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Fishing season a little cool to start: Will things pick up for this weekend's king openers?

...creel surveys show a few fish are being caught. "It should just get better as we head out from here," he said. Rocky Laster of the Kasilof Mercantile, which arranges fishing trips and sells fishing tackle said, "I heard it's good for this...
'It was an absolute hoot': Peninsula whisker aficionados enjoy World Championships

...over the world, including 13 countries, five Canadian provinces, 28 U.S. states and 65 Alaskans," he said. Rocky Laster of Kasilof, who has sported a more than foot-long beard for nearly a year now, said he was also glad he went up...
Kasilof Community News

...Meyer are the parents of 24-year-old Margaret Stagtenborg. Submitted Kasilof news Alaska Jolene Laster Destiny and Rocky Laster of Kasilof announce the birth of their daughter, Alaska Jolene, at 9:24 p.m. Friday, June 15, 2007, at Woman's...
T-200 seeking race poster submissions

...sponsorship, but it's already agreed that we'll do a pizza party for the poster contest winner's school class," said Rocky Laster, of the Kasilof Mercantile and Rocky's Cafe. So far three mushers are signed up for this season's race, including...
School takes top spots in T-200 poster contest

...The contest garnered more than 100 entries from first- through sixth-graders at six or seven area schools, said Rocky Laster, a poster contest organizer. "The top three were all from K-Beach Elementary. K-Beach had by far most entries...
And for something completely different ...

...He was impressive the first time but I know there's been a lot of talk around Kasilof and Clam Gulch," said Rocky Laster, who runs Rocky's Cafe. "There's some guys around here that I've personally witnessed eat a whole bunch. I...
Get lined up: Kings are coming

...chances increase for anglers to see a flipping salmon on the end of their lines. ?It?s finally picking up,? said Rocky Laster of the Kasilof Mercantile, which among other things, sells fishing tackle and arranges guided fishing trips on the...
Chow champ crowned: Kasilof man takes eating contest seriously

...who works as a reporter for the Peninsula Clarion, has won the event for the past three years. This time around, Rocky Laster, one of the caf's owners and the organizer of the contest, drew a target on the champion's back, offering a...
A king is crowned in Kasilof

...cashier asked if I would mind waiting to be rung up so she could watch the start of the eat-off, I went with her. Rocky Laster, one of the owners, was there explaining the rules, which were simple. Contestants just had to eat as much as they...
Takeoff a sign of new times

...identify with Alaska. So we played off the idea in the hopes the people will see it, remember it and come on in,? said Rocky Laster, one of the owners of the Kasilof Mercantile. The new 112-square-foot sign -- painted by Preston Luke of Clam Gulch...


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