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Homer Doc Fest a family affair

...Wolfpack6 p.m. ? Best of Enemies8 p.m. ? MeruPrices:Festival Pass: general $55, discount (military, Peace Corps, senior 60+, children <14) $45Gala admission: general $20, discount $15Prime time movie: general $8...
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Childhood obesity challenges

...benefits of healthy eating.Debra "Deb" Eschmeyer and her new husband, Jeff, were preparing to move to Ecuador as Peace Corps volunteers when her high school sweetheart was diagnosed in February 2004 with Type 1 diabetes. The trip was scrapped...
Prison, Peace Corps bills among the dead at session's end

...private prison won't be going up in Whittier, and Peace Corps volunteers won't get Alaska Permanent Fund dividends...Green's committee was also the graveyard for the Peace Corps and Alaska history bills. Several bills that could have...
Boyle will always listen

...said he has the utmost respect for veterans and believed everyone can benefit from service whether it be military or Peace Corps.With population growth expected to take place on the Kenai Peninsula due to increased oil and gas activity, Boyle...
Peninsula People Miss America will be crowned Saturday. Dale joins Peace Corps Soldotna resident Anya Dale has accepted a two-year assignment with the Peace Corps to serve as a youth development volunteer in Macedonia...
Interpreter helps ice sculptors get to Alaska

...felt she had to go to Russia if she wanted to be a professor, but she was bothered by the Cold War. So she joined the Peace Corps, where she picked up a few more languages. Chapin first came to Alaska in 1969 with her biologist husband, Terry...
Harnessing the power of words

...year. "The whole reason I'm studying African languages there is to hopefully, in a way, guarantee when I join the Peace Corps in a few years - I'll be (placed) in Africa," Woodland said. A stipulation of the scholarship is that Woodland...
Perils of Polly: Cars, trucks and boda-bodas, weaving all over the road

...steep $100 per night for its value, but at least some of the money went to help the locals - at least that's what a Peace Corps volunteer told us. While we wandered the shops and watched some local dancing, we were approached by a young girl...
7 top students honored in Homer commencement

...all the other musical performances was wonderful. I will attend the University of Redlands in California to study biology on my way to becoming a forensic scientist. After that, I plan to join the Peace Corps. * Photos were not available.
Kenai couple opens their home to the world

...hosted three AFS students and sent all four of their own children abroad, three as exchange students and one into the Peace Corps. "Sometimes you don't know that they aren't understanding things, and they don't know they aren't understanding...


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