'Finding Your Roots' with Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr.

...they never knew.In the second episode (September 30), Gates features three highly successful athletes: tennis great Billie Jean King, New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter and women's basketball hall of famer Rebecca Lobo. Jeter, who is the son of...


...the door and assist with clean up. Interesting to know that many of the "kids" qualify for our senior programs themselves. Jean Brockel sang "Auld Lang Syne" which has become a tradition at the event organized by homesteaders Peggy Arness and JoAnn Hollier...

Reimer leads Peninsula finishers at Lost Lake

...42. Ellyn Brown 2:32:40 43. Sarah Camblin 2:32:54 44. Laurie Van Huis 2:33:26 45. Jen Nafzgar 2:33:38 46. Jean Miller 2:33:43 47. Becky Butler 2:34:11 48. Jennifer Uriarte 2:34:22 49. Bronwen Nicholls 2:34:29 50. Gina...

Jean Agnes Hall Banks

Jean Agnes Hall, 73, of Kenai, passed away Saturday, August 9, 2014 in Soldotna.Jean was born to Arthur and Grace (Lovely) Banks...also enjoyed camping and snow machining.Jean is survived by her husband, Stephen "Skip...

Safe route to school imperative for Skyview Middle students

It's with some trepidation that we enter this new school year. The stakes seem much higher now that we will house our 7th and 8th graders in a school without a kid-friendly means of access for bikers and walkers. This subject is old hat so I figure the good folks that keep our bustling community running smoothly might have had a game plan in mind when they switched the local Jr. High for the Skyview location. Unlike the high schoolers who were home based from the surrounding communities, the Jr. High includes our Soldotna town students.

Diana Jean Hackney Anderson

Kenai resident, Ms. Diana Jean (Anderson) Hackney, 54, died Friday, Feb. 28, 2014 at her home in Kenai. Memorial services will be held 2:00 p.m...

Working late in life, directors refuse to say cut

...Rhode Island this summer.In June came "Venus in Fur," from 80-year-old Roman Polanski. And in May, 83-year-old Jean-Luc Godard, the perpetual enfant terrible, premiered his 3-D "Goodbye to Language" at the Cannes Film Festival.Both...

Arts & Entertainment

...already-brewing sectarian tensions."What happened today is more serious than what some people imagine," Lebanon's army chief, Gen. Jean Kahwaji, told journalists.As fighting raged Sunday, some residents tried to flee from the eastern Lebanese border town of...


...made a valiant recovery on the last ascent to avoid even more damage, now trails by 5 minute, 26 seconds.The exception was Jean-Christophe Peraud of France, who hugged closely on the leader's back wheel and finished fourth. With his performance...

Jess Bailey Hinds

...wife Virginia from Granite Shoals, Texas; sister Nancy Jane Phillips and Ronnie Balcom from Eufala, Alabama; sister Billie Jean Taylor and her husband Bob from Raleigh, North Carolina.; son Bailey Edward "Eddie" Hinds and his wife Kathy from Montgomery...



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