Monthly Archives: August 2013

Board Shake-ups at Buccaneer Continue

The Board of Directors for Buccaneer Energy has a new look again, just weeks after an attempt to overtake the Board by two Singapore-based investment companies was only partially successful.
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Kardinals Fly Over Bulldogs 51-16 In First Game At New Ed Hollier Field

Touted as one of, if not the, finest athletic fields in the state, Ed Hollier Field at Kenai Central High School saw its first action Saturday, following a history-filled re-dedication ceremony.
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Residents, Groups Submit Proposals To Board of Fish

As the big fishing seasons wind down around the state, various user groups have submitted their proposals for rule changes for the Board of Fish to consider during its winter meetings.
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Memories Served: Old Timers Meet For Annual Luncheon

Long-time residents from across the Kenai Peninsula gathered Thursday for the annual Old Timers Luncheon at the Kenai Senior Center.
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KPC Opens New Dorms, Tech Center

On Thursday, Kenai Peninsula College opened the doors to two knew facilities. The new Career and Technical Education Center and brand new student housing.
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Mapping Domestic Violence Prevention With Green Dot

A national training program aimed at reducing domestic violence is making its way around Alaska. It’s called Green Dot. And its major goal is make it easier for communities to talk about violence and abuse.
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7th Annual Kids Classic Puts New Anglers On The River

One hundred kids shoved off from the Harry Gaines Fish Camp in Soldotna Tuesday for the seventh annual Kenai River Junior Classic.

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CARTS Funding Left To Assembly Discretion

Public transportation was again a hot topic for the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly this week. Assembly member Brent Johnson introduced a resolution to put the question of funding the Central Area Rural Transist System before voters back in June.
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Run For Women Brings Awareness Of Domestic Violence

For nearly 30 years, women runners on the Central Kenai Peninsula have put in a few miles to help raise awareness about domestic violence for the Leeshore Center.
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Soldotna Hires New Librarian

The city of Soldotna has announced its decision for a new librarian. Rachel Nash will begin in her new position August 12th. Nash grew up in Sterling, the daughter of John and Katherine Beatty. She graduated from Skyview high school, … Continue reading

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Buccaneer Testing Cosmo Well

Buccaneer has begun flow testing a natural gas well in the Cosmopolitan Unit near Anchor Point. The company announced in a press release Tuesday that it had flared natural gas during a production test on Sunday. From a depth of … Continue reading

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Borough Term Limits To Go Before Voters Again

The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly once again tackled the question of term limits at its meeting Tuesday night. After a fair amount of discussion, the question of term limits will go before the voters this fall. Listen: On paper, it … Continue reading

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National Guardsmen Go On First Kenai Spur Ride

Every weekend across the country, service men and women in the National Guard fall in for training drills. Troops with the 1-297th Cavalry Squadron did the same in Kenai, but this wasn’t an ordinary drill weekend.
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Discussions Start On Sports Center Remodel

At 30 years old, the Soldotna Sports Complex is beginning to show its age. A major remodel and expansion is planned for the facility, and the City of Soldotna is asking the public to weigh in on a master plan that will determine how the complex is used for the next 30 years.
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