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Homer Electric Association leaps into the century with plans for new energy

According to Homer Electric Association General Manager, Norm Story, HEA is presently involved in a feasibility study with Unocal and Enstar for the construction of a gas pipeline to serve consumers that live in the southern end of the Kenai Peninsula. As envisioned, the project would be owned by HEA.
Photo feature: Family affair

Patrick Bearup II, 4, watches as his uncle, Soldotna resident Spc. James Bearup, 23, right, is honored during a Freedom Salute Ceremony Aug. 12 at Camp Denali Armory in Anchorage. James Bearup II, 2, (striped shirt) stands tall next to his dad to help receive the award. Freedom Salute Ceremonies are held to honor soldiers who deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom or Operation Enduring Freedom. They also recognize the soldier's family members and civilian employers who showed support for the soldiers during deployment. Bearup was a part of the 207th Infantry Brigade and the 297th Support Battalion. Spc. Bearup is the son of Tom and Adele Bearup and husband of Fawn, all of Soldotna. Spc. Bearup has been called to active duty again and currently is stationed in Anchorage.
Margaret 'Maggie' K. Morgan

Longtime Cooper Landing resident Margaret "Maggie" K. Morgan died Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2004, at Mary Conrad Center in Anchorage. She was 89.
Pankoski, Brown wed in Anchorage

Lacey Ann Pankoski and Quinn Micheal Brown of Anchorage were married in a candlelight evening ceremony Friday, Jan. 5, 2007 at the Six-Mile Chalet on Elmendorf Air Force Base in Anchorage after a three-year romance. Tom Senter, the groom?s uncle, officiated.
Newbie skier becomes coach, marathoner all in good time

Kent Peterson never set out to be a renowned ski coach, or even a competitor on skis.
Soldotna Community News

Good Monday Soldotna. If you haven't noticed, they're back! That's right, last week I spotted two motor homes, or, as I like to call them, land yachts. Granted, they had Alaska plates, but it is only a matter of time until we have visitors from all over. It was tempting to groan about the thought of clogged roadways, congested riverbanks and crowded campgrounds, but it is a great reminder that we live in a wonderful place so wonderful that people will travel thousands of miles to come and visit.
Canady, Broyles marry

Randi Marie Canady of Kenai and Justin Wynn Broyles of Girdwood were married in an evening service Saturday, Oct. 21, 2006, at Chapel of the Snows in Girdwood.
Kards peak at right time

When the Kenai Central boys basketball team took the floor for most of the season, an offensive explosion was guaranteed. The big question was always which team would catch fire.
CIA faces stern test in 1st round

The Cook Inlet Academy girls will not have to face one of the best players in the state in the opening round of the Class 2A state tournament on Tuesday at Sullivan Arena. The Eagles will still have to face one of the best teams in the state when they take on defending state champion Yakutat.
Students from Bremen, Germany go from Kenai to Mars

This is the second exchange Dimond High School in Anchorage has had with the Oekumenisches Gymnasium school in Bremen, Germany according to Dean Ball, foreign language teacher at Dimond High, ?This year we have 11 students from Germany with us, 8 girls and 3 boys who are visiting us along with their teacher Carola Bolte for 3 weeks and we have been doing our best to show them Alaska and this week being our spring break we took them to Mars via the Challenger Learning Center of Alaska and were also able to spend the night here at the Center and show them much of the Peninsula as well,? Ball told the Dispatch.


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