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Monday, November 8, 2010

Kudos to our election workers
Voting in the United States of America is a sacred right and privilege for every American, as they reach the age of 18.

Revolution is at hand
Revolution is coming to the USA. The only question is whether it will be peaceful or a violent "American Revolution" (1776) or possibly a "French Revolution." (1789)

Event asks community to take control of health needs
Regina Theisen wants to give health back to the people.

Crash victim a bubbly, caring teen, according to loved ones
A few days before Rylene Oskolkoff died in a car crash, her grandmother allowed her to stay out until midnight for the first time.

Fleet fix: Council revamps observer program
ANCHORAGE -- After more than a decade of discussion and dickering, the North Pacific Fishery Management Council approved sweeping changes to its observer program at its October meeting to now include all vessels longer than 40 feet.

Student camp highlights homelessness
On Friday night, a group of 19 Juneau-Douglas High School students spent their evening camped out on the Riverbend Elementary School basketball court -- in self-constructed cardboard shantys -- to try to raise awareness and funds for their homeless peers.

Crash kills 2: Wasilla pair dies in Nikiski car wreck
A Wasilla couple were killed in a head-on collision with a semi-truck on the Kenai Spur Highway in Nikiski Saturday.

Feds charge 17 locals in drug ring
Federal prosecutors on Friday charged 17 Kenai Peninsula residents for their alleged involvement in an Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force operation in Nevada and Alaska.

Winter arrives on Kenai Peninsula
It's beginning to feel a lot like winter here on the Central Kenai Peninsula.

Photo: Bright ideas

Daryl Dee Heathers
Soldotna resident Daryl Dee Heathers, formerly of South Bend, Wash., died Saturday, Oct. 30, 2010 at his home. He was 38.

What a 'write-in' avalanche tells us
By any measure, last Tuesday's write-in tally was a voter statement of Denali-sized proportions.

Around the Peninsula

Library hosts game day event

Around the Peninsula

Library hosts game day event

Farrally and Schreiber wed in Nevada
Autumn Farrally and Corey Schreiber were married Sept. 30, 2010, at Springs Preserve in Las Vegas, Nev., in an outdoor garden under an arbor.

Gearing up
My name is Will, and I'm a gear hound.

Community

Births

The best workout for the brain may be play
Editor's note: "Focus on Fitness" is a Clarion feature with healthy lifestyle advice from local and national health and fitness experts. Check here weekly great information and tips on maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Always consult with your doctor before starting a new exercise routine.

Colony tops SoHi for 3rd
Any conference tournament brings with it a roller coaster of highs and lows, and the Soldotna High School volleyball team experienced it all Saturday during the Northern Lights Conference championships.

Heaven, O'Leary take 2 titles
Winter arrived early on Saturday afternoon.

Sports Briefs

Stars take Ice Challenge

Moose edge SkyHi in semifinals
Down two games to one on Friday to Palmer in the Northern Lights Conference volleyball semifinals at Skyview High School, the host Panthers needed to pull out something special to stay alive against in Moose.

Around the District

School board to meet

Around Campus: Voters approve Proposition B, good news for KPC
Prop B was approved by voters in the Nov. 2 general election. The general obligation bond will finance both student housing and a Career and Technical Center at KPC's Kenai River Campus in Soldotna, as part of the $397 million statewide package to design and construct education related facilities.

No luck involved: KPC Career Day emphasizes importance of preparation
On a sign in a hallway of Kenai Peninsula College's Kenai River Campus is some much needed advice for job seekers: "Luck is when preparation meets opportunity."

Writer: 'Maybe I'm not invincible after all'
I've always considered myself competitive and maybe a little invincible. I grew up hearing that I could succeed at anything if I put my mind to it. I took that advice to heart. It became my ultimatum. I took on school and sports as a challenge and just expected myself to get better. Race times were expected to drop in running and skiing and for the most part they did. Play harder, run harder, work harder and you would win. Or if winning was out of sight than you would at least improve.

Bears sweep Avs
The Alaska Avalanche are probably wondering what happened to the old Kenai River Brown Bears.

Sports Brief: Bulldogs make all-tournament team
In addition to Makenzie Moore making first team all-tournament at the conclusion of the Southcentral Conference tournament on Saturday, Nikiski won several more awards. Minna Bogard, Savannah Griffel and Taylor Calderwood made the second team. In addition, Nikiski's Amber Oliva-Douglas was named Coach of the Year.

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