Sunk, but undefeated, NYC man faces Atlantic again

NEW YORK — A tenacious New Yorker who has been trying for nearly a decade to row solo across the Atlantic Ocean, but has been… Continue reading

What’s Happening

■ The Triumvirate Theatre presents “Barefoot in the Park,” 7 p.m. Feb. 21 and 22 at Triumvirate Theatre in the Peninsula Center Mall in Soldotna.… Continue reading

Reeling it in: A new ‘Robocop’ – what could go wrong?

“Robocop”Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer1 hour, 57 minutesMan, last weekend was like a 1980s revival filmfest. Not only was there a new version of 1987’s “Robocop,” but also on… Continue reading

The Bookworm Sez: Get the skinny on ‘A Big Fat Crisis’

You feel as though you might have to quit your job.Yeah, you’re that desperate to get away from the treats that somebody’s been leaving in… Continue reading

Rockin’ the 2014 Winter Olympics

Just as I was getting our cabin back in order from a rather successful but somewhat pre-apocalyptic Super Bowl party, along comes the Winter Olympics.Except… Continue reading

News and notes

Ben and Michelle LaVigueur announce the birth of their son, Wyatt Lee LaVigueur, at 4:53 p.m. on Feb. 6, 2014. He weighed 9.06 pounds and… Continue reading

Masters swimmers make waves at state meet

Swimmers from the Top of the World Swimming U.S. Masters Swimming team, including Stephanie Musgrove, Emily Smith, Sarah Williams, Angie Brennan, Judy Abrahams, Joanne Wainwright,… Continue reading

Ski resorts turn to terrain-based teaching

NORTH CONWAY, N.H. — Allison Willette’s first few skiing lessons left her with a sore butt and aching knees but not a lot of skills.… Continue reading

Church news

Hidden talents date changed The Midnight Son Seventh Day Adventist Church invites the public to watch a Hidden Talent Show at 6:30 p.m. March 15… Continue reading

‘Love stinks’ – really?

Of all the sayings we hear about Valentine’s Day, you are hard pressed to find a greeting card with “Love Stinks” on the cover. The… Continue reading

Refuge Notebook: Genetic diversity of wildlife on the Kenai Peninsula is a mixed bag

There are 1,786 plant and animal species known on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. That’s extraordinary biodiversity for this latitude with perhaps another 3,000 species,… Continue reading

An Outdoor View: The first king

Like your first kiss, you never forget your first king salmon.I was born in 1937, and raised in Sedro-Woolley, Washington, within walking distance of the… Continue reading

Extreme Alaska challenge: 100-mile run, with sled

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Man against nature.The theme is as old as time, or as old as man has existed in time.Juneau’s Houston Laws has… Continue reading

What’s Happening

Best Bet ■ Musicians and listeners are invited to a Blue Grass Jam at the Kenai United Methodist Church Sunday from 1:00-4:00 p.m. Blue Grass… Continue reading

Reeling it in: Legos, monuments and great expectations

“The Lego Movie” Warner Bros. 1 hour, 40 minutes   “Monuments Men” Columbia Pictures 1 hour, 58 minutes   I’ve said it before and I’ll… Continue reading

Students learn traditional dance

SITKA, Alaska (AP) — Students at Keet Gooshi Heen Elementary this week learned how to line up as either a “biscuit” or “butter.”They created a… Continue reading

Poem: I’m So Blessed

I’m So BlessedBy Bill Lowe, Sterling I’m blessed I can remember my name;forgetting others’, is kind of a shame,but that makes for an everyday treat;old… Continue reading

The Bookworm Sez: Learning to ‘Tango’ worth the effort

It sounded too good to be true.Earn money at home, no investment required. Free for a limited time. No purchase necessary. And what’s your bank… Continue reading

Business News

■ On Wednesday, the Kenai and Soldotna Chambers of Commerce will host a joint luncheon at noon at the Kenai Visitor Center. Congressman Don Young… Continue reading

Pioneer Potluck: About water, hair cuts, perms and kitchen sinks

1940, on the farm in northern Colorado Do you know how lucky we are to have running water and never worry about it? Our farm… Continue reading

  • Feb 11, 2014
  • By Grannie Annie
  • Food