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Progress Days celebrate Soldotna's past

...Sawfest 2015 began on Thursday and concluded Sunday with the masterpieces going up for auction. The quick carve explained Scott Hansen, who created Sawfest some eight years ago, "Is whatever you can make in half an hour. I need to be simple but showcase...
Statue defaced, to be replaced

...originally believed the life-size wooden carving would need a fresh fish figure at the most. The statue's carver Scott Hansen said large chunks have been cut from the base and the shoulders and fish have partially rotted. It makes more sense...
Mother Nature shines on Soldotna's 55th Progress Days

...carving exhibition. The demonstration included a remake of the Les Anderson and his world record king salmon carving by Scott Hansen that was vandalized and ruined earlier this year. "Out of bad things sometimes good things come and I feel this new...
Making the rounds

...Soldotna. The amusement ride features a moose, caribou, walrus, bear and fish carved by Kenai Peninsula woodcarvers Scott Hansen, John Iverson and Billy Meyer, and Scott Thompson of Anchorage. Wildlife scenes were painted by Thompson, and decorative...
54th Progress Days features parades, carvers and eagles...Oh my!

...12-17 and a new Junior Mini age 6-11. The fourth annual chain saw carvers Saw Fest, created by champion carver Scott Hansen moved to Soldotna and gave thousands of visitors the chance to see this Alaskan art form up close and personal. The...
Experiencing the 36th Peninsula Winter Games... kids all the outdoor fun they could handle at -20 below zero," reported Yaeger. Award winning ice carvers, Scott Hansen, John Iverson and Deric Stanton, created the massive ice dragon that will provide outdoor fun until break-up comes...
Nikiski takes third off Johnson brothers match

...Sky; 3. Avery Coplin, Bet; 4. Joe Kohler, NS; 5. Tylor Handley, Nik; 6. Matthew Anelon, New. 138 - 1. Scott Hansen, Kot; 2. Jaren Sumauang, Sit; 3. Keefe McIntosh, Val; 4. Kurt Dingwall, Wra; 5. Adam Downing, Val; 6...
Breakthrough crowns: Martishev, Spurgeon collect Class 1-2-3A championships

...Championship matches 103 -- Tanner Thain, Crai, dec. Dhanmark Angeles, Bar, 9-6; 112 -- Zach Pleasent, Bet, dec. Scott Hansen, Kot, 6-4; 119 -- Jared Miller, Dil, dec. Gabe Cabrera, Nom, 9-6; 125 -- Jesse Rogers, dec. Will Patrick...
Harvesting ice for art is a Peninsula Winter Games tradition

...Soldotna Rotary president. Professional carvers like Scott Hansen and John Iverson then fired up their chainsaws to transform...before I come out here and crank up the saw," said Scott Hansen, a world renowned wood carver from Sterling. "We...
Top 'Dawgs - Nikiski's Spurgeon, Johnson win state wrestling titles

...6-5. 126 - Jared Miller (Dillingham) d. Dion Williams (Nome), 8-3. 132 - Will Patrick (Sitka) d. Scott Hansen (Kotzebue), 4-3. 138 - Isaac Deaton (Valdez), d. Cade Schlagel (Dillingham), 4-1. 145 - Marjus Kuqo...


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