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...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...

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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
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Nikiski man eludes troopers

...thieves took several things including his his 2010 Ford pickup. They also took 13 guns, ammunition, food, a computer, a chainsaw, a log splitter and other items - for a total value of about $50,000. Matthews had a game camera set up in his yard and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-23/nikiski-thief-on-the-run
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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...

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Logging luber for the needy

...rolled towards the cemetery. Saturday's work, and all the chainsaw-wielding volunteers, had come from her and her husband's...our fellow man," said Mark Forbes, of Soldotna, holding a chainsaw. "We reach out to others and put ourselves in the hands of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-09-21/logging-luber-for-the-needy
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For bragging rights

...He spent the last few days using a chainsaw to turn a spruce log into a fisherman...Hanson has organized. Stanton learned to chainsaw carve from Hanson, and then went on...change, with more than two full days of chainsaw time before was set to begin. Competitors...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2011-07-17/bragging-rights
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Saw Fest 2009 Artists carve out Alaskan humor

Nine chainsaw artists sharpened their blades and imaginations last week to compete in Saw Fest 2009, the third annual invitation chainsaw carving contest held at the Town of Living Trees in Soldotna. Internationally renowned carver Scott Hanson...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/072809/dis_471891975.shtml
Local women battle in annual Backwoods Girl Competition

...20 seconds, the Kenai Peninsula Fair's fastest time this year. This won her "Wild Thing," the first-place prize, a chainsaw. "Believe it or not, I'm a little nervous, which is really silly because it doesn't seem that hard," Gibson said...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-08-20/local-women-battle-in-annual-backwoo
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Harvesting ice for art is a Peninsula Winter Games tradition

...Peninsula Winter Games that were started 35 years ago by Sterling missionary Al York. This inspiration led to the invention of the chainsaw powered "Near Ice Fishing Jig," a machine intended to harvest ice cubes, not fish. These are ice cubes weighing nearly...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/020211/dis_779974158.shtml
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The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

Opens Friday, Jan 4, 2013 Synopsis: One of the most infamous horror films of the 1970s is revisited in this remake produced by action-spectacle maven Michael Bay. In the summer of 1973, four teenagers -- Erin (Jessica Biel), Morgan (Jonathan Tucker), Kemper (Eric Balfour), and Andy (Mike Vogel) -- are driving through Texas on a road trip when they pick up a hitchhiker, Pepper (Erica Leerhsen), who is on her way to Mexico to score some dope. With Pepper adding to the party atmosphere, the other four decide to join her, but as they're passing through a small town in Travis County, they see a bloody and distraught girl (Lauren German) wandering by the side of the road, and after stopping to help her, they realize she's been involved in something horribly traumatic. As the kids try to help the girl piece together the story of what happened, they find themselves drawn into the web of a murderous family of subnormal cannibals. Inspired -- like the original Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Psycho, The Silence of the Lambs, and Deranged -- by the crimes of Wisconsin multiple murderer Ed Gein, this remake of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre also features narration by John Larroquette, who narrated the original film (it was his first screen credit), as well as supporting performances by R. Lee Ermey, Andrew Prine, and Andrew Bryniarski. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi Cast: Jessica Biel, Jonathan Tucker, Erica Leerhsen, Mike Vogel, Eric Balfour Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

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