Emergency order opens gillnet fishery
An emergency order opened set gillnetting in the Kenai, Kasilof and East Forelands sections of the upper subdistrict Tuesday through noon today. Drift gillnetting in the Kenai and Kasilof sections of the upper subdistrict also was opened from 4 to 11 p.m. Tuesday and reopened from 5 a.m. until noon today.
Representative forum planned at chamber
The Kenai Chamber of Commerce noon meeting today will feature Mike Chenault and James Price in a forum of candidates for state Representative District 34. Marge Hays of the League for Women Voters will moderate.
Deadline extended for summer camp
Readin', Writin' and Raftin' has extended its registration deadline to today. The weeklong day camp is for students entering seventh and eighth grade. It focuses on outdoor-oriented exploratory activities. Hours of the camp will be Monday through Aug. 9, from 1 to 6 p.m., with an early day Aug. 8 when the group will float the Kenai River. The fee for the full week, including the raft trip, is $150. Scholarships are available.
Registration forms are available at the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District and the Soldotna Public Library. For more information, leave a message for Rosie Reeder at 262-5846.
Sterling artist to be featured in program
Sarah Glaves, a watercolorist from Sterling, will demonstrate her technique for today's Arts on the Kenai Interpretive Program at the Kenai Visitors and Cultural Center. The program is free and will begin at 3 p.m. For more information, call Jay Barrett at 283-1991.
WRCC to hold board meeting
The Kenai and Soldotna Women's Resource and Crisis Center will hold its monthly board meeting today at 5:30 p.m. at the center, 325 S. Spruce St. in Kenai. For more information, call Barbara at 283-9479.
Progress Days winner's announced
Following are the results for the Progress Days' car show:
Best of show -- Bill Banta, 1936 Chevrolet street rod pick up
Best classic -- Kevin Campbell, 1983 Delorean
Best drag car -- Craig Ramm, 1955 Chevrolet
Best youth entry -- Cindi Hudson, 2002 Yamaha Raptor 80 quad
Best noncar entry -- Russ Mattison, 2002 Harley Road King
Best stock car -- Mike Young, No. 33 late model
Best sprint car -- Chet Soares, Tesoro Sprint Car
Following are the results for the Progress Days Parade:
Grand prize -- Alaskan Hospitality
Commercial float -- Hanson's cleaning, first; Healthy Changes, second
Commercial entry -- 4-D Carpet, first; The Fitness Place, second
Organizational float -- Soldotna Senior Center, first; Kenai Peninsula Bed and Breakfast Association, second
Organizational entry -- Peninsula Dog Obedience, first; Ellie the Elephant, second
Youth marching group -- SoHi cheerleaders, first; Girl Scouts, second
Adult marching group -- VFW No. 21, first; Loren Leman No. 20, second
Car entry -- Soldotna Historical Society, first; Johnson's Farm, second
Horse-single rider -- Melissa Downs, first
Horse-group entry -- Alaska C and C Stables, first; Soldotna Equestrian, second
Children entry -- Soldotna Little League, first; Cooperative preschool, second
Adult entry -- Alaska Cozy Cabin, first; Weenies on parade, second
Church group -- Apostolic Assembly, first; Grace Lutheran, second.
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