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Country Foods

Locally Owned & Operated

Mon-Sat Open 7 a.m. - 9 p.m. • Sun Open 7 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Serving the Peninsula for over 35 years

140 South Willow Street • Kenai • 283-4834

PRICES EFFECTIVE SEPT 16th THROUGH OCT 8th, 2019 • WHILE SUPPLIES LAST

STORE-WIDE SAVINGS! Tully’s Hawaiian Blend Med Roast 100ct

4599

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New Crop Gala Apples

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lb

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Fresh Roma Tomatoes

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San Francisco Bay French Roast 100ct

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Jimmy Dean Croissant Sandwiches

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Darigold Heavy Whipping Cream

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Kirkland Whole or 2% Milk

Original Donut Shop Med Roast 100ct

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• 10lb lean ground beef • 10lb whole fryers • 10lb pork chops • 10lb country style pork ribs

COMBO PACK B $439

• 10lb x-lean ground beef • 10lb boneless rump roast • 10lb boneless rib steak • 10lb NY steaks

• 10lb NY steaks

• 10lb boneless, skinless chicken breast

• 10lb boneless chuck roast

• 10lb boneless pork chops

• 10lb x-lean ground beef (98%) • 10lb lean ground beef (93%) • 10lb ground chuck (85%) • 10lb ground pork

ROAST PACK $389

• 15lb boneless chuck roast • 15lb boneless rump roast • 15lb 7-bone pot roast • 15lb pork shoulder roast

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• 10lb boneless pork sirloin steaks • 10lb boneless pork loin roast • 10lb pork shoulder roast • 10lb pork chops • 10lb pork spare ribs

POULTRY PACK $199

• 15lb boneless pork loin roast

• 10lb country sausage September 2019

10lb chicken drumsticks

10lb bone-in chicken thighs

20lb boneless, skinless chicken breast

10lb boneless chicken thighs

10lb chicken tenderloins

20lb whole fryers

8 game hens

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THE BEST SHOP Mon-Fri 8am - 5pm 43637 K Beach Rd. (next to Save U More)

907.262.8785

Commercial Equipment Repair & Maintenance Commercial & Automotive

Tire Sales & Ser vice

• Truck engine repair • Suspension service • Commercial truck tire installation & repair Tire • Gas or diesel engines Auto Detailing Now Available!

• Mount • Balance • Repairs changeover starts Sept. 15 th

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S e p t e m b e r 2 0 19 Index

Volume 1, Issue 5

$100 Slippery Salmon Contest & Monthly Winner................14

Country Foods......................3

AK Express...........................7

Home Gallery........................2

All Seasons Honda.............15 The Best Shop......................4 Calendar of Events.............10 Central Peninsula Hospital...2 Coloring Page.....................13

Dave’s Tractor.......................8 Jersey Subs..........................7 Jumpin’ Junction................13 Kristie Babcock/State Farm....2

LFS/Kachemak Gear Shed............................8

Lower Peninsula Power Sports........................9 Ron’s Honda.........................5 Ron’s Rent-It Center..........7,8 Rural Energy Ent.................11 Susitna Energy Systems.......6 Sweeney’s Clothing............16 The Ranch............................7

Coloring Winners................12 Phone: (907) 274-0611 Fax: (907) 272-2105 Toll Free: 1-888-746-7452

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Ron’s Honda Center Ser vi ng Al l of Alaska! Call 907-262-5235 or Toll Free 1-800-478-5235 35770 Kenai Spur Highway, Soldotna, AK 99669

Honda.com BE A RESPONSIBLE RIDER. ATV’s can be hazardous to operate. For your safety always wear a helmet, eye protection and protective clothing and never ride onpaved surfaces or public roads. Keep in mind that riding does not mix with drugs or alcohol. Honda recommends that all ATV riders take a training course and read theis owner’s manual thoroughly. ATV’s are recommended for riders 16 and older. For safety or training information call ASI 1-800-887-2887

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Serving Alaska for over 50 years!

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61284 East End Rd. Homer, AK. 99603

3.5 YEAR FACTORY WARRANTY ON ALL 2019 700 ATVs! 1.5 YEAR FACTORY WARRANTY ON ALL 450's 2020 Grizzly 700 EPS $9,899

2019 Kodiak 700 EPS $8,990

2019 Grizzly 90 Youth ATV $2,999

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September - October 2019 Events Re KENAI Pathway of Poetry, Poetry Contest

Sept. 16th - 30th Kenai Park Strip (Main Street Loop)

