If you take high school one day at a time, it'll be over in a flash. At least that's how it felt to Koebryn Mlynarik on Sunday dressed in his cap and gown, Cook Inlet...
Joey Yourkoski's favorite color is camouflage - if that even counts. He's not sure it's a color. So really, he said, it's purple. Purple because it reminds him that he's a survivor, he said, and that others, wearing the same color, know what it is like. "They didn't just go through this personal h-e-double-hockey-stick (by themselves)," said the 11-year-old cancer survivor. He realized the significance of the color at a Relay for Life in Nikiski last year. So many wore purple. His bus drivers. His teachers. He wasn't alone.
...before nightfall. In doing so, this former worrier is following the advice of our Lord who told His followers to live one day at a time (Matthew 6:34). Millions will spoil today fretting over tomorrow, even though most of their expected tragedies...
On this "winding down" day of 2010, we're still alive; making it, for you and me, the most important day of the year. What shall we do with it?
Today is International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Day. Here in Alaska, FASD is a big issue. Here on the Kenai Peninsula, it's a big issue.
As many as 51,900 late-run Kenai River king salmon may have made it to the spawning grounds in 2011. Or it could have been as few as 16,100. That's the range of escapement estimates provided by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game to the state Board of Fisheries at its Oct. 5 work session, underscoring the high degree of uncertainty for measuring abundance of Kenai River kings.
R-E-S-P-E-C-T. As Aretha Franklin sang her soul hit in 1967, those letters were a call to action. Respect African Americans. Respect women. Respect yourself.
Sonny Thompson walked out of the 8-foot-tall chain-link gates at Wildwood Correctional Center a free man. April 5, 2011.
Fresh off a first-place finish in their own tournament on Saturday, the Skyview wrestling team squared off with a young Nikiski squad on Tuesday at Nikiski High School.
Doing business in the Russian Far East has been a roller-coaster ride for Alaska investors.
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