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Memorial service focuses on military members sacrifices for America

...attendance. "Without the expression of your gratitude, the sacrifice of these men and women loses all value," he said. Pat Hawkins, commander of the VFW, also reminded the audience that war leaves deep and long lasting scars. "We can't forget...
Kenai snuffs out smoking ban: City council votes against introducing smoke-free ordinance

...surprised, as a city that encourages tourism, we haven't already received our 'smoke-free city' seal," she said. Pat Hawkins, the commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars post in Soldotna, said people make a choice whether or not to come...
Support for poppy program blossoms

...Davidson, Cook's Corner, Decanter Inn, Kasilof Mercantile, Maverick, Spenard Builders Supply and T.J. Seggy's. Pat Hawkins Commander Bea Johnson Ladies Auxiliary President VFW Jerry V. Horn Memorial Post No. 10046
Judges' effort appreciated

...Democracy winner), Roy Johnson, Joyce and Paul Fischer for their diligence and willingness to serve as Judges this year. Pat Hawkins, Commander Kim Martin, Ladies Auxiliary President Jerry V. Horn Memorial VFW Post No. 10046
Businesses unhappy with Soldotna?s proposed sign rules

...would cause our business great harm.? ?I think we have a pretty good sign as far as quality,? he said. Pat Hawkins, who said he is co-owner of Hawk?s Games with his son, Brian, defended freestanding signs of other businesses around...
Wagoner unseats Ward

...over and that he owed his win to the support of Sen. John Torgerson, who will soon leave office, as well as Democrat Pat Hawkins, who dropped out of the race last week -- "also my volunteers, my wife who stood beside me, all the voters who...
Photo feature: Quilters for Peninsula Heroes be given to returning service men and women who come from the Kenai Peninsula and have recently served overseas. Pat Hawkins, post commander, had arranged the lunch and gave out certificates of appreciation to all. Among those attending were...
Jobs need to stay local

...local residents goes through our local economy six times and does not just go Outside like what is happening now. Where are our local government leaders and state legislators on this issue? The silence is unbelievable. Pat Hawkins Soldotna
Special skills required for turnaround work

In response to Pat Hawkins article in "Letters to the Editor" on May 7 regarding Tesoro not giving the opportunity to hire local citizens, it is far from...
Soldotna salutes soldiers, Santa, season

...remain lit here until all that are deployed return, and it is a memorial to all that have not returned in the past." Pat Hawkins, the post commander of Soldotna's VFW chapter, called the yellow tree a "great honor." "I hope we all remember...


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