Mother Nature shines on Soldotna's 55th Progress Days

With rainy days on both sides of the Soldotna Progress Days weekend Mother Nature proved again this year that she smiles upon the hard work of the Soldotna Chamber of Commerce and all the volunteers who sponsor...


...conservation field this summer.Five interns and two mentors from The Nature Conservancy's LEAF - Leaders in Environmental Action for the...said.The program provides summer internships for students in nature preserves across the nation and helps high school educators...

Reeling it in: 'Lucy' won't make you think too hard

...massive success the film has seen, because it is structured like a trippy indie film, complete with random stock footage of nature documentaries and a bizarre interaction with one of the first humanoid creatures, Lucy, from the 3 million-year-old skeleton...

Arts & Entertainment
What others say: Rain makes good judgement imperative on Interior waters

...you're prepared to deal with situations that you hope not to encounter. It's always better to be ready for more than Mother Nature throws at you, especially in situations where fun can turn into trouble in a hurry.- Fairbanks Daily News-Miner,Aug...


...opposition groups fighting to remove President Bashar Assad from power since 2011."These behaviors have nothing to do with the nature and mentality of Syrian society," said Abdelbaset Sieda, a senior member of the main Western-backed Syrian National Coalition...


Opens Thursday, Dec 25, 2014 Synopsis: Angelina Jolie directs this true life tale of Louis Zamperini, the Olympic track star who survived a plane crash in World War II, only to fight for his life against nature and eventually as a prisoner of war. Joel and Ethan Coen provide the script. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi Cast: Jack O'Connell Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Into the Storm

Now Playing Synopsis: Fearless storm-chasers brave impossible odds in their quest to collect data on an unprecedented super-storm that unleashes multiple tornados on a small town as the terrified locals race for shelter. Richard Armitage (The Hobbit trilogy), Sarah Wayne Callies (The Walking Dead), and Matt Walsh star in this tense tale of Mother Nature's fury. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Richard Armitage, Sarah Wayne Callies, Alycia Debnam-Carey, Matt Walsh Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Bee season off and running for local enthusiasts

...the winter months, and neighboring beekeepers that over-winter, give her bees, such as Jim Van Raden, owner of Natural Natures Treats in Kasilof. Van Raden said he can only keep bees during winter when the colony produced enough pollen and honey to...

Wildlife refuge learning program takes hands-on approach

...degrees with 86 percent humidity, Saturday on the Keen-Eye Nature Trail. The group of fifteen children and parents surrounding...wrote the findings down in their handmade stick and rubber band nature journals. The walk was the second to last of the refuge's...

Fish need riparian vegetation

...of catching their fill of the riches that the waters provide. It's wonderful to see so many people uniquely enjoying what nature has to offer. What's equally important are the efforts we can put forward to ensure that the emerald waters of the Kenai...



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