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Thornton challenges Olson for District 30

...encompassing Soldotna and Kenai, and renumbered it from District 29 to District 30. Olson, 66, has lived in the central Kenai Peninsula since 1982. He was first elected to the house in 2004 and said he continues to run for the position because he...
On guard: Lifeguards go through rigorous training at Nikiski pool

As the temperatures rise, and daylight extends into evening central Kenai Peninsula residents flock to their local aquatic facilities to enjoy some summer fun with family and friends. In the summer months the Nikiski...
Young artist gets exposure at Fine Arts Center a good push to finish pieces, she said.It is the third time her work has been displayed publically on the Central Kenai Peninsula. Previously it has been hung at Veronicas Coffee House and Kaladi Brothers Coffee, she said.On Thursday...
Watch for flying objects in area parks

...stopped in for a round of "frolf" at the Kenai Eagle 18-hole Frisbee golf course, one of four courses on the Central Kenai Peninsula. Kenai also has a 9-hole course at the Bernie Huss Memorial Trial while Soldotna and Nikiski each have 18-hole...
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...Center or call Harold at 283-1991. ? The Central Kenai Peninsula Farmer's Market is open each Saturday from...of Agriculture. The full schedule includes: - Central Kenai Peninsula Farmers Market, Saturdays, 11 a.m.-1 p...
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A preview of this year's Progress Days

As the 55th annual Soldotna Progress Days celebrates the evolving hub of the central Kenai Peninsula, the event continues to adapt and add activities to the list of festivities highlighting local interests. This year will include...
A look into what it takes to prepare for the dutch oven state championship

...advise.Soldotna Mayor Nels Anderson and his wife Carla Anderson have been boosting public interest around the central Kenai Peninsula in the traditional method of Dutch oven cooking for decades. Within the last five years they gathered enough...
Central Kenai Peninsula Residents talk about what Progress Days mean to them

...Charlene Delago said the strength of Progress Days is how the event highlights a diversity of local interests on the central Kenai Peninsula. Everyone and anyone is welcome and can fit right in, she said."Anyone can come dressed up, or in their...
Busy weekend sees increase in accidents

With the increase of motorists on land and water across the central Kenai Peninsula this weekend, first responders saw a steady rise in accidents.From Friday to Sunday, Alaska State Troopers responded to 11...
Kenai cadets fly WWII-era plane

...toward the Kenai River. This year five local cadets flew in the aircraft commonly known as AT6 brought to the Central Kenai Peninsula by members of the volunteer driven Commemorative Air Force for the Civil Air Patrol's annual rides program...


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