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SEWARD — Alaska State Troopers say three missing children have been found safe with their mother, who was arrested along with the children’s father. Troopers say 40-yearold Melissa Salgado and 46-year-old Jeffrey Erickson were arrested on charges of custodial interference Friday. Troopers say 4-year-old Slate Erickson, 7-year-old Jedidiah “Fox” Erickson and 9-year-old Pepper Erickson were wrongfully removed from a Seward foster home Monday night, and their mother also was missing. Troopers say the children were found safe Friday with Salgado in Cordova. Troopers said the foster couple released the children to a woman who claimed to be sent by the Office of Children Services and gave a name of someone they anticipated, but turned out not to be that person. Troopers say the children were returned to state custody. Trooper spokesman Ken Marsh says he doesn’t know why the children were in a foster home. It’s unclear if the parents have attorneys.
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Wounded Warriors hit the Kenai River The 13th annual fishing trip is provided free of charge to active-duty soldiers By Brian Mazurek Peninsula Clarion
For members of the military, especially those deployed overseas, vacations can be few and far between. That’s where organizations like the Kenai River Foundation have stepped in, to give men and women in uniform a chance to relax and bond while reeling in a few fish. The Kenai River Foundation hosted its 13th annual Wounded Warriors fishing
trip on Friday and Saturday and brought 68 active duty soldiers stationed in Alaska down to the peninsula to fish for salmon on the Kenai River. The trip is free for the soldiers and is made possible thanks to donations from sponsors including the Central Peninsula Hospital, Alaska Communications, Fairweather, LLC, Price Gregory International and Siemens Building Technologies.
Professional fishing guides volunteered their services for the two days and riders from several chapters of the American Legion provided a military escort for the buses that brought the soldiers primarily stationed at the Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson to and from Anchorage. When asked why the American Legion started providing the escorts five years ago, one of the riders, Craig “Blue” Breshears simply pointed at the soldiers coming off the fishing boats. See warriors, Page A3
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From left, Spc. Gabriel Rodriguez, Staff Sgt. David Wardlow, Spc. Tyler Vretenick and Spc. Ethan Holman show off the day’s haul during the Wounded Warrior’s Fishing Trip in Centennial Park in Soldotna on Friday.
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Native American children adoption law upheld By KEVIN McGILL Associated Press
to waste management in the U.S. The bill would also create a public-private partnership fund that focuses on research for waste management and environmental technologies for plastics. He explained that some researchers would like to create a new kind of plastic that would biodegrade in salt water. Sullivan called this yet-to-bediscovered technology the “Holy Grail,” and said there would be an incentive prize from the fund for technologies of this kind. Save Our Seas 2.0 is still in the works, he said, but it is moving quickly and has a lot of bipartisan as well as private support, according to the senator. “The way you get things done in D.C. is you get all the key stakeholders aligned, and it looks like they’re all aligned,” Sullivan said.
NEW ORLEANS — A 1978 law giving preference to Native American families in foster care and adoption proceedings involving American Indian children is constitutional, a federal appeals court ruled Friday, reversing a lower court judge in a case fraught with emotional arguments over adoptive families being “torn apart” and the urgency of protecting tribal families and cultures. The decision from a three-judge panel the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeal in New Orleans upholds the Indian Child Welfare Act in a lawsuit involving non-Indian families in multiple states who adopted or sought to adopt Native American children. Opponents of the law called it an unconstitutional race-based intrusion on states’ powers to govern adoptions. But the 5th Circuit majority disagreed, saying the law’s definition of an “Indian child” is a political classification. The opinion by Judge James L. Dennis said the U.S. Supreme Court has long recognized that Congress has broad power to regulate Native American tribes. And it said the act’s definition of Indian child is broad. “As Defendants explain, under some tribal membership laws, eligibility extends to children without Indian blood, such as the descendants of former slaves of tribes who became members after they were freed, or the descendants of adopted white persons,” Dennis wrote. “Accordingly, a child may fall under ICWA’s membership eligibility standard because his or her biological parent became a member of a tribe, despite not being racially Indian.” The decision was a victory for the U.S. Justice Department, which defended the law, and supporters who say the law is needed to protect and preserve Native American culture and families. “We are pleased that the court followed decades of legal precedent in its ruling, preserving a law that protects Indian children and allows them to retain their identity by staying within their families and tribal communities,” leaders of the Cherokee, the Morongo Band of Mission Indians, the Oneida Nation and the Quinault Nation said in a joint press release. Tyson Johnston, vice president of the tribal council of the Quinault Indian Nation in Tahola, Washington, was one of numerous
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Kasilof woman trying to cross glacier dies in fall ANCHORAGE — A Kasilof woman died when she fell while trying to cross a glacier. Alaska State Troopers say 57-year-old Leslie Lahndt was killed in the fall on Penny Royal Glacier in the Hatcher Pass area. Lahndt, her daughter and a friend were hiking Sunday. Troopers say Lahndt slid several hundred yards down the glacier into rocks. Lahndt’s daughter and the friend climbed down and verified that Lahndt had died. A Department of Public Safety helicopter could not immediately recover the body because of inclement weather. A helicopter crew reached the site Wednesday and transported the body to
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From left, Patty Eisler, Jennifer Thomsen, Sheila Thomsen, Dr. David Milner and Chelsea Berg smile for the camera Saturday in front of the PCHS Dental booth during KidFest at the Peninsula Center Mall in Soldotna.
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The first ever KidFest, hosted by PCHS at the Peninsula Center Mall in Soldotna on Saturday, provided hundreds of kids and parents the opportunity to stock up on school supplies while also learning valuable lessons about staying healthy and safe. Every kid that participated was given a “report card” that had a list of all the booths stationed throughout the mall. After visiting each booth, participating in a game or learning activity and getting a stamp of approval, the kids could return
completed report cards for a backpack full of school supplies. One of the booths was staffed by the PCHS Dental team, and they had a row of sugary drinks like sodas and juices with bags of sugar next to them to highlight how much sugar is in each, as well as a photo of some teeth that were in bad shape because of tooth decay. “That’s gross,” Sheila Thomsen said while looking at the teeth and the bags of sugar. “I only drink soda every once in a while.” Thomsen is going into the third grade at Aurora Elementary School. Her mom Jennifer has already been
teaching her about the importance of avoiding sugary drinks. Jennifer said that Sheila had heard about KidFest on the radio and expressed excitement about going. “She listens to the radio more than I do, and one day she said ‘Mom, don’t forget KidFest is coming up!’” Marquitta Andrus, manager of marketing and outreach for KidFest, said that the turnout for their first year was even better than they expected. Even though Sweeney’s Clothing provided 200 backpacks for the occasion, Andrus said that they were set to run out by about halfway through the day.
