Philip and Allison Smith of Soldotna announce the birth of their son, Caleb Robert Smith at 12:43 p.m. Dec. 2, 2013. He weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and measured 20 inches. He joins a brother, Levi Andrew Smith.
This time of year spicy candles fill my home with smells of apple cinnamon and pine trees. Outside the snow is still and bright from reflecting any light that might enter its atmosphere, even on a cloudy day.
Sat, 12/28/2013 - 2:04pm
The cashier handed me my receipt a couple of weeks ago, and as I turned to leave, she said, "Happy holidays!"
I couldn't let it go.
"What holidays are you referring to?"
She took a moment before replying, "You know, the holidays that are coming up.
Sterling church hosts AWANA
Sterling Baptist Church is starting an AWANA program this year, every Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. The club will meet at Sterling Baptist Church. Children 3 years old through sixth grade are welcome. Call Sterling Baptist for more information at 262-4711.
I had just started writing this column when I was interrupted by a call from my little sister to let me know that she was a bit behind in her shopping and that our package might not make it by Christmas Eve.
The following local residents recently were initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines:
■ Sadie Updike of Kenai; initiated at University of Alaska Anchorage;
■ Sandra Sterling of Soldotna; init...
We've all locked ourselves out of places, haven't we? Out of our houses, our cars?
Lately, though, we've heard of people getting locked in, not out.
A man on an airliner fell asleep and awoke to find the plane dark, empty and locked.