As 2013 begins, Alaska residents gifted with timeliness will likely apply for their Alaska Permanent Fund dividends. During the PFD application-period about 4 percent of eligible residents donate to charities through the Pick. Click. Give.
At first, they tried to pick up every fish head or gut they found, but that soon grew overwhelming so they settled for just collecting trash. Just after 1 p.m. Wednesday a team of teens in bright-orange shirts bearing "ROC the Kenai" logos descended on the North Beach of the Kenai River dipnet fishery intent on picking up trash and educating beach-goers about the proper disposal of fish waste.
Attention all dog lovers: North Peninsula Recreation Service Area's sixth annual Strut Your Mutt Howl'oween Dog Costume Contest is scheduled for Friday at 6:30 p.m. at the Nikiski Community Recreation Center.
Last Wednesday on a post card perfect day more than 80 members of Boys and Girls Clubs of the Kenai Peninsula gathered at Centennial Park in Soldotna for a free fishing trip complements of the Kenai River Professional Guides Association. "A lot of these kids have never been out on the river fishing before so today we have twenty guides who have donated their afternoon to take the kids out for time of their life," said Boys and Girls Club executive director Natasha Ala.
The City of Kenai has nearly completed its dune restoration project, which targets the dunes along the mouth of the Kenai River, said Bob Frates, parks and recreation director.
Outdoor Activities: Go-cart racing The Go-Kart Race Track, 4487 Sterling Highway, Soldotna, 907-262-1562. Disc Golf Course
The old Carr's building in Kenai came alive once again Saturday, November 19th for the 24th Annual Boys and Girls Club Auction Gala. This year's theme was a "Pajama Party" and quite possibly the most comfortable event to occur on the peninsula in years. The theme was the inspiration of Erin Micciche who coordinated a platoon of volunteers to transform the former Carr's Mall into a slumber party palace to hold a record number of guests.
The board, staff and children of the 6 Boys and Girls Clubs of the Kenai Peninsula want to offer a heartfelt "thanks" to the Kenai River Professional Guide Association and event sponsors for donating a day to "Take Our Kids Fishing" for the fifth year.
Football camp starts Monday
Pool schedules announced
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