Sen. Sullivan visits Juneau By Peter Segall
In addition to the cleanup efforts, the new bill provides an international component as well as incenSen. Dan Sullivan, R-Alaska, tives for research. stopped by the offices of the “It’s a very solvable environJuneau Empire this week to mental problem,” Sullivan talk about his work on bills said, because “it’s estimated related to ocean pollution that 10 rivers in five countries and domestic violence. in Asia constitute (the source Sullivan was in Juneau to of) over 70% of ocean polluattend a roundtable meettion, plastics.” ing on transboundary mining Sullivan said several counwith Sen. Lisa Murkowski, tries in the region such as Sen. Dan R-Alaska, and a number of India, Indonesia and ThaiSullivan, land have “economies [that] state and local organizaR-Alaska are growing much faster than tions as well as Canadian their waste management (capabilirepresentatives. ties are).” Sullivan said he had been workSo, the bill puts forward efforts ing on the Save Our Seas Act 2.0, to work with nations on their waste a follow-up to last year’s act of the management, which has the added same name, which was signed into benefit of providing business opporlaw in October. That bill provides tunities for American companies, a “serious and comprehensive Sullivan said. approach to dealing with the ocean According to Sullivan, “We’re the debris and plastic issue,” Sullivan best at doing this,” he said, referring said. Juneau Empire
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Matthew Sturm reflects on snow research career By Erin McGroarty Associated Press
FAIRBANKS — Matthew Sturm has no intention of ending his decades-long career in snow research anytime soon. “The focus of my research has always been snow, what it does for people, for ecosystems, for water, you name it,” Sturm said. “It’s been my focus for close to 40 years now.” But things are changing and some adjustments may be tougher than others, he noted. “Snow plays a lot of roles, but it does that because it covers so much of the Earth,” Sturm said. “When you think about snow, it’s kind of like thinking about air. You don’t ask questions about air, but without it, the world we live in, we couldn’t live in. That’s why it’s so important to pay attention to it and how it’s changing.” Sturm grew up in New Mexico, but spent much of his childhood dreaming of the North. “I was in love with Alaska. I was a young boy reading heroic stories of adventure,” Sturm said. “So, I enlisted in the Coast Guard and first came up on an icebreaker and then was later stationed in the Aleutians.” Sturm returned to New
Mexico, where he met his wife, for his bachelor’s degree in geology from New Mexico Tech. He and his wife soon returned to Alaska, where he began his master’s degree at the University of Alaska Fairbanks on glacier and volcano interactions on Mount Wrangell. He soon followed his master’s degree with a doctorate, completed under the advising of Arctic researcher Carl Benson. The thesis focused on heat and mass transfer in snow as an insulator. “I got more and more interested in snow, so my Ph.D. was actually done in the field next to West Valley High School — very exotic,” Sturm said with a laugh. “I looked at the insulation value of snow, which turns out to have a lot of practical issues associated with it including how we build pipelines in this state.” At the end of his doctorate program, Sturm was offered a position studying snow and permafrost for the U.S. Army at the Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory, where he worked for 27 years. But, he said, he stayed connected with the university throughout and his love for the institution ultimately brought him back. “I was always involved with the university even when I was with the Cold Regions lab
“Everyone has a relationship with snow, whether it’s a love or hate relationship or both. I’ve always loved snow. There’s a huge amount of science to it, too.” Matthew Sturm, snow researcher
as a researcher,” Sturm said. “I’ve had students throughout that time, co-chaired things, I was always involved here with the Geophysical Institute.” Sturm said he’s always been drawn to the mysteries of snow. “We live with it, we interact with it, we ski with it,” Sturm said. “Everyone has a relationship with snow, whether it’s a love or hate relationship or both. I’ve always loved snow. There’s a huge amount of science to it, too.” Sturm has written a number of books on the topic also, including “Apun: The Arctic Snow” and ” Finding the Arctic: History and Culture Along a 2,500-Mile Snowmobile Journey from Alaska to Hudson’s Bay.” Some may think research is confined to a lab, but Sturm’s studies of snow and the Arctic have taken him all over the world, often on the back of a snowmachine. “I don’t look like a motorhead but I have probably 40,000 miles under
my belt,” Sturm said. These trips have taken him from Nome to Utqiagvik and across Canada. Along the way, Sturm has researched almost every aspect of snow, recently to include the reflective properties of snow across the entire known light spectrum. “We quickly realized that you can look in your backyard, which is cool, but for the big problems humans face, whether it’s climate change, water, anything, then you have to look at snow on a very large scale,” Sturm said. “Snow reflects 80% of solar energy, it’s the radiator of planet Earth. So as the amount of Earth that’s covered by white changes, our ability to get rid of heat changes. Those are some of the issues that need to be attacked on a very big scale. It’s not enough to know what’s happening in Goldstream Valley, we have to know what’s happening in all of Alaska.” Sturm pointed out the
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Matthew Sturm, a snow researcher with the University of Alaska Fairbanks Geophysical Institute, poses outside for a portrait while taking a break from talking about his 40 years of field work July 31.
connection between research done through the university system and many of the state’s successes throughout its history, from the knowledge behind Aurora viewing tourism to the trans-Alaska oil pipeline and oil exploration. “Snow is going to play a big role in what happens in the Arctic Refuge, for example, because that’s all going to get done in the winter,” Sturm said. “Well that’s going to require certain snow conditions, up there the issue will be not how much snow but the strength of the snow. They need to know what conditions they could run into our there. We’re really involved in that research and that stands
to benefit the state.” In working with four graduate students this year, Sturm says he is kept on his toes, in a good way, noting that the students give him hope for what appears to be an unknown future these days. “I mean, these students are the future of Alaska and that’s what is so tough about this time right now. This place has been educating Alaskans since 1917,” Sturm said. “And I see it every day, these people are young, they’re energetic, they have new ideas, they’re really the hope of the state. That’s what is so tough about seeing someone essentially trying to tear it down. I don’t understand it.”
‘Molly of Denali’ drums up fun, cultural pride By Ben Hohenstatt Capital City Weekly
Shak’sháni Éesh Konrad Frank stooped down and with a smile passed a drum to 9-year-old Avalon Iputi. The pink-clad girl was one of dozens of youths who were lent drums and given a
crash course in playing them by members of the Woosh. ji.een dance group Saturday at a “Molly of Denali” Juneau premiere. The local Alaska Native dance group was part of festivities at Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall that preceded a screening of the
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cartoon about a 10-yearold Alaska Native girl. After performing, Woosh.ji.een was part of a hands-on session that got kids drumming with some direction from group leader Lyle James. “It was really fun to do it,” Iputi said of the drumming. Iputi, who is Tlingit, said it was her first time playing the instrument, and she was a big fan of the cartoon she watched after the musical performance, too. “It was awesome,” Iputi said. “She explores a lot.” Iputi said it was the first time she has seen an Alaska Native girl in a cartoon. That point resonated with her mom, Autumn. “It’s amazing to see a character that my child can relate to and that is going to teach children around the nation about our culture,” Autumn Iputi said. The episode of “Molly of Denali” shown to the over 100 parents and children in attendance tied into the precartoon entertainment. It told the story of a misplaced drum and an older character’s experiences with forced assimilation. Beginning in the 1800s and lasting well into the 20th century, indigenous students were forced to attend boarding schools where regalia and Native song and dance were forbidden. During a question-andanswer session that followed the screening, a panel spoke to the importance of balancing cultural education, delving into serious topics and creating children’s entertainment. “There’s a really incredible healing factor to watching something like
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Woosh.ji.een dance group performs Saturday at a “Molly of Denali” Juneau premiere at Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall.
‘Grandpa’s Drum,’ and I want to acknowledge (Tanana tribal elder) Luke Titus for sharing his story,” said X’unei Lance Twitchell, a Juneauite who is a consultant and writer for the show. “Like we’re sitting with our kids, and they’re watching, and we’re just crying, but it’s good stuff to see that doesn’t just have to be a story that only we hold onto, that we can share that story and there’s a lot more that can be done with it.” Also featured on the panel were Sovereign Bill, the voice of Molly, creative producer Princess Daazhraii Johnson, writer Vera Starbard and writer Frank Henry Kaash Katasse. Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska President Chalyee Éesh Richard Peterson moderated the questionand-answer session. The panel and moderator all spoke to the importance
of putting a positive, contemporary depiction of Alaska Native people on television. “Truly this is the sort of series all of us up here and all of us in the audience wish we had as kids,” Johnson said. “The world needs our Native values. How we take care of one another, how we take care of the land, the animals and the water, and we hope we did our job imbuing that in the series.” Johnson said it’s also important that many Alaska Natives from throughout the state are involved behind the scenes, and she credited producers WGBH Boston with doing a good job of working with Alaska Natives and allowing their voices to tell their stories. “WGBH really went about this the right way because what we’ve seen in the past is people come in and do whatever they want and tell our stories without really
partnering with us as Alaska Native people,” Johnson said. She said it seems likely they will be able to continue telling those stories, too. “It’s looking optimistic that we will get funded for Season 2,” Johnson said. While many commented on the importance of seeing Alaska Native people on screen and knowing they are behind the scenes of the show, Starbard, an Anchorage-based Tlingit writer currently in residence at Perseverance Theatre, said she was happy to see them in the audience. Starbard said she’s been pleased the show has found audiences with Native and non-Native people around North America, but it was especially gratifying to share a “Molly of Denali” with the Juneau audience. “That many Tlingit & Haida kids, that got me right in the feels,” she said. “These are the kids we wrote it for.”
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Cook Inlet Native corporation backs Dunleavy recall Associated Press
ANCHORAGE — The Cook Inlet Region Inc. announced Wednesday it is backing the effort to recall Gov. Mike Dunleavy, The Anchorage Daily News reported Wednesday. Dunleavy vetoed line items equaling $444 million in reductions to Alaska’s operating budget in June.
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tribal representatives who attended arguments in New Orleans in March. “This serves the best interest of our Native children and families,” he said in a telephone interview. The ruling’s immediate effect on adoptive families was unclear. Matthew McGill, an attorney who represented four families was not immediately available for comment Friday
The process of gathering signatures to recall the Republican began Aug. 1. Organizers said last week they collected more than 10,000 signatures on the first day. The campaign needs to gather 28,501 signatures from registered voters, or 10% of the number of voters in the state’s last general election, to file an application with the
evening. The lead plaintiffs in the lawsuit challenging the law are Chad and Jennifer Brackeen, a Texas couple who fostered a baby eligible for membership in both the Navajo and Cherokee tribes. The boy’s parents voluntarily terminated their parental rights and the Brackeens petitioned to adopt him. After legal battles, they were able to keep him when a placement with a Navajo family fell through. They hope to adopt his younger halfsister, according to briefs.
