Kenai Peninsula Basketball Registration

by August 31, 2011

North Peninsula Recreation Center is taking registrations for Nikiski Youth Basketball.  Teams are available for 3rd/4th and 5th/6th grade boys and girls, both coed and interleague.  The deadline for interleague is September 9th, coed registration is September 26th.  For more information call NCRC staff at 776-8800.

Kenai Peninsula Fill The Boot Fundraiser On Tap

by August 30, 2011

The Kenai and Soldotna Firefighters plus volunteers from the Kenai Peninsula Central Emergency Services will hold their annual “Fill-the-Boot” campaign!  This is to benefit the Alaska Chapter of the Muscular Dystrophy Association and will be held 11am to 5pm September 2nd and 3rd at the Soldotna “Y” intersection.   Checks payable to MDA, Alaska Chapter, will be accepted.  For more information contact Gary Hale or Wes Perkins from CES at 262-4792 or Alaska MDA at 1-800-478-5683.

Kenai Challenger Learning Center Hosts Fundraiser

by August 29, 2011

The Kenai Challenger Learning Cneter of Alaska is having a geocache rally fundraiser on September 17th from 10am to 7pm.  The day starts with a pancake breakfast, and then participating teams will work together to solve strategic GPS and science challenges.  Entertainment, a barbeque and prizes will follow the search.  The center is looking for cache site sponsors. For more information or to register call 283-2000 or email spring.larrow@akchallenger.org

$500 Kitchen Makeover

by August 23, 2011

Want to remodel your kitchen without spending a fortune?  Remodeling your kitchen can be expensive, but this video shows you some great things you can do all for under $500. http://youtu.be/lyAQkPrbw_Y

The Moose Is Loose bakery

by August 23, 2011

The Moose Is Loose bakery in Soldotna is a great place to go if you are looking for donuts and coffee. They make the best donuts in town! The Moose Is Loose has a wide variety of baked goods they sell including: cookies, cream puffs, bear claws, breads, cakes and pastries. They also sell all sorts of Alaskan souvenirs. The Moose Is Loose is open Tuesday-Saturday 6 am-6 pm and closed on Sundays and Mondays. They are located at 44278 Sterling Hwy, Soldotna, AK 99669 and you can call them at 907-260-3036.    

KPC Faculty Display Their Talent

by August 22, 2011

                Kenai Peninsula College will be having an upcoming exhibit specifically designed to show art from the art department faculty for their students. Taz Tally is an amazing photographer who specializes in black and white photography and is a new adjunct art professor for KPC. Tally has a doctorage in geology and has been a university professor teaching geology, geopgraphy, and environmental studies. Currently, Tally teaches photoshop classes at KPC and teaches creative digital photography at the Kachemak Bay campus. Tally is an avid hiker, biker, kayaker, and skier and his interest in science and passion for landscape photography led him to write the book “50 Hikes on Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula.”                Jean Steele is the other … Continue reading

Alaska State Fair

by August 19, 2011

The Alaska State Fair starts next week on Thursday, August 25th and ends Monday, September 5th.The Alaska State Fair is home to record-setting giant vegetables and beautiful flower gardens. If you are wanting to save on admissions prices then make sure to buy your tickets now! If you purchase your admissions tickets before August 25th for Monday-Thursday then adults get in for $9 and youth/seniors get in for just $5. When purchased in advance, tickets for Friday-Sunday are $11 per adult and $6 per youth/senior. If you do not purchase tickets in advance, it costs $11 per adults and $7 per youth/senior for Monday-Thurday and tickets for Friday-Sunday  are $13 per adult and $8 per youth/senior. … Continue reading

Home Buying Tips

by August 19, 2011

First time home buyers usually have a million questions they want to ask. Luckily this video has a lot of great answers to some of those questions. In this video they will share what you need to know before you buy a home. http://youtu.be/o0J0Ygn20NI

Are You Ready For Some Football?

by August 19, 2011

If you are looking for something to do this Saturday then head out to Skyview High School to catch some good football! Kenai Central High School has a new head coach, John Marquez, that was hired before this season to continue the Kardinals’ successful tradition. Part of that traditional is that the Kards have yet to yield a point to third-year Skyview head coach Eric Pomerleau. Kenai Central started off the season with a great start by defeating Eielson 44-22. The Panthers opened up their season by defeating large-schools opponent Wasilla 32-20. Both coaches agree that this could very well be a high scoring game since both teams have excellent quarterbacks who are backed by runningbacks that are … Continue reading

Seller Advice: Stay Calm During Negotiations

by August 18, 2011

So, you’ve decided to put your home on the market. Maybe you want to sell so you can move to a different city or you just need to downsize, regardless of the reason, this is a very big and important decision! Now the time has come when you have received an offer on your home. The negotiations can be a very trying time, how are you supposed to know which offer to take or what counter offer to make. Well, here are 10 tips to help you to remain calm during negotiations: #1. Trust your Agent: There is a reason why you hired your agent, they have experience handling negotiations and contracts. Don’t hesitate to … Continue reading

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