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Sunday, October 15, 2006

In the wake of pollution
Newly revealed concerns over hydrocarbon pollution in the Kenai River has added a new twist to the debate over whether horsepower limits should be increased from 35 to 50 for boat motors on the river.

Superman recall effort fails
An application to start a recall effort against Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly member Gary Superman was denied Friday by the borough clerk.

Glen ‘Wayne’ Bird
Lifelong Alaskan and Funny River resident Glen “Wayne” Bird died Thursday, Oct. 12, 2006, at home from injuries sustained while working on a vehicle. He was 27.

Daddy’s little frustration: Turnabout is fair play when daughter emulates father’s habits
Over the past few years, I haven’t been able to keep myself from chuckling when my wife butts heads with our 5-year-old son.

Kenai Peninsula shouldn’t shelter itself from realities of homelessness
An effort to fight homelessness on the Kenai Peninsula has become a battle against misconceptions.

Fish and Game out to kill pike before pike kill salmon
Jerry Strait reserves a few weeks each year to fish two Kenai Peninsula lakes for one of the country’s most popular sport fish. In his pursuit of the fish, Strait is ruthless. He doesn’t care if it’s an adult or a juvenile, the size of his arm or the size of his pinkie, if it reaches his hands it’s a goner, and if he could he’d empty the two lakes entirely of the long-nosed sport fish, also known as the northern pike.

Gutter fires, wife’s tires and other seasonal mishaps
Get ready for winter now. Don’t wait until the wife gets bent enough to insist that you take her to work because she’s tired of sliding sideways trying to get her ancient beater out of the driveway.

Around the Peninsula
Head Start reunion slated Hospice training scheduled CPHC board meeting set Basketball, toddler time canceled Grief to be discussed Parenting class for men available KDDL fundraiser set Car care tips offered Pumpkin carving contest scheduled Children’s craft fair planned

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After 8 tries, blue brings home gold
Saturday’s victory in the small-schools state football championship is one that will be savored not only by the current team, but also by all the Soldotna players who have donned the Columbia blue for a state title game and come up just short.

Homer netters take Kards in 3
The Homer volleyball team defeated host Kenai Central 25-15, 25-16 and 25-19 on Friday in Northern Lights Conference action.

Stars nab elusive first state title
The king is dead. Long live the king.

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