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Courtesy, patience go a long way on Peninsula roads

Winter's grip is receding around the central Kenai Peninsula, which means it's time for that other season we have here in Alaska - construction.For Peninsula drivers, that means it's...
4-H state horse competition wraps up

...bowl, hippology and judging. Teams from Tanana, Delta and the Homer and Ninilchick region descended on the central Kenai Peninsula, which took its turn hosting the contest. Litzen, a home school student from Nikiski, placed first in an oral...
News and Notes

...Cloud is the son of Nikki and Tony Cloud of Kenai. He is a 2012 graduate of Kenai Central High School.Several central Kenai Peninsula students have been named to the Dean's List at Creighton University in Omaha, Neb. Full-time students who rank...
A library is so much more than books

...things, for free, at your local library, and if a library is any reflection of the community that builds it, central Kenai Peninsula residents look good. The price of a bad library is an ignorant community, but the reward of a good library is...
With new development, housing market heating up

Increased oil and gas activity are driving the central Kenai Peninsula real estate market, according to local realtors."Overall, we're seeing an increase in productivity, we're seeing an increase...
Locals get face time with representatives

Local representatives listened to central Kenai Peninsula residents' concerns and comments about various state and peninsula issues at a town hall meeting Saturday.About one dozen people...
Area skiers compete at Region III ski meet

...of Grace repeated as skimeister, while Colony won the team title.Due to periods of rain and balmy weather, central Kenai Peninsula skiers battled with low-snow conditions continuously this season. While there was usually enough snow cover...
Region skiers face the great unknown as much as skiing.The long warm and wet spell in the middle of this winter was a perfect example. But central Kenai Peninsula coaches say they were able to keep skiing at Tsalteshi Trails."Bill Holt and his crew have been doing an amazing...
Keeping up with the Legislature

...periodic constituent meetings with area lawmakers, and residents can talk can call or email during the session. The central Kenai Peninsula is repsresented by:? Sen. Cathy Giessel (District N): 1-800-892-4843, Senator.Cathy.Giessel@akleg...
Discussion on education past due

...when it comes to school choice. We have seen the effects of spreading a student population too thin here on the central Kenai Peninsula, where several school reconfigurations have been undertaken in recent years. While it sounds good at first blush...


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