Bob Franken: The State of the Union cliche

...opponents with his package of tax hikes on the rich, free community college and mandatory paid family and sick leave, leaving his friends to grumble what took him so long, and his adversaries to wonder what he's been smoking.That gets us back to where we started...

Ironies work out for Brown Bears' Campbell in the end

...Then I was traded for him. It was funny how it worked."But at first, Campbell said he wasn't amused. He liked his friends and billet family in Fairbanks, and loved playing for the program.He said a talk with Bears head coach Geoff Beauparlant...

Date night-friendly chicken that won't tie you to the stove

...and he was visiting my tiny Parisian apartment for the first time, where we planned an evening of binging on episodes of "Friends" on the VCR. For our date, I wanted to make something special, but also simple. I didn't want to be stuck in the kitchen...

The house that is off the beaten tracks

...whenever you pass by. To your eye, it's unique and whoever lives there must be interesting. They probably have tons of friends and fabulous lives ? and in the new book "The Girl on the Train" by Paula Hawkins, spying on them is the ticket to knowing...

Arts & Entertainment
What others say: Oil prices and spirit

...how.And, the perils are many. Few politicians like the political risks of saying "no" to powerful constituencies and friends, especially when their spending requests have merit. The political risks, however, pale in comparison to those posed to...


...org or 907-395-4505.Compassionate Friends group to meetHave you lost a child, grandchild...sibling of any age? The Compassionate Friends of the Kenai Peninsula meets at 6 p...T-shirt, lunch, and a chance to help your friends and neighbors. There will be prizes...

What's Happening

...www.triumviratetheatre.org. ? An art show sponsored by Friends of the Soldotna Library hanging in the Soldotna Library with...anyone is interested in purchasing any of the art pieces, the Friends recieve a 20 percent commission which is used for library program...

Arts & Entertainment
Pioneer Potluck: About.. the old cook stove

...series is written by a 47 year resident of Alaska, Ann Berg of Nikiski. Ann shares her collections of recipes from family and friends. She has gathered recipes for more that 50 years. Some are her own creation. Her love of recipes and food came from her...

Florence Lucile Thistle Stanger

...came to visit. She was an amazing woman and touched the lives of so many. She will always be remembered by her family and friends.She was preceded in death by her husband Francis Thistle, her sisters Billie Gillian, Hazel Simms. She is also preceded...

Cheap thrills: backwoods sledding

...family-friendly activity, but it was fun too for our group of friends, most of us in our 30s, who recently gathered at a power...that and tended to careen off the side into the powder.My friends Molly Rettig and Josh Kunz get credit for picking the slope...



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