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Les Palmer: Year of the Pink

...2002. Every other year, the Kenai River is blessed with what anglers hereabouts affectionately refer to as a "humpy year," one in which pink salmon return in great numbers. If you haven't noticed, this is a humpy year. "Humpy" is an endearing...
2014 football season preview: SoHi, Nikiski seek to defend crowns

...SoHi, Homer will be breaking in a fresh turf field this year, one year after the track surrounding the field was completed...of Voznesenka will be competing with a full squad this year, one season after going 2-4 and missing the small-schools...
An Outdoor View: Remembering Bigg Eddy

...salmon runs of recent years apparently haven't improved. I was skunked.As I've reached the so-called Golden Years, one of the many things that has happened is that I can recall times that were truly, unarguably better. Like some other...
A captive audience

...captive audience helps to achieve that.Lucy began visiting intensive needs students at the school with Moon this school year. One boy in the group was scared of Lucy at first, but now he will pet her and give her a cookie, Moon said. "That was...
Brown Bears' Butcher named MVP of NAHL

...All-NAHL, Forward of the Year and MVP honors. Committed to play Division I hockey for Sacred Heart University next year, one couldn't help but think about Butcher's path as a Brown Bears player when he talked about his training program for...
'Fill the barn' for the Brown Bears have come to an agreement if the need arises this year, but I am only assuming the worst after the events of last year. One last comment to all of those that have never been to a Brown Bears game, please try to make it to these next two games...
book review 2013 books in review

Doesn't it seem like your gift list grows each year?One new member of the family by birth, three more by marriage. Two "adopted" kids who call you Mom or Dad just because. Friends...
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Drop, cover and hold on

...said. During the school year, she said the school has several drills. They practice with two lock-down drills each year, one including the Kenai Police Department. They also have fire drills each month and an earthquake drill each quarter...
A life preserved in letters, love

...he said. One that shows a life outside of the Pelican library and school, where she touched so many lives for 30 years. One that preceded her time in Alaska, even, where she moved as a newlywed in 1945."She even had a life before Grandpa...

...million people took internal flights, down 7.3 percent from 2013.Travel by train has grown in popularity in recent years. One reason is that extending of Ave bullet-train connections between Madrid and other Spanish cities, greatly reducing...


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