Community News and Notes

Community News and Notes

Rev. Kyle and Ellee Ernst Mietzner of Anchorage announce the birth of their daughter, Agnes Lucy Elina Mietzner, in Greensboro, North Carolina, on May 12, 2015. She joins sisters Evangeline and Irene. Her grandparents are Randy and Carol Ernst of Nikiski and Dave and Becky Mietzner of Chattanooga, Tennessee. Her great-grandparents are Meimi Tauriainen of Nikiski, Lucy Schell of Asheville, North Carolina, and Fritz Mietzner of Arizona.

Levi and Krista Sutton of Soldotna announce the birth of their daughter, Cedar Teal Sutton, on Oct. 11, 2015 . She weighed 5 pounds, 14 ounces. Her grandparents are Dan and Jamie Leman of Ninilchik and Daryl and Gaile Sutton of Soldotna.

Justice English of Kenai made the academic Deans’ List at Azusa Pacific University in Azusa, California. English is honored for a spring 2015 grade-point average of 3.5 or better.

Has a new addition to your family just arrived? Where in the world is your military person and what are they up to? Got a new graduate, dean’s list student or an award-receiving youth?

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