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Life on the Kenai "Retrospective" work by Thor Evenson & Equine photos by Ivy

...about Alaska, so Mom said well you're always reading about it let's go, so we did. We ended up in Kenai because Stan Thompson's sister rode up with us and we came to Kenai to drop her off and we ended up staying in their beach house," he...
Peninsula Reflections

...ribbon cutting from left to right are, Roger Meeks, Francis Meeks, Louisa Miller, Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Stan Thompson, Ludy Link, Enid McLane, unidentified, Nels Kjelstad, Helen Fisher, Mayor Elson, Sue Carter, Louise Rhodes...
Peninsula Reflections

...teaching and hated to retire,? said their son, Stan Thompson. Stan served as the Kenai Peninsula Borough mayor from 1972-75...Parker, Meryl Rodgers, Jan See (cemetery clerk), Stan Thompson, Kenai Totem Tracers and the Anchorage Daily News...
Reader: Vote 'No' on term limits

...person is elected from the district they serve, yet this initiative would let other parts of the borough negate the vote of his or her district. Please vote "No" against the term limit proposal. Stan Thompson Former borough mayor Nikiski
Not circumventing the people: Elected mayor/CEO offers a voice to all from top on down

...serve five assembly masters. Since 1963, the people of the borough have elected Harold Pomeroy, George Navarre, Stan Thompson, Don Gilman, Mike Navarre, Dale Bagley, John Williams and Dave Carey. Even if you have not agreed with all of...
Mayor, manager or both?: Former deputy borough attorney has another solution the best qualified people for these executive positions. When I started working at the borough in 1984, Mayor Stan Thompson had a secretary, and one assistant, Sam Best who was, in effect, the borough manager. The current mayor has five...
"Snapshots at Statehood" captures local history

...accomplished people and were not shy in asking for their help. Territorial Commissioner and three-time Borough Mayor Stan Thompson agreed to write our Forward. Stan, now 88, holds the respect of any crowd and we are honored to have him in the...
Peninsula Reflections

...from a cannery and composted them, and his gardening efforts bore fruit. One 14-pound rutabega went on display in Stan Thompson?s store in Kenai. Mandy learned to operate their dozer and her medical training was a boon for neighbors. She...
Margaret M. 'Marge' Wilborg

...Soldotna in July of that year. Mrs. Wilborg found several secretarial jobs before becoming Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Stan Thompson's secretary, a position that she loved until she retired in 1981. After that, she (and Herb) spent countless...
Jobs may not be plentiful, but community spirit abounds

...more community support so we can be our own community instead of a bedroom community of Soldotna," Merkes said. Stan Thompson, former borough mayor, and his wife, Donis, homesteaded in Nikiski in 1959. "When I first came here, there wasn't...


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