Tuesday, July 20 at Kenai Landing at 1 p.m.

Ray R. Barnes
Longtime Alaska resident Ray R. Barnes died suddenly Tuesday, July 13, 2010, in Pittsburgh, Pa . He was 52.

Around the Peninsula

Soldotna Chamber forum venue changed

Around the Peninsula

Firewise jobs and help for homeowners on the kenai

Twins finish with victory
The American Legion Twins defeated South 5-3 on Monday at Mulcahy Stadium in Anchorage. The Twins finish the regular season 11-9 in the conference and 17-25 overall.

Sports Briefs

Twins game postponed

Oilers top Bucs in 12 innings
The Peninsula Oilers defeated the Anchorage Bucs 4-3 in 12 innings on Monday night in Alaska Baseball League action at Coral Seymour Memorial Park in Kenai.

Sports Brief: Football officials to meet
The Kenai Peninsula Football Officials Association will hold a meeting Monday at 6:30 p.m. at Kenai Central High School at the main door entrance. Anyone interested in officiating high school or Pop Warner is encouraged to attend. Call Joe at 398-7533 if you have any questions.

Oilers stop Miners' winning streak
The Peninsula Oilers defeated the Mat-Su Miners 7-2 on Sunday at Mulcahy Stadium in Anchorage in Alaska Baseball League play to snap the first-place Miners' winning streak at 11.

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