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Snow Squall holds as 23rd St. Patrick's Day parade passes by

...remember, Old Man Winter seemed to pick the infamous holiday to do a little pay back. However, when creator of the event Mike Sweeney showed up with Dr. Dan Pitt's in a '69 shamrock green Camaro, the snow squalls subsided long enough for Carrol...
School district turns to city, hospital for financial support for pool

...also showing their support to keep the facility open by signing a petition at Sweeney's Clothing in Soldotna. Owner Mike Sweeney presented the board with more than 200 signatures at its March 3 meeting. He said the petition, which has been available...
Standing room only for Soldotna Chamber 55th Annual Awards Celebration

...Robert Ruffner, Kenai Watershed Forum, Ester Chambers, Century 21 Freedom Realty, Laura West, First American Title, Mike Sweeney, Sweeney's Clothing and Linda Murphy City of Soldotna Liaison.
Sterling fundraiser thanks many for success

...Brotherhood, Froggy; Sterling Senior Crafty Ladies; Sterling Tool Rental; Sugar Magnolias; Sweeney's Clothing Mike Sweeney's; Taco Bell; Terry Buffo; Tesoro; The Candle Lady PartyLite, Brenda; Top Video; Vicki Nelso; Wal-Mart...
Photo: Thinning ice

...sun shines down Monday. Above average temperatures for Jan. 20 reached up to 45 degrees in Soldotna. Store owner Mike Sweeney said ice sculptor Scott Hanson would not be able to work on the sculpture until the temperatures dropped near freezing...
September brings wet weather

...this year is 17. So far, he said we have had 13 consecutive days of rain, ranging from a drizzle to a downpour.Mike Sweeney, owner of Sweeney's Clothing in Soldotna, said sales of rain gear and outerwear have increased recently, and have...
Local loyal

...Monday this year to see if it would help with sales and because Saturdays are normally high-traffic days regardless.Mike Sweeney of Sweeney's Clothing in Soldotna is also diverging from just the Small Business Saturday theme and offering sales...
Local businesses offer different Black Friday experience

By the time Mike Sweeney opened his Soldotna clothing store at 9 a.m. Friday morning, deeply discounted holiday shopping had been going on for more...
Soldotna readies St. Patrick's Day festivities

Mike Sweeney is, without doubt, the biggest leprechaun in Soldotna. For the ninth...Sweeney is an all-American, but his great-grandfather -- also named Mike Sweeney -- immigrated from the Emerald Isle. The younger Sweeney and his brothers...
Seamus Kennedy concert supports local literacy

Seamus Kennedy with concert organizer Mike Sweeney as they prepare for the Tuesday evening concert at the...s probably due to the ice leprechaun in front of Mike Sweeney?s store, they?re good luck you know and actually...


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