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WASHINGTON (AP) - More families with higher incomes could claim the popular child tax credit under a bill that won approval Friday in the House.

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 2:41pm

Aromatherapy? I kept repeating that word on the elevator as I returned to work from the oncology clinic. Is that what had just been done to me? It didn't sound right, but my head was a bit foggy. I scanned the paperwork in my hand.

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 11:06am

It was not quite the weekend, but it might as well have been. I surveyed the beach below and saw the masses of people with dipnets peppering the beach as the waves rolled in. This was going to be the day of the great salmon fish surge and I was ready.

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 3:43pm

Schedule of Events Events at Soldotna Little League Fields, Kalifornsky Beach Road, unless otherwise noted Saturday 8 a.m.-4 p.m. - Dutch oven competition 9 a.m.-4 p.m. - Sawfest chainsaw carving (1 p.m. quick carve competition) 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 9:12am


Mon, 07/21/2014 - 3:13pm

They say people can never die so long as they are remembered by the ones left behind. That might be true for people whose lives are recorded in newspapers or books, but not for common folk, who fade from existence when everyone they knew is gone.

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 3:37pm

Last weekend, I loaded my family into the truck, hitched up the camper trailer, and we trekked up to Sheep Mountain, on the Glenn Highway, for what has become my annual participation in the Fireweed bicycle race.

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 3:37pm

Jessie Marie Perkovich and Brandon Williams were married on Friday, July 11, 2014 in Baytown, Texas. The bride is the daughter of John and Tabitha Perkovich.

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 3:36pm

Rollin and Sierra Ritter of Kenai announce the birth of their daughter, Ellie Mae Ritter, at 5:58 a.m. on June 27, 2014. She weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces and measured 20 inches. She joins brother Elias Joseph Ritter.

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 3:36pm

Is it an ornamental flower or an invasive garden thug? Often we plant  flowers for our enjoyment only to find they want to take over the whole area and do not stay in their place! Cooperative Extension Service has a free publication called “Don’t Plant a Problem.” This colorful publication wi...

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 3:35pm


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