Monday, December 27, 2010

Cemetery issue laid to rest: Soldotna poised to begin construction of memorial park
Editor's note: This week, the Clarion will take a look back at some of the people and events in the headlines in 2010.

Fish and Game focus on culture to start
Gov. Sean Parnell's 2012 budget for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game is more about maintenance than an arranged marriage between divisions of sport and commercial fishing.

Patriot Flag flies over Juneau
Siara Kelly was 10 years old and in third grade when the events of Sept. 11, 2001 began to unfold. Franklin Peters, 70, was on a Holland American Cruise going into Glacier Bay.

Polar bear plunge with a puropose: Memory of cancer victims inspires Homer woman's efforts
As she has 11 times in the past, Christie Hill of Homer is once again preparing to plunge into the frigid waters of Resurrection Bay.

Faith, family, friends help Smithwick through times of tragedy, triumph
Editor's note: The Clarion this week is taking a look back at some of the people and events in the news during 2010.

Parnell: No guilt in coming forward
Gov. Sean Parnell has a message for the 12-year-old girl sexually assaulted by a foster parent and shunned by her community for reporting it and for the 16-year-old sent away by her parents to "silence" her from talking about her father's sexual attacks and the 14-year-old who cannot sleep at night because she fears her father will molest her younger sister and for the college student raped on campus and for the woman beaten by a loved one in her own home.

The Murkowski we used to know
If you took seriously the partisan and pundit rhetoric outside of Alaska -- and, from certain factions inside Alaska -- you'd think Alaska's U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski was a Democrat.

Around the Peninsula

1970s KCHS grads, get in touch

Weight loss: Simple math, common sense
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.

You get what you pay for
Last year I thought that I would take some serious grief from certain readers when I lamented that I missed the old days of giving gifts that made kids think and create without them being required to stick AA batteries into every opening within 10 feet of their Christmas gifts.

Eagles try for state's top spot
Could there be a changing of the guard in the Peninsula Conference?

CIA boys looking for repeat
When play resumes following the holiday break, the race will be on for the top in the Peninsula Conference standings.

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