Forty-nine of us, forty-eight men and one woman, lay on the green waiting for the spike to open. We were too tired to talk much. We just sprawled about exhaustedly, with home-made cigarettes sticking out of our scrubby faces.
The AEC offers courses in building construction, office occupations, and medical coding. Alaska Christian College offers an associate degree in Christian ministry and in paraprofessional education.
The Academy is open to students in grades Pre-K through The museum also houses Alaska Native artifacts. Carver Memorial Library on Binkley Street was remodeled inproviding media resources to the greater Soldotna community. The library offers six desktop computers and two laptops for public access and free Wi-Fi for anyone with wireless enabled devices.
The Kenai National Wildlife Refuge consists of 1. The Chickaloon River Flats remains the last pristine major saltwater estuary on the Kenai Peninsula and attracts thousands of migratory waterfowl and shorebirds annually. Festivals and events[ edit ] The Kenai Peninsula Birding Festival is a three-day event that includes guided float trips, guided walks and birding workshops.
The Kenai Peninsula Beer Festival includes live music, food, and beer samples from local Peninsula and Anchorage brewers.
The Frozen River Festival is an outdoor winter beer festival in Soldotna Creek Park, drawing from breweries and wineries across the state of Alaska. Soldotna Progress Days is an annual two-day festival which includes a Dutch oven competition, Sawfest chainsaw carving competitionvendor booths, live music, an arts and crafts bazaar, and other events.
The Peninsula Winter Games span three days and is aimed primarily at children, with activities including face painting, ice bowling, the native youth Olympics, and the Stanley Chrysler Cup for hockey.
Transportation[ edit ] Soldotna's Safeway store at the west end of the Peninsula Center Mall at Binkley Street and the Sterling Highway Road[ edit ] The Sterling Highway runs through and connects the eastern and central portions of the city. Its intersection with the start of the Kenai Spur Highwaywidely known as the "Soldotna Y" due to its previous Y-shaped configuration, is a local landmark.
The western portions of Soldotna are connected by local roads east of the Kenai River and Kalifornsky Beach Road west of the river. At its northern end, it straddles the southernmost portions of city limits including Kenai Peninsula College and the Soldotna Sports Center and adjoining Kalifornsky.
Continuing past city limits, K-Beach provides an alternate access to Kenai along the south side of the Kenai River via the Warren Ames Memorial Bridge, the last road crossing downriver, then continues west and south, returning to the Sterling Highway at Kasilof.
Almost all of the city's commercial districts are arrayed along these roads.
PASX is a city-owned, public use airport located in the southeastern corner of city limits, across the Kenai River from the city center. Two plane crashes associated with operations at the airport, one on February 4, involving a commuter flight from Anchorage and one on July 7, involving an air taxi flight, resulted in the deaths of all on-board nine and ten fatalities, respectively.
CARTS does not operate like a conventional "city bus". Riders must arrange pickup by phone the day before. Swiftwater Park contains campsites, river access, a boat launch, RV dumps, access to wood and ice, and restrooms. Centennial Park contains campsites, river access, a boat launch, RV dumps, access to wood and ice, and restrooms.
Rotary Park contains river access. Soldotna Creek Park contains river access, an amphitheater, a community playground, picnic pavilions, restrooms, and open green spaces. Farnsworth Park contains a playground, picnic pavilions, restrooms, and open green spaces. Memorial Park is the city cemetery and columbarium.
Additionally, the city owns Arc Lake, located on the Sterling Highway just south of the city limits. The trail system contains over 25 kilometers 15 miles of trails groomed for cross country skiing in the winter and open for hikers, runners, mountain bikers and leashed dogs when there is no snow.
Forking salmon were estimated at 5, while red salmon were estimated at 1, Gilman River Center is a multi-agency permitting, information and education center on Funny River Road near the Soldotna municipal airport.
Many smaller healthcare providers and healthcare-related businesses have located in Soldotna to take advantage of proximity to the Central Peninsula hospital.
Soldotna provides several city-owned, public access parks along the Kenai River. The river contains all five Pacific salmon species, as well as other salmonids such as Dolly Varden and rainbow trout. Choreographer Emily Johnson was born in Soldotna.
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