Alert siren test slated
The Kenai Peninsula Borough's Office of Emergency Management will conduct its monthly alert siren test today at noon. The test consists of the attack and alert tones. This test is conducted on the first Thursday. For more information, call 262-4910.
Christian book fair planned
Cook Inlet Academy will host a Christian book fair today from noon to 4 p.m. and Friday from noon to 7 p.m. at the school on Kalifornsky Beach Road in Soldotna. The fair is open to the public, admission is free, and bake sale goods and gourmet coffee will be available. National catalog offerings and area vendors will have items such as books, videos and gifts.
Bazaar table space available
The Nikiski Senior Center is planning its annual fall bazaar and bake sale today through Saturday. This is an opportunity to show off your crafts. Tables are available for rent now for $10 each. To reserve one, call Leigh or Sherry at 776-7654.
Morning lap swim closed Friday
The morning lap swim at the Soldotna High School swimming pool from 6:30 to 8 a.m. will not be held Friday. All other pool activities Friday will continue as scheduled.
For more information, call the pool office at 262-7419.
KRSMA board seeking members
The Kenai River Special Management Area Advisory Board is recruiting applications for two vacancies on the board. The board is made up of 17 members representing the general public, including land owners, business owners, sport fishers, commercial fishing interests and people interested in habitat restoration and municipalities involved in managing the Kenai River's resources. The board wants to locate prospective members who may be involved in guiding on the Kenai River or be able to represent interests from the upper Kenai River watershed in the Cooper Landing area. However, it will consider all applications from interested persons. Anyone interested may request an application from the Alaska State Parks office by calling 262-5581. All applications are due Tuesday.
Blood drive slated
The central Kenai Peninsula veterans organizations are sponsoring a blood drive Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. at the American Veterans Post No. 4 in the Red Diamond Center on Kalifornsky Beach Road. Live music will be provided.
South Coastal Trail meeting scheduled
There will be a public information open house to discuss the south extension of the Coastal Trail Project on Monday from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Egan Center in Anchorage. The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities and the Municipality of Anchorage are preparing an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to analyze the effects of extending the Coastal Trail from Kincaid Park to Potter Weigh Station. The meeting will be similar to the public information open house held Sept. 25. Trail alignments and types will be available for viewing. Drop in any time during the open house. The project team will be available to discuss trail alternatives, wildlife maps and the EIS schedule.
Crafts fair slated
The Peninsula Center Mall will hold its second annual local crafts products fair Nov. 23-25. The event celebrates locally made crafts and products. The fair will highlight gift items from the area's forests and fields but is open to all locally made crafts. Call 260-2663 for booth registration and information. The mall will have the fair every weekend in December until Dec. 23.
Computer class being offered
People Count Inc. is offering a basic keyboarding class by appointment for people that want to learn to better use their computers. Hours are Monday through Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and Friday by appointment. Call 260-4923 to schedule an appointment.
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