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Local grower cultivates rare berry

...will have heard of this berry," Brian Olson said. The thick, oblong berries...known for its health benefits, Brian Olson said. Right now biting into an...maybe a raspberry all at once," Brian Olson said. Laurie Olson asserts the...
Soldotna votes to study annexation

...Everybody feels that all you want is our money," she said. Patterson wasn't the only person who polled her neighbors. Brian Olson, a borough resident and president of Borough Residents Against Annexation, said his group contacted 86 businesses...
Borough residents speak against Soldotna annexation

...Soldotna City Council meeting to be held on May 13th, at 6 p.m. at the Soldotna City Hall, where the city will be taking public comments pertaining to annexation. Sincerely, Brian Olson, President Borough Residents Against Annexation
Borough resident disappointed with Soldotna council

Last week, myself and over 100 people attended the Soldotna City meeting where an ordinance to appropriate $150,000 to fund pursuing annexation was open to public comment. Over 30 individuals gave their public comments opposing this ordinance.
Soldotna publishes annexation info

...efficiently plan for services in areas that demand them."Some in the community remain skeptical of the city's actions. Brian Olson, borough resident and active president of Borough Residents Against Annexation, said that his movement to prevent...
Residents should be concerned about annexation

Once again, the City of Soldotna has brought annexation to the table. Should this be of concern to borough residents? Absolutely! Borough residents should be banding together right now to extinguish the city's latest attempt at a land grab.
Business booming for berry growers

Alaska Berries, which started out as a hobby for Brian Olson and his wife Laurie Olson, has expanded into a full-fledged business. Located on West Poppy Lane between Soldotna and Kenai...
Peninsula berry grower cultivates a 'masterpiece'

Brian Olson said he will spend the rest of his life further cultivating what he said is the country's new "super berry" - and he is thrilled...
Even in rain, good farmers market turnout

...And Ramm is not the only one. Miller said others have called the food bank requesting more locally grown produce.Brian Olson, co-owner of Alaska Berries, said he was happy to hear about the market. "It's definitely a plus when the whole...
Small potatoes? Cool and wet summer not all bad for growers

...especially for a small home garden," he said of the slimy gastropods. For larger scale Peninsula producers like Brian Olson, who primarily grows berries along with some vegetables for his business, Alaska Berries, he saw some crops flourish...


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