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Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Ending 'Don't Ask Don't Tell' study flawed
How does Sarah Wilson come up with a figure of 66,000 homosexuals in the military in her Letter to the Editor of Dec. 3? Who counted them?

Sale pending on Kenai trailer park
A Kenai mobile home park could be reincarnated as a low-income, modular housing subdivision with its currently pending sale to an Alaska Native corporation.

Fed money stabilizes state finances
Alaska's state government is expecting continued strong federal spending in the state over the next two years, according to the state's official revenue forecast for the coming years, released Friday.

Zoning change needed in Kenai
It has come to my attention that an offer is pending on the Anchor Trailer Court situated along the Kenai Spur Highway in the downtown core area.

Sterling woman is not a crook: Case of mistaken identity resolved with authorities
Kathleen Haley wants everyone to know that she's not a suspect in an illegal drug ring anymore.

Good samaritans abound
There are so many nice people in this world.

Photo feature: Afternoon hike
Steve Battershall mushes his dogs Sugarpie, Sara, Molly and Harley across the Sterling Highway bridge Saturday during an afternoon outing. He said he's been mushing the dogs through Sterling for years.

A rivalry that rocks: SoHi, Kenai students try to keep competition positive
If the iconic Broadway musical West Side Story had more of a peaceful ending it might have looked something like the Kenai Central and Soldotna high schools' rivalry summit held Tuesday at Kenai Peninsula College.

Needed: Alaska health care workers
To keep up with the ever-expanding needs of Alaska's quickly growing senior population, Alaska will need to find ways to train and retain more local health care personnel, contended speakers at an Anchorage Chamber of Commerce luncheon Nov. 29.

Around the Peninsula

Christmas bird count coming

Around the Peninsula

Ninilchik hosts community potluck

Daisy Mae, supervisor
Attached is a picture of 14-year-old Daisy Mae, who belongs to Linda and Daryl Vitzthum, Nikiski. Daisy is Linda's supervisor . . . she makes sure Linda's working and not goofing around!

KMS assistant principal lauded
The Alaska Association of Secondary School Principals has selected Vaughn Dosko, Assistant Principal of Kenai Middle School, as the Alaska Assistant Principal of the Year for 2010-11.

Around the District

School board to meet

Around Campus: End of semester approaching at KPC
The last day of fall classes is Saturday, Dec. 11. Students can expect to see grades posted on UAOnline by Dec. 15. Spring classes are already filling fast, but registration for next semester is still open. The first day of spring classes is Jan. 10, and late registration is from Jan. 10 to 14. For more information on registration, call Student Services at 262-0330.

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