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Posted: Sunday, December 09, 2001

Kenai Eagles plan Christmas dinner

Kenai Eagles Aerie No. 3525 is hosting a Christmas Dinner for seniors as well as members and their families today at 2 p.m. The club is located at Mile 5.5 Kenai Spur Highway.

Choir performs today

The Kenai Central High School Choir will perform its annual Christmas concert today at 3 p.m. in the school's auditorium. Donations are requested at the door.

Meeting about Cook Inlet salmon fisheries slated

There will be a meeting about the possible buy-out of upper Cook Inlet salmon gillnet permits Monday at 7 p.m. in the commons area of Kenai Peninsula College. Gunner Knapp, UAA economics professor, will give a presentation. For more information, call Richard Musgrove at 283-4268.

Future health center subject of chamber meeting

Kenai Chamber of Commerce will hold its weekly luncheon meeting at noon on Wednesday at Paradisos restaurant in Kenai. Topic for the meeting is the future Peninsula Health Center. For more information, call 283-7989.

Fur stretching and pelt care discussed

Kenai Peninsula Trappers Association is meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Riverside House. Topics for the meeting are fur stretchers and care of pelts. For more information, call Craig at 262-2816.

RC&D meeting coming up

The Kenai Peninsula Resource Conservation and Development District will hold its monthly meeting at 3 p.m. Thursday at 110 Trading Bay Drive, Suite 160, in Kenai. The meeting is open to the public, and anyone interested is invited to attend. For more information, call 283-7493, ext. 106.

Reforestation activities to be reviewed

The Kenai Peninsula Borough Spruce Bark Beetle Program will hold informal discussions on Thursday with individuals interested in providing seedling trees for reforestation activities. The discussions will be at 10 a.m. at the Spruce Bark Beetle office, 36130 Kenai Spur Highway, Soldotna, and at 4 p.m. at the borough's Homer office, 206 Pioneer Avenue, Homer. For more information, contact Duane Wise at 260-6202.

Basketball league taking registrations

The Boys and Girls Club is taking registrations for seventh- and eighth-grade basketball. Registrations may be mailed, faxed or handed in to the Kenai club between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. The basketball season runs Jan. 28 through March 16. For more information, call 283-2682.

Fur Rendezvous memorabilia available

The Seward Senior Center announces the arrival of Fur Rendezvous memorabilia at the center for sale through January.

Advisory board members sought

The Kachemak Bay Research Reserve is seeking interested people to serve on its first advisory council. The reserve is a nonregulatory, federal, state and community partnership that focuses on environmental research and education programs for the benefit of Kachemak Bay communities and the nationwide reserve system. The council will provide an organized structure for dialogue and recommendations between reserve staff and the community. Anyone interested can contact the reserve for an application packet at 2181 Kachemak Drive in Homer, or call Coowe Walker at 235-4799 ext. 5. The deadline for applications is Dec. 20

Subsistence booklets ready for review

The 2002 Federal Subsistence Wildlife Proposal Booklets can be obtained by contacting the Office of Subsistence Management at 1-800-478-1456 or (907) 786-3888. The booklets contain viable regulation changes to wildlife subsistence that have been received by the Office of Subsistence Management. The public is invited to read and comment on these suggested changes to subsistence harvesting of wildlife on federal public lands.



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