The Peninsula Oilers dropped a 9-4 decision to the Anchorage Glacier Pilots on Monday at Coral Seymour Memorial Park in Kenai. The loss is the sixth straight overall for the Oilers, as well as the fourth straight in the Alaska Baseball League.
Since the early days when the Peterson Bay Field Station opened in 1983, visitors to the Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies environmental education center started their trip off with a little exercise.
The "War on Drugs" has come in for a fair amount of derision in the years since President Nixon first brought up the phrase back in 1971. Opponents of a strong government law enforcement effort against drug abuse say the "war" has been a costly flop.
One of the pop-culture blogs I read recently did a feature listing all of the “Planet of the Apes” movies in order of how much of a “bummer” the ending was. This was kind of funny, but it really served to remind me of two things: one, that almost all of the “Apes” movies, released from 1968-1973 are schlocky, low-budget affairs (not counting the original which is a certified masterpiece), and two, how remarkable it is that these more recent iterations (not counting Tim Burton’s version which is certified junk) are so good.
Two big days for the Kenai Chamber of Commerce as they moved the traditional January Awards dinner to an Awards Luncheon June 25th just nine days before the 4th of July Parade, the Chamber's biggest event of the year.