Minister’s Message: Let light shine through your life

Sunlight and the warmth from the sun are wonderful treats; finally increasing together. This time of year holds so much hope of a bright spring… Continue reading

Church news

Church shares 'The Jerusalem Experience' this Easter Do your kids think Easter is all about chocolate bunnies and ham dinners? Do they get more excited… Continue reading

Gift store closes as owners look to future

Gifts and Gadgets, Soldotna’s source of exotic trinkets, is closing its doors for good on Friday after a brief but fruitful three-year run. “It was… Continue reading

Job and Career Fair slated for March 26

The annual Peninsula Job Fair, billed as the biggest recruitment event on the Peninsula, will take place on Wednesday, March 26 from 11 a.m. to… Continue reading

Business News

■ The Kenai and Soldotna Chambers of Commerce will hold a joint luncheon at noon on Wednesday at the Kenai Visitor Center. A sneak peek… Continue reading

A faithful mother inspires with a singing heart

When Susanna Annesley married young Samuel Wesley, she probably didn’t expect to give birth to nineteen children, eight of whom would die at birth. Nevertheless,… Continue reading

Church Briefs

Hidden Talents show takes the stage The Midnight Son Seventh Day Adventist Church invites the public to watch a Hidden Talent Show at 6:30 p.m.… Continue reading

Is it spring yet?

I thought this was going to be one of those columns that writes itself.After all, it’s March, lots of politics around, logical fodder for my… Continue reading

News and Notes

News and Notes

Dillon Jensen of Soldotna has been named to the President’s List for fall 2013 at Dickinson State University in Dickinson, N.D. To be eligible for… Continue reading

News and Notes
(Standing left to right) Samantha Perry, Jamie Yerkes, Hope Burleson, Bethany Carstens, Emma Wik, Skylar Freeman, Kaitlyn Dela Kruz, Melanie Sexton, Deidra Lamping, Verity Feltman, Student Coach Lauren O'Brien. (Front row ) Coach Breta Brown, Kelsey Clark
(Standing left to right) Samantha Perry, Jamie Yerkes, Hope Burleson, Bethany Carstens, Emma Wik, Skylar Freeman, Kaitlyn Dela Kruz, Melanie Sexton, Deidra Lamping, Verity Feltman, Student Coach Lauren O'Brien. (Front row ) Coach Breta Brown, Kelsey Clark

Learning for Life: Starting seeds

Finally ... it’s seed starting time again!There are many benefits to gardeners starting their own plants from seed, but none as important as the huge… Continue reading

Glynn Moore: There’s a strange word for you

When the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ appearance on Ed Sullivan was observed recently, there was much talk of the Fab Four’s being from Liverpool.… Continue reading

Church news

Hidden talents show takes the stage The Midnight Son Seventh Day Adventist Church invites the public to watch a Hidden Talent Show at 6:30 p.m.… Continue reading

The stars are all around us

An author writes of a close friend and her intriguing encounter. She spent her summers in a small town in Vermont where Paul Newman was… Continue reading

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Business news

■ The Soldotna Chamber of Commerce meets at noon on Tuesday at Frosos Restaurant. A presentation from Shanon Hamrick, Kenai Peninsula Tourism Marketing Council, is… Continue reading

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They grow up so fast

My kids are older than I think they are. Apparently, this has been happening for a while, and I’m only now jut starting to notice.It… Continue reading

Weddings

Mary Brennan Lollis of Big Sky, Mont., and Lucas James Bauer were married in an outdoor ceremony on Oct. 12, 2013 in the Thuya Garden… Continue reading

Kenai Senior Center Activities

What’s happening at the Kenai Senior Center for the month of February 2014 (all activities are held at the Kenai Senior Center unless otherwise stated):■… Continue reading

Learning for Life: Freezer Spring Cleaning

March is the month I find myself getting ready for the summer harvest. This means looking in the freezer to see what fish and meat… Continue reading

Glynn Moore: Readers share their most beautiful songs

After I named some of my favorite beautiful songs recently — including Simon and Gar­funkel’s “The Boxer” — I received a call from Gar­funk­el’s manager,… Continue reading