Letters to the editor

...the crash of the plankton blooms necessary to fry survival. The state of Alaska spent nearly a million dollars seeding Karluk Lake and apparently are seeing good results.If "overescapement" is anything more than financial, why then is Bristol Bay Aquaculture...

A look into what it takes to prepare for the dutch oven state championship

...competition. The first-place winner for the adult session is eligible to compete in the International Dutch Oven Competition in Salt Lake City, Utah. Carla Anderson said many local residents have families who have traditionally cooked with the large food warmers...

Pioneer Potluck: About fishing

...that came to Colorado from Kansas to help "haying." We were all packed in the old green four door Dodge and headed for a warm lake near the farm that had catfish in it. Nobody had fancy fishing tackle. Everyone had a bamboo pole with a piece of fishing line...

A preview of this year's Progress Days

...winner of which will have the chance to attend the International Dutch Oven Society World Championship Cook-Off held in Salt Lake City.The food vendors at this year's event will appeal to a very specific festival oriented theme, Yeager said, with everything...

Planes: Fire & Rescue

Now Playing Synopsis: Adventure flies higher than ever before in this sequel that finds championship air-racer Dusty Crophopper (voice of Dane Cook) beginning an exciting new career fighting forest fires. In the wake of another successful racing season, Dusty returns home to Propwash Junction to resume his training. But a debilitating injury forces Rusty to consider a new career path. Before long Rusty is training with the Aerial Fire Fighters at Piston Peak Air Attack Base. Becoming a Single Engine Air Tanker (SEAT) is no simple task for an injured plane, but with the guidance of seasoned fire-and-rescue helicopter Blade Ranger (voice of Ed Harris), fearless leader of the Piston Peak Air Attack team, Rusty is soon soaring through the clouds once again. Meanwhile, as Rusty gets up to speed, his presence in the unit catches the attention of Dipper (voice of Julie Bowen), a cargo hauler-turned-water scooper capable of skimming lake water to combat raging fires. A major racing fan, Dipper can hardly contain her excitement at the prospect of working alongside Rusty, and meanwhile wise, heavy-lift helicopter Windlifter (voice of Wes Studi) has never encountered a fire he couldn't conquer. In no time Rusty has made a whole host of new friends at Piston Peak, including hulking transport plane Cabbie (voice of Dale Dye), the brave grounded firefighters known as the Smokejumpers, the Secretary of the Interior (voice of Fred Willard), and Nick "Loop'n" Lopez (voice of Erik Estrada), a helicopter cop with an illustrious past. And though learning the secrets to dousing forest fires is sure to take time, Rusty is a fast learner, and eager to pitch in. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Dane Cook, Julie Bowen, Ed Harris, Curtis Armstrong, John Michael Higgins, Hal Holbrook Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Area rowers compete at Moose Nugget Regatta

...event, was held Saturday and Sunday at Newcomb Park on Wasilla Lake.Two Peninsula rowing clubs attended the meet - the Alaska Midnight...Rowing Association, which does most of its rowing on Mackey Lake in Soldotna; and the Kenai Crewsers Rowing Club, based on the...

Redoubt Bay Lodge employee prevents bear mauling

...It lies roughly 40 miles west of Nikiski, at the entrance to Lake Clark Pass, encompassing the mouth of Wolverine Creek. This...known sites where people can watch bears dive off of rocks into a lake to catch salmon, and one of only three known sites on the Pacific...

Lodge owners consider proposed bed tax

...and thoughts on how it will affect their businesses. Sharon Brower, owner of Grouchy Old Woman Bed and Breakfast on Daniels Lake in Nikiski, said the proposed 4 percent tax is appropriate. "I think that a ... 4 percent additional sales tax or a bed...

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