Unhinged Alaska: Shake, rattle and go

...figured I should jet back to see if the house logs were still facing the same direction and the plumbing hadn't morphed into giant Jacuzzi.As the queen of our private kingdom disappeared into the airport's waiting room, the dogs shot me a look inferring...

Refuge Notebook: The Kenai Peninsula rediscovered

...my grandparents on camping trips. The images and stories of fisherman holding giant salmon along the banks of the Kenai with brown bears in the background and giant smiles on their faces made me dream of coming to this place and trying to catch...


...tied the game at 3, and the Twins unraveled in the sixth.GIANTS 5, BREWERS 0SAN FRANCISCO - Hunter Pence doubled in Matt Duffy...also made two sparkling defensive plays in the outfield as the Giants bounced back from their only loss on this six-game homestand...

Reeling it in: Tiny superhero a huge surprise

...larger universe, but is not slavishly referencing other films or well-worn character tropes, i.e. you don't have to be a giant comic book nerd to enjoy it. This is Marvel's most inclusive movie since the original "Iron Man." At the film's opening...

Arts & Entertainment
Time to protect kings is past due

...Palmer's July 3 column: Sunny days, giant kings, smiley clients, all rare. Part...independent audit. Hook and release where giant kings spawn not only harms kings, they...has resulted in shrinkage of the genetic giants. One of my less tolerant colleagues blurts...


...deGrom allowed two hits over eight innings, Eric Campbell hit a two-run homer and the New York Mets beat the San Francisco Giants 4-1 Wednesday to win consecutive road series for the first time this season.Juan Lagares also drove in a run for the Mets...

Pioneer Potluck: About Fourth of July on the farm

...In 1967 to 1976 in North Kenai, now Nikiski, our new friends would get together at a lake where most of us resided, built giant bonfires, and multitude of kids and parents would gather to have fun! Food on saw horses and ply wood for tables was plentiful...

Voices of Faith: With faith focused, amazing sights may be seen

...one spring. I was in Rapid City and wanted to see Mount Rushmore (why are they in a hurry?). However, fog covered the giant sculptures and I didn't get a glimpse at all. That was my only "window" of opportunity to see that landmark.God gives...

Op-ed: The pope, the globe and the facts

...that gasoline would cost $9 a gallon and milk $13 a gallon because of "global warming." In the 1960s and '70s, media giants such as Newsweek, Time, Life and National Geographic were convinced the globe was cooling and we were in danger of a "new...

An Outdoor View: Tourist trap

...these mammoth Alaska salmon tip the scales at 70, 80 and even 90 pounds.""The rod tip jerks and then bends violently as the giant king salmon lunges through the air ... and that is only the beginning!! This is salmon fishing on the famous Kenai River...



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