Weddings

Former Soldotna resident Abigail Zerbe and Joseph Hobbs, both of San Antonio, Texas, plan to marry Nov. 15, 2014.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Gary and Kathryn Zerbe of Houston, Missouri. She received her Master of Architecture in 2004 from the University of Idaho in Moscow, Idaho. She is works in Asset Management and Assessment Services for Jacobs Engineering Group in San Antonio, Texas.

The future groom is the son of Hardy and Mary Hobbs of Seguin, Texas. He studied at Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas. He works in Cost Engineering at Jacobs Engineering Group in San Antonio, Texas.

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Not so Golden Globes

Meryl Streep has played many roles in her long career and holds the record for the most Academy Award nominations of any actor. Among her portrayals was British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. At the Golden Globe Awards Sunday night, Streep behaved as if she actually had been elected to high office, entitling her to mount a high horse.

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What is the Sesquicentennial?

Sesquicentennial is a jawbreaker word, too big even for Scrabble, but it does have a noble ring to it. Its meaning is far simpler: 150th anniversary. Any anniversary worth such a big name also is worth a good party, and this time the party is for Alaska: 2017 marks 150 years since the United States purchased this Great Land from Russia. Read more

Notes from the Recycling Bin

Sorting Recyclables 101

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