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Former priest at Juneau's St. Nicholas Orthodox Church dies at 81

...served for many years in the capital city as priest at St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, died recently in Staten Island, N...him 'The Wizard.' '' Colleen Polson, a member of St. Nicholas Church at Juneau and wife of Father Robert Polson...
Peninsula Reflections

...installation of a foundation for St. Nicholas Chapel in Kenai. Photo by Mae...were found under the floor of St. Nicholas Chapel in Kenai back in 1972 foundation. The Chapel of St. Nicholas was built in 1906 as a tribute...
Santa gets a new Stanley Ford F-150 sleigh

Giving his reindeer some time to rest up for their big night next week Jolly Ol' St. Nicholas flew into Stanley Ford last week atop a cherry red F-150 pick-up. Accompanied by an elf to assist him, Santa leaned his ear...
Restored bell tower atop Juneau Russian church

...Wozniak, the acting priest of St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church. "This...bell parts from the Lower 48. St. Nicholas obtained funding for the project...asking for help. The story of St. Nicholas, one of 36 Russian churches in...
Soldotna Community News

...and traditions, new and old. "We have an Advent Calendar, starting Dec. 1," she said. "Dec. 6 we celebrate St. Nicholas Day by leaving out our boots, finding candy and nuts in them in the morning. Sometimes we have an advent wreath the...
New look, old church

...order to reach the bell tower, minarets and cross, which he replaced. He also straightened the aluminum cross on St. Nicholas Chapel. "I added aluminum bracing and found some of the angling, the wood, had cracked," Jordan said. "The...
Russian Orthodox churches draw crowds

...donation is encouraged, which helps maintain the church and restore the icons. Across a nearby field is the chapel of St. Nicholas, built in 1906. Considered a sacred site by Alaska Russian Orthodox faithful, the chapel is the final resting place...
People and Places
Soldotna Community News a child with her own children as they will put out their shoes on the night of Dec. 5 and await the arrival of St. Nicholas on the morning of Dec. 6, who fills shoes of good children with candy and treats. Lorraine's love of life is evident...
Peninsula Reflections

...cabin is now Veronica?s Coffee House. The small square building with the cupola, top right, is the Chapel of St. Nicholas, built around 1906 to honor Father Nicholas, Kenai?s first resident priest. He and two other church workers...
Juneau man says gift mix-up was not a scam after Christmas. The Paddocks say they hope this unfortunate incident didn't ruin the magic of Christmas and St. Nicholas for their granddaughter. "We're trying to explain to her the whole Santa business, that magical thing," Sarah...


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