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'Swank' shopping debuts in Soldotna

...gravel lot behind Pizza Boys and the Shops Around the Corner Saturday where a group of five white tents clustered around a makeshift courtyard. Ella Fitzgerald sang about bringing her sweet daddy home as dozens of shoppers moved among tables stacked with...
Freezin' for reason: Local firefighters jump in to national Cold Water Challenge

...dips in the Kenai River and the Pacific Ocean on the western seaboard, to questionably cold jumps into swimming pools and makeshift tubs in South Carolina and Texas, to the absurd, such as the video firefighter and blogger Rhett Fleitz posted on his site...

...Lee from Portland, Oregon, students began mourning their classmate, leaving notes, posting a picture and praying at a makeshift flower memorial near Otto Miller hall, where the shooting happened.Lee's friend and classmate Ben Purcell said he was...

By FRANKLIN BRICENOLIMA, Peru - A makeshift bus carrying 52 Quechua Indians back from a party in southeastern Peru plunged off a cliff into a river, killing everyone on board...
Residents prepare to leave as Funny River fire grows swiftly

...own near the end of Funny River Road. "I went out yesterday and built myself a hillybilly fire engine," Skuza said. The makeshift fire engine includes a 300-gallon water tank, 50 feet of hose, a water pump and a fire nozzle. "We're concerned...
Pond hockey: 'As pure as it gets'

...of it's the camaraderie," said Greedy, who fell in love with the sport after taking up skating a few years ago.His makeshift rink is about 100 feet by 50 feet, or about half the size of a regulation rink, and is lined by snowbanks instead of boards...

...allowed to enter the polling stations. Once in, they showed their ID cards, dipped a finger in indelible ink, then went behind a makeshift cardboard booth and made their choices for who should lead the country into an uncertain future.

FRANKLIN, Ind. (AP) - Sitting in a makeshift science lab, the children of military service members were able to take their minds off their parents' deployment, if only for...
Trying to help others

...aren't sure what pushed James over the edge, but they're hoping to share their pain and recover with other veterans. A makeshift memorial with several flags and a snow-covered gazebo stands near their driveway and Tom said they're hoping to expand...

...storm.The chapel's 28 pews are now occupied by some mothers, resting with IV drips in their arms.Until Saturday, the makeshift ward in the chapel had no light except candles. One small fluorescent bulb attached to a diesel generator was hung Saturday...


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