Reeling it in: 'Snowpiercer' a thought-provoking ride

"Snowpiercer" SnowPiercer 2 hours, 6 minutes I find it a depressing fact of life, but more and more small, independent, or unique foreign films are premiering on VOD (video on-demand - basically streaming online) instead of in theaters...

Arts & Entertainment
Parnell leads gubernatorial rivals in cash on hand

...2010 gubernatorial primary and is running this time as an independent, brought in nearly $260,000, $170,000 of which he...campaign spokeswoman Lindsay Hobson said. He chose to run as an independent so he could focus on Alaskans, not platforms, she said...

Voters take up oil tax debate before August referendum

...said he plans on reintroducing a bill in the upcoming session that would provide state-funded, low-interest loans to independent producers for processing facilities and other production infrastructure as a way of encouraging investment.The one point...

The Battered Bastards of Baseball

Opens Monday, Aug 11, 2014 Synopsis: Chapman and Maclain Way's documentary The Battered Bastards of Baseball tells the tale of the Mavericks, an independent minor league baseball team (meaning it was not affiliated with any big-league club) that formed in 1973. They fielded a squad consisting of guys who showed up for an open try out, many of whom had been cut from more reputable organizations. The ragtag team actually started to win, and their hometown of Portland ended up giving them a devoted fan base. ~ Perry Seibert, Rovi Movie Details Buy Tickets Movie Review

What others say: Thank you for not voting

...United States.You see, the U.S. Senate is pretty closely divided. There are 53 Democrats, 45 Republicans and two independents, both of whom side with Democrats on most issues.This fall, 36 of those Senate seats are up for election. Twelve of...

We still hold these truths to be self-evident

...and of Right ought to be Free and Independent States, that they are Absolved from...totally dissolved; and that as Free and Independent States, they have full Power to levy...to do all other Acts and Things which Independent States may of right do. - And for the...

Reeling it in: 'Echo' follows in footsteps of 'E.T.'

...assuming the movie does well, I wouldn't be surprised to see a slew of Echo toys come Christmas-time. As a smaller, independent film, it shouldn't be hard to more than recoup the cost of making the film. If I had a complaint, and this is not solely...

Arts & Entertainment
Soldotna's capital budget final draft up for review

...An appropriation of $40,000 is set for purchasing Radio Frequency Identification tags, according to the document. The independent system is aimed at "improving patron confidentiality," and "decreases the potential for repetitive stress injuries in...

Weekend dog show draws competitors from Alaska, Lower 48

...about one year for agility to "click" for Dandy. "At first it was (frustrating), but then I realized she is really independent so she had to take a lot of work to train her," she said. To learn how to do agility courses, the duo went to classes...

Concern raised with direction of regulatory board

...legislative debate that the move could limit the board's enforcement abilities. He said he wasn't convinced moving "an independent board for administrative purposes will be detrimental to law enforcement." But he remained open to reviewing the placement...



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