What’s Happening

Events and Exhibits ■ The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District High School and Middle School Student Group Show is on display at the Kenai Fine… Continue reading

Business News

■ The Soldotna Chamber of Commerce meets at noon on Tuesday at Frosos Restaurant. A spotlight on businesses is planned. RSVP to 262-9814 required. ■… Continue reading

Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion  Clarissa Frey's plaster cast "Float" hangs on one wall in the Gary L. Freeburg art gallery Wednesday April 16, 2014 in Soldotna, Alaska. A student art show will be on display through May 2, in the gallery.

Talent on display at student art exhibition

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… Continue reading

Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion  Clarissa Frey's plaster cast "Float" hangs on one wall in the Gary L. Freeburg art gallery Wednesday April 16, 2014 in Soldotna, Alaska. A student art show will be on display through May 2, in the gallery.

Pioneer Potluck: About Easter on the farm

NORTHERN COLORADO 1940 TO 1955 EASTER was a big holiday at our house. School was closed for Good Friday. We dyed our eggs on Good… Continue reading

  • Apr 15, 2014
  • By Grannie Annie
  • Food
Go green with plant-based food for Earth Day

Go green with plant-based food for Earth Day

Vegetarian eating is an effective and positive way to help animals, go green and adapt a healthier lifestyle. For some, it’s a way of living,… Continue reading

  • Apr 15, 2014
  • By Sue Ade
  • Food
Go green with plant-based food for Earth Day
Raymend Buchheit and Allyson Larned

Weddings

Allyson Larned and Raymond Buchheit were married in a sunset Hawaiian-style wedding on March 12, 2014 at Maluaka Beach, Maui, Hawaii. The bride is the… Continue reading

Raymend Buchheit and Allyson Larned

OK, April, what’s next?

Normally it’s tough to settle on subjects for this monthly column. It was easy this time around. There is a deepening political overcast covering the… Continue reading

Pvt. Jared M. Penning

News and Notes

Augie and Sandi Lindow of Soldotna announce the birth of their daughter, Gemma Brielle Lindow, at 4:20 p.m. on March 14, 2014. She weighed 5… Continue reading

Pvt. Jared M. Penning

Learning for Life: Planning your tree planting

As winter recedes into spring it is a great time to look at our yards and plan for the future. The badly damaged trees that… Continue reading

Photo by Dan Balmer/Peninsula Clarion Shawn Hutchings prepares to shoot as volunteer coach Stu Goldstein watches his form at a trap shooting clinic at the Snowshoe Gun Club on April 6. Alice Kerkvliet holds the controller to the clay target machine which releases a clay disc when the shooter yells "Pull."

Gun club offers shooting sport pointers

Since Alice Kerkvliet gave sport shooting a shot three years ago, it has grown into an addiction. She first learned the game at the Snowshoe… Continue reading

Photo by Dan Balmer/Peninsula Clarion Shawn Hutchings prepares to shoot as volunteer coach Stu Goldstein watches his form at a trap shooting clinic at the Snowshoe Gun Club on April 6. Alice Kerkvliet holds the controller to the clay target machine which releases a clay disc when the shooter yells "Pull."

Church news

Do your kids think Easter is all about chocolate bunnies and ham dinners? Do they get more excited about cartoon reruns than the Easter story?… Continue reading

Recreation briefs

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act. On Earth Day, April 22 the first of the refuge’s “Wilderness” events for this year… Continue reading

Refuge Notebook: Know the regs for black bear baiting season

With bear baiting season just around the corner, I thought I’d take this opportunity to review the rules and regulations for baiting black bears on… Continue reading

Les Palmer: Fish board politics

I get an anxious feeling whenever state legislators talk about fishing, so I’ve been anxious lately.Most recently, it happened during “Fish Week,”when user-groups and state… Continue reading

This March 22, 2014 photo shows a ladybug on a residential property in Langley, Wash. Many gardeners use pesticides - organic or otherwise - only as a last resort. They opt instead for such predatory insects as ladybugs, which individually can consume up to 5,000 aphids during their lifetime, and can be bought commercially and released from containers into the garden. (AP Photo/Dean Fosdick)

Benign neglect? Garden pest control naturally

Gardeners worried about the safety of synthetic pest-control products sometimes turn to botanically derived compounds instead. But many of those also contain toxic ingredients, such… Continue reading

This March 22, 2014 photo shows a ladybug on a residential property in Langley, Wash. Many gardeners use pesticides - organic or otherwise - only as a last resort. They opt instead for such predatory insects as ladybugs, which individually can consume up to 5,000 aphids during their lifetime, and can be bought commercially and released from containers into the garden. (AP Photo/Dean Fosdick)

Events and Exhibits

Events and Exhibits ■ The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District High School and Middle School Student Group Show is on display at the Kenai Fine… Continue reading

Business news

Chambers set schedules ■ The Kenai and Soldotna Chambers of Commerce will host a joint luncheon on Tuesday at noon at the Soldotna Regional Sports… Continue reading

Artist rendering courtesy of the Kenai Chamber of Commerce Visitor and Cultural Center. On April 2, Fred Braun and Brendyn Shiflea from the Chamber of Commerce presented to the City of Kenai plans for an electronic readerboard sign for the Kenai Chamber of Commerce Visitor and Cultural Center.

Kenai chamber pitches new electronic sign to city

With the Kenai Chamber of Commerce celebrating its 60th anniversary this year, Fred Braun, a director for the chamber, said he could not think of… Continue reading

Artist rendering courtesy of the Kenai Chamber of Commerce Visitor and Cultural Center. On April 2, Fred Braun and Brendyn Shiflea from the Chamber of Commerce presented to the City of Kenai plans for an electronic readerboard sign for the Kenai Chamber of Commerce Visitor and Cultural Center.
Leaf design pottery

Soldotna Friends group to party at the library

For just a few hours Saturday, all of the traditional rules of library etiquette will be suspended as the Soldotna Library Friends throw a party… Continue reading

Leaf design pottery
This image released by Marvel shows George St-Pierre, left, and Chris Evans in a scene from "Captain America: The Winter Soldier." (AP Photo/Marvel-Disney, Zade Rosenthal)

New ‘Captain America’ a winner

“Captain America: The Winter Soldier”Marvel Entertainment2 hours, 16 minutesThe Marvel Studios juggernaut just keeps on rolling. With high quality, high-concept series’ like “Iron Man,” “Thor”… Continue reading

This image released by Marvel shows George St-Pierre, left, and Chris Evans in a scene from "Captain America: The Winter Soldier." (AP Photo/Marvel-Disney, Zade Rosenthal)