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Thousands descend on Soldotna for annual Progress Days festivities

...stretching out of a booth near the entrance to the Soldonta Little League Fields. The boys seemed oblivious to the bevy of chainsaws running less than 100 feet away as several Sawfest artists filled the air with woodchips and sawdust carving huge hunks of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-26-0
News
In on the deals: Peninsula shoppers keep merchants hopping

...made several items of jewelry from stones she had found. "I pick up anything pretty," she said. Derek Stanton runs a chainsaw carving studio on Kalifornsky Beach road. He had a display of decorative wooden salmon and a log bench at his booth in Kenai...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-30-0
News

...Kalifornsky Beach Road, unless otherwise notedSaturday8 a.m.-4 p.m. - Dutch oven competition9 a.m.-4 p.m. - Sawfest chainsaw carving (1 p.m. quick carve competition)10 a.m.-4 p.m. - Vendor booths open10 a.m.-4 p.m. - Arts and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2014-07-22
Community
From chainsaws to snow blowers Peninsula Small Engine Repair keeps it running?

...favorite mower, blower, rototiller or chainsaw out of the landfill. "I've only been...people just want some maintenance or a chainsaw sharpening and were happy to do any job...without hesitation Rob says "It's chainsaws, I love to sharpen them, trouble shoot...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2012-10-10/from-chainsaws-to-snow-blowers-p
Dispatch
An Outdoor View: How to make fish

...best carving effort to date has been a halibut that I carved from a wide, spruce plank, doing most of the shaping with a chainsaw. It turned out nice enough to hang in the living room.Fish make great Christmas tree ornaments, and some of the best...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-11-27/an-outdoor-view-how-to-make-fish
Opinion
Chainsaw sculpture contest set to carve up the Peninsula

...Uncle Scotty wants you for his first Chainsaw Carving Contest Scott Hanson and his fellow...added Hanson. According to Hanson chainsaw carving has grown in popularity since he picked up his first chainsaw and started carving, ?Even though there...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/071107/dispatch_0711dis002.shtml
dispatch
Harvesting ice for art is a Peninsula Winter Games tradition

...inspiration led to the invention of the chainsaw powered "Near Ice Fishing Jig," a...required some technology modifications. Chainsaws were never designed to be used for what...and John Iverson then fired up their chainsaws to transform those two-ton ice cubes...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/020211/dis_779974158.shtml
Dispatch
Logging luber for the needy

...cemetery. Saturday's work, and all the chainsaw-wielding volunteers, had come from...side loader brimming with clippings, chainsaws roared.Friday night, about 40 church...Mark Forbes, of Soldotna, holding a chainsaw. "We reach out to others and put ourselves...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-09-21/logging-luber-for-the-needy
News
Drama Troupe does haunted house fundraiser in Soldotna mall

...portrays the haunted house's hockey-masked chainsaw killer. He threatens visitors with a real chainsaw, albeit with the chain removed. "Basically...one of the only ones who actually uses a chainsaw, and I know how to pull the chain off of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-29/drama-troupe-does-haunted-house-fund
News
For bragging rights

...two full days of chainsaw time before was...Competitors could wield chainsaws from 9 a.m. to...started doing the big chainsaw carvings," he...with booth wood and chainsaws for other projects...tools, and used chainsaws for his ice sculptures...bring Firth into the chainsaw wood carving fold...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2011-07-17/bragging-rights
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