Now Playing Synopsis: Disneynature's Bears takes viewers on an educational and entertaining adventure through the Alaskan wilderness, where the documentary follows a fiercely protective mama bear named Sky and her two young cubs, Amber and Scout, over the course of an entire year. Narrated by John C. Reilly, the film trails this young family as they venture down a mountain in search of sustenance, and encounter a variety of threats, including a pair of imposing male bears named Magnus and Chinook, as well as a crafty -- and very hungry -- wolf named Tikani. As the seasons shift, Sky teaches Amber and Scout the secrets to recognizing danger and foraging for food. Later, as salmon appear in the local waters, Sky attempts to build her fat reserves for the coming winter. But it won't be easy, because challenges await over every summit, and the competition for food can be fierce. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: John C. Reilly Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Draft Day

Now Playing Synopsis: Ivan Reitman's Draft Day stars Kevin Costner as Sonny Weaver Jr., the GM of the Cleveland Browns. With 13 hours until the beginning of the NFL draft, Sonny is informed by the team's owner (Frank Langella) that if Sonny doesn't make a splash and generate ticket sales, he's going to be fired. That prompts the GM to take a trade offer from another team that gives him the first pick in the draft, in exchange for three furure first-round picks. The move outrages the Browns' head coach, and forces all of the team's scouts to dig up what they can find about the pick everyone, including the owner, expects them to make -- a highly touted QB from Wisconsin. Meanwhile, Weaver is drawn to a talented linebacker who has family issues to deal with and is known for having a hot temper. ~ Perry Seibert, Rovi Cast: Kevin Costner, Jennifer Garner, Denis Leary, Ellen Burstyn, Frank Langella Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

A pledge for America

...have to have the willpower. And we have to turn away from that part of American culture that mocks and denigrates such "Boy Scout" values. They're what built America, and they're what's holding it together. So far. Pledge to be informed, civil...

Fourth of July in Kenai

...including the Far North roller derby team, political candidates, information on ballot measures, and the Tustumena Boy Scouts, to name a few she said.Special guest Dave Thompson, known as "Bard of the North" will recite patriotic poems on the main...

Mary Virginia Colston Boyd

...Houston until his death in 1974.She was an active member of the Baptist Church, taught Sunday School, was a dedicated Cub Scout leader and a member and officer in the Ladies Auxiliary of the ILA Local 1273. She was well known for her unique self-taught...

Girl Scouts take on science

...day.The hope is to show Girl Scouts education can be fun and cultivate...free membership to the Girl Scouts. For Kindergartner Azilyn Hall, it was her first day as a Girl Scout. Her father Danny Hall said...already know each other and Girl Scouts is a safe place they can come...

The crick

...babbling away under a heavy coat of snow and ice. It begins near the intersection of the Sterling Highway and the east end of Scout Lake Loop Road. From there, it meanders through a low, swampy area for about a mile, then turns right at Silver Salmon Drive...

Brown Bears take 9 at NAHL draft

...Moose of the Western States Hockey League.Matthew Wikman, a 1996 forward taken in the third round - A find of the northeast scout, who convinced him to go to the Ohio tryout camp. There, the Northfield Prep player had a hat trick in the all-star game...


...the NotKnot comes in a variety of colors and configurations. (www.umemi.com )"The inspiration originally came from scout knotting," she says. "I've been fascinated by knots, the process of knotting and their purpose for some time now...

Arts & Entertainment
Oilers' Munoz takes a licking, keeps on ticking

...Munoz has previous experience with is San Francisco State's Nolan Sheridan. The duo played on the same Baltimore Orioles scout team and the Quakes Baseball Academy. Friday evening, Sheridan started on the mound for 6 2-3 innings, and gave up only...



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