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Katherine K Parker

...Zahradnicek. She homesteaded in Soldotna with her husband in 1961. She was a freelance writer and also wrote for the Cheechako News until it closed in 1986.Katherine was a longtime member of the church."Mom came to Alaska in 1954 looking for...

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Lois A. Westcott Jacobs

...life and adventure in Soldotna along the Kenai River. Together they raised their three daughters - Leo working for the Cheechako News and Lois in retail. Her flowerbeds and gardens were always amazing as was their home. She had style and was a class...

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Soldotna to paint hydrants, honor emergency personnel

...Soldotna Senior Citizens Center. The land for the park was donated to the city by Katherine Parker, former editor of the Cheechako News, and her late husband, Charles, who was one of the first homesteaders in the Soldotna area. "We'll, decorate...

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News
Trinity Greenhouse has the cure for Spring Fever

...construction and camper building business, but always had a heart for horticulture. "Before we moved here we took the Cheechako News, which use to be printed in Ridgeway, and we read where GE was doing an indoor hydroponic system with the Kenaitze...

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Dispatch
KPC commencement just around the corner

...collections were donated by Celeste Holm, Dick Mumsen and from Marge Mullen herself. When some of the photo files from the Cheechako News, the central Peninsula's first newspaper published from 1959 through 1984, became available, the project was...

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Schools
Peninsula Reflections

...minutes and records may be read at the Soldotna Museum. It?s a collection saved by Mable Smith, reporter for the Cheechako News. The attractive Kenai Peninsula Borough headquarters on Binkley Street, built in 1971, had reached capacity by...

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People
Albert ?Leo? Westcott

...fulfilled a dream of living in Alaska. He moved his family to Soldotna, where he continued his newspaper career at The Cheechako News and pursued his love for the outdoors and fishing. He was a lifetime member the United Methodist Church, the Elks...

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Obituaries
Elizabeth 'Betty' Misner

...after Claude had built a house on Knight Drive and she worked for a time at what was then the only local paper, The Cheechako News, where she wrote copy for the classifieds. The things that made Mom happy were gardening, reading, visits with...

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Obituaries
June M. Mallette

...parents, she opened and ran Midville Grocery (now known as TJ Seggy's) in the mid 1960s. She also worked for the Cheechako News and Woodfords Clothing. In 1970, she worked for Carrs Grocery Store. In 1975, she began working for the Kenai...

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Obituaries
Soldotna public library's history shared, preserved

...Speaking about her mother-in-law, Mabel, Betty Smith said she came to the Kenai Peninsula to work for the "Cheechako News." "Besides her long hours on the paper, she worked long hours with many formal groups," she said. "She helped...

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