Praise pays

A retired businessman once told me how damaging negative comments could be to a committee evaluating people for different levels of employment. He said the… Continue reading

Business news

■ The Kenai and Soldotna Chambers of Commerce will host a joint luncheon at noon Tuesday at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex. A wrap-up of… Continue reading

School Briefs

School board to meet The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Board of Education meets at 7 p.m. in the borough building at 148 N. Binkley… Continue reading

I’ll take the Lycra

While web-surfing recently, I came across an acronym I hadn’t seen before: MAMIL, which stands for Middle Aged Man In Lycra.My wife managed not to… Continue reading

Community News and Notes

Community News and Notes

Rodney A . and Mishell L. French of Soldotna announce the birth of their son, Elijah Deion French, at 2:27 p.m. March 7, 2014. He… Continue reading

Community News and Notes

Learning for Life: Bee keeping in Alaska

While it is early spring many beekeepers in Alaska have already placed their “bee” order and are getting hives ready for their arrival. If you… Continue reading

Kenai Senior Center May activities

What’s happening at the Kenai Senior Center for the month of May 2014 (all activities are held at the Kenai Senior Center unless otherwise stated):… Continue reading

Church news

Join Apostolic Assembly for Sundae Social The Apostolic Assembly of Jesus Christ Sunday School invites you to a Sundae Ice Cream Social on May 4… Continue reading

Living life one day at a time

The letter I received from a man in Southwest Africa brightened my day. In spite of the violence in his homeland and serious financial problems,… Continue reading

Business news

The Kenai and Soldotna Chambers of Commerce will host a joint luncheon on Tuesday at noon at Mykel’s Rstaurnat in Soldotna. A presentation from Nicole… Continue reading

Olivia Genevieve Urban

News and Notes

Jarod and Sarah Urban of Anchorage announce the birth of their daughter, Olivia Genevieve Urban, at 6:25 a.m. Feb. 26, 2014. She weighed 7 pounds,… Continue reading

Olivia Genevieve Urban

Oh, the places moms go

“Mom, you wouldn’t understand. I’m actually working a real job. I don’t get to just sit at home.” Those were the words of a newly-working,… Continue reading

What’s so good about Good Friday?

For some of us, we don’t fully understand what is so good about Good Friday. The fact that Jesus Christ, the proclaimed Son of God,… Continue reading

Church news

Soldotna Catholic church plans Faith Walk Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church is sponsoring a Faith Walk around town today, Good Friday, beginning at… 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

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

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