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was transported to Juneau for an autopsy. The USGS, the National Park Service and the Coast Guard are investigating the death.
Indiana man enters not guilty pleas in murder plot
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ANCHORAGE — A 21-year-old Indiana man charged with masterminding the death of a developmentally disabled Anchorage woman has pleaded not guilty to five murder counts. The Anchorage Daily News reports Darin Schilmiller entered his pleas Friday. He’s charged in the death of 19-year-old Cynthia Hoffman, who authorities say was bound and shot in the back of the head. Her body was left in the Eklutna River. Prosecutors say Schilmiller plotted the killing, posing online as a millionaire named Tyler and offering 19-year-old Denali Brehmer $9 million to “rape and murder someone in Alaska.” Authorities allege Brehmer got four teenagers to help carry out the plot. Schilmiller on Wednesday pleaded not guilty to federal child pornography charges. Federal prosecutors allege he directed Brehmer to sexually assault a 15-year-old and send him images.
ANCHORAGE — A Southeast Alaskan pilot had told family members the weather might be bad before his single-engine plane was found crashed, a report said. An investigation began after the July 11 crash killed 68-year-old Wrangell pilot and attorney Michael Nash, the Anchorage Daily News reported Friday. Nash was headed to Wrangell, Alaska, from Friday Harbor, Washington, after an annual inspection of his PA-24 Comanche aircraft, the National Transportation Safety Board said. Nash told family members he had six hours of fuel and was planning to stop in Ketchikan to refill because it was cheaper, but that the forecast wasn’t looking good, investigators said. The pilot told controllers in Ketchikan that he was on approach to a runway at the airport, investigators said. “The accident pilot then reported that he ‘was hung up’” investigator Noreen Price said. “There were no further communications received by the pilot.” The Ketchikan Volunteer Rescue Squad, Ketchikan police, Alaska State Troopers, U.S. Coast Guard and local operators searched for about two hours for Nash when he was about three hours overdue to land, officials said. Nash crashed into the side of an 800-foot hill on Gravina Island a few miles south of Ketchikan International Airport, a report said. The weather at the airport had been windy and overcast with scattered clouds, investigators said.
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Scientist dies on research dive ANCHORAGE — A scientist conducting research off a federal vessel died while diving in Southeast Alaska. The National Park Service says 27-year-old Umihiko Hoshjima, of Santa Cruz, California, died Wednesday off the outer coast of Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve. Hoshjima was a postdoctoral researcher at the University of California, Santa Cruz. His specialty was the resilience of marine organisms to climate change. Hoshjima was diving from the Gyre, a U.S. Geological Survey vessel, as part of a project to re-survey underwater plots at depths less than 30 feet deep. Co-workers spotted Hoshjima unresponsive on the ocean surface. They attempted CPR but he could not be resuscitated. His body
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a report said. The 472-foot barge launched in St. Petersburg, Russia, and will continue along the coast to the Bering Strait separating Alaska, the Alaska Public Media reported Thursday. The barge, named Akademik Lomonosov, is the world’s first floating nuclear power plant, Russian officials said. Akademik Lomonosov has already journeyed to Murmansk to refuel while receiving a new Russian flag paint job and will continue to Pevek, Russia, where it will dock about 1,250 miles from Anchorage, officials said. There are concerns about potential radiation the barge could produce in the northwest region. “Radiation effects. Environmental effects - we’ve been worried about for quite some time in this era of increased shipping, less sea ice,” said Austin Ahmasuk, a marine advocate for Kawarek, the Native non-profit serving the Bering Straits area. The barge is mounted with two nuclear reactors capable of powering a city about the size of Fairbanks and will provide heat and power to the mining region, Russian officials said. Akademik Lomonosov is expected to begin producing power in December, officials said. Despite concerns, this new development could help increase communication between Russia and the United States. — Associated Press
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On Tuesday, Sullivan spoke at the Alaska Bar Association’s conference in Anchorage to promote his POWER Act, a bill aimed at providing services to victims of domestic violence, cosponsored with Sen. Kamala Harris, D-California. This bill would encourage pro-bono work from lawyers to provide legal services for domestic violence victims “with the goal of literally having an army of lawyers who can do this,” he said. The bill would provide victims of domestic violence with a lawyer, similar to how someone charged with a crime can be provided a public defender. “Studies show that the best way to get a victim out of the cycle of violence that
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“These gentlemen and ladies right here. That’s why we got involved,” Breshears said. Nineteen riders made up the escort this year, and Breshears said that they do it as a gesture of appreciation to the soldiers. Most of the soldiers caught their limit on Friday and Saturday, and the more than 540 salmon caught were frozen and distributed evenly among all the participants, leaving no cooler unfilled. Friday night also featured a banquet with prime rib and prize giveaways, and Saturday afternoon included a barbecue at Centennial Park. Spc. Gabriel Rodriguez had a lot of good things to say about the trip after he got off the boat on Friday. “I’ve done a little bit of fishing in Alaska, like on Bird Creek and the Russian (River), but this experience on the Kenai was probably the craziest one,” Rodriguez said. “The fish were constant and consistent. Put up a good fight. And the experience that this organization put on for us, it’s something that you’d have to pay a lot of money to do.”
the inability to have legitimate policy differences,” Dunleavy spokesman Matt Shuckerow said in an email responding to the corporation’s announcement. “While some will focus on political gamesmanship, Gov. Dunleavy’s administration is focused on empowering Alaskans through the agenda he ran on,” Shuckerow said.
she often finds herself in is to get that person a lawyer. Then they can get protective orders, and they can use the law as a kind of a shield and a sword,” Sullivan said. Lastly, Sullivan talked about his Coast Guard bill, which provides money for what the senator referred to as “assets and infrastructure,” ships, aircraft and places for them to be maintained. “We’re building up not just the military throughout Alaska, but the Coast Guard,” he said. “More ships, more aircraft, even Navy ships. More infrastructure — it’s happening.” He said he is encouraging the Navy to increase its presence in the Arctic, and that the U.S. is way behind many of its regional competitors. “There’s the entire strategic competition that’s starting to happen in the Arctic domain,” he said. “With the Russians and the Chinese and the sea ice receding, sea
lanes opening up, resources and transportation routes, we’re very much behind in terms of infrastructure.” But Washington has been more responsive recently, and in his, bill Sullivan included more appropriations for ice-breaker ships and infrastructure projects. Before he left the offices he was asked about the mass shooting that took place over the weekend in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio. He said that Alaska was unique in terms of its use of firearms in ways that can’t compare to other states. “Of course it’s sickening and heartbreaking,” Sullivan said, but cautioned that rhetoric not turn too political. “When you look at what is the common thread, it’s the social alienation of young men, often sick young men fueled by social media. The problem is not legally owning a firearm but who owns the firearm.”
Staff Sgt. Richard Ellis, who’s from Alaska and has been active duty in the Army for the last 14 years, also recognized the significance of having the professional guides volunteer their services for the two days. “These volunteers make their living being fishing guides, and they’re setting aside two days for us. That could easily be a thousand bucks out of their pockets,” Ellis said. “They were awesome, courteous and fun, and I couldn’t ask for more.” Many of the soldiers didn’t have injuries or wounds that were readily noticeable, but Ellis explained that, for members of the military, the wounds they carry can be more than just physical. “Not all wounds are on the outside. A lot of us carry them on the inside,” Ellis said. Ellis said that the fishing trip is something that many soldiers miss out on because they think it will come with some out-of-pocket expenses, but that’s not the case. Everything is provided at no cost, from the room and board to the fishing poles. “Everything was
streamlined. I’m not really a person that likes to be catered to, but I decided to let my guard down and see what happens, and I didn’t have to worry about a thing,” Ellis said. “Rooms were provided, food was provided, I didn’t have to buy any bait … All I had to do was pack my bag. It don’t get no easier than that.” Ellis learned about the trip almost at the last minute but was still able to sign up in time and encouraged his neighbor, Staff Sgt. Louigy Buduan, to do the same. “I think a lot of soldiers have that mentality that you (Ellis) have about not wanting to be catered to, so they don’t know what to expect,” Buduan said. “It’s really a great thing that the community has come together and provided this opportunity for us.” Sgt. Sam Ober said that he had never had an experience quite like the one provided by the Wounded Warriors fishing trip. “Not even close,” Ober said. “It was really relaxing. And not even just catching the fish, but being on the boat and out on the water. It was a good time.”
