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Homeless Connect address the local problem

...the Peninsula is made up of so many rural communities homelessness looks different here than in urban areas. It may be couch surfing or staying with friends because they have to make a decision between paying rent, the light bill or buying groceries. The...
I'll take the Lycra

While web-surfing recently, I came across an acronym I hadn't seen before: MAMIL, which stands for Middle Aged Man In Lycra.My wife managed...
Amazing, what a humble moss can tell us about life

Over Thanksgiving, I went to a family reunion in Hawaii, where I grew up. While body surfing at Makapu'u on Oahu, I marveled that the beach seemingly hadn't changed since I first started playing there 50 or so years...
Voices of the Peninsula: An open letter to the Legislature on school funding

...Then I tell them, "I could be in South Florida. Enjoying the beaches and the sunsets after school. Or I could be in Hawaii surfing on the weekends. I could be in Southern California eating my lunches in the sun nearly every day. But I want to be here...

...chocolate, Thiessen and Thompson also knew they needed a bigger roaster. Thompson saw a coffee roaster on a pop-up ad while surfing the Web and called the business to see if it would work for roasting cacao beans. The man selling the roaster just happened...
Standup paddleboarding picks up steam

...and out in the sun."Standup paddleboarding has exploded in popularity the past few years. A sort of combination between surfing and kayaking, it has become a hit on oceans, lakes and rivers across the United States and beyond.According to a 2013 Outdoor...

...adequate and permanent place to sleep at night. If you or someone you know is sleeping in a motel, a camper, a tent, couch-surfing or living with friends then this program can help," said Atwater. While more jobs are anticipated on the Peninsula with...
Unhinged Alaska: As the Fishing Hole slips into hibernation, the tourists slide south

...rocketing in search of some nearby piscator's profoundly personal body parts.Alpha silvers leading the schools abruptly started surfing backwards while the pack's dim bulbs trailing in the rear shot sideways toward the beach like they had backed into frozen...
Entrepreneurs profit, consumers love the convenience, but loss of sales tax revenue concerns some

Just a few years ago, the Internet was a sparsely populated community of nerds. Today, grandmothers are "surfing" the World Wide Web looking for just the right baby blanket. But that's only the tip of the iceberg. On the Kenai Peninsula...
Surfers visit Turnagain Arm in Alaska for unique bore-tide ride

...Outside. Two years ago, Ben Marcus, a surfing writer and former editor of Surfer Magazine...explained Wisdorf, a carpenter who began his surfing career in Turnagain Arm four years on Monday in a WitchWave, a hybrid surfing kayak that is about 10 feet long. Leonard...


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