Weddings

Teea McBride and Ron Winger

Teea McBride and Ron Winger of Kenai have announced their engagement. The couple plans to marry Sept. 7, 2014 in Cooper Landing.

The future bride is the daughter of Malcolm McBride of Kenai and Sherry Pease of Reno, Nev. She is a 2002 graduate of Kenai Central High School.

The future groom is the son of Kathy Winger of Soldotna and Ronald Winger of Las Vegas. He is a 2001 Skyview High School graduate and is employed by JD Construction.

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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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