Bear injures hiker on Kenai National Wildlife Refuge

A woman hiking alone Sunday on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge’s Lower Kenai River trail was bitten on the upper leg by a brown bear.... Read more

The fresh tomato sandwich

Near where I live, I find excellent tomatoes at our local farmers markets and at nearby Dempsey Farms on St. Helena Island. (To see “What’s... Read more

Pioneer Potluck: About our 10,000 mile trip

Our 10,000 mile trip

Heading for Torrington, Wyoming

On to Sturgis, South Dakota

October 16, 2000


We sadly said goodbye to Regina and Rex,... Read more

Op-ed: Shooting at the Constitution

Before I’m finished with this commentary, I will have incensed nearly everyone. It’s about guns. So let the fury begin: If I had my way,... Read more

What others say: No compromise in fight against terror

There is a price to be paid for fighting terrorism — a price the people of too many nations, including our own, have paid in... Read more

Monday: Oilers fall to Miners

The Peninsula Oilers let one slip away on the road Monday, falling to the host Mat-Su Miners 3-2 in 10 innings in Alaska Baseball League... Read more

Mount Marathon results


1. Christy Marvin, Palmer 51:02 2. Yngvild Kaspersen, Tromso 53:23 3. Denali Foldager-Strabel, Seward 53:40 4. Najeeby Quinn, Anchorage 54:07 5. Ann spencer, anchorage... Read more

Borough to extend gas line in Funny River

More residents of the Funny River area will soon have access to natural gas in their homes.

The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly approved a resolution at... Read more