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Pioneer Potluck: About... Getting ready for the Christmas pageant of school and as the Christmas vacation began, we pushed all our desks back to one side. The boys brought the folding chairs out of the basement. The girls dusted them off and we all put them in rows for the big night. The folding doors...
Triumvirate Theatre Soldotna takes final curtain call

...of the play and had them recite those as a tip of the hat to the days of our beginnings when there was nothing but folding chairs in here," recalled Rizzo in an interview with the Dispatch on closing night. "When I think of some of the great...
Pioneer Potluck: More school stories

...audience joining in. In preparation for the big night of plays and skits, the desks were pushed to one side and folding chairs were put up for our parents and siblings to sit and see us on our very best behavior and our loudest singing voices...
Military son reunites with family

...the Kenai Spur Highway section of the parade route, the Barlow family from Soldotna sat in a designated section of folding chairs. Cindy told her husband, Michael, and kids - Jacob; his wife, Samantha; Andrew; David and Lydia - they were...
To carry the legacy

...jack the sled up and get going again," Conway said to a Texan family of five that sat in a garage along row of folding chairs June. He pulled a boottie over the dog's front foot. It prevents snow and ice build up, he told the family, during...
Just for sport: Store opening draws a crowd other person -- stand in his way. Leach, 58, arrived at the Soldotna store at midnight, armed with a parka, folding chair, and W.E.B. Griffin's 700-plus page novel "Blood and Honor" to help him through the night. He was the...
Nov. 8, 2001 The Petersburg Pilot laments passing of ebullient, beloved former teacher

...became aggressive and a fight broke out involving about 10 guests, Claus said. Some people hit each other with metal folding chairs, Claus said. No one else will be charged because they were trying to defend themselves, troopers said. Two men...
Peninsula Reflections

...Air Force Base to share that first Christmas dinner in Alaska with them. They used Beth's card table and three folding chairs from the Methodist church and, according to Kari, "The three of us had a grand time." Betty Paynter solved the...
Students construct simple machines, develop teamwork

...problem," where this year the teams had eight minutes to build the longest cantilever possible from the top of a folding chair using only a cup, some paper clips, a few straws, popsicle sticks, pipe cleaner and tape. The cantilevers couldn't...
Religion news in brief

...moving the pulpit forward into the congregation, and relocating the choir from a loft at the back of the church to folding chairs at the front. The group had filed a lawsuit to stop the project, but a county judge ruled he had no jurisdiction...


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