Saturday, August 26, 2006

Thanks to support, Kasilof library’s success not overdue
Thanks to the folks in Kasilof our community’s best-kept secret is out at last.

Reader questions bus funding
I would like to know if anybody knows what the state law is regarding the provision of transportation (school bus) to public schools.

Peninsula worth the stay
I would like to extend my appreciation to all of my friends, co-workers, associates and residents of the Kenai Peninsula Borough for a wonderful and memorable farewell.

Industry gets its own day
The end of August means it’s time once again to honor the Kenai Peninsula’s biggest industries — oil and gas, commercial fishing and tourism — as part of the annual Industry Appreciation Day.

Festival moving closer to river
Organizers of the Kenai River Festival think the yearly event should be conducted along the Kenai River.

Class shows what to do with summer bounty
It’s that time of year in Alaska.

Assembly adopts ballot proposition language
The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly has adopted the final ballot language for two ballot propositions that will go before voters in the municipal election Oct. 3.

Agrium has good news — for now
One hundred fifty Agrium workers got some good news Wednesday afternoon.

Great Scots: International youths take on refuge trails
Every year, for the past 12 years, we’ve had a Student Conservation Association trail crew to work on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge trails for a month or two during the summer. These crews consist of two supervisors and eight high school students from around the country. They have always done excellent trail work, rehabilitating existing trails and building new ones. This year, due to a smaller refuge budget, they were cut.

Some find roe ‘eggs’cellent
I was horrified when I pulled into my driveway one day this spring and discovered two large skeins of king eggs curing in the sun, contaminated with a vile slew of painfully bright-pink chemicals with which my roommate had treated them.

Swanson offers sweet silvers
While tourists fishing for king and sockeye salmon rule the rivers in June and July, the last weeks of August are the halcyon days for Alaskan anglers seeking silver salmon.

Around the Peninsula
Car seat checkup todayFood bank fundraiser plannedSorority to celebrate anniversaryUsed book sale setLeeShore board meeting slatedHead Start begins enrollmentFish fry fundraiser plannedTeen writers soughtCPHC seeks board members

Sports Briefs
Skyview Invite slated for Saturday

Stars, ’Dawgs prep for conference tilts
With week three of the high school football season about to kick off, both Soldotna and Nikiski are readying themselves for big conference contests.

Sports Briefs
Motocross races Saturday

In the wet
We thought the rains would stop — so much for that thought, eh?

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