Thursday, October 7, 2010

Business Briefs

Joint Chamber meeting planned

Autumn Amore - Pumpkin Wedding Fantasy

Learn-to-Cook Reality

Refuting Obama falacies
In his letter to the Peninsula Clarion (Oct. 4), "Miller deserves more respect," Paul D. Morrison expresses disappointment in the "lady from Soldotna" for suggesting that U.S. Senate candidate Joe Miller is a hypocrite for accepting a government farm subsidy for his own personal benefit while campaigning against government payouts, including Social Security and government unemployment insurance extensions.

Another write-in for Murkowski
I'm a registered Independent. I expect our congressional delegation do what's right for Alaska. Period. It's not about Democrats or Republicans, and it's certainly not about outside interest groups. It's about Alaska.

Masonic Lodge applauds assistance
The Kenai Masonic Lodge #11 wishes to express their gratitude to ConocoPhillips, Alaska for the use of their tent twice this summer.

Comments on Obama were insulting
I was unpleasantly surprised to read today, in your "Clarion Question" response section, the comment insulting the President of the United States and falsely identifying his religion.

Murphy takes District 4 seat: Former clerk to join assembly; Prop 2 fails
Linda Murphy will replace Pete Sprague as Soldotna's Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly representative after capturing 75 percent of the vote to defeat J.R. Myers in Tuesday's election.

Kenai Peninsula Municipal Election Unofficial results

Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly

Kenai voters elect newcomers to council seats
In a showdown of incumbents versus rookies for the two slots in the Kenai City Council election, the new blood appeared to be winning.

LNG plant gets more time
The Kenai liquid natural gas plant has been approved to continue its exports through March of 2013.

Fisher, Daniels win in Soldotna: Bonds for library expansion get voter approval
Kyle Fisher appeared to be defeating Lonnie White in the election for Soldotna City Council Seat E Tuesday night.

Benson, Treadwell clash: Candidates debate issues at Kenai forum
Lieutenant governor hopefuls Diane Benson and Mead Treadwell visited Kenai on Wednesday to spar, though many of their comments came out more as endorsements of their gubernatorial running mates.

Navigability decision made: DNR submits determination; Seward flood summit planned
Many people in Seward have been worrying that the state might seize their property rights with the stroke of the pen.

Porter retains mayor's office
With some 57 percent of the vote, incumbent Pat Porter beat out current Kenai City Council Member Mike Boyle for another term as Kenai mayor.

Incumbents return to school board
Three incumbents running for re-election to the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Board or Education sailed to easy victories on Tuesday.

Shirlene Mann Andrus
Soldotna resident Shirlene Mann Andrus died Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2010. She was 74.

Joyce C. (Beers) Dillon
Longtime Nikiski resident Joyce C. (Beers) Dillon died Sept. 21, 2010 at Heritage Place. She was 68.

Gary Von 'Trucky' Andrus
Soldotna resident Gary Von "Trucky" Andrus died Thursday, Aug. 26, 2010 in Holladay, Utah. He was 76.

Edward Eugene Dillon Sr.
Nikiski resident Edward Eugene Dillon Sr. died Friday, Sept. 17, 2010 at Central Peninsula Hospital in Soldotna. He was 48.

Around the Peninsula

Fish and Game committee to meet

Soldotna woman creates rare, natural lacquer art
Even when she's 5,000 miles away from Alaska, Kathy Matta still creates paintings about the Last Frontier with a 7,000-year-old art form.

What's Happening

First Thursday

'The Social Network' works well
"The Social Network"

Poet's Corner


Art Briefs

Call for watercolor submissions

Brown Bears split with Fresno
The Kenai River Borwn Bears Junior A hockey team split a series with the Fresno (Calif.) Monsters, dropping the second game of a two-game set Wednesday at the Soldotna Sports Center.

Bears tame Monsters in home opener
The Kenai River Brown Bears defeated Fresno (Calif.) 5-3 on Tuesday in the Bears' home opener at the Soldotna Sports Center.

SoHi netters top Kenai; SkyHi outlasts Seward
The Soldotna volleyball team defeated host Kenai Central 25-19, 26-24 and 25-23 on Tuesday night in Northern Lights Conference action.

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