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Cook Inlet Risk Assessment reaching final stages

After three years of development, analysis and research, a document that aims to provide options to reduce the risk of marine oil spills in the Cook Inlet is nearing completion.
Bird Homestead golf report: Fall Classic recap

Getting tired of fishing yet? Try golfing for a change. Bird Homestead golf course is located on Mile 11.8 on Funny River road. We love to see new faces at the course. Golf clubs and carts are available to rent.
Bird Homestead Golf Course report

With the season coming to an end you must squeeze in a round of golf before the snow hits. Funny River golf course is located on mile 11.8 on Funny River road. We have clubs as well as golf carts available for rent.
Soldotna's Summer Reading club ends with a "boom" and a "fizz"

On the trimmed, sun soaked lawn behind the Joyce K.
Kenai River Festival flows through Soldotna

In Centennial Park this weekend the banks of the icy Kenai River hosted many anglers whose fishing lines never touched the water.
A look into Leading Ladies

A quick glance into the unmarked building behind Subway on Kalifornsky Beach Road reveals a suspended construction project camouflaging a cavernous adjoining room filled with half-finished backdrops, racks of plastic covered costumes and piles of miscellaneous props. A group of the Kenai Performers is currently practicing in the disarrayed space for a dinner theatre style performance of Ken Ludwig's play "Leading Ladies."
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Camps galore

From acting to fishing to crafting to flinging pumpkins, local organizations offer a variety of camp options for kids.
Teens learn to survive in frigid water

Instead of taking a break from learning, an eager group of seven teens spent their spring vacation developing skills such as identifying edible tree bark, and escaping a submerged fuselage during Survival 101, which debuted at the Challenger Learning Center of Alaska in Kenai on Monday, March 10. After he spent hours encased in a restrictive survival suit, repeatedly dumped upside down underwater, and dragging his peers across the pool at Kenai Central High School, Donovan Orth, 14, said there still wasn't a single thing he hasn't liked at the camp this week.
School news

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Board of Education meets at 7 p.m. in the borough building at 148 N. Binkley Street in Soldotna (unless otherwise noted). For more information, call 907-714-8888 or visit
All-girl LEGO League team proposes flood solution

A local group of preteens have challenged Mother Nature's wrath with a possible solution for an Alaskan village's flood problem.


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