Letter to the editor: Changes to setnets would reduce king catch

...are alive, just let them go. Fellow setnetters laugh at me and say they are catching the kings we release. Maybe that's true and maybe it isn't. I do know that a king kept is a king dead. Kings that swim away may spawn. Over many years of fishing...

Op-ed: The falso god of politics

...to false gods once worshipped by ancient Greeks. The same is true in Rome, where statues of political gods, notably those named...by getting kids attuned to the things liberals believe to be true. Many argue that the progressive outlook seeks to undermine...

Soldotna students receive graduation lectures from faculty

...well, I can tell you I'd have lost a lot of money on that bet," he said. "But I can tell you one thing. Dreams come true. Because I love this job." Roberts told the students that the pleasantness of daily life was a matter of attitude. "Sometimes...

Op-ed: Truly memorializing Memorial Day

...with the loss of a loved one or others struggling to get by with their shattered bodies and minds, it's a remembrance of the true cost of war and a reminder not to rush into the next one.Bob Franken is a longtime broadcast journalist, including 20 years...

Voices of Faith: Go to your closet to meet God

...the culprit demon that steals away that quiet time we need.When we talk with God, is our prayer expressed sincerely from a true heart fully trusting God each time, or do our prayers sometimes seem full of vain or empty words? I think we all know the truth...

Poem: Every Hour

...mountain high, valley low,or other place close to my heart,every hour I see His beautyin His majestic works of art.Every hour His love is marvelous,it's absolute and true,so every hour I give thanks to Himfor amazing grace undue.

Arts & Entertainment
An Outdoor View: Fishing and luck

...modern standards, for taking on a world-record king salmon. Like Jill Williams, he was using an old spinning outfit. No true king salmon afficianado would be caught dead without a Lamiglas "Kenai Special" rod and a Garcia Ambassadeur reel, or their...

Reeling it in: 'Mad Max' blazes down 'Fury Road'

...impressed with the acting in the film, but I can't say enough about George Miller. To be able to referee this madness is a true feat. So many of the effects in this film are practical, not computer generated, and to have marshaled all of that, especially...

Arts & Entertainment
Homer writer starts new romance series

...but still learning."A lot. I'm very, very happy that I can keep doing this," she said. "Talk about dreams coming true."Not that she doesn't dream for more, she said."I feel like I'm off to a good start," she said. "To be able to...

Arts & Entertainment
Refuge Notebook: Exotic dove continues a steady march north

...from the hardcore lister to the person who casually watches birds at their backyard feeder. One connection that seems to hold true across all levels is the enthusiasm built around seeing a new species that has never been noticed before. The recent sighting...



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