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Voters facing election fatigue

...Democrats are definitely the better choice," she said. "I'm really fired up about this election." That's how Walt Ward, a retired Kenai resident, was feeling too. "This year there's more at stake, at least at the federal level, more...
Students train for high growth, high demand jobs

...workforce, and the program launched this year with a focus on ?high growth, high wage, high demand? occupations said Walt Ward, the school district?s work experience and workforce coordinator. Ward said the workforce development concept has...
Skills for life

...skills. "The guys that are doing it realize the value of it and how it helps kids prepare for future employment," said Walt Ward with KPC, one of the conference organizers. In the process of learning how to use a table saw, place a rose bud and...
Many contribute to make Job Shadow Day a success

...Val Ischi, Jon Lillevik, Michelle Bayes, Sal Mattero, Susan Nabholz, Krista Timlin, Jason Carroll, Holly Zwink, Walt Ward, Cheri Johnson, Alan Fields and Gina Wilson. And to our inspirational speakers at the luncheon: Kenai Mayor Pat Porter...
Employable skills training takes its place in classrooms alongside standard academic fare

...and sophisticated, blurring the lines between school and business. "Any work experience can be educational," said Walt Ward, the work co-op coordinator for central peninsula high schools in the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District. With...
Peninsula Reflections

...connected them as well as a small silver travel trailer and three double-wide classrooms. Former Assistant Superintendent Walt Ward recently recalled needing portable classrooms for Sears Elementary School initially and he discovered a Canadian company...
Around the Peninsula

...Kenai. The event is sponsored by the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District. For more information or to register, call Walt Ward at 262-7075. Peaceful people to gather People for Peace and Justice will meet at 7 p.m. meeting Wednesday at the Baha...
Hands-on construction course designed to address national builder shortages

...We?re) taking students through the planning stage and we?ll get as far as we can in a three-week period.? Walt Ward, coordinator for the Workforce Development Center, said the structure will be either 20 feet by 20 feet or 16 feet by 20 feet...
Kenai residents request land-use changes

...6 city council meeting. "I'm so excited and hopeful as this ordinance is introduced to you tonight," she said. Walt Ward has lived in the MAPS area since the 1980s when the area was designated RR1. He described his neighborhood as a "low...
Thanks for help on SkillsUSA

...Hammer, of the Kenai Peninsula Home Building Association; and the following community members who helped make this work, Walt Ward and Marty Andersen. Barry Hartman; Skyview Vocational Technology, Regional SkillsUSA Advisors


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