Get On Up

Opens Friday, Aug 1, 2014 Synopsis: Chadwick Boseman stars as James Brown in this biopic from Universal Studios and director Tate Taylor (The Help). From a childhood spent in poverty to his emergence as the Godfather of Soul, Brown's incredible life story is one of talent, determination, and perseverance. Brian Grazer, Mick Jagger, Victoria Pearman, and Erica Huggins produce a film co-penned in part by Jez and John-Henry Butterworth (Fair Game). ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Chadwick Boseman, Viola Davis, Octavia L. Spencer, Nelsan Ellis, Lennie James Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Rich Lowry: The alleged leader of the free world

...assistance specialists strike fear in Vladimir Putin, the Russian strongman is no doubt daunted by the Western response.A fair, expeditious investigation of the crash is obviously preferable to the depredations of Putin's minions, but is largely beside...

Alaska Junior Open wraps up at Birch Ridge

...could go home for the night," Koshimizu said. "But what wasn't fair was the kids from Soldotna would always have to drive to Anchorage for a tournament, so to make it fair and make it a true Alaska organization, they needed to move out of...

Surgery Center of Kenai seeks transfer agreement with CPH

...Right now they're forcing us to only see all the most profitable patients," Gear said. ... "And we don't think it's fair that the hospital take on all the burden of all the lowest (reimbursed patients). I mean we should be helping them do that...

What's Happening

...Spur Highway in Soldotna has live music with Bob Ramponi and the Alaska Swing Company Friday and Saturday at 10 p.m. Markets, fair and bazaars ? Kenai's Saturday Market is open every Saturday through Sept. 13. It is held in the grassy area across the...

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3 area high school students excel at national powerlifting meet

...Castellano's to get ready for worlds.The next meet for all three Peninsula athletes will be Aug. 23 at the Alaska State Fair Powerlifting Challenge.While Johnson and Castellano are clearly committed to powerlifting, Hallford still is split between...

What others say: Crackdown on synthetic drugs will help combat substance abuse

The "War on Drugs" has come in for a fair amount of derision in the years since President Nixon first brought up the phrase back in 1971. Opponents of a strong government...

Sockeye still the fish to follow

...entering the river has remained relatively stable and fishing is fair, according to Fish and Game fishing reports. The red salmon...masse, though a thriving personal-use dipnet fishery has seen fair success as the run continues to progress. On the Russian River...

'Swank' shopping debuts in Soldotna

...experience designed to be unlike any others on the Kenai Peninsula. "I wanted to keep it so that it wasn't just another craft fair," said organizer Jenny Smithwick. Each of the large tents, at 44676 Sterling Highway, contained at least two vendors, there...

Resident opposed to bed tax

...a way to make up the difference. Restructuring budgets to accommodate the public demands for tax relief would have been the fair and prudent method. If we really "need" a bed tax let's direct it to the Borough reserves and stop the negative rhetoric...



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