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Sunday, December 30, 2007

State encouraging online PFD applications
Officials with the Alaska Permanent Fund Division say they're hoping as many as 470,000 residents will apply online for their dividends next year.

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!
Six-year-old Amanda Eby, feet strapped onto the smallest Burton snowboard her mother could find, stood at the summit of the hill behind Skyview High School. She launched herself forward, flew down the hill and landed at the bottom on her side.

Gov. Palin appoints pair from peninsula
Two women from the Kenai Peninsula are among several Alaskans that Gov. Sarah Palin named to state boards and commissions this week.

Learning how to stay together
Joe and Samantha Romig live in a quiet apartment on South Forest Drive in Kenai. Every morning they wake up at 7:30 and begin their day with a bowl of cereal or a few microwaved waffles before embarking on their respective routines.

Sarah Armstrong
Kasilof resident Sarah Armstrong died in a car accident on Christmas Eve, Monday, Dec. 24, 2007. She was 46.

Be prepared: '07 should get us ready for '08
Perhaps we should borrow the Boy Scouts' motto when we talk about 2007. From a wildfire in the Caribou Hills to a borough election with contradictory results, there was much over the past year for which we on the Kenai Peninsula needed to be prepared.

Of Moose and Men
We are down to the wire for 2007, folks. In less than 48 hours, the new year will arrive.

Around the Peninsula
Chamber announces winners Chamber accepts nominations, reservations Learn about foster care and adoption Counseling Association to meet

Pioneering a new ice age
It wasn't uphill at least not both ways.

Pet Photo: Best Friends
Christmas is a time for photographs at the home of Walt and Tina Williamson of Kenai. Three-year-old Mocha and 6-year-old Ariel pose for their 2007 picture. "Mocha is fairly new to this tradition of ours, but Ariel is not very impressed with it this year," Tina said.

7th heaven: It was a good year to be a local athlete
Before we enter 2008, here's a comprehensive look back at the highlights of the area sports scene from 2007:

Megan Best, Ryan Swanson to marry in July
Megan Jo Best and Ryan Andrew Swanson, both of Kenai, plan to marry in July 2008 in Soldotna.

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