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Family grateful for searchers' efforts

The family of Leif Osmar would like to thank everyone involved in the search for Leif, who was lost at sea on September 9, 2014. Special thanks to the...
Closure impacts hundreds Peninsula businesses

...buggers pick.' I've been a Cook Inlet east side set net fisherman for 55 years. I started fishing with my father, Per Osmar, at the age of 10. I am a second-generation setnet fisherman, and my children and grandchildren are third- and fourth-generation...
Two-Time champion Mitch Seavey tells his tales of the Iditarod trail

Dean Osmar was the first dog musher from the Kenai Peninsula to ever win "The Last Great Race" in 1984 and it would be twenty years before...
Model UN delegates appreciate support

...Beemuns, Bub's Pizza, Central Emergency Services, Chez Moi, Coffee Roasters, Cortney Katzenberger, Davis Block, Dean Osmar, Dr. Bauder, ERA, Eva Knutson, Grant Air, Hilton Homewood Suites, Home Depot, Kaladi Brothers, Joe & Terese Kashi...
Competitive fire still blazes

...four-hundred miles. That's the distance Tim Osmar has traveled on the Iditarod Trail over the past 14 years. Tim Osmar Age: 33 Home: Ninilchik Experience...years -- 17th in 1998 and 18th in 1999 -- Osmar said a third poor showing might force a...
Tustumena 200 still on track after 20 years

...has since died. Clarion file photo Dean Osmar remembers that day back in 1984 well...trail through the thick powder. Little did Osmar or the six other mushers that set off driving...were about to be forbearers of history. Osmar was using the first Tustumena 200 race...
Eyes on the trail

...staging out of Clam Gulch to train with Tim Osmar of Ninilchik. Photo courtesy of Jon in the rugged Caribou Hills with Tim Osmar of Ninilchik, who served as Scdoris...interpreter in the 2006 Iditarod. That year, Osmar arrived 56th and Scdoris was 57th in a...
Race officials announce dog death in Quest

...decide what happened.'' Terhar said the 13 dogs remaining in Sawatzky's team looked healthy and happy. Sawatzky and Tim Osmar of Clam Gulch both left Eagle at 3:45 a.m. Monday, with William Kleedehn of Carcross trailing them by 5 minutes. Andrew...
Kleedehn leads Quest

...winner John Schandelmeier of Paxson hadn't yet left McCabe Creek by Tuesday evening. Neither had another veteran musher, Tim Osmar of Clam Gulch, who checked into McCabe Creek fourth at 8:40 a.m. Tuesday. Others who checked into McCabe Creek before...
Search suspended for missing Kasilof kayaker

...was called off Thursday afternoon. Leif Osmar, 38, was reported missing by his father...vicinity of Clam Gulch, Honings said. Osmar's blue kayak was found capsized a mile...helicopter crew made an initial search for Osmar. The troopers and National Guard ended...


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