Calling for Entries! Poetry Contest Theme: “Man’s Best Friend” Winning poems will be displayed on a trail in Daubenspeck Family Park which is also the future home of the Kenai Dog Park Adults 18 years or older are invited to participate Deadline: Monday, September 30, 2019 Notifications: Saturday, October 12 at the Kenai Fall Pumpkin Festival Registration Form, Contest Rules & Agreement available at the Kenai Community Library, Kenai Senior Center or online at: https://www.kenai.city/sites/default/files/fileattachments/ parks_recreation_amp_beautification/page/4131/rules_registration_and_agreement.pdf Native Art Sale

Oct. 4th @ 10:00am - 5:00pm Dena’ina Wellness Center (508 Upland St)

Browse a unique collection of Alaska Native and American Indian artwork at the Dena’ina Wellness Center in Old Towne Kenai. 8-12 artists exhibit their works. Beaded jewelry, sea otter hats and gloves, kuspuks and more are available. 907-335-7583 TRASHercise

Oct 10th @ 12:00pm - 1:00pm Shqui Tsatnu Trail Head (4th Ave)

TRASHercise is a City of Kenai sponsored event that encourages Kenai citizens to get out exercise and clean up our City simultaneously. Join us Thursday, September 12 from Noon -1p at the Shqui Tsatnu Trail Head on 4th Ave.. Together we’ll make a difference and get some exercise. All TRASHercise events are pending suitable weather conditions. Gloves and bags will be provided. 907-283-8262 • https://www.kenai.city/parksrec/page/ trashercise-4 Lego Maker Monday

Every Monday @ 4:00pm - 5:00pm Dena’ina Wellness Center (163 Main St Loop)

Do you like LEGOs? Why not join us each week to create with LEGO based on themes inspired by children?s books! Best for children ages 6-12; children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. 907-283-4348

HOMER AK World Arts Festival

Sep 17th @ 10:00am - 9:30pm Homer, AK (multiple locations)

Price: Free —90 of the 100+ events are FREE ORIGINALITY, EXPRESSION and ENTERTAINMENT Artists and art lovers of all ages are invited to a two-week celebration of worldwide arts in Homer, Alaska -- offering over 100 performances, exhibits, readings, studio tours and workshops through music, dance, theater, film, visual arts, written word and comedy in 50 venues. Come for a day, a weekend, a week or two weeks. info@alaskaworldarts.org • 907-235-2228

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Your event could be listed here for thousands to see! Send your requests to

info@greatlander.com SOLDOTNA Harvest Art Auction

Sept. 28th @ 6:00pm - 9:30pm 816 Cook Ave Kenai

September is fundraiser month for the Kenai Fine Art Center with art donated by area artists. Tickets are on sale now for the Auction event on the 28th. This event has silent auction items, special live auction items, food, music and door prizes. These tickets are usually sold out and individuals should not expect availability during the last few days of September. Tickets are available for $35 from board members or at the Kenai Fine Art Center. http://www.kenaifineart.com • 907-283-7040 2019 Fireweed Fiberfest

Sept. 28th @ 10:00am - 5:00pm Soldotna Sports Center (538 Arena Ave)

Free admission to the public. There will be unprocessed fleece for sale as well handcrafted items for sale. There will be demonstrations throughout both days. We are planning to have fiber classes but they will have a fee and they will be announced. There is a children’s craft activity area, which is free to children under 10. 907-262-4440 • fireweedfiber@yahoo.com Hydroponics 101

Sep 28th @ 11:00am - 12:00pm Soldotna Public Library (235 N Blinkley St)

Hydroponics 101 Saturday, September 28 at 11:00am Casey Matney from the Cooperative Extension will teach us the ins and outs of hydroponics! Come learn how you can use waterbased gardening methods at your library. This event is designed for adults. 907-262-4227 Nikiski Senior Center Fall Fundraiser

Oct. 5th @ 5:00pm-9:00pm Nikiski Senior Center (50025 Lake Marie Ave)

The Nikiski Senior Center will be holding its annual Fall Fundraiser on October 5, 2019. We will have the Wall of Guns, Live and Silent Auctions and Grab Bags. Dinner Menu TBA at a later date 907-776-7654


Expires 12/31/2019. September 2019

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Coloring Page

WINNERS Aug-Sept 2019

Ages 4-6

Ages 7-9

Hannah Hinds, Age 5

Raven Nusunginya, Age 9

Ages 10-12

Winners will receive a $20 gift card to Jumpin’ Junction Gift Cards

Jordan Rauert, Age 11 12

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Thank you to everyone who entered! Be sure to color your entry for Sept-Oct!


