Goor is rock for Brown Bears, as long as no real brown bears are involved

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 00:38

Kenai River Brown Bears goaltender Robbie Goor prides himself on staying calm when pucks and players are whirring about at blurring speed.

Series preview: Brown Bears vs. Aston Rebels

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 00:38

Of the 25 games left in their season, the Kenai River Brown Bears will play just four out of Alaska and nine total on the road.

Thursday’s prep hockey roundup

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 00:38

The Kenai Central hockey team won a second straight wild game, coming back in the third period to topple Bartlett in nonconference action Thursday in Anchorage.

A busy weekend for ski competition on Kenai Peninsula

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 00:38

This weekend will offer a full slate of cross-country skiing competition on the central Kenai Peninsula.

Thursday basketball roundup: Soldotna tops Juneau

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 00:38

The Soldotna boys basketball team opened up play at the Palmer Elks Tournament on Thursday by topping Juneau-Douglas 48-45.

Nikiski splits on 1st day of Tip Off tourney

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 00:38

A promising start to the basketball season gained momentum Thursday night at the 28th annual Nikiski Tip Off tournament in Nikiski.

An Outdoor View: On being a puker

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 22:57

Hi. My name is Les, and I’m a puker.

Refuge Notebook: A Christmas Adventure

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 23:01

Every person has a bucket list to be marked off when they come to this beautiful land. Our list has always been simple: something Alaskan. As my family hails from the Midwest, we have to admit that back at home there are no mountains that reach beyond the sky, musical dancing night lights above, or the simply awe-inspiring beauty of the local wildlife and vegetation. I do declare that this land is truly blessed with plenty.

Head for the hills: Fat-tire bikers discover Caribou Hills

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 22:53

By Will Morrow

What others say: Obama’s legacy a mixed one

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 22:53

President Barack Obama leaves office Friday after eight years as the most consequential Democrat to occupy the White House since Lyndon Johnson. And unlike that Texan, whose presidency was born in tragedy and ended in failure, Obama will not have the ghost of the Vietnam War haunting his days and eating his conscience as LBJ did all the remaining days of his life.