An Outdoor View: Boats

...sold it was a sad one. He didn't want to stop using it, but Mom didn't like him going out on the sound alone. Having teethed...wooden rowboat on Puget Sound, Dad had no fears, but to keep Mom happy, he sold the boat. It was a sad day.It's not so much...

Tamara Jean Slone Burger

...sisters Kathy Ryan, Mari and Helene Burger and their families; her husband's family, and many friends. "We love and miss you mom, may you find peace, joy, and happiness and those whom you have missed!" family writes.Mass for Tamara will be held at...

Pioneer Potluck: About what did you say?

...was setting at the breakfast table teasing Mom (Grandma) ordered "2 lookin' at ya...with red pan gravy and a cup of coffee. Mom with a look of disgust, would not ask him...eggs, sausage, 2 biscuits with gravy. Mom usually got it right. If she did not he...

Life in the Pedestrian Lane: The wading pool

...tumbling out of the high cab already dressed for the pool and run screeching into the water, towels flying in all directions. Mom would acknowledge that next time it was her turn to tend the little ones then drive away with an envious glance back at the women...

Pioneer Potluck: About mom's purple hat

...is dear to me and my families heart. Our Mom and her sister died of complication from Alzheimer's. Mom, Loretta, died in 1999 at the age of 84...loved ones were robbed of the pleasant loving Mom's they once were. The Thief - Alzheimer's...

Tomato rice soup: A speedy bowl of creamy comfort

When I was a kid, creamy tomato and rice soup was one of my go-to comfort foods. My mom would make it for me, and she would make it from a box. The soup was cloyingly creamy-sweet and the rice was overcooked and...

Voices of Alaska: Senator must support subsistence rights

...supporters view her as a hero. But to me, Katie John is simply "Mom," a warm and loving woman who took care of me and my numerous...uncomfortable with the reality that the man who re-opened my mom's case could be Alaska's next Senator. Dan Sullivan litigated...

An Outdoor View: On being a foodie

...he could sneak a forkful off our plates. Mom cooked mostly in a frying pan. I remember...fried mush wasn't bad. We were lucky that Mom and Dad's parents lived nearby. Without...Every one of them that I caught ended up in Mom's frying pan.Until I left home to join...

Passion, drive to succeed puts Kenai's Zulkanycz in USHL

...Kenai Peninsula Hockey Association team for an hour, then go home and skate for four more hours in a backyard rink until his mom called him in.But it wasn't until eighth grade that Zulkanycz's relationship with the game became long distance.At that...

You could just cry; laugh instead

...was a funny woman who passed her sense of humor on to her daughter. Jong Oh died when Candy was small, but memories of her mom's favorite advice ("Best to laugh!") gave Candy strength to pursue her goal of being a stand-up comic. Still, it wasn't...

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