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Carolyn Knackstedt of Kenai graduated Cum Laude from Pacific Lutheran College in Tacoma, Washington with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology.Email your community events to, fax...
Between the Tides: Some rugby to go with dip netting

...for the Wolfpack, is a hulking mass of a man with a shaven head and long, dark beard. Having played high school rugby in Tacoma, Washington, and as a former member of the United States Air Force, Koski is naturally a leader on the team. "The Anchorage...
Norwegian king scheduled to visit Homer next week

...Majesty's visit is part of a Pacific Northwest tour from May 21-27 that includes stops in Seattle, Ballard and Tacoma, Wash. In Tacoma he visits Pacific Lutheran University, where he will help celebrate its 125th anniversary and deliver the commencement...
Relay for Life

...Kenai Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Center. Relay for Life events began in 1985 when Dr. Gordy Klatt, a colorectal surgeon in Tacoma, Washington, ran and walked around a track for 24 hours to raise money for the American Cancer Society. Since then, Relay...

TACOMA, Wash. - Debbie Dolittle Penwell can't remember how she started the Jozee RoozIndoor Petting Zoo.The couple rented a place in a tiny Tacoma strip mall behind a Jiffy Lube off Pacific Avenue, refurbished it and began...
Arts & Entertainment

...years of marriage on Sept. 10, 2014.They were married in Tacoma, Washington, on Sept. 10, 1954, shortly after Hal's discharge...schooling at Central Washington State College, Hal taught school in Tacoma for a few years before moving to Casa Grande, Arizona, Fort...
BlueCrest, WesPac ink deal to develop Cosmo fueled by LNG from WesPac's Jacksonville facility by late 2016. TOTE also operates ocean freight service to Alaska from Tacoma, Wash.Terms of the BlueCrest/WesPac arrangement are confidential but Johnson said it involved "several hundred million...
Homer resident dies from injuries sustained in car crash

...on the Sterling Highway near Anchor Point. The circumstances are under investigation. Shufelt's southbound 1998 Toyota Tacoma and a northbound 2005 Ford Taurus driven by Ninilchick residents Timothy Johnson, 54, and Donald Krech, 56, rolled over...

...been a long time in coming, "I have Perils that were written from when I first moved to Alaska and wrote a column for the Tacoma Tribune in Washington that was all about building a cabin on a mountain top, which was definitely crazy and perilous. Then...
Leo Andrew Gaffikin

...85, was born on Nov. 7, 1929 in Tacoma, Washington and passed away at his...graduate of Bellarmine High School, Tacoma, and lived in Anchorage, service will be planned in Tacoma at a later date.


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