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Giving thanks 

updated 11:44pm

"I've been through a lot, so I'm thankful for all the. honestly I'm thankful for all the pain and suffering I've gone through because it led me to where I am and to all the relationships that I have now.

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Soldotna man dies after saving wife from fire

Today, 2:34pm

A 90-year-old man woke his 87-year-old wife up Thanksgiving morning to tell her the house was on fire. She made it out alive, he did not. Soldotna resident John Kelsch died in the couple's Mackey Lake Road area home early Thursday.

Businesses, organizations open doors for Thanksgiving


For the past seven years, Steve Chamberlain's pizza ovens do double duty around Thanksgiving.
Chamberlain, the owner of Charlie's Pizza in Nikiski, lights up the ovens for a few days before the holiday to prepare free meals for nearly 200 people.

Alaska wants Fairbanks area split into 2 air quality zones


FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) - The state of Alaska is calling on the federal government to split Fairbanks and North Pole into separate smoke pollution non-attainment areas.

Oil companies lose trans-Alaska pipeline case


ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - A federal agency has barred the oil company owners of the trans-Alaska pipeline from charging higher fees for moving oil after they mismanaged a project that lasted years longer and cost millions more than anticipated.



Refuge Notebook: Feral wildlife can be a problem

A couple of weeks ago, the Peninsula Clarion carried a story about the Bunny Task Force, formed to deal with the 200 or so once-domesticated rabbits that are now living in the wilds around Juneau.

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Counting our blessings in Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving: it's a time to say thanks for our families, our friends, the abundance of food that crowds our tables and the other blessings we enjoy.
We slow down and enjoy each other's company.

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Arts & Entertainment

Reeling it in: 'Mockingjay part 2'

"Mockingjay Pt. 2"
Lionsgate Pictures
2 hour, 17 minutes

I love it when a series ends stronger than it began. The concept of sequels that exists today is completely different than when I was growing up.

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Ladies land the big ones

Nearly 90 female business leaders from across Alaska gathered for the 8th annual Kenai River Women’s Classic, a three-day networking and fundraising educational event that helps raise awareness ... Read More

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