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SBS Grand re-opening of Soldotna Store is a cuatomer's treat.

...go to SBS because I need something or have a list, walk to the service counter tell them what I want, get it and go on my way. But today I come in and wonder where I am, same familiar friendly faces, but I mean look at those windows, and all...
Here's The Thing: Four years of change

...ingredient making happy faces at natural seed extracts and frowning at anything I couldn't pronounce. I truffle shuffled my way into an older tanning bed and after 8 minutes I'm done (like pizza rolls) and it dawns on me that it will take about...
Roach found guilty of defrauding, stealing from 'Boxes for Heroes' donors

...wrote company checks," he said. "It sounds crazy but my way of thinking was, you know I've got everything in black...was surprised by the verdict. "I thought it was going my way," he said. "I really had confidence in the way the trial...
Refuge Notebook - Thanksgiving: Remembering those who trusted, encouraged and inspired us

This Thanksgiving I recalled and was thankful that so many helped me on my way to become a (now-retired) professional wildlife biologist. These are folks who helped me build confidence to pursue a career...
Grandpa's advice still ingrained

...years old, in order to out do the other boys, I worked my way about a mile or more up the Ninilchik River. The kings...I struggled dragging it home, showing it off as I made my way. But then I met Grandpa! I was grinning with excitement...
Alaskans always willing to help

...thanks and appreciation to Don Johnson and the two passing truckers who helped me out about six weeks ago. I was on my way into town when two moose came out of the woods and crossed the road in front of me. I hit one, but in trying to avoid...
Assistance after accident appreciated

I was on my way home on Friday evning when I hit a caribou it pulled me off the road and down the embankment. There were so many people who stopped...
Birds and Dogs Don't Mix

The crunch of my feet sounded thunderous as I made my way out to the freshwater pond on the Kenai Flats. The frost was just melting away as the first rays of sun touched my back. My target...
The Hogs of Spring

...springtime and my, until now, ability resist leaping onto over a quarter ton of screaming steel to try and Evel Knievel my way across the frost heaves our Department of Transportation has declared as roads. It all started innocently enough when...
Fostering conservation through the Adopt-a-Stream Program

...coworkers come to my aid, and though their rescue was not flawless, eventually the third vehicle freed us both, and I was on my way. You probably wonder how a Cheechako like me ends up in a place like Soldotna, Alaska. I've come here from northeast...


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