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...DANCING ANYONE?The Center's dancing group, the Silverbelles,has openings for more dancers. The instructor, Norma Cooper, holds a beginner'ssession on Mondays at 10 am and thegroup meets from 10:30-11:30 am. She alsoholds a clogging...
Poem: Round and About

Round and AboutBy Norma Cooper, SoldotnaI went to buy a map todaySo I can sit and plan my routesAnd figure out an easy wayTo miss those pesky roundabouts.To...
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Alaskans always willing to help

I would like to express my (belated) thanks and appreciation to Don Johnson and the two passing truckers who helped me out about six weeks ago. I was on my way into town when two moose came out of the woods and crossed the road in front of me.
Thanks to 'Alaska angels'

I would like to thank four "Alaska angels" who helped me out of a predicament last Friday. I had gone off the road and my front tires were mired in deep snow. Three men and a woman stopped to help. They shoveled the tires out and with the aid of a pick-up and a tow rope, pulled me out. I'm so grateful for their help, because this old lady could never have done it alone.
Reason for librarian's dismissal needed

After nearly thirty years of dedicated service to this community, Terri Burdick was fired from her job at Soldotna Public Library for no discernible reason. At least, Mark Dixson, our new city manager, can't seem to come up with one.
Dedicated people are what makes community great

In the Clarion account of the Soldotna City Council meeting on April 10, Mr. Dixson is quoted as saying that he is "paid to make decisions for the benefit of the city, its residents and its employees.
Timeless fashion: Club a reason to get dressed up

...around a table at Louie's restaurant in Kenai. "You know what I've found works real well to make patterns?" Norma Cooper asked her comrades. "Examination table papers." She said a friend working in a doctor's office had taught her...
Summer reading program to thank our volunteers who organized and ran the annual Soldotna Progress Days Used Book Sale: Mary McCown, Norma Cooper, Elaine Woodburn, Kathy Cox, and Sherril Miller. Thank you to Linda McMilin, Jeanette Pedginski, Billie & Scott...
Celebrate National Library Week

...holidays, and who participate in the Night Watch program. They include Donna Miller, Sharen Sleater, Mary McCown, Norma Cooper, Maria Dixson, Robin Veluce, Mariah Ulen, Patricia Smallwood, Josh Overturf, and Tony Watson. National Library...
Soldotna library events successful because of many

...organize and run the Soldotna Progress Days used book sale: Pat Burdick, Mary McCown, Katie Jeanette Pedginski, Norma Cooper, her visiting daughter, Joan, and Elaine Woodburn. Thank you to local authors Ethel McMilin, Loren Flagg, Ron...


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