...swelling ranks of Americans adopting gluten-free diets have given rise to another hot trend...has a friend who recently went gluten-free, a development that the 46-year-old...eye roll. He thinks that the gluten-free thing is just a fad, promoted by food...


...expected to get larger as the U.S. continues to clean up its power plants, boost energy efficiency and move to more pollution-free sources of energy such as wind and solar.For the Northwest, proposed coal terminals would export more than 100 million tons...

Thornton challenges Olson for District 30

...dismiss them. "It takes more than one person to come up with a solution," Thornton said. "It takes conservatives, it takes free-thinkers. ... If everybody has input into that, you have a really solid plan." If elected, Thornton wants to make government...


Now Playing Synopsis: Two siblings haunted by a childhood tragedy learn that the source of their horror is a mysterious mirror with a dark history. Tim (Brenton Thwaites) and Kaylie (Karen Gillan) were merely teenagers when both of their parents were brutally butchered. Convicted of the killings and sentenced to protective custody, Tim serves his time while Kaylie drifts into a deep despair. Years later, a newly free Tim does his best to lay the past to rest. Meanwhile, Kaylie is certain that her brother was innocent all along, and that the antique mirror their parents used to own holds the answer to her darkest questions. Upon locating the long-lost looking glass, Kaylie's deepest fears are confirmed -- a menacing force inhabits that mirror, and it has plagued every owner who has come into possession of it. Now, as curious Kaylie reacquires the mirror, the nightmarish cycle of horror returns with a vengeance. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Karen Gillan, Brenton Thwaites, Rory Cochrane, Katee Sackhoff, James Lafferty Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Very Good Girls

Now Playing Synopsis: Producer Naomi Foner (Running on Empty) takes the director's chair for this gentle and sensitive youth drama that follows two New York City teenagers and the events that put a strain on the bond between them, during one of the last summers of their adolescence. Lilly (Dakota Fanning) is quiet, thoughtful and introspective -- the product of two conservative parents (Ellen Barkin and Clark Gregg) who keep a tight rein on her. Gerri (Elizabeth Olsen), on the other hand, is free-spirited, uninhibited and slightly caustic -- the daughter of a left-of-center mom and dad (Demi Moore and Richard Dreyfuss) who let her do whatever, and go wherever, she pleases. Shortly before they each leave for college in the fall, the girls spend most of their time together, whiling away pleasant afternoons, but soon they both meet and fall for the same boy -- artist David (Boyd Holbrook), who sells novelty ice-cream bars at Far Rockaway Beach. He decides that he much prefers Lilly to Gerry, and Lilly loses her virginity to him. The affair grows more serious, but Lilly can't bring herself to divulge the news to Gerry for fear of breaking her heart. Not long after, an unexpected tragedy occurs in Gerry's family and forces Lilly to reach out in an attempt to console her best friend. ~ Nathan Southern, Rovi Cast: Dakota Fanning, Elizabeth Olsen, Boyd Holbrook, Demi Moore, Richard Dreyfuss Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Oilers' Friday game canceled due to rain

The Peninsula Oilers' Friday game with the Alaska Goldpanners of Fairbanks was canceled due to rain. Tesoro's free night at the ballpark will now be Saturday's 4 p.m. doubleheader against the Panners at Coral Seymour Memorial Ballpark in Kenai.

Bob Franken: Shaky American principles

...your tired, your poor,Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.Send these, the...Arguably, the welcome for "huddled masses yearning to breathe free" has its limits - practical ones and, frankly, bigoted ones...

Learning for Life: Hawkweed, the lovely orange menace

...spreading quickly like it's orange counterpart. You can learn more about this Noxious Weed from the Cooperative Extension Service free publication entitled "Orange Hawkweed." Help to stop it's spread by learning these plants biology and habits.Your local...


...injury to her right knee prevented Denali Foldager from even training, much less competing. That left her with the kind of free time she'd never had. She began partying, drinking and taking drugs, blowing off school.In the last year, she's outlined...

Results posted for Salmon Run, Cycle Series #3

...was third at 30:49.The Salmon Cycle Series continues Thursday at 6 p.m. at Tsalteshi Trails. Races are $5 each, or free for Tsalteshi Trails Association members. There is no online registration. Just pay before the race.Salmon Run Series #3Wednesday...



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