Heritage Place residents wrap holiday boxes with Samaritan’s Purse

Heritage Place partnered with Samaritan’s Purse and to wrap shoe boxes with love and prayers for Samaratin’s Purse Operation Christmas Child. The wrapped boxes are… Continue reading

Minister’s Message: In answer to the question, ‘Who Cares?’

Definition of Loss is any major reduction in a person’s resources, whether personal, material, or symbolic, to which the person was emotionally attached. Types of… Continue reading

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ never quite rocks you

“We Will Rock You.” “Another One Bites the Dust.” “Bohemian Rhapsody.” These are the hits by the rock band Queen that everyone knows. They’ve worked… Continue reading

‘The Ballad of Kenai’ makes comeback for 50th anniversary

Kenai Performers are reviving “The Ballad of Kenai” for the play’s 50th anniversary. The historic play explores Kenai’s change and progress through the years, beginning… Continue reading

Winter in Alaska By Bonnie Marie Playle Ground is white, what a sight, sure is cold, winter is harsh what a fright. Frost is beautiful… Continue reading

Bookworm Sez: ‘National Geographic Almanac 2019’ — Addicting and brief dive into anything and everything

You know? Of course you do, because you’re no dummy. You’re on top of things, ear to the ground, you make it your business to… Continue reading

True Tales Told Live to cap Startup Week

The first True Tales Told Live of the season will cap off Startup Week at 6 p.m. Friday at Odie’s Deli in Soldotna. True Tales… Continue reading

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The Greatest Generation: Part II

1930s to 1960s I stated last week I was born in 1937. Families did not have much money and worked hard to put food on… Continue reading

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Recycling Bin: Community, art and climate change

Community, art and climate change This past week, environmentalist, philanthropist and former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg was in Anchorage to announce that the City… Continue reading

Kenai Parks & Rec: Thanks for supporting the Fall Pumpkin Festival

The City of Kenai Parks & Recreation Department would like to send out a HUGE thank you to the following businesses and organizations in recognition… Continue reading

Minister’s Message: Thank a veteran this Veterans Day

I just happen to be a Gulf War Veteran that was randomly selected to write the Minister’s Message for the Clarion. My immigrant grandfather served… Continue reading

Poet’s Corner: A Winter’s Frost

A Winter’s Frost By Marty Myre As the town evolves and begins to slow Ground covered in leaves Sky producing; a winter’s glow Sun had its time —… Continue reading

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‘The Nutcracker and the Four Realms’ — Passable family entertainment for the holidays

Let me get out of the way at the outset that this week’s “Nutcracker and the Four Realms” is not a great movie by any… Continue reading

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Bookworm Sez: ‘Dracul’ — a terrifying take on a horror classic

It was just a little scratch. You wouldn’t have even noticed it, except for the blood — and there was a lot of that. A… Continue reading

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Pioneer Potluck: About the Greatest Generation

1930s AND EARLY 40s I was born in 1937. Families did not have much money or much to eat. But they were hardy and knew… Continue reading

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Raften, Allison to perform Friday

The first Performing Arts Society concert of the season showed the international-caliber talent this area can attract in pianist Teresa Walters. The second one will… Continue reading

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It Is What It Is: Reading baseball

I think I’m at a point where I enjoy reading about baseball more than watching it. Don’t get me wrong; I enjoy a good ballgame.… Continue reading

Shop Talk: Piroshki’s Coffee and Tea Shoppe

It’s hard to miss the bright colors and decorations of the Piroshki Coffee and Tea Shoppe, which stands just north of Soldotna on the Kenai… Continue reading

Bookworm Sez: ‘Nine Pints’ — Following the trail of blood

“Nine Pints: A Journey Through the Money, Medicine, and Mysteries of Blood” by Rose George It didn’t hurt at first. At least not for a… Continue reading

Everything is good in ‘The Good Place’

This week marks a bit of a departure from my usual review. Over the years, I’ve drifted from strictly theatrical films to streaming films, or… Continue reading