Sunday, July 30, 2006

Wagoner pushes new tax scheme
Sen. Tom Wagoner, R-Kenai, floated a draft bill Thursday that would tax oil and gas production, not company profits as proposed by Gov. Frank Murkowski.

Fishermen worry over terminal issues
Frustrated personal-use and sportfishermen are complaining over a commercial fishery they say has choked off noncommercial fishing opportunities in the Kasilof River.

Maulings injure 2
Details are still unfolding for two separate bear maulings — one in Soldotna and another in Cooper Landing — that occurred this weekend.

It’s not easy being green: Longtime passion comes to a halt with current residence
I was sitting around watching television a few weeks ago when a commercial came on. I have no idea what it was for, since I get bored with commercials, so I started channel surfing.

Kenai area not the only one affected by reds
At a quick glance, the dismal return of sockeye to the Kenai River may not appear to have much impact on the southern Kenai Peninsula. A longer look, however, would reveal otherwise.

Around the Peninsula
Pipeline comments sought Agrium continues live fire training Volunteers sought to build Car seat check ups set Kasilof library to host open house Musicians sought for picnic Deadline for fair quilts looming CPHC seeks board members

Spawning a better run
It doesn’t matter if you’re a local angler on a weekend excursion catching meat to fill the freezer or a tourist from Outside on that once-in-a-lifetime adventure, if you’ve caught an early-run king salmon on the Kasilof River in the last 20 years, you owe Jeff Breakfield a cup of coffee.

Old is when?
When I was a kid — granted that was more than a couple of years ago — little old ladies wore long black dresses down to their shoe tops. The shoes were blunt-toed black lace-ups with clunky heels, and their stockings, if you caught a glimpse, were dark-colored, too. Some wore a shawl over bent shoulders and many of them walked with a slight stoop, leaning on a walking stick. Think of the pictures you saw of Hansel and Gretel’s witch and you have a visual of how I, at the tender age of 5 or 6, perceived these women.

Weddings
Bauder, Elder marry in Idaho Holland, Baxter wed overlooking river Berdahl, Roofe plan Texas wedding McFarlin, Miller marry in Kenai Saltzgiver, Paget to marry in temple

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Oilers win ABL title
Jordan Meaker looked the part of 19-year-old and pitched the part of dynamite kid for the Peninsula Oilers at Coral Seymour Park Friday night.

Sports Briefs
Kenai volleyball parent meeting Monday Nikiski volleyball tryouts start Aug. 7 Football officials to meet Monday

District tourney goes to Twins
The Kenai American Legion Post 20 Twins proved to be the top team in District II, taking the district tournament in Fairbanks this week.

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