Up from deathbed, Flair set to style, profile

  Ric Flair was on his deathbed. The Rolex-wearin’, kiss-stealin’, wheelin-dealin’, limousine-ridin’, jet-flyin’, son of a gun was nothing but a 68-year-old man filled with… Continue reading

Poet’s Corner: Autumn on the Farm

Autumn on the Farm By Dave Thompson, Kenai It’s that time of year again As the early Autumn wanes When grass turns brown as leaves… Continue reading

What’s Happening

Events and Exhibitions • “Threads &Dots!” and “Olga’s Oils” are on display for the month of November at the Kobuk Kaladi’s Coffee Shop. There will… Continue reading

Reeling it in: ‘Brawl’ a disturbing ride

Brawl in Cell Block 99 RLJE Films 2 hours, 12 minutes “Once bitten, twice shy.” Or maybe, “Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me… Continue reading

Poet’s Corner: Battle for the Bards

Battle for the Bards By Paulee Whitehorse, Nikiski The bell has been rung The evil doers have hung Again the bells will ring It’s time… Continue reading

What’s Happening

Best Bet • October’s installment of the KDLL Adventure Talks series continues at 7 p.m. today at the Kenai Visitors and Cultural Center with stories… Continue reading

The Bookworm Sez: Know your rights, keep your family safe

You know your rights. You’re well aware of what you can and can’t do legally because you’ve armed yourself with knowledge. You have rights and,… Continue reading

Pier One production of “Jesus Christ Superstar” takes gritty look at rock musical

Jesus dies in the end. OK, let’s get that spoiler out in the open. Just as in the Gospels that it’s based upon, in the… Continue reading

Poet’s Corner: Tired

Tired By Bonnie Marie Playle, Soldotna Oh so tired, stress sure can keep a person wired. Wired for actions, wired for sound, on the alert… Continue reading

What’s Happening

Best Bet • True Tales, Told Live will hold a live storytelling event at 6 p.m. Friday at Odie’s in Soldotna. The theme is “Family… Continue reading

Peninsula craft fair calendar filling up fast

It’s snowing somewhere in Alaska right now, which means it’s not too early to talk about holiday shopping. The Kenai Peninsula is home to a… Continue reading

Reeling it in: ‘Blade Runner 2049’ thrilling, haunting

“Blade Runner 2049” Warner Bros. 2 hours, 44 minutes I keep hearing different critics and pundits say that if you’ve been waiting for a “Blade… Continue reading

The Bookworm Sez: In ‘Mask,’ Hunger Games-style fiction

Your someday-dream job is not for wimps. That’s truth: it’ll be real work, and you’re prepared. You know it’ll take training, which will take time.… Continue reading

Poet’s Corner: The Life of a Leaf

The Life of a Leaf By Brent Johnson, Clam Gulch The life of a leaf is ever so brief it spans, maybe half a year.… Continue reading

Recent wave of WWII memoirs may also be the last

NEW YORK — Don Stratton, one of the few remaining surviving veterans from the bombing of Pearl Harbor, had been holding on to his memories… Continue reading

What’s Happening

Best Bet • The annual Evening of Classics fundraiser for the Kenai Peninsula Orchestra will be held at Soldotna Christ Lutheran Church on Friday at 7… Continue reading

Reeling it in: Cruise flies high in ‘American Made’

“American Made” Universal Pictures 1 hour, 55 minutes This week sees a continuation of a couple of different trends I’ve noticed. One, this was the… Continue reading

What’s Happening

Events and Exhibitions • An exhibition of James Evenson’s works from Kenai Peninsula College’s permanent collection will be on display at KPC’s Gary L. Freeburg… Continue reading

An Evening of Classics on Oct. 6

The Kenai Peninsula Orchestra is gearing up for another evening of fun, laughter and music. The orchestra will putting on its annual Evening of Classics… Continue reading

The Bookworm Sez: ‘Confessions of a Funeral Director’ a deep read

It was not the way things were supposed to be. As a teenager, you’d mapped out your life with a timetable. You’d travel there, visit… Continue reading