Area merchants ready for last shopping day before Christmas

...Priorities change. We need to keep going until we get it done. We're all busy." Bennett said...his shopping. "I've got things I need to get done, too," he said. "I'm stressing out trying to get the last things, especially for my wife's...

Fairbanks to form marijuana working group

...Borough to guide development of local rules governing commercial marijuana enterprises.Borough Mayor Luke Hopkins is hoping to get regulations developed as early as February, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported. The group is expected to begin meeting...

Pioneer Potluck: About Christmas Eve on the Farm

...homemade and lovingly created, Dad would get another package from under the tree and...displayed neatly under the tree, it was time to get our jammies on and jump in bed so Santa...of course there is a Santa - you better get in bed or he will just fly over and you...

Bob Franken: 'Tis the beltway around Christmas

...established as a Washington fixture, He might get the big prize, represent Sony Pictures.No more elves, no more reindeer, he'll get paid much more bread, With a new chauffeured limo he can get rid of his sled.So he shouts and pulls out...

Driveway widths back in front of Soldotna council

...refuge, safe vehicle movement and street maintenance. The larger the driveway, the more difficult it is to clear snow and to get a vehicle behind it and push it out of the way, he said. However, in a study by the National Cooperative Highway Research...

The Bookworm Sez: 'The Silent Sister' has plenty to say

...to clean his house and sell his assets; she was, after all, his estate's executrix. Still, it might've been nice to get some help from her brother, Danny, who really only wanted to be left alone. And their older sister, Lisa...? Well, that...

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Poem: I'm Just a Man

...time, to know you'd like a rest... You should know your work for the family, doesn't ever go unseen, And although you get uptight sometimes, you're never, ever mean. There are times, when I'm sure you wish, your mind could just be read...

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Yes Virginia, there is a Santa Claus

...childhood fills the world would be extinguished.Not believe in Santa Claus! You might as well not believe in fairies! You might get your papa to hire men to watch in all the chimneys on Christmas Eve to catch Santa Claus, but even if they did not see Santa...

Reeling it in: One more trip to Middle Earth

...Gandalf makes a point to tell us how vitally important it is as a strategic stronghold in the troublesome days to come.Bilbo does get to finally finish his journey, and the film does, as expected, end at the same moment the original films start, but compared...

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'Frozen' the entertainer of the year

...co-directed and co-wrote the film with Jennifer Lee. "A year later, it's still crazy." Asked if they had managed to get their heads around the film's popularity, Lee replied: "I don't know if it's possible. I kind of hope it's not possible...

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