Virginia Walters (Courtesy photo)

Life in the pedestrian lane: Kids!

Every time I turn on the news I hear another thing that sets my teeth on edge.

Virginia Walters (Courtesy photo)

Minister’s Message: Providing your grandchild with Christ’s spiritual legacy

So many grandparents think their role is to spoil them, fill them up with sugar and send them home.

  • Oct 31, 2019

Pioneer Potluck: Trip to Colorado, Part II: What memories are made of

This week’s recipes: Susan’s Insta-pot beef teriyaki and Mexican chocolate-cherry cake

  • Oct 29, 2019
Dried corn also can be seen with pumpkins all over Wisconsin at roadside stands, as seen here in this photo taken on Oct. 14, 2019. (Photo by Teri Robl)

Kachemak Cuisine: Wisconsin visit inspires Dutch baby ham-and-cheese recipe

I wanted to share a gloriously puffed-up Parmesan, Fontina, and country ham-studded Dutch baby.

Dried corn also can be seen with pumpkins all over Wisconsin at roadside stands, as seen here in this photo taken on Oct. 14, 2019. (Photo by Teri Robl)
Grannie Annie’s sister, Ginger, can be seen holding her teddybear in this photo taken in June, 1945. (Photo courtesy Ann Berg)

Pioneer Potluck: When Dad left Ginger at the church

Chicken lasagna, rice, Hungarian mushroom soup, cornmeal biscuits

  • Oct 15, 2019
Grannie Annie’s sister, Ginger, can be seen holding her teddybear in this photo taken in June, 1945. (Photo courtesy Ann Berg)
<em>Will Morrow lives in Kenai. Email him at wkmorrow@ptialaska.net.</em>

Rolling through changes

I think my kids are going to come home to find it’s their parents who have changed.

  • Oct 12, 2019
<em>Will Morrow lives in Kenai. Email him at wkmorrow@ptialaska.net.</em>
Ann Berg

Pioneer Potluck: Memories from the past

Sunshine cake, frank fritters, California pork chops and beans, Russian dressing, eggless mayonnaise

  • Oct 8, 2019
Ann Berg

Life in the Pedestrian Lane: Travel Time

We visited family and friends, drove back roads, ate out and took advantage of being on vacation.

  • Oct 5, 2019
Nick Varney
Nick Varney
Ann “Grannie Annie” Berg

Remembering the airplanes of World War II

Recipes this week: Peanut butter bread, tomato sauce pot roast, carrot pie

  • Oct 5, 2019
Ann “Grannie Annie” Berg

Minister’s Message: There is joy in serving others

As Disciples of Christ we are called to serve God and others.

  • Oct 5, 2019

Pioneer Potluck: How could this happen? It was not even Friday the 13th1

“Grannie” Annie shares a tale of bad luck and recipes for good food.

  • Sep 24, 2019
Pictured is Henry W. Rozell, one of the principal founders of the Kings County Mining Company. Rozell, shown here eight years after the expedition to the Kenai Peninsula, was the group’s treasurer. (Photo from ancestry.com)

History Lesson: An unusual and difficult journey to the Kenai

New history column kicks off with the story of Kings County Mining Company’s expedition to peninsula.

  • Sep 23, 2019
Pictured is Henry W. Rozell, one of the principal founders of the Kings County Mining Company. Rozell, shown here eight years after the expedition to the Kenai Peninsula, was the group’s treasurer. (Photo from ancestry.com)

Minister’s Message: Seeking wisdom in memories

I felt I was led as a child through a dark forest at night while holding tight to my father’s hand.

  • Sep 19, 2019
Mary Latham stands by her borrowed blue Subaru Outback on Sept. 16, 2019, in Homer, Alaska. Latham has been touring the United States collecting stories of human kindness to put in a book for people to read in hospital waiting rooms. Alaska is the 48th state Latham has visited since starting her trip in September 2016. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Out of loss, New York writer seeks to find ‘more good’

Her journey started with an act of kindness in the midst of horrible tragedy.

Mary Latham stands by her borrowed blue Subaru Outback on Sept. 16, 2019, in Homer, Alaska. Latham has been touring the United States collecting stories of human kindness to put in a book for people to read in hospital waiting rooms. Alaska is the 48th state Latham has visited since starting her trip in September 2016. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Pioneer Potluck: Saying goodbye to summer flowers

Not only the humans but the animals, birds, plants and trees are transforming right before our eyes. Sliding into fall has always been a pretty… Continue reading

  • Sep 17, 2019

It it what it is: Gone but not forgotten

Let’s just say that the kids’ presence is lingering.

  • Sep 14, 2019

Pioneer Potluck: Clam digging with Leatha

This week’s recipes: Annie B’s clam chowder, fast-track clam or oyster chowder, seafood macaroni salad

  • Sep 10, 2019
Nick Varney

Unhinged Alaska: White Fang and Balto … Not even close

I figured that after things cooled off the dogs would lay off the drama, but no, not yet.

Nick Varney