The Bookworm Sez: Curiosity will bring you back to this book

...though it's rumpled now, and impossible to iron. And in the new book "Naked at Lunch" by Mark Haskell Smith (c.2015, Grove Atlantic, $25, 320 pages), you'll see what it's like to wear that Birthday Suit in public. It's one of those recurring...

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Hazel D. Rinehart

...Rickard Jr.Family and Friends are welcome to bring smiles and hugs to the graveside service Saturday, August 8, 2015 at 1 p.m. at Spruce Grove Memorial Park in Kasilof. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Wasilla Heritage Chapel.

Emily Louise Stein Adams Rodland

...Pentecostal Church, 43683 Kenai Spur Highway, Kenai, with Brother Stuart Churchill officiating. Burial followed at Spruce Grove Cemetery in Kasilof.Memorial donations may be given to the family, PO Box 665, Kenai, AK 99611.Please visit www.alaskanfuneral...

Lee Stalker

...by his wife Gladys, his brother Wayne and his parents. Lee is survived by his two sisters, Dawn (Bill) Rogers of Spring Grove, Illinois, and Gayle (Dean) Sage of Round Rock, Texas; four children, Steve (Fresia) of Hurley, Wisconsin, Mike of...

Colleen Gwen Stuller Barrickman

...Peninsula Memorial Chapel, 5839 Kenai Spur Highway, Kenai (907-283-3333) with Pastor David Arestad officiating. Burial will follow at Spruce Grove Cemetery in Kasilof. Please visit www.alaskanfuneral.com to sign her online guestbook.

Illinois author, Marilyn Alice Tuckman, loves pumpkins

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill. (AP) - The great artificial pumpkin-flavoring assault...Tuckman says, plopping a bulging binder on the kitchen table in her Elk Grove Village home. "It weighs 13 pounds." Her ode to pumpkins is heavier than...

Barbara Melinda Collins

...California; grandson, Nathan of Kenai and granddaughter, Vanessa of Kenai.Arrangements are under the direction of Myrtle Grove Funeral Service-Bay Area, 541-269-2851, and cremation rites were held at Ocean View Memory Gardens Crematory in Coos...

Lyle Tilford Grove

Former Soldotna resident Lyle Tilford Grove died Tuesday, March 17, 2009, in Phoenix...that was Dad," his family said. Mr. Grove was born May 12, 1927, to Lawrence and Thelma (Bruun) Grove in Polk County, Minn. He graduated in...

Homer's Harrington wins historic girls title; Johnson, Carstens triumph for Nikiski

...but found success later in college, winning a 177-pound national title while wrestling at Pacific University in Forest Grove, Washington, in 1995. Carstens said watching his son win Saturday night was special, and added that when he won his college...


...and walk away with your new shoes.Pennsylvania State Police identify troopers shot in ambush; 1 dead, 1 woundedBLOOMING GROVE, Pa. (AP) - A late-night ambush outside a state police barracks in Pennsylvania's rural northeastern corner left one...



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