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Applications for the Vickie Webb Nelson Memorial Scholarship, sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars, must be received or delivered to the VFW Post No. 10046 located at 134 N. Birch Street in Soldotna by Feb. 13.

The 13th annual fundraiser with the Sterling Headstart/Soldotna Headstart and the Sterling Community Center is Feb. 21. Tickets are on sale at the Sterling Community Center office or Sterling Headstart.

Central Peninsula Relay for Life is ready to kick off the 2015 season! Our Kick-Off Party is Friday, February 6th at 6 p.m. Join us for free food, fun and prizes at the Kenai Visitors & Cultural Center. Come at 5:30 p.m.
Let's start talking now

Fishing was in the news this week (on the Kenai Peninsula, there aren't too many weeks when fishing isn't in the news) but with the start of salmon fishing approaching, now would be an ideal time for Kenai Peninsula stakeholders to sit down together and discuss the upcoming season.

The 11th annual Way Out Women Snowmachine Ride cancer fundraiser is Feb. 28, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Women from all over are invited to join this fun ride. Men can volunteer to be trail and event support "Cabana Boys.

There will be a Farmers Market Roundtable from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on Feb. 11 at the Cook Inlet Aquaculture building on K-Beach Road. This event is for market farmers and anyone considering becoming a market farmer.

Friends of the Soldotna Public Library will hold a special book sale and basket sale on Dec. 4 from 2-7 p.m. in the book sale room of the Soldotna Public Library.
Kenai man named 'Fisherman of the Year'

It was hard to hear the announcement over the din of the 150 people who attended 40th Anniversary banquet for the United Fishermen of Alaska - but when a table mate leaned over and said "Boy that's great," to Jim Butler, the Kenai man knew something was up. Longtime commercial fisherman and Kenai attorney Butler and three others were given UFA's "Fisherman of the Year" award during a Sept. 26, ceremony at the Hotel Captain Cook in Anchorage.

The Kenai-Soldotna Fish and Game advisory committee will meet on Wednesday, Nov. 6 at the Cook Inlet Aquaculture building at 6:30 p.m. The committee will discuss the recent...

...bears) while working within their guidelines ? of not taking too many sows," said Bob Ermold, Kenai-Soldotna Fish and Game Advisory Committee vice chair.He said it was a "really cooperative conversation."The season temporarily closed...


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