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Gift a great way to start school year

Soldotna High School would like to send out a special thank you to Kathy Gensel, Dale Dolifka and Irv Carlisle for the many hours they have spent working with our area businesses to secure the funding for the student/staff sweatshirt for our Skyview Middle, Soldotna Prep and Soldotna High Schools. What a great gift/way to kick off a new school year. We also appreciate the many greater Soldotna area businesses that donated to this cause!

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-08-22/gift-a-great-way-to-start
Letters
Week 2 prep football preview: Big conference, nonconference matchups loom

...people will key in on." Brooks Furlong got the start at quarterback in Week 1, but the Stars only...p.m. Saturday The Mariners need a kick-start for their season, which got off to a rough start last weekend with a 41-16 loss to Eielson...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2014-08-21/week-2-prep-football-preview-big-c
Sports
Packrafting sees boom in popularity

...the globe, the more modern resurgence of packrafting got its start in Alaska."The roots of packrafting are a little hazy but...you're going to sink," Tingey said.Tingey was inspired to start her own packrafting company after her son took one of those...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-08-21/packrafting-sees-boom-in-popular
Outdoors
Hunters advised to know regulations before taking shot

...Fish and Game is that the human-caused mortality of brown bears on the Kenai Peninsula does not exceed 70 in 2014. Since the start of the year human-caused brown bear mortality stood at 54, including five sows. The management goal is for sow mortalities...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-21/hunters-advised-to-know-regulations-
News
An Outdoor View: Wondering what fish want

...two-dollar watch. To the best of my knowledge, no one has ever duplicated that exotic experiment.So, as I stated at the start of this column, I don't know why fish bite, and I've given up trying to teach others the reason. I've come to the conclusion...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-08-21/an-outdoor-view-wondering-what-f
Outdoors
Silvers: The bite is half the fun

...spots are found on their dorsal fin and usually on the upper lobe of the tail only. They have a black mouth and white gums that start at the base of their lower jaw. Now the aggressive species is filling the two-per-day bag limit of fishermen perched on...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-20/the-bite-is-half-the-fun
Fishing
Poem: "If only"

...Monster Attack.''If today was my last dayI would enjoy it right away.But if tomorrow I woke upIt would be the edge of glory.If I could start all over againI'd probably go back.If I had the hope of a worldIt would be a better place.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2014-08-20/poem-if-only
Arts & Entertainment
Business announcements

...Diamond Center, Suite 12, where Bryan Zak will answer your basic questions and offer helpful resources to give you tools to start your own business on the Kenai Peninsula. Bryan will prepare you for a productive relationship with Alaska Small Business Development...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2014-08-20/business-announcements
Community
Reeling it in: The bad and the not so bad on the big screen

...down a nest of narco scum and then rip them off for ten million dollars. When the money turns up missing however, fingers start pointing among the members of the team. And before you know it, they're pointing machine guns instead of fingers. Not only...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2014-08-20/reeling-it-in-the-bad-
Arts & Entertainment
What's Happening

...Visitors Center. The market will include very talented folks selling beautiful Alaskan Arts & Crafts. Fresh vegetables will start showing up about the middle of June. Vendor rates are as low as $20 per Saturday and spaces are limited, so pick up an application...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2014-08-20/whats-happening
Arts & Entertainment

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