Birch Ridge report: Weather can't get Jackpot golfers down

...crush the other women that foolishly attended Tuesday Morning Ladies thinking they had a chance at victory. Sally Tachick, Val "Dilly Bar" Ischi, Susan Jelsma and Irma Peterson came in a distant second. Kathy Herring hit the greatest shot of the day...

Gift store closes as owners look to future

...closing its doors for good on Friday after a brief but fruitful three-year run. "It was fun while it lasted," said co-owner Val Ischi. "Now I am looking towards the retirement side of life." Ischi also runs the adjoining Dairy Queen with her business...

Ostrander breaks 2 region track records

...McNamara, Sky 28.82; 6. Z. Langseth, Val 28.87; 7. R. Dougherty, Nik 28.88...Waclawski, Hom 1:01.84; 3. Z. Langseth, Val 1:02.87; 4. Z. Shemet, Hom 1:03...Anderson, Sew 1:06.46; 8. A. Woods, Val 1:06.94. 800 - 1. A. Waclawski...

Weekend track roundup

...Annie, Gra, 14.11. 5, Langseth, Zoe, Val, 14.13. 6, Johnson, Shawna, Pal...Ken, 1:02.03. 2, Langseth, Zoe, Val, 1:03.20. 3, Loper, Ayla, SV...Katie, Ken, 54.45. 6, Langseth, Zoe, Val, 54.47.400 relay - 1, Grace Christian...

Kenai boys, SoHi girls win Homer Invitational

...Sondergaard, Gle, 11.76; 3. Keefe McIntosh, Val, 11.80; 4. Vincent Aumavae, Pal...Todd, ACS, 24.10; 5. Keefe McIntosh, Val, 24.33; 6. Aaron Miller, Gle, 24...Carstens, Nik, 5-8; 2. Patrick Stanton, Val, 5-6; 3. Luke Johnson, Nik, 5-6...

State 4A wrestling tournament updates

...SchoolChampionship matches98 pounds - Bryce Adams, Col, dec. Val Shuman, Wes, 8-2; 106 - Greg Shack, Sou, pinned Brandon...Third-place matches98 - Dillon Simpson, Was, tech. fall Val Shuman, Wes, 4:10; 106 - Berit Sturgeon, Was, pinned Yuto...

Ostrander shatters own state record in 3200 at Big C Relays

...Stephens, Col, 15'09.5"; 3. Peggy Mathis, Col, 15'03"; 4. Paige Nelson, Chu, 15'02.5"; 5. Zoe Langseth, Val, 14'07.25"; 6. Kayla Rowe, Gra, 14'04".High jump - 1. Taylir Kueter, Bar, 4'10"; 2. Chrisalyn Johnson...


...Farrally were married in an afternoon ceremony on Aug. 11, 2012 at the property of the groom's aunt and uncle, Sally and Val Youngberg, in Hope by the Resurrection Pass trailhead. Chris Ragula officiated the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of...

Wesley William Blanchard

...who passed in the 1970s and wife, Mary Blanchard, who passed last year.Wes is survived by his daughters, Deborah Wise and Val Ischi, both of Soldotna; son, Phillip Blanchard of Muncie, Ind.; step-children, Deborah Anderson, Cindy Wallace, Steve...

Palo Alto

Now Playing Synopsis: Gia Coppola makes her feature directorial debut with this drama adapted from a series of short stories by James Franco, who stars as a soccer coach in the titular California town where bored teens begin to stir up trouble. April (Emma Roberts) is a virtuous soccer star whose impressive athleticism masks a deep-rooted timidity. Admired from afar by sensitive artist Teddy (Jack Kilmer), April earns some extra cash babysitting for her single coach Mr. B. (Franco), whose affection for his star player leads the pair into a risky affair. Meanwhile, Teddy continues to perform community service as the result of a DUI he received while stirring up trouble with his unpredictable friend Fred (Nat Wolff), whose seduction of promiscuous outsider Emile (Zoe Levin) begins to turn volatile as April gradually starts to respond to the affections of her not-so-secret admirer. Val Kilmer, Claudia Levy, and Chris Messina co-star. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Emma Roberts, James Franco, Jack Kilmer, Nat Wolff Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review


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