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oments after the U.S. women’s national soccer team beat the Netherlands 2-0 and secured its fourth Women’s World Cup victory last month, the crowd in Lyon, France, erupted in cheers — and began an unusual chant that might have been more typical of a political rally. “Equal pay. Equal pay. Equal pay,” thundered through the stadium. The apparently spontaneous reaction was meant as a show of solidarity with the women players, who are embroiled in a legal fight with the U.S. Soccer Federation over claims that the winning women’s team is paid less than the less-victorious men’s national soccer team. (For what it’s worth, the federation denies this and, in fact, last week federation President Carlos Cordeiro said in an open letter that, actually, women have been paid more than men in recent years. Both the women’s team and the national men’s team say that’s not true.) The stadium in France soon emptied, but the message continues to reverberate. That’s due in large part to the players themselves, and particularly the team’s brightest star, Megan Rapinoe, who has continued to push the public discussion about gender pay disparities, and hopefully will continue to do so on their victory tour (which came to the Rose Bowl in Pasadena on Saturday). “I’m going to fight for equal pay every day for myself, for my team, and for every single person out there,” Rapinoe said on “Meet the Press.” On the one hand, it’s depressing that it requires a sports star of Rapinoe’s stature to focus attention on the reality that, more than half a century after the Equal Pay Act passed, women still face wage disparities in just about every workplace. But we’re glad it is happening and hope it translates into substantive action that benefits women in every profession. Of course, all other things being equal, female athletes should be paid a fair and equal wage for doing substantially the same job that male athletes do, but so should factory workers, food servers and accountants. Women in Congress capitalized on the recent attention on the women’s soccer team pay fight to introduce legislation to address the disparity in both compensation and investment into national sports teams. The “Even Playing Field Act” would amend the Ted Stevens Olympic and Amateur Sports Act in two significant ways. First it would require the national governing bodies of U.S. sports teams to make equitable investments in women’s teams and offer equal pay and wages. And, perhaps more importantly, it would require the governing bodies to report annually to Congress on the compensation of players, coaches, administrators and staff, broken down by race, gender and employment category. It’s a reasonable measure, and should pass with bipartisan support. Even President Trump said he thinks the women soccer players deserve equal pay, kind of. Transparency is one of the most powerful weapons against pay disparity, and is also a major feature of the Paycheck Fairness Act, which has languished in Congress for more than a decade. This legislation prohibits employers from retaliating against workers who share their salary information and requires some employers to report their wage rates for general job classifications. As the women’s soccer players know, public transparency about wages can shift public sentiment. This bill also deserves bipartisan support. The reasons the pay gap persists are complicated and not necessarily caused by deliberate discrimination, but are nevertheless real. Collectively, women make some 20% less than men; it’s even lower for women of color. Some are paid less because their career trajectories took them down different paths or into female-dominated professions that are traditionally valued less than similarly skilled fields dominated primarily by men. But sometimes it’s just because an employer could get away with paying female workers less than men. That’s wrong and these measures could help stop it. This could be a breakthrough moment for the equal pay movement if the soccer team’s exhortations can be turned into real action. — The Los Angeles Times, Aug. 5
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Obama, Trump and guns H
ad the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton occurred before last week’s Democratic presidential debates, the discussion about gun violence might have gotten more news coverage. As it was, the candidates dutifully repeated the party’s positions on establishing universal background checks, banning assault weapons and preventing people with a history of domestic violence or mental illness from purchasing firearms. And the subject got less scrutiny than the criticisms aimed at former President Barack Obama. That’s how debates should work, though. Disagreements define the candidates more than the viewpoints they share. What makes this story different is after the debate, some party members argued that Obama’s popularity among registered Democrats makes it unwise to challenge his legacy. One reason why they’re wrong is it contradicts the complaint Democrats have leveled against Republicans who refuse to criticize President Donald Trump. Whether he’s trusting the word of dictators over the nation’s intelligence experts or sending insulting and racist tweets, too few in his party have the courage to speak out against him. Many of them fear voter backlash because Trump’s approval rating among registered Republicans is about the same as Obama’s among Democrats. Obama might not enjoy the criticism. But I think he knows his legacy will always be a subject of debate. And that progress beyond his accomplishments isn’t possible any other way.
That’s true for every problem, including gun violence. In 1994, Democrats passed a 10-year ban on the purchase of assault weapons and large capacity magazines. But as Jesse Ferguson recently wrote in the USA Today, the National Rifle Association (NRA) “exacted its punishment on opponents in Congress.” Among those ousted from office was Tom Foley, the first Speaker of the House to lose a re-election bid in a hundred years. After that, she says, Democrats “shied away from gun safety.” There were several unsuccessful attempts to renew the ban. But having lost control of Congress, those never got out of committee. And after Obama won the presidency and Democrats took back both chambers, the issue took a back seat to rebuilding the economy and reforming the health care insurance market. We’ll never know if any kind of weapons ban could have prevented the shootings last weekend. Or the one in Gilroy, California, a week earlier. Or the 40-plus cases after the ban ended in which a gunman chose a semi-automatic firearm as his murder weapon. Debating the past won’t bring back the hundreds of lives lost. But judging by where we are now, running scared from the NRA hasn’t helped at all. Refraining from intra-party criticism of Obama also reinforces what Gene Healy of the Cato Institute called “The Cult of the Presidency.” His book by that title, published in the waning days of George W. Bush’s presidency, warned how the expansion of executive power that
threatens American liberty is partly the result of voters looking “to the president for salvation from all problems great and small.” Which is exactly the power Trump imagines he brought to the presidency. “I alone can fix it,” he said in his 2016 Republican convention speech after ruminating about government incompetence and corruption. And just last week, he tweeted “only the United States, with me as President” can fix the North Korean problem. Trump hasn’t made the world safer from North Korea’s nuclear ambitions. He’s made it more dangerous with regard to Iran. And the mass shootings in Nevada, California, Texas, Florida, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Tennessee and Ohio read like a 31-month record of law and order impotence. One person can’t do it all. For a president to think otherwise is disturbing. For voters to expect it leans toward accepting life under authoritarian rule when the president shares our views. And calling for a revolution if he or she doesn’t. Instead, we must distinguish between the idea and the person. Understanding that, Obama knows the criticism last week wasn’t about him. And the 2020 election isn’t either. In regard to his legacy, there’s one area Obama would agree he failed. Gun violence was rampant during his presidency. But we can’t solve the problems we avoid. And since 1994, congressional Democrats thought the only time it was wise to challenge the NRA’s chokehold on Republicans was after a mass shooting tragedy.
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Trump-McConnell 2020? Senate head sets himself up as wingman By Lisa Mascaro Associated Press
WASHINGTON — It’s not quite “Trump-McConnell 2020,” but it might as well be. As he runs for reelection, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is positioning himself as the president’s wingman, his trusted right hand in Congress, transformed from a behindthe-scenes player into a prominent if sometimes reviled Republican like none other besides Donald Trump himself. “In Washington, President Trump and I are making America great again!” he declared at a rally in Kentucky, his voice rising over protesters. Other than Democrat Nancy Pelosi — and more recently Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — no current politician has so quickly become such a highprofile object of partisan scorn. McConnell was heckled last weekend at his home state’s annual “Fancy Farm” political picnic, and protesters outside his Louisville house hurled so many profanities that Twitter temporarily shut down his account for posting video of them online. Undaunted, he revels in the nickname he’s given himself — the “Grim Reaper,” bragging that he’s burying the House Democrats’ agenda — though he seems stung by one lobbed by opponents, “Moscow Mitch.”
