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Skyview students appreciate shared experience

...Arctic Chiropractic; Brad Janorschke, Homer Electric Association; Carmen Stephl, local dental hygienist; The Dena'ina Health Clinic; Henry Haney, Kenai Peninsula College; JoAnne Wainwright, retired Skyview teacher and certified rolfer...
Women, a walk, a wave of change

Just days in, the new central Kenai Peninsula Change Club is already a success. The club has been meeting to talk about how they can help the Kenai Peninsula become more active.
Going bald for good cause

Marcus Yamada, 7, and Max Dye, 9, are pals. The boys spent their early childhood playing together at the same day care. Every Saturday for the past three years, they got together to bowl. So when doctors diagnosed Marcus with a rare form of leukemia two weeks ago, Max decided to help his friend by shaving his head.
Healthy tradition

It's not often Alaskans will roll out the red carpet for someone from New York City, but the Kenaitze Indian Tribe's monthly Diabetes Wellness Gathering and Lunch combined with the Elders Lunch at Tyotkas Elders Center in Kenai on Friday to host a special guest from the Big Apple.
Extinguishing the habit

There was a day Jenny Olendorff became sick of being "held captive" by tobacco. "I smoked my last cigarette at my dad's funeral 13 years ago and I told myself at that point that I am never going to touch one again," she said. "It is a personal commitment to completely change your life and not be a slave to tobacco anymore because that is the way it can be."
Sports Briefs

Kenai volleyball to meet today
Land of Plenty

When Steve Scott ventures into the woods in search of wild mushrooms, he's amazed at the abundance he finds.
Around the District

Aurora Borealis Charter Cook Inlet Connections home-school program Grace Lutheran IDEA Home-school Kaleidoscope School of Arts and Science Kalifornsky Beach Elementary Kenai Central High Kenai Middle Kenaitze Head Start Mountain View Elementary Nikiski North Star Elementary Nikiski Middle-High Redoubt Elementary Soldotna Elementary Sears Elementary Soldotna High Soldotna Middle Soldotna Montessori Charter Skyview High Sterling Elementary Tustumena Elementary Wings Christian Academy
Taking a walk on the mild side: Cheap and easy options abound for indoor winter workouts

The experts say staying active is vital to one's physical and mental health. But in Alaska in the wintertime, getting out for a brisk walk can sometimes be more than uncomfortable, it can be downright risky. Darkness, snow and ice, bitter cold -- each can be damaging to the body.


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