The preacher and the president

"What are we going to do about the president?" asked my minister friend.His question took me by surprise. And though many years ? and presidential administrations ? have passed since its asking, my response would be the same today...

Schrodinger's cat dined on hamburger - or spaghetti

...plain loaf bread." "Hmmm, then spaghetti is always good," I said. "They both sound great."... So, which one?" "Surprise me," I finally said. Whatever she cooks is good, so I was in safe hands. For the next 20 minutes, as the miles rolled...

Speed prevails in Fountain of Youth 5K

...is comprised of women age 63 and older and men 78 and older, and the final wave is just men ages 20 to 33. Instead of an surprise winner, however, Wednesday's race had a familiar face crossing the finish line, as 18-year-old Jonah Theisen of Kenai...

Bitterness defining Alaska's GOP US Senate primary

...administration, is the target of populist, socially conservative broadsides from tea party favorite Joe Miller, who pulled off a surprise upset of Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski in state's 2010 primary, only to see her win the general election in an historic...

Peninsula runners eyeing state glory

...Lauren Evarts, Aziza Shemet-Pitcher and Audrey Rosencrans. Steyer added that freshman Alex Mosley might be someone who could surprise folks, saying that "she'll be turning heads." Shemet-Pitcher and Waclawski were a part of the winning Class 1-2-3A...

Bob Franken: Tangled friendships

...Bashar Assad. Assad wastes no opportunity to say the equivalent of "I told you so."So we're now confronted with the surprise rampage of militants that have been so successful that President Barack Obama had to use U.S. military force against them...

Dolphin Tale 2

Opens Friday, Oct 3, 2014 Synopsis: A group of sympathetic humans help a dolphin with a damaged tail in this heartwarming sequel to the surprise 2011 hit. Inspired by actual events, Dolphin Tale 2 is written and directed by Charles Martin Smith. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Harry Connick, Jr., Morgan Freeman, Kris Kristofferson, Ashley Judd, Nathan Gamble Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

And So It Goes

Now Playing Synopsis: A self-centered real-estate agent (Michael Douglas) gets the surprise of his life when his estranged son appears on his doorstep with the granddaughter he's never known, and leaves the young girl in his care. Rob Reiner co-produced and directed this Castle Rock comedy-drama co-starring Diane Keaton, Frankie Valli, and Scott Shepherd. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Michael Douglas, Diane Keaton, Sterling Jerins, Frances Sternhagen, Scott Shepherd, Frankie Valli Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Exchange students head home & arrive home

...Tacy Caldwell home from her year in Brazil. "I learned that Americans are nothing like Hollywood portraits them. My first surprise when I arrived at night was that it was still light. That only happens in Alaska. The language was hard in the beginning...

Mother Nature shines on Soldotna's 55th Progress Days

...the Adult Division and will be eligible to compete at the World Dutch Oven Championships in Utah later this year. "It was a surprise to me because I had some trouble this year with uneven temperatures and didn't even go over to hear the results. I have...



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