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Tuesday, November 9, 2010

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)

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.

Lights out: Heavy snows take down power across Peninsula
Heavy wet snow and rain that blanketed the Kenai Peninsula over the weekend and into Monday knocked power out at thousands of homes and left utility crews scrambling to repair downed lines.

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

Photo: Snow top

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.

Photo: Bright ideas

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.

Gas, electric utilities explore shipping LNG to Southcentral
Southcentral gas and electric utilities are exploring the feasibility of importing liquefied natural gas as a backstop for dwindling gas supplies and the possible closure of the Kenai LNG facility after their federal license expires in 2013.

James McLain
Soldotna resident James Warren Gilbert McLain, 78, died Friday, Nov. 5, 2010, at Stone Brook Assisted Living in Soldotna.

Margaret Massingale
Seward resident, Margaret "Peggy" Massingale, 73, died Tuesday Oct. 26, 2010, at the Seward Providence Medical Center in Seward with her family by her side.

Around the Peninsula

Library hosts game day event

Around the Peninsula

Library hosts game day event

Pet Photo: Buddies forever

Around the District

School board to meet

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.

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."

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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