Knopp wins District 30 race

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 01:07

Gary Knopp will represent the residents of Kenai and Soldotna in the Alaska Legislature for the next session, according to unofficial election results.

In a landslide, Knopp claimed the seat for District 30 in the Alaska House of Representatives Tuesday, beating out three competitors in a...

Trump vows to unify a deeply divided nation

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 00:54

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump claimed his place Wednesday as America’s 45th president, an astonishing victory for the celebrity businessman and political novice who capitalized on voters’ economic anxieties, took advantage of racial tensions and overcame a string of sexual assault allegations on his...

Murkowski fends off crowded field

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 11:32

ANCHORAGE — U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski won her bid for re-election, fending off a crowded field of challengers that included the man who beat her in the Republican primary six years ago and an independent who has garnered support from within the Alaska Democratic party.

Murkowski’s last two...

Young wins 23rd term in Congress

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 00:54

ANCHORAGE — Alaska voters have given the longest serving Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives more years in office.

Rep. Don Young, who was first elected in a special election in 1973, won his 23rd term in Tuesday’s election, dispatching the 19th Democrat trying to unseat him (...

Kenai Peninsula Board of Education approves employee contracts

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 12:00

The Kenai Peninsula Borough Board of Education approved agreements with its employee associations at its Monday meeting, finishing the approximately 18-month long negotiation between the district and the Kenai Peninsula Education Association — representing district teachers — and the Kenai...

On invocations and wildlife conservation

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 09:39

Your Nov. 7 edition included a letter from Borough Assemblyman Stan Welles, “Electorate should insist on Christian invocation.” He contends that at the time our Constitution was written, Christianity was the only religion practiced in this country, therefore (only) a Christian invocation is...

Tue, 11/08/2016 - 17:13

Tue, 11/08/2016 - 17:13

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CAPTION: Enhanced with fresh orange juice and zest, Gluten-Free Blueberry Muffin, made with white rice flour, are indistinguishable from those baked with traditional wheat flour. They freeze well, too, up to two months, if properly...

Tue, 11/08/2016 - 17:02

Repeat the recipe three times to make three individual layers, one at a time. Do not triple the recipe. You will use two layers for the cake and the third layer will cooled and crumbled for covering the chocolate ganache frosting.

¼ cup Hershey’s cocoa, measured by spooning cocoa into...

Tue, 11/08/2016 - 17:02

Yield: About one dozen, (2 ½ -inch) cookies

1 cup Bob’s Red Mill Gluten Free 1-to-1 Baking Flour,

plus more for dusting cookie balls and cookie stamp

1 cup Bob’s Red Mill Almond Flour

½ cup Wholesome! Live Sweetly Organic Powdered Sugar

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