Craft brewing continues to grow as an industry of acclaim in Alaska and the Kenai Peninsula Beer Festival has become a statewide event for brewers and visitors.
Hundreds of craft beer enthusiasts came together to sample micro-brews from throughout the state Saturday at the fourth annual Kenai Peninsula Beer Festival in Soldotna.
? Soldotna Progress Days events are Saturday and Sunday at the Soldotna Little League fields on Kalifornsky Beach Road. For a schedule, visit http://visitsoldotna.com/chamber/events/progress-days/.
With rainy days on both sides of the Soldotna Progress Days weekend Mother Nature proved again this year that she smiles upon the hard work of the Soldotna Chamber of Commerce and all the volunteers who sponsor the annual festival.
The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Board of Education meets at 7 p.m. in the borough building at 148 N. Binkley Street in Soldotna (unless otherwise noted). For more information, call 907-714-8888 or visit http://www.kpbsd.k12.ak.us/board.
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JUNEAU - Elizabeth Peratrovich's most famous quote is likely, "I would not have expected that I, who am barely out of savagery, would have to remind gentlemen with 5,000 years of recorded civilization behind them, of our Bill of Rights.
With 300 tickets sold in advance, 19 vendors, 35 silent auction items and 7 live auction items that included exotic trips on the Kenai Peninsula and hunting rifle, the Kenai Peninsula Tourism & Marketing Council's (KPTMC) 4th Annual Taste of the Kenai was the most successful ever. With visitors and participants from across the Peninsula and Anchorage it was Homer's turn to go home happy. A deliciously unique Elk Meatloaf with Potato Pancake and mushroom cream took the People's Choice award for favorite entree, prepared by the chef from The Chart Room at Land's End
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