Reeling it in: One more trip to Middle Earth

...have easily been left on the cutting room floor, I was surprised to be left with a sense that it was incomplete. Not that I wanted more, mind you, but I was surprised that after all that, director Peter Jackson leaves a handful of threads from his "Hobbit...

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Poem: I'm Just a Man

...ways to redemption for man, Understanding is a feeling; not necessarily spoken, but better if you can... I've always wanted to help you, when you were sick and down, When I don't know what to do, to ease a troubled frown. But knowing that I'm...

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The Bookworm Sez: 'The Silent Sister' has plenty to say

...all, his estate's executrix. Still, it might've been nice to get some help from her brother, Danny, who really only wanted to be left alone. And their older sister, Lisa...? Well, that was a sore subject. When Riley was just two years old...

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'Frozen' the entertainer of the year

...hugs!" and "Some people are worth melting for."Lee said she and Buck were raised on the classic Disney films and they wanted to do "a sincere, modern fairy tale" that "spoke to this generation." The music was classic but also fresh, and they...

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...interview, "For several years I've wanted to get a Purple Heart Monument here in...Park Strip in Anch. Since then I knew I wanted one here because we have visitors and...the community, they were all for it and wanted to know how they could help. The cost...

Local congregation celebrates Hanukkah

...another family for the first time and after the Passover Seder in 1985, she helped organize a congregation. "We decided we wanted to have services, but we had no money and we had no building, so we formed a committee to approach churches to see if they...

Mother, daughter find success after adversity

...life that helped," Laws said. After recovering, Laws went back to work at the hospital. With her free time, she said she wanted to give back to the community, so she volunteered at several charitable organizations, including The Way Cafe, where she...

Soldotna medical practice continues to grow

...preventative medicine. The practice aims to incorporate methods that can improve standards of care, he said. Kristen Lee wanted to work in family medicine because of the flexibility to address the various needs of patients, not individual issues, and...

Soldotna, Homer hockey play to scoreless draw

...enter the holiday break at 5-6-2 and 0-3-1 in the conference, while the Mariners are 7-5-1 and 1-3-1."We wanted to win, but we're also happy not to lose," Soldotna coach Derek Urban said. "Defensively, we played well, but offensively...

Friday: SoHi boys topple Palmer at Tipoff tourney

...close the gap to 42-40 with 5:25 left in the game. "I wanted to slow it it down and spread it out, but we have a hard time...first quarter into a 21-point lead by halftime. "We really wanted to convert on missed shots and turnovers," Blasco said...



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