A garden to dye for

...than a typical garden. But Freilich notes that dye content in plants is significantly influenced by temperature, humidity and sun exposure."So you want to make sure that the plant is growing in its ideal condition," he says.McLaughlin recommends leaving...

The Hero of Color City

Opens Friday, Oct 3, 2014 Synopsis: Exodus Film Group presents this computer-animated children's film starring the voices of Christina Ricci, Rosie Perez, Craig Ferguson, and Wayne Brady. Ben is a young boy who loves to color; little does he realize his beloved crayons lead a secret life of excitement and adventure. Every night, when the sun goes down, Ben's crayons pay a visit to Color City, a whimsical world of breathtaking beauty. Trouble arises, however, when Ben falls asleep one night, and Yellow gets left behind by her fellow crayons. In her attempt to catch up with them, Yellow accidentally stirs an unfinished sketch of the monstrous King Scrawl and his malevolent henchman Gnat. Before they can be stopped, the diabolical duo have made their way to Color City, and staked their claim on the magical Rainbow Waterfall. Now, if Yellow and her friends don't act fast, all of Color City's glorious hues will soon fade. Fortunately for the citizens of this enchanted land, courageous Yellow is about to learn that if she believes in herself, anything is possible - even defeating a formidable foe like the dreaded King Scrawl. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi Cast: Christina Ricci, Rosie Perez, Craig Ferguson, Wayne Brady, Arsenio Hall Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Summer Solstice on the Peninsula... Fun in the liquid sun

...Meanwhile out at Nikiski Days it was "Family Fun in Midnight liquid Sun!" And with all the fresh green grass and playground equipment...folks in Nikiski we don't really care if it's raining or the sun is shining if there is something to do we turn out and just take...

[+Slideshow] Thousands turn out for Independence Day

...Independence Day parade began in Kenai, Trading Bay Drive was a loudly chaotic jumble of star-spangled puppies, sugar and sun-soaked kids and last-minute parade float preparation. On Main Street and along the Kenai Spur Highway camp chairs and candy...

Reader's tomato dishes make good sides

...the good cooks are. Luckily, they are generous, too, frequently sharing the best of their best recipes. From Bluffton's Sun City, Caroline Kennedy is one such cook, whose recipes have won contests, appeared in cookbooks and magazines (like Southern...

Kenai eyes ice rink upgrades

...the boards and leans forward with one arm swinging to propel him. Speed skating is a great workout, he said. With the summer sun peering through the building opening, not many people think to go skating, but the ice is in good condition, he said. "This...

Birch Ridge report: As summer heats up, so do events at golf course

...Our surly, motley, yet still lovable crew of grass aficionados have the greens in absolutely beautiful condition. The summer sun has firmed the golf course up nicely and quickened the pace of the putting surfaces. Rolling the rock simply doesn't get much...

An Outdoor View: Remembering Bigg Eddy

...the quiet was nice. Millionaires' summer homes didn't dominate the east-bank skyline, as they do now. Sitting in the sun on a warm June day, watching the water, the birds and the tip of my fishing rod was paradise.Sometimes I couldn't find...

Wild night of racing headlines memorial race for "Cowboy" at Twin Cities

A midsummer sun greeted over 500 racing fans Saturday night at Twin Cities Raceway in Kenai, but as epic as the racing was, the bigger story...

Family Fun Run results posted

The Family Fun Run was held in Nikiski on Saturday as part of the Family Fun in the Midnight Sun celebration.The event includes three- and five-mile runs. The top men's finishers in the three-mile race were Justin...



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