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John Russ

...electrician for IBEW for more than 35 years and retired in 1984. He loved to build boats, building over two dozen wooden and fiberglass models. His was proudest of his largest model that, at 26 feet, qualified as a ship. He also liked to fish and hunt...

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Rising economic tide lifts Rogue Valley boat makers

...tested by River Hawk this summer. The Fond du Lac, Wis., firm has re-engineered the power plant used for jet skis and fiberglass boats for use by heavy-gauge aluminum boats."It's got great performance and fuel economy," Cam said. "We hope to...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-06-11/rising-economic-tide-lifts-rogue
Outdoors
Twin City Raceway "Test and Tunes" for summer oval racing season

...Bryan Barber is a legend car racer and explained, "A legend is a scale car of a 1030's vintage auto. My car runs a fiberglass body with a 1,200 CC Yamaha motorcycle engine in it and we sit about four inches off the ground so we take some pretty hard...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2015-06-01/twin-city-raceway-test-and-tunes
Dispatch
New hill, same thrill: Soap box derby held in Kenai

...under the direction of Scott Hamann, owner of Metal Magic welding and fabrication shop. Rather than soapboxes, it featured fiberglass-bodied cars, which Hamann said were designed by NASCAR engineers, outfitted with wire-controlled steering and braking...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-16/soap-box-derby-held-in-kenai
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Kachemak Drive boat shop catches on fire; no one injured

HOMER - An ugly black haze reeking of burnt fiberglass hung over Kachemak Drive Friday morning as two companies...fortunately on a trailer. Smoke smeared the bright yellow fiberglass boat, but it was otherwise undamaged. The fire burned...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/031811/new_801770788.shtml
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Kachemak Drive boat shop catches fire; no one injured

HOMER -- An ugly black haze reeking of burnt fiberglass hung over Kachemak Drive Friday morning as two companies...fortunately on a trailer. Smoke smeared the bright yellow fiberglass boat, but it was otherwise undamaged. The fire burned...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/032011/new_802777746.shtml
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Kenai Municipal Park West playground nears completion

...the City of Kenai completes its community playground. Already the city has installed a second swing set for toddlers, a fiberglass climbing rock and a red and white climbing octagon in the playground. "Supposedly that's the most popular piece of playground...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-11-19/kenai-municipal-park-west-playground
News
Boat fire leads to rescue: Nikiski skipper rescues Kenai family on Kachemak Bay

...the cool waters of Kachemak Bay got a little hot Thursday morning when fire broke out on the Snake River Red, a 33-foot fiberglass pleasure craft from Kenai. It was one of three boating incidents that brought a response from nearby vessels, the U.S...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/072310/new_681678826.shtml
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Homer Coast Guard Auxiliary, crew rescue boaters off Homer

...Cutter Roanoke Island rescued two mariners with boat trouble in lower Cook Inlet early Friday morning. The boat, a 23-foot fiberglass cabin cruiser, lost power about 5 miles west of Point Pogibshi and about 20 miles southwest of Homer near Kachemak Bay...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-16/homer-coast-guard-auxiliary-crew-res
News
Kenai launches new enforcement boat

...safer ride for us." Prior said the department still has a 19-foot boat, a Lucas Hurricane 500 inflatable boat with a fiberglass hull they bought from the Nikiski Fire Department. The boat is 20 years old and has patches to seal the tubes, but its still...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-14/kenai-launches-new-enforcement-boat
News

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