But the Democrats’ agenda includes gun legislation to require background checks that Trump now wants to consider, forcing McConnell to adjust his earlier refusal to do so. The Senate leader has been here before, pushing ahead with a Trump priority that’s unpopular with most Republicans. But this will test both his relationship with the president and his grip on the GOP majority. All while he’s campaigning to keep his job. McConnell is even more dependent on Trump’s popularity in Kentucky than on his own, a different political landscape from the one he faced in 2014, before the president took the White House. “They need each other,” says Scott Jennings, a longtime adviser to McConnell. The new McConnell strategy shows just how far Trump has transformed the GOP, turning a banker’s-collarand-cufflinks conservative into a “Fake News!” shouting senator. Theirs was not an easy alliance in Trump’s first year, and they went a long stretch without talking to each other. But two years on, McConnell has proven a loyal implementer of the president’s initiatives, and Trump no longer assails the senator on Twitter. Perhaps no issue has drawn the unlikely partners together more than the current reckoning over national gun violence. Republicans, long allied
with the National Rifle Association, have resisted stricter laws on firearm and ammunition sales. But the frequency of mass shootings and the grave toll are intensifying pressure to act. Trump on Friday revived his interest in having Congress take a look at expanding federal background checks and other gun safety laws long pushed by Democrats, insisting he will be able to get Republicans on board. McConnell, in a shift, said he’s now willing to consider those ideas “front and center” when Congress returns in the fall. Said Trump, “I think I have a greater influence now over the Senate.” But McConnell doesn’t call himself the Grim Reaper for nothing. He is well known on Capitol Hill for his legislative blocking skills, having stopped much of the Obama administration’s agenda when he first became Senate leader and more recently halting bills coming from the Democraticcontrolled House, including one to expand background checks. “We’ve seen it before,” said Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., in a tweet after the weekend mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio. “An awful shooting occurs. realDonaldTrump expresses interest in helping. Republicans try to get him off the hook with lesser measures. Nothing happens.”
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Legal tussle over firearms
Gun-control backers concerned about changing federal courts By Don Thompson Associated Press
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California has some of the toughest gun laws in the nation, including a ban on the type of high-capacity ammunition magazines used in some of the nation’s deadliest mass shootings. How long those types of laws will stand is a growing concern among gun control advocates in California and elsewhere. A federal judiciary that is becoming increasingly conservative under President Donald Trump and the Republican-controlled U.S. Senate has gun control advocates on edge. They worry that federal courts, especially if Trump wins a second term next year and Republicans hold the Senate, will take such an expansive view of Second Amendment rights that they might overturn strict gun control laws enacted in Democratic-leaning states. The U.S. Supreme Court so far has left plenty of room for states to enact their own gun legislation, said Adam Winkler, a gun policy expert at the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law. But he said the success of the Trump administration in appointing federal judges, including to the high court, could alter that. “Those judges are likely to be hostile to gun-control measures,” Winkler said. “So I think the courts overall have made a shift to the right on guns. We’ll just have to see how that plays out.” The legal tug-of-war already is playing out in California. The state banned the sale of high-capacity ammunition magazines nearly two decades ago as
one of its numerous responses to deadly mass shootings; a voter initiative passed three years ago expanded on that, banning all ammunition magazines holding more than 10 rounds even among gun owners who already possessed them. Earlier this year, a Republican-appointed federal judge overturned the ban, triggering a weeklong bullet buying spree among California gun owners before he put his decision on hold pending appeal. The same judge is overseeing another lawsuit brought by gun-rights groups that seeks to repeal a state law requiring background checks for ammunition buyers. Legal experts, lawmakers and advocates on both sides said the decision in the case over ammunition limits foreshadows more conflicts between Democraticleaning states seeking to impose tighter gun laws and an increasingly conservative federal judiciary. “What you’re looking at in the Southern District of California is happening all over the country,” said Frank Zimring, a University of California, Berkeley law professor who is an expert on gun laws. Trump has the opportunity to fill a higher percentage of federal court vacancies than any president at this point in his first term since George H.W. Bush nearly three decades ago. To date, he has nominated 194 candidates for federal judgeships and has had 146 confirmed, out of 860 total federal district court judicial seats, according to the conservative Heritage Foundation. Of 179 seats on the federal appellate courts, Trump has nominated 46 judges and had 43 confirmed. He
is poised to fill 105 vacancies in the district courts and four in the appeals courts, according to the Heritage Foundation. The changes to the federal judiciary could mean that even gun restrictions that were previously upheld by appointees of former Republican presidents may now be in jeopardy, said Hannah Shearer, litigation director at the San Francisco-based Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. “I think the judiciary is headed into a more extreme place on gun control issues because of President Trump’s appointees,” she said. Even when gun and ammunition limits are upheld, those cases eventually could make their way to the U.S. Supreme Court, where Trump may already have tipped the balance. The court is currently poised to take up its first Second Amendment case in about a decade. It’s a challenge to a law New York City passed that prohibited people who have home handgun licenses from taking their guns outside the city for target practice or to a second home. The city has told the court the case should be dropped, however, because it has relaxed its law. Among other cases working their way through the courts are challenges to a California ban on certain handguns, other states’ longstanding restrictions on carrying concealed weapons and limitations on interstate handgun sales. Yet forecasting how the Supreme Court might act, or even whether it will take certain cases, is fraught with uncertainty. The court has steered clear of gun-rights cases since establishing an individual right to possess guns in 2008 2010,
and has let stand a number of state gun restrictions. Still, gun-rights supporters are excited by the changes brought by Trump and the Republicancontrolled Senate. The upcoming Supreme Court session “could be a real game-changer” with Trump’s appointments of Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh, said Chuck Michel, an attorney who represents both the National Rifle Association and the affiliated California Rifle & Pistol Association. “To the extent that the composition of the court has changed and that it will give the Second Amendment back its teeth, it’s very important,” Michel said. “It looks like there’s enough votes on the court right now to reset the standard.” His clients are challenging California’s ammunition background check and extended magazine ban before U.S. District Judge Roger Benitez, an appointee of former President George W. Bush. Other states that limit ammunition magazines in some way, typically between 10 and 20 rounds, are Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York and Vermont, according to the Giffords Law Center. Democrats said the prospect of four more years of Trump judicial appointments is helping energize their opposition to his re-election. “This would be one of the lasting legacies of Donald Trump,” said former California state Senate leader Kevin de Leon, a Democrat from Los Angeles who carried or supported many of the state’s firearms restrictions, including limits on military-style assault weapons. “When Trump is gone, they will be there for lifetime appointments.”
Families in Ohio, Texas bury loved ones Associated Press
DAYTON, Ohio — Mourners gathered across the country Saturday to remember the lives of a graduate student beloved by friends, a man who died in his son’s arms and a mother who shielded her infant from gunfire. The funerals were among several being held for people who died in mass shootings last weekend in Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas. Investigators in Texas said a gunman opened fire at a Walmart on Aug. 3, targeting Mexicans and killing 22 people. Less than 24 hours later, another shooter killed nine people in a popular Dayton nightlife area. Every seat was filled and the hallways were lined with mourners in Washington, Pennsylvania, at the service for 25-year-old Nicholas Cumer. The graduate student in the master of cancer care program at Saint Francis University in Loretto, Pennsylvania, was killed in Dayton. Elementary school teachers, high school friends, fraternity brothers and relatives were joined by scores of others as white folding chairs were set up in the parking lot to handle the overflow. “He was just infectious. He had a heart bigger than his chest,” said Pastor Brian Greenleaf of Washington Alliance Church after officiating the service. Greenleaf started the service by saying Cumer would probably be “smiling and laughing throughout this whole service.” “Because the images I have of Nick are just that,” the pastor said. “Heaven is a little bit better today because of Nicholas Cumer.” Hundreds of people, including
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Friends and family mourn Derrick Fudge on Saturday, at a church in Springfield, Ohio. Fudge, 57, was the oldest of nine who were killed when a gunman opened fire outside a bar early Sunday in Dayton, Ohio.
Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine and Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley, attended Derrick Fudge’s funeral at St. John Missionary Baptist Church in Dayton, the Dayton Daily News reported. Fudge died in the arms of his son, Dion Green. He was remembered as a loving family man who painted houses and loved to fish and cook. Green said his father spoke often of his willingness to die for him. Green previously told the Springfield News-Sun he believes his father protected him from being killed. Green said Saturday
that his father, who was 57, was a great person who was always there to help when needed. In a eulogy for her brother, Twyla Southall said Fudge lived a “simple” life, but one he loved. “I don’t understand why my brother died in his son’s arms, but I am so grateful he was there for his father,” Southall said. Burial services for Saeed Saleh, 38, were also held Saturday morning in Dayton, according to the Daily News. Saleh, who was originally from Eritrea and recently immigrated to the U.S.,
was remembered as a “humble and quiet person” by a spokesman for the family. In El Paso, a requiem Mass was offered for 15-year-old Javier Amir Rodriguez, a high school sophomore and avid soccer player who was at the Walmart with his uncle when he was killed. Burial was also scheduled for Jordan Anchondo, who died shielding her infant son from gunfire. Her 2-month-old son was treated for broken bones, but was orphaned after Jordan and her husband, Andre, were killed.
