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Story last updated at 3:53 PM on Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Kachemak Bay Campus




Kenai Peninsula College seeks interested community members to apply to serve on its College Council as the southern Kenai Peninsula at-large representative. The borough-wide council serves as an advisory board to the college director and advocates for the interests of the college to the community and legislature; members serve 3-year terms. People interested in serving should submit a letter of interest and resume by Jan. 18 to: College Director, Kenai Peninsula College, 156 College Road, Soldotna AK 99669. Interested individuals with questions can call (907) 262-0318.

Registration for winter/spring semester is going on for all upcoming winter and spring classes. Classes include Tai Chi, Yoga, Winter Survival Skills, Biology of Sharks, Book Arts, Fly Fishing, Film Studies, Digital Camera and Wilderness First Responder. For a list of all courses, visit www.kpc.alaska.edu/kbc. Many classes started on Monday. Call 235-7743 for information.

At 6:30 p.m. Jan. 21 is the annual Alaska Civil Rights Day public lecture. At 6:30 p.m. Jan. 30, visiting fiction writer Alan Heathcock does a public reading and craft talk.

Registration has started for the 2013 Kachemak Bay Writers' Conference, to be held June 14-18 at Land's End Resort. Poet Naomi Shihab Nye is the keynote presenter. The early registration fee is $375, space available, with a special student rate.

The conference features 17 other award-winning, nationally recognized authors, editors and agents who will conduct creative writing workshops, readings, craft talks and panel presentations. Advanced registration is required. For program and registration information visit writersconference.homer.alaska.edu.

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