Refuge Notebook: Kenai Refuge celebrates Wilderness on Earth Day

...Act, the landmark conservation bill that created a way for Americans to protect their most pristine wild lands for future generations. The 1964 Wilderness Act created the National Wilderness Preservation System, which protects nearly 110 million acres of...


Now Playing Synopsis: Darren Aronofsky brings the story of Noah's Ark to the big screen with this Paramount/New Regency production. "In the beginning, there was nothing." So starts this version of the story centered on Noah (Russell Crowe), the man entrusted by God to save the innocent animals of Earth as the rising floodwaters cleansed the planet of mankind's evil. As the telling continues, we learn how Adam and Eve's sins have passed down through generations through their sons Cain and Abel, and how the descendants of their righteous sibling Seth were entrusted with defending creation. One day, while foraging in the country, a descendant of Seth, Noah, sees his father slain by a descendant of Cain. In the process, Noah's birthright is stolen from him.

Decades later, as a father of three, Noah experiences a vision foretelling the great flood that will wash over the Earth, destroying every living thing that stands on the soil. That vision leads Noah to seek out his grandfather, Methuselah, in order to understand his mission. When a second vision reveals that Noah is to construct a massive ark designed to shelter every living animal during the great flood, Noah, his wife Naameh (Jennifer Connelly), their three sons Shem (Douglas Booth), Ham (Logan Lerman), and Japheth (Leo McHugh Carroll), and their adoptive sister Ila (Emma Watson) immediately begin construction on the vessel with the help of the Watchers, a race of angels created as beings of light, but encrusted in stone and mud and forsaken by God for their attempts to help man. Meanwhile, word of Noah's work soon reaches Tubal Cain (Ray Winstone), who gathers an army on a mission to overtake the ark, and survive the coming storm by any cost.
~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly, Ray Winstone, Emma Watson, Anthony Hopkins, Logan Lerman, Douglas Booth, Leo McHugh Carroll, Nick Nolte Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Country Foods "Hometown Proud for 30 Years!"

...proudly by the entire staff that happily turned out to serve everyone who came by. Country Food Grocery Inc. is a second generation Alaskan owned corporation headquartered in Kenai that has grown since it was founded in 1972 by John Steinbeck and his wife...


...his scalp, he never faulted the itchy creature's mother. She was just giving her DNA a chance to survive into the next generation. That's what every living creature does, says Riskin. We're just "meat robots" at the mercy of our DNA.And Riskin...

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What others say: Pay now, not later

...the table. Kicking the can down the road for someone else to deal with is irresponsible and places the burden on future generations.Alaska can afford putting $3 billion toward resolving this issue. What it can't afford is to do nothing.- Juneau...


...cost.There are more than 5.5 million military caregivers in the U.S., including 1.1 million caring for the newest generation of veterans, those who served after 9/11, according to a RAND Corp. study released last week and commissioned by Dole's...

OK, April, what's next?

...portal, some more than once, and we have enjoyed every minute of their stopovers. Now, out of nowhere, it seems that a new generation has possibly arisen via the procreation process of our clans and they are hinting that they would like to offer us the opportunity...

Movie review: 'Noah' delves into human nature

...runtime. In the Bible, the tale takes up a handful of verses, basically laying out the story you already know. Several generations down from Adam comes Noah, a righteous man from the line of Seth (the brother that Cain didn't kill) living apart from...

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Bob Franken: Hail to the oafs

...that the desperate straits Native Americans struggle with today have grown out of the brutal treatment afforded previous generations. The R-word is a symbol of that oppression, an inflammatory slur.You've heard this all before. The debate has been...


...Spirit faces of ancestors and future generations gaze down from the outer edges."We...are," Greenwald said."The future generation - they'll know we were thinking of...carving."Greenwald is a first-generation carver. He began learning how to carve...



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