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  • Steve Veldstra is and isn’t new to Wagon Wheel.  He is in the sense that he and his wife, Stacey, and their six children, bought the garden and pet supply business from Barbara Walker in May.  He isn’t in the sense that he worked for Walker at Wagon Wheel from 1984 to 1997. He is quick...

    Thu, 11/05/2015 - 9:56am
  • The empty building that once buzzed with Alaska Wild Berry Products jam-, jelly- and candy-making energy was humming last Saturday.  Between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m., customers browsed, shopped and visited with 24 farmers, artists, crafters, cooks, beverage-makers and musicians participating in openi...

    Thu, 10/29/2015 - 8:40am
  • The intricate patterns of quilts made by Laveda Youngblood reflect the 80-year-old’s artistry. For more than 20 years, she has selected, as well as created her own designs. She’s matched fabrics, embroidered and appliqued detail. She’s stitched by hand and machine hundreds of quilts that have ...

    Thu, 09/10/2015 - 7:25am
  • Last year more than 170 entrants took to the Spit Trail for the Migration Run, a 5K USATF-certified event. This year, organizers are hoping to attract 200 participants to the May 10 event that not only occurs during Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival, but also takes place on Mother’s Day. And here’...

    Thu, 04/30/2015 - 7:56am
  • The sign at 34020 North Fork Road, just east of Coastal Realty at the corner of North Fork Road and the Sterling Highway, says it all: The Anchor Point Public Library is open for business at its new location.  Even better: the location is permanent, thanks to Bob Craig, the library board presid...

    Thu, 04/30/2015 - 7:29am
  • Four southern Kenai Peninsula athletes and others from schools around the state were back on the basketball court Saturday to compete in the annual Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches’ Senior All-Star Games at Dimond High School in Anchorage.  On the 1A/2A girls’ roster was Kilina Klai...

    Wed, 04/15/2015 - 10:19am
  • The Ninilchik School gym has been used for lots of events: ball games, holiday celebrations, talent shows, musical performances and graduations to name a few. None have ever packed the room quite like the event of Sept. 24, 2010: the school’s 100th anniversary.  Everybody from Ninilchik Schoo...

    Wed, 04/01/2015 - 2:34pm
  • You can call them the Seldovia Sea Otters boys basketball team and you’d be correct. Better yet, and equally correct, they also can be called the 1A State basketball champions. In a final tournament game against the Scammon Bay Eagles at the Alaska Airlines Center in Anchorage on March 18, the Ott...

    Wed, 03/25/2015 - 10:52am
  • In 2008, Sata Frolov, a 1991 graduate of Nikolaevsk School, traveled from Oregon for the 40th anniversary of the predominantly Russian Old Believer village east of Anchor Point.  “Always show Nikolaevsk pride,” Frolov told those gathered at the May 2008 event. “You have an awesome school ...

    Wed, 03/18/2015 - 2:18pm
  • With the Homer Mariner girls basketball team poised to head to the 3A State Tournament in Anchorage this week, three southern Kenai Peninsula small-school teams began on Saturday playing in the 2015 March Madness Alaska 1A State Tournament: the Seldovia Otter boys team and the Nikolaevsk Warrior gir...

    Wed, 03/18/2015 - 1:55pm

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