? 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/.
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.
TRIPOLI, Libya - Forces apparently loyal to a renegade Libyan general said they suspended parliament Sunday after earlier leading a military assault against lawmakers, directly challenging the legitimacy of the country's weak central government three years after the overthrow of dictator Moammar Gadhafi. Libya's leadership condemned the attack and vowed to carry on.
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
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.
What was once the celebration of a homestead community and its improved quality of life, Soldotna's Progress Days has become the Mardi Gras of the Kenai Peninsula, "Alaska's Playground.
After months of campaigning, it appears two Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly candidates will have to wait a bit longer to see who officially wins Tuesday's borough election.
If you're feeling adventurous, you might be interested in challenging your soup-making skills with these award-winning recipes from the 21st Annual Volunteers in Medicine-Hilton Head Island Soup Challenge, held earlier this year at Hilton Head Island's Westin Resort & Spa. For $20, event goers could sample all the soup they cared to eat from among the 22 soups offered by 23 chefs and have a chance to vote for their favorite soup via the people's choice award.
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