Pioneer Potluck: About getting ready for Thanksgiving

...did mom! The reason for the "pea green color"... after WWII there was a surplus of white and Army green paint, no more jeeps, tanks and airplanes to paint, so they mixed the white and green together and painted cars "pea green" that were being manufactured...


...Tara Isaacson said.Ehlers, who co-owns a construction company, spotted the print one day while on the Hell's Revenge jeep trail and noticed it was loose. The fossil was in a well-trafficked area, part of a set of prints on that trail that frequently...

Soldotna defeats Thunder Mountain to open new turf field

...That game plan was to stack the line of scrimmage against the run and control the ball on offense. Thunder Mountain coach Jeep Rice, whose team fell to 1-2 overall, was asked if the early play was a moral victory."It was a moral victory for the...

Pioneer Potluck: About wastefulness, a big word with a lot of meaning

...Johnson's laundry just opened and was full all the time day and night. So I traveled at times, in my old green Willy's Jeep to Soldotna with a heaping load of laundry and just enough space for a kid or two that wanted to go along to help. (I smile...


...the camp in the twilight.An elderly woman leaned on an elderly man who leant on a cane as they limped into the gated camp. A jeep crammed with dusty children parked nearby.And finally, three little boys in bright red and black clothes patiently waited...

Nikiski opens 2014 with win over Thunder Mountain

...yards on the day, many of those coming with Nikiski linemen on his back."He was outstanding," said Thunder Mountain coach Jeep Rice. "If we had two or three more (big plays) we might've won this game, or at least had a better shot at it."With...

Pioneer Potluck: About Alaskan forest fires, part 2

...1959 Funny River Fire 2014 I jumped in the Jeep parked in front of my car with my buddy...and almost hit me before I could get the Jeep's started and out of her way. The way...again. I opened up the canvas door of the Jeep at one time, while still in motion, to...

No injuries after gas tanker collision

...Monday in Soldotna. A woman driving a Jeep Cherokee turned out in front of a Roto-Rooter...gas station parking lot and pushed the Jeep into a gas tanker in the process of filling...after and checked out the driver of the Jeep and reported no injuries, said CES firefighter...

Pioneer Potluck: About Alaska

...of travel has upgraded from small one and twin-engine planes to the big jets, to the road transportation in my old Willys Jeeps and big 4-by-4 Army trucks from the early Army days. Those beat up cars and pickups with windshields and head lights broken...

Pioneer Potluck: The Pea Green Dodge

...reason for the awful pea green car was after the War, they had a surplus of Army green and white paint, that they painted jeeps, tanks, trucks and everything else "Army Green." So the car manufactures mixed the green with the white and painted every...



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