Gift Cards

Tues - Thurs: 10am-7pm Fri + Sat: 10am-10pm Celebrate your birthday with us! Call for package pricing | TGIF Fridays (Adults get to bounce) 3pm - Close Sun: 12pm-7pm

Black Light Mini Golf • Arcade • Cosmic Cannons • Virtual Reality Arena

42115 Kalifornsky Beach Rd, Soldotna | 907-420-0566 | www.jumpinjunction.com |

Kids! Send in your coloring contest entry for a chance to win a $20 gift card to Jumpin Junction. One winner from each age group 4-6, 7-9 and 10-12 will be announced in the October 2019 Kenai Greatlander. Name:________________________________________________ Age:______ Phone:_____________________ Mailing Address:__________________________________________ E-mail:___________________________

Parents - Please help your child legibly write their name. If we can’t read it, we might not be able to spell it correctly. Thanks! Submissions must be received by October10th 2019. The winners of this coloring page will be announced in the October 2019 Kenai GreatLander. Mail entries to: GreatLander, 3110 Spenard Road, Anchorage, AK 99503-3699 • Illustrated by Dylan Lindsey © Anchorage Printing Inc. 2019 September 2019

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Win $100

Congratulations to our August $100 winner!

Somewhere, hidden in this publication is this slippery salmon.

(Hint: it is NOT the slippery salmon in these rules or the Area Fishing Reports.)

All you need to do is find the slippery salmon and tell us the ad and page number you found it on with your name, address and phone number attached. (If you don’t give us your address and phone number we can’t send you the money!)

We will then have a random drawing from your submissions on September 10, 2019 to pick ONE WINNER

Roger Wagner of Soldotna

Mail or bring all submissions to: GreatLander Publications 3110 Spenard Road Anchorage, AK 99503 – Please include your email address –

or email to: kenaicontest@greatlander.com The winner will be announced in the September Kenai Peninsula GreatLander! ONE ENTRY PER PERSON. One winner per month. Must be 18 years or older to play. Submissions must be received by GreatLander Publications no later than October 8th, 2019 to be eligible to win. Employees of Anchorage Printing, Inc. are not eligible to play.

The Slippery Salmon was hidden on Page 11 in the Camper Valley ad.

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Priority Shipping Parts In-State Daily

Genuine Honda Parts and Service

All models come with a back-up pull starter

2019 Rubicon TRX 500

TraxLok selectable 2WD/4WD, Independent Rear Suspension, All-Disc Brakes, Electric Power Steering, Manual Shift with Auto Clutch, Differential Lock

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1275 Ocean Dr., Homer, AK 99603

(888) 235-8532 (907) 235-8532

powersports.honda.com UTILITY ATVs ARE RECOMMENDED ONLY FOR RIDERS 16 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER. ATVs CAN BE HAZARDOUS TO OPERATE. FOR YOUR SAFETY, BE RESPONSIBLE. READ THE OWNER’S MANUAL. ALWAYS WEAR A HELMET, EYE PROTECTION AND PROTECTIVE CLOTHING. BE CAREFUL ON DIFFICULT TERRAIN. ALL ATV RIDERS SHOULD TAKE A TRAINING COURSE (FREE FOR NEW BUYERS. ASK YOUR DEALER OR CALL ASI AT 800-887-2887). NEVER RIDE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF DRUGS OR ALCOHOL, ON PAVED SURFACES, ON PUBLIC ROADS, WITH PASSENGERS, OR AT EXCESSIVE SPEEDS. NO STUNT RIDING. RESPECT THE ENVIRONMENT WHEN RIDING. FourTrax®, Rancher®, and Best On EarthTM are registered trademarks of Honda Motor Co., Ltd., ©2015 American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (4/15)

2019 Outlander 570 XT

2019 Outlander 650 XT

©2019 Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. (BRP). All rights reserved. ®, TM and the BRP logo are trademarks of BRP or its affiliates. In the U.S.A., products are distributed by BRP US Inc. Offers valid in U.S.A. only at participating Can-Am® dealers. The terms and conditions may vary depending on your state and these offers are subject to termination or change at any time without notice. See dealer for additional details. BRP reserves the right, at any time, to discontinue or change specifications, prices, designs, features, models or equipment without incurring any obligation. Some models depicted may include optional equipment. Always observe applicable laws and regulations. Always ride safely and responsibly. Remember that riding and alcohol and drugs don’t mix.

1275 Ocean Dr., Homer, AK 99603

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Warehouse Sale! New Selection of Sorel Boots!

Coleman Sun Ridge Sleeping Bag

All reg. priced footwear

New Fall Carhartt Apparel Excluding FR

Keen, Sorel, Baffin, Merrell

20% off

Reg. $39.95 Sale $26.95

20% off Columbia Winter Outerwear for the family

Women's Uggs

40% off

40% off All Scrubs

In-Store Columbia Apparel

40% off

40% off

In Store Sale! Loads of selected Keen, Merrell, and Irish Setter Footwear

40% off

In-Store, All Woolrich Men's & Women's

40% off

All sale items limited to stock on hand. Sale good thru Oct. 9th, 2019

OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK • 35081 Spur Hwy., Soldotna, AK • (907) 262-5916 Shipping Available Statewide • Your Community Store

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