Last year at about this time, I was sitting with my family enjoying lattes, hot chocolate and sunshine in front of the bookstore at Denali National Park. My 16-year-old exchange student daughter took the opportunity to start making fun of her father, particularly the way he dresses out-of-fashion clothes, black socks with shorts, and other typical dad wear.
During my six days courtside at the state basketball tournament in Anchorage, I covered two Class 4A schools and four 2A schools. One major difference that jumped out at me -- besides the number of subs on the bench -- was the number of referees.
Chivalry is dead.
The Kenai City Council recently debated a measure that would have allowed residents of Kenai to park for free to access the personal-use dipnet fishery at the mouth of the Kenai River.
Peninsula Oilers head coach Gary Adcock was hoping for a little more Monday night against the Mat-Su Miners.
Many schools on the peninsula have started leadership classes over the past few years. Learning leadership skills certainly is an important part of an education, but creating a class for it makes me wonder what mechanism for teaching leadership has disappeared over the past decade.
Hi there, I'm Rashah McChesney, the newest (but not for long) reporter at the Peninsula Clarion. I've been hearing the name Cheechako since my first day in Alaska, which was May 12, 2012 for those of you keeping track...
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