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The Soldotna Regional Sports Complex was the hot topic at last night’s city council meeting. Mayor Pete Sprague and council member Regina Daniels sponsored an ordinance putting $3 milllion into the city’s general fund for work toward renovating the sports center.

 

The AK LNG Project continues forward, but not with the pace and fervor we saw when the project was first getting off the ground. The state of Alaska controls a bigger share of the project now, but doesn’t have a ton of extra money to put into it. And the economics are more difficult to make work with steady supplies of natural gas in the Lower 48 that are also a lot easier to get to. Larry Persily is Chief of Staff for Borough Mayor Mike Navarre and this stuff is his specialty.

Joe Gallagher, Project SEARCH

 

 

Justin Mason loves working in a professional kitchen. He’s got his future job title all picked out.

“Japanese cuisine chef. I just like their cooking styles. Whenever you watch them cook it’s like art.”

Mason is from Nikiski and is one of five graduates from this year’s Project SEARCH program, joining Ian Smith, Gracie Satterwhite, Philip Kitchen and Michael Petrovich.

 

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KDLL Podcasts

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High tunnels can mean high yields for Kenai Peninsula crops. Rupert Scribner with Kenai Feed tells us how to avoid high stress by installing them correctly. Then, kids at Soldotna Montessori have the dirt on what it takes to grow good gardeners. Finally, May is morel mushroom season on the central Kenai Peninsula. Dr.  George Spady shares tips for finding fungi on the forest floor.

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DJ wanted for Monday night jazz show

Is Coltrane the soundtrack of your soul? Then we've got a gig for you.

KDLL is searching for a volunteer DJ (or two) to host a jazz show from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday nights. Training will be provided. Email jneyman@kdll.org or call 283-8433.