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Community flag walk crosses new Soldotna bridge

...Flag Walk across the new David Duthit/Veterans' Memorial Bridge under welcomed rainy skies. The third bridge to be...of the opening of the David Douthit Veteran?s Memorial Bridge, an official opening may come later, but this will...
New bridge should have a new name

...bridge was named the David Douthit Veterans Memorial Bridge on March 7, 2002. This was to honor of the bridge be shortened to Veterans Memorial Bridge or VFW Memorial Bridge. This name would then encompass all of Soldotna's...
Cleaner motors, cleaner river

Fishermen motor beneath the Warren Ames Memorial Bridge in Kenai last summer. Preliminary results from a study show the river had lower amounts of hydrocarbons than previous years...
Winter wonderland

Photo by Joseph Robertia A willow branch near the Warren Ames Memorial Bridge hangs heavy with hoar frost and freshly fallen snow Saturday. Forecasters are predicting more cloudy weather and a chance of snow.
Cook Inlet under attack

The west side of Cook Inlet is under attack. First there is the ?Don Young Memorial? bridge over Knik Arm; then the Canadian Pebble Mine project; and now a multinational corporation wants to dig a huge coal mine on the...
Photo feature: Believe it or not ...

Photo by Jenny Neyman Vehicles drive across the new David Douthit Veterans Memorial Bridge over the Kenai River in Soldotna on Monday. The new bridge opened to traffic over the weekend, although construction work on...
Bridge renamed after former state senator

...According to Gov. Tony Knowles, the Near Island Bridge in Kodiak has been officially renamed the Senator Fred Zharoff Memorial Bridge. ''Fred Zharoff's life was one of public service,'' Knowles said. ''Throughout his legislative career...
Soldotna mayor plans bridge walk

...The ceremony preceding the walk across the new bridge, which will continue to be named the David Douthit Veterans Memorial Bridge, ?will be a flag party at the Visitors Center honoring all veterans and those serving in uniform,? Carey said...
Bridge woes: Time has come to drive forward

...Soldotna Visitors Center, then a walk across the new span. The new bridge, still named the David Douthit Veterans Memorial Bridge, was scheduled to open to traffic at 5 a.m. Monday. Work isn?t done. The temporary bridge still must be removed...
Measure to name bridge after Kasilof vet passes house

...signatures of about 200 area residents supporting the idea. The bridge would be renamed the Robert E. Bush, Jr. Memorial Bridge. Bush served in Operation Desert Storm with the Army. He died in Anchorage in July of 2007. -- Staff report


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