A watercolor Harry Potter snatches a golden snitch from the sky on one end of the gallery, while a human-sized cardboard and burlap creation dominates the entrance to the show at the student art exhibition on the Kenai Peninsula College, Kenai River campus. The show, open until May 2, features 29 students and a mixture of mediums from sculpture and painting to drawing, 3-D modeling and digital photography - it's an amalgamation of objects and styles put together by local artists Bill Heath and Marion Nelson.
Aaron Leggett doesn't speak for Kenaitze, Dena'ina or Athabascans as a group when he tells his story, but his message resonates as one that could be typical of area Alaska Natives who grow up outside of the Cook Inlet villages and are separated from the dwindling number of Dena'ina language speakers who provide links to the past. "I grew up in what seemed a typical suburban lifestyle in Anchorage, but I remember the day I learned I was Dena'ina as if it was yesterday," Leggett told a group of about 30 Tuesday in the Kenai Peninsula College-Kenai River Campus commons area.
About two dozen people braved Thursday's storm to learn about digital media safety at a presentation given by Kenai Police Officer Alex Prins.
As several hundred people crowded around, waiting to get into the glass, steel and aluminum space housing the Kenai Peninsula College - Kenai River Campus' new Career and Technical Education Center, Spencer Litzenberger had a different idea.
Usually graduates wear caps and gowns, not safety-vests and hard hats.
Some local members of Trout Unlimited are trying to organize a TU chapter in the Kenai-Soldotna area.
Youth basketball registration under way
College fair is a first
KPC orientation, registration dates set Bee keepers? meeting scheduled Fundraiser for Ninilchik library scheduled Annual wine tasting, auction to be held Reading carnival seeks vendors
Volunteer opportunity available
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