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WWII, Korean War vets feted in honor flight

HOMER (AP) - Sixteen million men and women served in World War II. Of those, 2 million remain alive. As that generation ages, organizations around...
Refuge Notebook: The Kenai Crusader - Tales of a Kenai refuge intern

...and a cape, but Ranger Jake did not mind stepping up to the challenge, he's a superhero after all. Crowds of children sixteen strong flocked to his base, the Environmental Education Center, for days at a time. He shared his own fiery passion for...
Oilers Corner: Oilers to host work party at ballpark

Sixteen days until opening day!The Oilers will be hosting a work party at the ballpark on May 31 at 10 a.m. The public is welcome...
Helen Dorothy Logan Allen

...daughter of Bessie McDonald and Clark Allen, all of whom predeceased her.Helen soloed as an airplane pilot when she was just sixteen. The New York Times took note and published a photo of the then youngest aviatrix in the state.Too young to help the war...
Southcentral Conference tourney set to tip in Seward

A bandbox gym. A community that loves supporting basketball. Sixteen teams, including two of the best in the state, fighting for six state berths. Game times ranging from 8 a.m. to 7:30 p...
Drawn from nature

...and shine, the Waterline exhibit is on display at the G.L Freeburg Gallery at Kenai Peninsula College through Nov. 18. Sixteen pieces of Wendy Croskrey's art line the walls of the gallery. Many of the pieces are solely made of colored resin, while...
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A mother helps others where she found help

...for help is a surreal experience for Hazel Streiff - one that prompts her memories of being young, terrified and pregnant. Sixteen years ago, Streiff walked into the center, recently divorced, feeling alone and needing information about how to care for...
Peninsula teens honored for their efforts

...something in their communities, and for their efforts Alaska Communications awarded them $1,500 Summer of Heroes scholarships. Sixteen-year-old Stroh, of Kenai, founded ROC the Kenai, a teen-based team of volunteers who rallied to clean up and raise...
Painting for progress

...Baptist Church from Princeton, West Virginia from giving Kenai's historic Russian Orthodox church a fresh coat of paint.Sixteen volunteers made the trip to Alaska to work on a project sponsored by Alaska Missions, a Christian organization which sends...
Birch Ridge Golf Report: Great events approach at course

...Facebook page for golfers to peruse.Next Monday and Tuesday, Birch Ridge is hosting the Alaska Junior State Championship. Sixteen local miniature duffers will be participating in the tournament in addition to all the golfers traveling in from Anchorage...


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