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Homer's Schroer, Seward's Steinbrecher to enter Alaska High School Hall of Fame athletic background in high school and college, and I saw the need for starting something," Schroer said. The first thing, Schroer realized, was to expand the Homer ski program. The town had an established program that began in the 1940s...
Sleeping by the fishes

...the large amounts of Vitamin D they contain, he became determined to benefit from them. "When I learned that, the first thing I did is ... I cut out the liver and took a big bite of it," Collins. "That was just awful. So I told Chelsee...
Local entities work to make dipnetting safe, enjoyable

...felt God putting it on my heart that I needed to start being more active in promoting his word," Clay said. "The first thing I thought of was Alaska Missions." Of the jobs he'd performed since arriving on July 16, Clay said walking the...
Pioneer Potluck: About picnics

...No paper plates them. Each family had their own dinner plates and silverware. We did have big nice paper napkins. First thing was to pour ice cold lemonade into glasses for the Dad, Grandpa and Uncle Norman. They were always very thirsty as...
Walker reduces amount available for oil tax credits

...and thinks as part of the revenue discussion that it needs to be looked at first."A fair oil tax structure is the first thing we should do, and then we have to see if we need anything after that," he said.Walker also rejected several capital...
Pioneer Potluck: About my eighth grade graduation present

...When we reached Beverly, Kansas late in the evening at Uncle Evan, Dad and Guy's brother and Aunt Ruth's. The first thing I told my Aunt Ruth was I needed to use the outhouse. She gave me a big hug, took my hand and led me to their outhouse...
New fish board member named, not divulged

...conservationist Robert Ruffner. Walker's office has yet to announce the appointment. "We will make an announcement first thing tomorrow," wrote Walker's press secretary Grace Jang in an email Tuesday evening. Alaska's Board of Fisheries...
Op-ed: Amateurs and wackos

...candidates are proudly declaring as they run for the most powerful political office in the world that they don't know the first thing about politics. In fact, neurosurgeon-turned-presidential-candidate Ben Carson made no brains about it: "I'm...
Pioneer Potluck: About Ben's boat and clam digging

...and visit us or we would go see them and go fishing together on the Little Su, or water skiing on Big Lake and the first thing we would do was laugh and point fingers at each other. OH! What fun we had in the Nort' Land! Year and years have...
Soldotna girls, Kenai girls and boys soccer punch tickets to state

...Colony Saturday at 10 a.m. in the bracket's third-place game. Wasilla is 2-0 against CHS this season."The first thing I said after the game (Friday), we're not done," O'Neill said.Kenai boys 2, Homer 1, OTWith four minutes...


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