N. Korea says leader Kim led weapon systems tests Associated Press
SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said Sunday leader Kim Jong Un supervised test-firings of an unspecified new weapons system, which extended a streak of weapons demonstrations that are seen as an attempt to build leverage ahead of negotiations with the United States. The report by North Korean state media came hours after President Donald Trump said North Korean
leader Kim Jong Un has expressed a desire to meet again to start nuclear negotiations after joint U.S.-South Korea military exercises end and apologized for the flurry of recent short-range ballistic launches that rattled U.S. allies in the region. North Korea’s Foreign Ministry in a separate statement on Sunday blasted South Korea for continuing its military drills with the United States, and it said that future dialogue will be held
strictly between Pyongyang and Washington and not between the Koreas. The report by Pyongyang’s official Korean Central News Agency came a day after South Korea’s military said it detected the North launching what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea. North Korea’s fifth round of weapons launches in less than three weeks was seen as a protest of the slow pace of nuclear
negotiations with the United States and continuance of U.S.-South Korea joint military exercises the North claims are an invasion rehearsal. Experts say T r u m p’s downplaying of the North’s launches allowed the country more room to intensify its testing activity while it seeks to build leverage ahead of negotiations, which could possibly resume after the end of the U.S.-South Korea drills later this month.
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U.S. attorney: Epstein abuse probe steadfast despite his death NEW YORK— The FBI and U.S. Inspector General’s office will investigate how Jeffrey Epstein died in an apparent suicide Saturday, while the probe into sexual abuse allegations against the well-connected financier remain steadfast, officials said. Epstein, accused of orchestrating a sex-trafficking ring and sexually abusing dozens of underage girls, had been taken off suicide watch before he killed himself in a New York jail, a person familiar with the matter said. Attorney General William Barr, in announcing the investigation, said he was “appalled” to learn of Epstein’s death while in federal custody. “Mr. Epstein’s death raises serious questions that must be answered,” Barr said in a statement. Epstein was found unresponsive in his cell Saturday morning at the Metropolitan Correctional Center, according to the Federal Bureau of Prisons. Fire officials received a call at 6:39 a.m. Saturday that Epstein was in cardiac arrest, and he was pronounced dead at New York Presbyterian-Lower Manhattan Hospital.
around the world Moscow election protest attracts huge crowd, spurs spinoffs MOSCOW — Tens of thousands of people rallied Saturday against the exclusion of some city council candidates from Moscow’s upcoming election, turning out for one of the Russian capital’s biggest political protests in years. After the rally, which was officially sanctioned, hundreds of participants streamed to an area near the presidential administration building to continue with an unauthorized demonstration. They were confronted by phalanxes of riot police and the arrest-monitoring group OVD-Info said 136 people were detained. The rally was the fourth consecutive weekend demonstration in Moscow over the local election. The determined opposition has prompted protests in other cities, reflecting widespread frustration with Russia’s tightly controlled politics. The protest attracted some 50,000 people, said Beliy Schetchik, an organization that counts public meeting attendance. OVD-Info also said 86 people were arrested Saturday in St. Petersburg at an unsanctioned demonstration in support of the Moscow protests.
India to bring supplies to Kashmir; Pakistan to go to UN NEW DELHI — Authorities enforcing a strict curfew in Indianadministered Kashmir will bring in trucks of essential supplies for an Islamic festival next week, as the divided Himalayan region remained in a lockdown Saturday after India’s decision to strip it of its constitutional autonomy. Pakistan said that with the support of China, it will take up India’s unilateral actions in Kashmir with the U.N. Security Council and may approach the U.N. Human Rights Commission over what it says is the “genocide” of the Kashmiri people. Kashmir is claimed in its entirety by both India and Pakistan and is divided between the archrivals. Rebels have been fighting New Delhi’s rule for decades in the Indian-controlled portion, and most Kashmiri residents want either independence or a merger with Pakistan. India’s main opposition leader, Rahul Gandhi, demanded a statement from Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the situation in Kashmir on Saturday, saying there are reports of violence and people dying. Talking to reporters in New Delhi, Gandhi said “things are going very wrong there” and called for the Indian government to make clear what is happening. — Associated Press
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Police reports Information for this report was taken from publicly available law enforcement records and includes arrest and citation information. Anyone listed in this report is presumed innocent. ■■ On July 30 at about 5:40 p.m., Alaska State Troopers stopped a Chevy Astro Van near Mile 104 of the Sterling Highway after the driver was observed not wearing his seat belt. The driver, Adam Peterson, 39, of Fairbanks, was subsequently arrested for driving under the influence and taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility, where he was released without bail. ■■ On July 31 at about 3:00 a.m., Alaska State Troopers conducted a traffic stop on a 2003 Black Escalade. Peter Igwacho, 58, of Anchorage, was driving on a canceled license and was required to have an ignition interlock device. Further investigation revealed that Igwacho had an extraditable warrant out of Minnesota. He was arrested and taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility. ■■ On July 30 at about 8:40 p.m., Soldotna Dispatch received a report of a single-vehicle rollover at Mile 22.5 of the Kenai Spur Highway. Alaska State Troopers responded to the scene and were notified that the driver, Montgomery Luke, 27, and passenger, Amanda Love, 29 had been taken to Central Peninsula Hospital by Nikiski Fire Department. Both sustained major injuries. Investigation revealed that Montgomery was diving under the influence of marijuana. Montgomery was charged with first-degree assault and driving under the influence. ■■ On July 30 at 7:15 p.m., Alaska State Troopers received a call about a male who was passedout behind the driver’s wheel. The caller reported that the male had driven onto their front lawn. Troopers responded to the scene and identified the male as Jeffrey Pasco, 72, of Ninilchik. Investigation resulted in Pasco being arrested for one count of driving under the influence, a felony, due to two prior driving under the influence convictions within the previous 10 years. ■■ On July 31, Matsu West Wildlife Troopers contacted Graeme Moze 53, of Anchorage. Moze had caught personal use salmon and did not have a 2019 personal use permit in his possession. Moze was cited, with bail set at $220. ■■ On July 31, Matsu West Wildlife Troopers contacted Fru Wencheslous, of Anchorage. Wencheslous was personal use fishing and had obtained more than one 2019 personal use permit per household. Wencheslous was given a court date to appear for arraignment on Aug. 22 at Kenai District Court. ■■ On July 31, Matsu West Wildlife Troopers contacted Ruben Garcia, 38, of Anchorage. Garcia
had caught personal use salmon and failed to record them on his permit prior to leaving the fishing site. Garcia was cited, with bail set at $120. ■■ On July 31, Matsu West Wildlife Troopers contacted Tyrae Fungohenpen, of Anchorage. Fungohenpen had caught personal use salmon and failed to record them on his permit prior to leaving the fishing site. Fungohenpen was cited, with bail set at $120 ■■ On July 31, Tok Wildlife Troopers cited Robert Rink, 72, of Anchorage, for failing to mark/ clip the tails of personal use fish as required. Bail was set at $95 in Kenai District Court. ■■ On July 31, Matsu West Wildlife Troopers contacted Brian Goza, of Anchorage. Goza had caught personal use salmon and failed to record them on his permit prior to leaving the fishing sit. Goza was cited, with bail set at $120 ■■ On July 31, Alaska Wildlife Troopers in Soldotna cited Brandon Baker, 29, of Anchorage, for failing to record his salmon on his personal use permit as required. Bail was set for $120. ■■ On July 31, Alaska Wildlife Troopers in Soldotna cited Sarah Dennison, 38, of Anchorage, for failing to record her salmon on her personal use permit as required. Bail was set for $120. ■■ On July 31, Alaska Wildlife Troopers in Soldotna cited Michael Morrison, 72 of Anchorage, for failing to record his salmon on his personal use permit as required. Bail was set for $120. ■■ On July 31, Alaska Wildlife Troopers in Soldotna cited Jae Lee, 44, of Anchorage, for failing to record his 55 salmon on his personal use permit as required. Bail was set for $120 in Kenai District Court. ■■ On July 31, Alaska Wildlife Troopers in Soldotna cited Seungkyun Shin, 45, of Anchorage, for failing to record his 51 salmon on his personal use permit as required. Bail was set for $120 in Kenai District Court. ■■ On July 30 at 1:16 p.m., Alaska State Troopers Dispatch received a report of a disturbance near Anchor Point. Troopers responded, and investigation revealed that Bertha Stewart, 43, of Anchor Point had damaged another person’s property (valued at $200) during a dispute. She was arrested and taken to the Homer Jail. ■■ On July 30 at 2:12 p.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to Mile 125 of the Sterling Highway for a report of a two-vehicle collision. Investigation showed that Maxine Vehlow, 84, of Anchorage, was pulling onto the Sterling Highway from a pullout in a motorhome. Vehlow pulled out in front of a vehicle being driven by Eric Wickre, 58, of Anchorage.
