File Photo/Peninsula Clarion Father Thomas Andrew and others bless items inside of the Holy Assumption of the Virgin Mary Russian Orthodox Church in April 2010 before they were transferred to the Kenai Cultural and Visitors Center for a summer art gallery show while the church was being renovated. That project was phase one of the church's three-phase project to completely renovate the church. The church is set to receive $230,000 from the Alaska State Legislature's capital budget that would go toward fire and theft prevention systems, among other items, as part of phase two of the renovations.
Sitting at his dinner table, looking out his window at the Holy Assumption of the Virgin Mary Russian Orthodox Church, Father Thomas Andrew said he sometimes worries about the church he heads.
"Nobody knows if something is going to happen," he said.
After finding the abundance of exploitable razor clams on the Ninilchik beach had plummeted to the lowest records seen in recent memory, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game implemented widespread harvest restrictions on Monday.
MOORE, Okla. (AP) — Emergency crews searched the broken remnants of an Oklahoma City suburb Tuesday for survivors of a massive tornado that flattened homes and demolished an elementary school. At least 24 people were killed, including...