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Maximus Scott Finley

Maximus Scott Finley

Steve and Haley Bowen of Soldotna announce the birth of their son, Sawyer Dean Bowen, at 3:22 a.m. on Jan. 7, 2015. He weighed 8 pounds, 8 punces and measured 21 inches. He joins sister Serena Rae Bowen. His grandparents are Lori Hughes and Michael Hughes, and Sherry Bowen and Robert Bowen.

Darren and April Finley of Soldotna announce the birth of their son, Maximus Scott Finley, at 5:39 p.m. Jan. 23, 2015. He weighed 7.6 pounds and measured 21 inches. His grandparents are Warren and Janie Finley, Royand Sharri Whitford, and Keith and Toni Friedly. His great-grandparents are Sharon Kinley of Alaska, Ron Friedly of Idaho, Nancy Snow of California, and Annie Marie Barnes of Idaho.

Adara Mae Kimmage was born to Melinda Haring and Daniel Kimmage on Jan. 15, 2015 at Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington, D.C., weighing 7 pounds, 1 ounce. Adara’s grandparents are longtime Kenai residents Ruth and David Haring, now of Forest, Va., and Ann and Dennis Kimmage of Brunswick, Maine.

Callie Kant of Soldotna was named to the dean’s list at Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, Illinois, during the recently completed fall 2014 semester. To qualify for inclusion on the dean’s list, a student must have been enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student and must have attained a semester grade point average of 3.50 or higher on a 4.00 grading scale.

The Creighton University School of Pharmacy and Health Professions in Omaha, Nebraska, released its Dean’s List for fall 2014, recognizing full-time students who earn a 3.5 grade-point average or better on a 4.0 scale. Students from central Kenai Peninsula named to the list are: Deandra Latz of Kenai, a first-year student; Hannah Thompson of Kenai, a second-year student; and Jennifer Blossom of Soldotna, a third-year student.

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Sawyer Dean Bowen

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