The vehicles collided, causing damage to both vehicles. There were no injuries. Vehlow was cited for failing to yield after entering a roadway from a non-roadway. ■■ On July 30, Tok Wildlife Troopers cited Jason Magby, 55, of Anchorage, for failing to mark/ clip the tails of personal use fish as required. Bail was set at $95 in Kenai District Court. ■■ On July 30, Tok Wildlife Troopers cited Ross Bradfield, 29, of Anchorage, for failing to record fish caught during a personal use fishery. Bail was set at $120 in Kenai District Court. ■■ On July 30, Tok Wildlife Troopers cited Feliciana Hofschneider, 62, of Palmer, for failing to record fish caught during a personal use fishery. Bail was set at $120 in Kenai District Court. ■■ On July 30, Tok Wildlife Troopers cited Felix Chambers, 57, of Anchorage, for failing to record fish caught during a personal use fishery. Bail was set at $120 in Kenai District Court. ■■ On July 30, Tok Wildlife Troopers cited Tau Vaaia, 50, of Anchorage, for fishing in a personal use fishery without the required permit. Bail was set at $220 in Kenai District Court. ■■ On July 30, Tok Wildlife Troopers cited Monahan Vaaia, 22, of Anchorage, for fishing in a personal use fishery without the required permit. Bail was set at $220 in Kenai District Court. ■■ On July 30, Tok Wildlife Troopers cited Jason Ireland, 41, of Kenai, for fishing in a personal use fishery without the required permit. Bail was set at $220 in Kenai District Court. ■■ On July 31 at 2:57 p.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report of an intoxicated female who had driven away from a business in Soldotna. Troopers located the vehicle and the driver, Heather Duke, 47, of Kasilof, who was found to be under the influence of alcohol. Duke was arrested and taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility. ■■ On July 24 at about 3:50 a.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to Nikiski for a disturbance. Investigation revealed that David Butterfield, 39, of Anchorage, was on conditions of release and was not allowed to be at the residence. Butterfield violated his conditions of release by being at the residence. Troopers requested a warrant for him. ■■ On July 29, Alaska Wildlife Troopers cited Randy Rexwinkle, 64, of Chugiak, and Jason Motyka, 39, of Denali, for failing to record salmon taken from the Kenai River dipnet fishery. Bail was set at $120 each in the Kenai District Court. ■■ On July 29, Alaska Wildlife Troopers cited Clyde Spillman, 54, of Kenai, for dipnetting in a closed area of the Kenai River. Bail was set at $220 in Kenai
Today in History Today is Sunday, Aug. 11, the 223rd day of 2019. There are 142 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August 11, 1992, the Mall of America, the nation’s largest shopping-entertainment center, opened in Bloomington, Minnesota. On this date: In 1919, Germany’s Weimar Constitution was signed by President Friedrich Ebert. In 1949, President Harry S. Truman nominated General Omar N. Bradley to become the first chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. In 1956, abstract painter Jackson Pollock, 44, died in an automobile accident on Long Island, New York. In 1960, the African country of Chad became independent of France. In 1964, the Beatles movie “A Hard Day’s Night” had its U.S. premiere in New York. In 1965, rioting and looting that claimed 34 lives broke out in the predominantly black Watts section of Los Angeles. In 1984, at the Los Angeles Olympics, American runner Mary Decker fell after colliding with South African-born British competitor Zola Budd in the 3,000-meter final; Budd finished seventh. In 1991, Shiite Muslim kidnappers in Lebanon released two Western captives: Edward Tracy, an American held nearly five years, and Jerome Leyraud, a Frenchman who’d been abducted by a rival group three days earlier. In 1993, President Bill Clinton named Army Gen. John Shalikashvili to be the new chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, succeeding the retiring Gen. Colin Powell. In 1997, President Bill Clinton made the first use of the historic line-item veto, rejecting three items in spending and tax bills. (However, the U.S. Supreme Court later struck down the veto as unconstitutional.) In 2012, Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney announced his choice of Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin to be his running mate. Usain Bolt capped his perfect London Olympics by leading Jamaica to victory in a world-record 36.84 seconds in the 4x100 meters. In 2017, a federal judge ordered Charlottesville, Virginia, to allow a weekend rally of white nationalists and other extremists to take place at its originally planned location downtown. (Violence erupted at the rally, and a woman was killed when a man plowed his car into a group of counterprotesters.) Ten years ago: A Myanmar court found democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi guilty of violating her house arrest by allowing an uninvited American to visit her home; she was ordered to serve an 18-month sentence under house arrest. Jeers and taunts drowned out Democratic lawmakers calling for a health care overhaul at town halls; during his own town hall in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, President Barack Obama assailed “wild misrepresentations” of his health care plan. Eunice Kennedy Shriver, sister of President John F. Kennedy and founder of the Special Olympics, died in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, at age 88. Five years ago: Academy Award-winning actor and comedian Robin Williams, 63, died in Tiburon, California, a suicide. One year ago: Nobel Prize-winning novelist V.S. Naipaul died at his London home at the age of 85. President Donald Trump said former White House staffer and reality-TV star Omarosa Maniguault Newman was a “lowlife”; Manigualt Newman had been promoting a book in which she said Trump is a racist who had used racial slurs on the set of “The Apprentice.” Republican U.S. Rep. Chris Collins of New York ended his re-election bid, days after his indictment on insider trading charges. Today’s Birthdays: Actress Arlene Dahl is 94. Songwriter-producer Kenny Gamble is 76. Rock musician Jim Kale (Guess Who) is 76. Magazine columnist Marilyn Vos Savant is 73. Country singer John Conlee is 73. Singer Eric Carmen is 70. Computer scientist and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is 69. Wrestler-actor Hulk Hogan is 66. Singer Joe Jackson is 65. Playwright David Henry Hwang is 62. Actor Miguel A. Nunez Jr. is 60. Actress Viola Davis is 54. Actress Embeth Davidtz is 54. Actor Duane Martin is 54. Actor-host Joe Rogan is 52. Rhythm-and-blues musician Chris Dave is 51. Actress Anna Gunn is 51. Actress Ashley Jensen is 51. Actress Sophie Okonedo is 51. Rock guitarist Charlie Sexton is 51. Hip-hop artist Ali Shaheed Muhammad is 49. Actor Nigel Harman is 46. Actor Will Friedle is 43. Actor Rob Kerkovich is 40. Actress Merritt Wever is 39. Actor Chris Hemsworth is 36. Rock musician Heath Fogg (Alabama Shakes) is 35. Singer J-Boog is 34. Rapper Asher Roth is 34. Actress Alyson Stoner is 26. Thought for Today: “You will have bad times, but they will always wake you up to the stuff you weren’t paying attention to.” -- Robin Williams (1951-2014).
