Members of the Kenai, Nikiski, and Anchorage Boys and Girls Clubs, along with other local kids, gathered at Soldotna's Centennial Park on Thursday for the latest annual installment of the long-running Take our Kids Fishing event, during which Kenai River sportfishing guides take children on the river for two hours of fishing and instruction.
Editor's note: this story has been changed to correct the year Kenai began planting the Field of Flowers. In a meeting that ended ten minutes before midnight on Wednesday evening, the Kenai city council passed its fiscal year 2016 budget and used funding from the previous year's budget to buy iPads, new microphones, and power outlet stations for the council chamber. After council members had proposed and voted on changes, the final version of the budget had a general fund expenditure of $15,544,659 and a revenue over expenditure balance of $104,273.
"Do you know why it's called a soapbox race?" asked soapbox derby racer Navy Poage. "Because soap used to come in big boxes, and kids used to take the boxes and they would put wheels on them and stuff. And then they would go down a hill.
Friends, family and fellow shooters gathered to remember the lives of long-time pool community members John "Griz" Young, 57, and Mike Exum, 64, at the Alaska Roadhouse Bar and Grill Sunday afternoon.
Scene of the Crash has a permanent home in Nikiski, and the reindeer is returning the generosity. Crash is helping to raise money for local organizations and issues.
Boys and Girls Club to stage a performance
La Leche League meets
Boys and Girls Club soccer coming
Garden club gathers
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