Vail, Little announce engagement

Ashleigh Vail and Travis Little of Kenai are engaged to be married Aug. 31, 2013. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Cathi Morris and Donni Vail. She works as an Office Administrator for Ocean Marine Services.

The future groom is the son of Christopher and Debra Little. He is an Operator for HEA in Nikiski. The couple plans a reception at their home. They will honeymoon in the Bahamas.

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