Sterling Judo Club participates in tournament

Sterling Judo Club participates in tournament

The Sterling Judo Club participated in the 55th Annual Alaska State Judo Championships on May 24. The state-wide competition involves clubs from around Alaska as… Continue reading

Sterling Judo Club participates in tournament

Answered prayers

Two weeks ago, my wife Maryna and I were watching along with about twenty other Sterling residents, the five Canadian tanker planes dumping water on… Continue reading

New bistro opening in Kenai Flats

While he despises the word, “foodie,” Luke Thibodeau appreciates delicious cuisine and has a vision to bring an elevated dining experience to Kenai. After 18… Continue reading

Monday, Monday…

It’s Sunday, June first. Not too many years ago (at least like I count time) we would be coming home from a long weekend. We’d… Continue reading

Church Briefs

Randall Pippin to Speak Randall Pippin will be bringing the message to the congregation of the Kenai United Methodist Church on Sunday, June 1 at… Continue reading

Why does God ask questions

Hmm. God knows everything. God asks questions. Doesn’t this seem rather strange? If God does know everything, why does He ask questions? Asking questions is… Continue reading

Fitting it all in

There are two types of people in this world. There are those who, when a door, drawer or cabinet won’t close, open it back up… Continue reading

Community news and notes

Russell and Crystal Wilson of Kenai announce the birth of their son, James Russell (Ighsakuun) Wilson, at 10:30 a.m. on April 22, 2014. He weighed… Continue reading

Learning for Life: Pressure canner dial guage testing

If you preserve food at home and use a pressure canner with a dial gauge, it is important to have the gauge tested annually for… Continue reading

Health tip: Eat fruit daily

Fruit offers a great source of antioxidants, which may help prevent cancer, cardiovascular disease, Alzheimer’s disease and macular degeneration. The berry family — blueberries, blackberries,… Continue reading

When it helps to remember

During a former memorial season, my column carried readers back to a country cemetery where I reminisced about family members who were no longer with… Continue reading

Church news

Church of Chris hosts gospel meeting The Church of Christ on mile 1/4 Funny River Road in Soldotna will be hosting a gospel meeting with… Continue reading

Business news

The Kenai and Soldotna Chambers of Commerce will host a joint luncheon Tuesday at noon at the Kenai Visitor Center. A presentation from Jack Gerard,… Continue reading

Racers get ready at the starting gate with race director Scott Hamann during the Kenai Rotary Club's Soap Box Derby, held on Spruce Street in Kenai on May 10.

Soap Box Derby rolls into Kenai

The Kenai Rotary Club hosted its annual Soap Box Derby competition May 10 on Spruce Street in Kenai. Superstock participants ages 9-18 built their own… Continue reading

Racers get ready at the starting gate with race director Scott Hamann during the Kenai Rotary Club's Soap Box Derby, held on Spruce Street in Kenai on May 10.

Here’s the Thing: Have an A+ summer

Honestly, I have no idea what the hot topics are right now. My mind is fully occupied with plowing through the next couple weeks until… Continue reading

Submitted photo The Arby's team won the Anchorage Invitational softball tournament on May 10. Pictured are back row, Lucas Mese, Seth Nelson, Mike Navarre, Lane Backstrom, Tommy Brown, Zayan Aberkane, Steven Taylor; front row, Nate Jester, Eric Trevino, James Clark and Kirby Houchin.
Submitted photo The Arby's team won the Anchorage Invitational softball tournament on May 10. Pictured are back row, Lucas Mese, Seth Nelson, Mike Navarre, Lane Backstrom, Tommy Brown, Zayan Aberkane, Steven Taylor; front row, Nate Jester, Eric Trevino, James Clark and Kirby Houchin.

News and notes

Brandy Martinez of Kenai graduated from the University of Jamestown, in Jamestown, N.D., during the school’s 108th Commencement ceremony on May 10 at the Jamestown… Continue reading

Learning for Life: Recycling waste into garden fertilizer

In addition to reducing materials headed for our landfill, composting organic materials from our homes, lawns, and landscapes turns them into wonderful organic matter additions.… Continue reading

Church news

Church of Christ hosts gospel meeting The Church of Christ on mile 1/4 Funny River Road in Soldotna will be hosting a gospel meeting with… Continue reading

Easter is over, but Jesus is alive

Easter was celebrated about a month ago; the eggs are eaten or tossed, the bunny is back on the shelf, but Jesus is alive!The Bible… Continue reading