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Life on the Kenai "Retrospective" work by Thor Evenson & Equine photos by Ivy

...won't want to miss and may want to return with cash in hand. Thor is the son of legendary homesteader and artist Jim and Nedra Evenson who moved to Alaska over half a century ago, "We came up in May of 1955," Thor told the Dispatch, "Dad was teaching...
'We didn't get dinner that night'

Nedra Evenson was making dinner for her family...unison. The highway moved like a wave, Nedra Evenson said, and the trees bent down to...up." The house rotated like a big box, Nedra Evenson recalled, and the couple watched...

...of the Father's Day weekend on vacation at the Rancho Mirage home of White House decorator Michael Smith and his partner, U.S. Ambassador to Spain James Costos.Follow Nedra Pickler on Twitter at
Nikiski Senior Center breaks ground

When Jim and Nedra Evenson set off on foot with just a hand compass to map out their 158-acre homestead near Nikiski, the two never imagined they'd...
Book sale success speaks volumes of community

The Friends of the Kenai Community Library had a very successful Book Sale. Thank you to all our volunteers Mary Estes, Nedra Evenson, Kelley Smith, Margaret Simon, Cliff Heus, Ron Rogalsky, Jeannine Moeller, Gwen Klawunder, Anita Necessary...
Thanks from the Nikiski Senior Citizens, Inc.

...Foods; Dukowitz Machine; Eagles Airie 35255; Nancy Egbert; Nedra Evenson; Filigree & Hues Hair Design; Fire Control Systems...possible: Terry Aisenbrey; Maizie Carpenter; Nancy Egbert; Nedra Evenson; Chyenne Evans; Donna Evans; Onika Evans; Greg Fisher...
Early Thanksgiving dinner brings longtime friends, generations of memories to senior center

...original homesteaders. Jim Evenson and Nedra Evenson have observed the traditional meal in Kenai for more than 55 years, Nedra Evenson said. To their right were Phil...the kitchen cooking?" Peggy Nash said. Nedra Evenson said when she and her husband moved...
Many hands help with book sale

...Allison Darsey, M.J. Loveland, Mary Armstrong, Mary Estes, Vickie Johnston-Freese, Heather Floyd, Marge Wiley, Nedra Evenson, Craig Jung, Virginia Hallmark, Monti Hightower, Trish Roderick, Nancy Egbert, Kathy East, Sherry Lewis. Tables...
Obama in State of the Union: Tax wealthy, help middle class

...more campaigns to run." As Republicans erupted in laughter, Obama retorted, "I know, because I won both of them."Associated Press writers Nedra Pickler, Josh Lederman, Jim Kuhnhenn and Stacy A. Anderson contributed to this report.
KVCC Summer Art show features Homesteader James Evenson

...original Stone Lithography by North Kenai homesteader James Evenson. The Chicago born artist drove to Alaska with his wife Nedra and son Thor in 1955 and homesteaded on Bishop Lake where their present home and studio is located. His works have been exhibited...


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