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Peninsula Reflections and hotel on the banks of the Kenai River, has been a part of Soldotna history since 1956-57. Local builder Burton Carver, from Ohio farm country, arrived in ?49 with a sawmill, which would be a symbol of his influence on Soldotna...
Peninsula Reflections the bowling alley, as this was a sort of gathering place in the community, plus it also had emergency power. Burton Carver, the owner of the bowling alley and also the mayor of Soldotna, suggested that a ham radio station be set up in a...
Peninsula Reflections

...Gregoire (back), representing the Homer Public Utility District; James Harrison (front), Seward city manager; Burton Carver, mayor of Soldotna; and Charles Cole, state representative from Seward. Seward and Seldovia had not yet selected councilmen...
Elton "Al" Giersdorf

...worked at B & B Bi-Low grocery, Sport Lake Generator Plant and K & L Distributors. He also drove a school bus for Burton Carver and managed the Sky Bowl Bowling Alley where Sal's is now located. He was a hard worker and instilled honesty and...
Soldotna public library's history shared, preserved

...Carver. In 1972, the first part of the building was built, Parker said. The site was donated by Isaak and Gaede and Burton Carver. Ernie Wellman was the first librarian -- the first paid employee, Parker said. Betty Smith, who served on the...
Betty Harriett (Nelson) Coulter

...Grocery store and filling station in May of 1966. Betty then worked for Harry and Rosella Drew in November 1966 and for Burton Carver as a school bus driver in April 1967. She worked all three of these jobs to provide for her family. "Betty had many...
Allen E Odom

...two more children, Allen spent fifty-one years of his life on the Kenai Peninsula. Working in the early days with Burton Carver in many enterprises, and later on working for Earl Billingslea at Alaska Oil Sales, Allen came to know most of what...
Blanche Joyce Camplin

...Nordstroms. After moving to and building a home just outside Soldotna in 1969, Mom began to drive a school bus for Burton Carver. Later, Mom became employed with the Alaska Dept. of Motor Vehicles located in the old Soldotna city hall bldg...
Rosalind ?Rozzie? ?Roz? Faye Edelman

...Mont., to Jacob and Thelma King. She married Edwin F. Edelman Jr. April 15, 1955, in Seattle. She worked for Burton Carver Transportation for 13 years and for United Builders Supply in Soldotna for several years. Mrs. Edelman was...


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