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James Nelson Allen

...Nicholas Allen. James is survived by his wife Judith A. Allen; daughters, Stacy (Jeff) Johnson and Meridith (Chris) Pankratz, grandchildren, Ashlynn (Kyle) Dudley, Anton Olson, Nicholas, Gideon, and Noble Pankratz; great-grandchildren...
Run-off may be needed in Soldotna

...Jane Stein for council seat D. Running for the three-year term are Linda Murphy, Peter Micciche, Lydia Bower, Chris Pankratz and Penny Vadla. Stein chose not to seek reelection. Councilman Shane Horan is running unopposed to fill the remaining...
Council hopefuls discuss Soldotna

...Mih-CHICK-ee) and four others are vying for Councilwoman Jane Stein's Seat D. Others include Lydia Bower, Linda Murphy, Chris Pankratz and Penny Vadla. Pankratz did not attend the chamber lunch meeting. "Increased support for our public servants...
Mayor, council seats up to voters

...residents who met the Wednesday deadline to file for the slot include Linda Murphy, Peter Micciche, Penny Vadla, Chris Pankratz and Lydia Bower. In order to be elected, one candidate must receive at least 40 percent of the vote. If no one...
Candidate similarity seen as run-off approaches is necessary between the two top vote getters. Others who ran unsuccessfully were Lydia Bower, Penny Vadla and Chris Pankratz. During opening comments at the Tuesday lunch meeting, Micciche told Soldotna civic and business leaders his objective...
Absentee voting begins Monday in Soldotna

...representing 38.09 percent of the vote; Murphy received 147; and Lydia Bower received 135. Penny Vadla took 90 votes and Chris Pankratz garnered 23, finishing in fourth and fifth places, respectively. Of 2,965 registered voters in Soldotna, 579...
Council seat up for grabs 243; Murphy increased by 27 to 147; and 14 votes were added to Bower's total, now at 135. Penny Vadla and Chris Pankratz remained in fourth and fifth places, respectively. In order for the results to be official, the city council must...
Runoff needed in Soldotna?

...strong candidates," she said, of the next two highest vote getters. Vadla received 81 votes. The fifth candidate, Chris Pankratz, received 17. "I went from being 100 percent unknown to having a good base of support," Bower said of being a...
Micciche clinches council seat be thanked for putting in the effort to run for office. In addition to Murphy, Lydia Bower, Penny Vadla and Chris Pankratz were on the original ballot. The results of the run-off election are to be certified at the next meeting of the...


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