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'He's my hero'

WASILLA - Cassie Nix only briefly met Anthony Keller the morning...that's all it would take for Keller to become Nix's hero. That's the day Keller, a 15-year-old...couldn't breathe, I was hyperventilating," Nix said about what she remembered after her...
Nikiski Middle-High School

...words tumbled out of their mouths as Marissa Oehler, Natasha Nix and Tori Bower attempted to explain how they felt about graduating...wanted to go to beauty school, probably to study cosmetology. Nix said she plans to join the Air Force and move to Colorado after...
SoHi cagers nix Grace at Dimond tourney

The Soldotna boys took a convincing 51-28 win over Grace Christian on Friday at the Dimond Boys Alaska Prep Shootout in Anchorage, while the SoHi girls didn't fare so well at home.
What goes on under the snow?

...thawing, compaction, melting, and erosion, are referred collectively as nivation, derived from the Latin word for snow, nix. The snow surface right down to the subnivean base contains an active biological community with some unique and complex life...
Helping hands: Agencies host 2nd annual Project Homeless Connect

...situated in the corner of the room with steel chairs resting atop colorful tarps, cut people's hair. Signatures employee Tina Nix said a hair cut helps with confidence, and the first step to overcoming problems is recognizing self-worth. "I was kind...
Soldotna voters nix visitor center purchase

Soldotna voters rejected a city ballot measure seeking the go-ahead to purchase the Hutchings Auto Group Building for the purpose of relocating Soldotna Visitor Center during a special election held Tuesday, with 60.8 percent of the voters checking no. Gloria Wisecarver said Tuesday during the vote that she did not think it was a good idea to move the visitor center. "I don't think it's the right location," Wisecarver, 81, said. "It seems like it would just be a bottleneck there at that corner."
'Dawgs' day

Photo by M. Scott Moon Dyann Wik shows school spirit at Nikiski's homecoming football game Saturday afternoon. Her friend Natasha Nix did the artwork. For a roundup of high school action, see page C-1.
Brown Bears earn split with Alaska Avalanche

...sloppy loss Friday gave the Kenai River Brown Bears consecutive defeats for the first time this season. It didn't take long to nix the streak. Kenai River responded from a 6-4 loss to the Alaska Avalanche of Palmer on Friday in front of 785 fans at the...
Pebble supporters protest study

...Alaska Miners Association have both written letters to Gov. Sean Parnell asking him to exercise his line item veto authority to nix the study, which they say is clearly aimed at the Pebble mine, sets a bad precedent for future development and undermines the...
Tennis collects crown

...Kod, major dec. Francisco Gaytan, Ser, 12-1; 152 -- Ben Nix, Dim, major dec. Jospeth Fujimoto, Col, 10-2; 160...Dylan Sterling, Ken, dec. John Walther, 6-3; 152 -- Ben Nix, Dim, p. Matt Aho, 3:21; 160 -- Tyler Brown, Ken, dec...


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