District Court. Troopers also cited the boat operator, James Coad, 65, of Soldotna, for failing to carry the required number of life jackets on board. Bail was set at $120 in Kenai District Court. ■■ On July 30 at 1:44 p.m., Alaska State Troopers received report of a stolen credit card. Later that afternoon, a suspect was identified, with the help of surveillance footage at Fred Meyers. On July 31 at 12:25 p.m., troopers contacted Johnathan A. Alexander, 24, of Soldotna, who admitted to finding the credit card and using it multiple times at various locations. Alexander was arrested. During a routine search of Alexander, troopers located a small amount of suboxone on his person. Suboxone is listed as a controlled substance. Alexander was taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility without bail on one count of second-degree theft , seven counts of fraudulent use of an access device, seven counts of fourth-degree theft, and one count of fifth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance. ■■ On July 30, Alaska Wildlife Troopers conducted a personal use fishery patrol of the Kenai River North Beach. During the patrol, Michael Reid, 55, of Kenai, was contacted and had not recorded his salmon on his 2019 Upper Cook Inlet Personal Use Fishery Permit. He was cited, with bail set at $120 in Kenai Court. ■■ On July 30, Alaska Wildlife Troopers conducted a personal use fishery patrol of the Kenai River North Beach. During the patrol, Kenneth Greene, 72, of Chugiak, was contacted and had not recorded his salmon on his 2019 Upper Cook Inlet Personal Use Fishery Permit. He was cited, with bail set at $120 in Kenai Court. ■■ On Aug. 2 at 12:43 a.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report about a male and female fighting at a business in Soldotna. Troopers responded to the scene and identified the one of the involved parties as Dana Walters, 35, of Kenai. Investigation revealed that Walters had attempted to take a mug from the business and was confronted by a worker. Walters then assaulted the worker and a family member who was on scene. Walters was arrested for fourth-degree assault (domestic violence), fourth-degree assault, and fourth-degree theft and was taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility without bail. ■■ On Aug. 1 at about 7:20 p.m., Alaska State Troopers contacted Garrett Tikka, 27, of Soldotna, on a traffic stop at Mile 6 of Kalifornsky Beach Road. After investigation, Tikka was arrested for driving under the influence, driving while license revoked, and violating conditions of release and was taken to Wildwood Pretrial. ■■ On Aug. 1 at 9:22 p.m., Kenai Police Department received a report for a wanted person in the area of Inlet Woods Subdivision. An officer responded and traffic-stopped the vehicle the suspect had gotten into with other people. After positive identification, Bradly M. Luke, 25, of Kenai, was arrested on a $2,500 Soldotna Alaska State Troopers misdemeanor arrest warrant on the original charge of violating conditions of release and was
also arrested for false information. Luke was taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility. ■■ On Aug. 1 at 11:51 p.m., Kenai police responded to a local bar near Mile 10 of the Kenai Spur Highway for a report of a male who appeared intoxicated and was trying to drive away. Officers contacted the vehicle down the road from the bar, John M. Williams, 48, of Kenai, was arrested for driving under the influence and taken to Wildwood Pretrial. ■■ On July 31 at 8:42 p.m., a Kenai police officer responded to a report about a vehicle that was believed to have an intoxicated male driver behind the wheel. Kenai officers found the suspect vehicle and conducted a traffic stop. After contacting the driver and running tests, Daniel R. Sipary, 57, of Anchorage, was arrested for driving under the influence and taken to Wildwood Pretrial. ■■ On July 30 at 10:36 p.m., Kenai police received a report about a driver in the area of Mile 10 of the Kenai Spur Highway who does not have a valid license. Kenai police contacted the vehicle . Tyler J. Fuxa, 27, of Soldotna, was arrested for driving while license suspended and taken to Wildwood Pretrial. ■■ On July 29 at 10:55 p.m., Kenai police received reports of a impaired driver in the area of Peninsula Avenue and Broad Street and made contact with a vehicle being operated by Ricky T. Echuck, 46, of Soldotna, who was arrested for driving while intoxicated, violating conditions of release, and refusal to submit to breath test. Echuck was taken to Wildwood Pretrial. ■■ On July 28 at about 1:10 a.m., Kenai police received a report of a male trying to force entry on a residence near Mile 14.5 of Kalifornsky Beach Road. After investigation, police located Joseph F. Newton, 24, of Kenai, who was arrested for two counts of first-degree burglary, unlawful contact, violating conditions of release, and first-degree criminal trespass and was taken to Wildwood Pretrial. ■■ On July 27 at 4:58 a.m., Kenai police received a report disturbance at a residence near Mile 6 of the Kenai Spur Highway. Police contacted Conan Demello, 40 of Kenai, who was arrested for disorderly conduct and taken to Wildwood Pretrial. ■■ On July 26 at 12:32 a.m., Kenai police received a REDDI (Report Every Dangerous Driver Immediately) complaint from Alaska State Troopers about a truck that was being driven by an intoxicated driver. Kenai police were able to find the matching truck and contacted the parties inside. Stacy R. Andeway, 45, of Kenai, was arrested for driving under the influence and taken to Wildwood Pretrial. ■■ On July 25 at 3:47 p.m., Kenai police responded to a local store near Mile 10 of the Kenai Spur Highway to a report of a male who stole an automobile battery and put it into his vehicle. The suspect male, David A.W. Jackinsky, of Soldotna, was contacted issued a summons for fourthdegree theft. ■■ On July 25 at 6:36 p.m., a Kenai police officer responded to the Kenai Airport for a report of an
individual with a warrant. The officer contacted the wanted subject, Tarik A. Dukowitz, 22, of Soldotna, inside the airport. Dukowitz was arrested on a Soldotna Alaska State Troopers felony warrant for failure to comply with conditions of probation on the original charge of petition to revoke probation. Dukowitz was taken to Wildwood Pretrial. ■■ On Aug. 1, Alaska Wildlife Troopers conducting commercial setnet fishery patrol cited Mark Anderson, 59, of Kenai, for fifth-degree criminal mischief. Anderson has a mandatory court appearance set in Kenai District Court. ■■ On July 30, Alaska Wildlife Troopers conducted a personal use fishery patrol of the Kenai River North Beach. During the patrol, Viliamu Mua, 41, of Anchorage, was contacted and had not recorded his salmon on his 2019 Upper Cook Inlet Personal Use Fishery Permit. Mua was cited, with bail set at $120 in Kenai Court. ■■ On July 30, Alaska Wildlife Troopers conducted a personal use fishery patrol of the Kenai River North Beach. During the patrol, Artemio Butac, 68, of Anchorage, was contacted and had not recorded his salmon on his 2019 Upper Cook Inlet Personal Use Fishery Permit. Butac was cited, with bail set at $120 in Kenai Court. ■■ On July 30, Alaska Wildlife Troopers conducted a personal use fishery patrol of the Kenai River North Beach. During the patrol, Carlito Cruz, 51, of Kasilof, was contacted and had no valid 2019 Upper Cook Inlet Personal Use Permit in his possession. Cruz was cited, with bail set at $220 in Kenai Court. ■■ On July 29 at 4:33 p.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report of a vehicle rollover near Mile 53.2 of the Seward Highway. Investigation revealed that Angel Rivera, 75, of Anchorage, and his wife Dorothy Bogie, 70, of Anchorage, were driving southbound on the Seward Highway, pulling a 20-foot travel trailer. While negotiating a curve in the roadway, the trailer hitch failed, causing Rivera to lose control of the vehicle. Both the vehicle and the trailer crossed the northbound lane of travel and rolled into the ditch. Neither occupant sustained any injuries during the incident. Both the vehicle and trailer suffered disabling damage as a result of the incident. Webb’s Towing responded to take possession of the vehicle and trailer. Both occupants reported to be wearing their seat belts during the incident. Alcohol was not a factor. ■■ On Aug. 2 at 6:25 p.m., the Soldotna Alaska State Troopers K-9 Team conducted a bar check at the Vagabond Bar and came into contact with Heather M. Duke, 47, of Kasilof. Investigation revealed that Duke was recently arrested for driving under the influence, has conditions of release not be at a location where alcohol is sold and is not to consume alcoholic beverages. Duke was found to be intoxicated, and she was arrested and taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility without bail on charges of violating conditions of release and being drunk on licensed premises.
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AccuWeather 5-day forecast for Kenai-Soldotna ®
Variable cloudiness Hi: 73
Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
Intervals of clouds and sunshine
Mostly cloudy and breezy
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Day Length - 16 hrs., 7 min., 18 sec. Daylight lost - 5 min., 17 sec.
Alaska Cities Yesterday Hi/Lo/W 60/54/sh 73/58/pc 45/40/sh 68/57/pc 64/53/pc 73/42/pc 64/49/c 58/50/pc 71/57/pc 59/51/c 65/52/sh 65/48/r 72/47/pc 70/44/pc 78/51/pc 67/50/s 77/47/pc 62/58/sh 66/47/c 76/52/pc 65/56/c 70/54/s
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Today 8:45 p.m. 1:53 a.m.
Unalakleet 66/57 McGrath 71/51
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Almanac Readings ending 4 p.m. yesterday
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High .............................................. 78 Low ............................................... 46 Normal high ................................. 65 Normal low ................................... 48 Record high ....................... 78 (2019) Record low ........................ 36 (1973)
From the Peninsula Clarion in Kenai
24 hours ending 4 p.m. yest. . 0.00" Month to date .......................... Trace Normal month to date ............ 0.80" Year to date ............................. 5.26" Normal year to date ................. 7.69" Record today ................ 0.56" (1981) Record for August ....... 5.39" (1966) Record for year ........... 27.09" (1963)
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111 at Death Valley, Calif. 32 at Truckee, Calif.
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82 at Skagway 32 at Point Thomson
Today’s Forecast World Cities
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Seward Homer 71/54 68/51
Kenai/ Soldotna Homer
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Kenai/ Soldotna 73/51
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Prudhoe Bay 44/40
Anaktuvuk Pass 55/37
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Beautiful with partial sunshine
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Sunday, August 11, 2019
Run for Women draws 126 By Joey Klecka Peninsula Clarion
The 126 runners signed up for Saturday’s 32nd annual LeeShore Center Run for Women enjoyed not only a pleasant day for racing, but did so for a worthwhile cause. The annual late summer event is a benefit for the LeeShore Center, which has served as a 24-hour domestic violence and sexual assault shelter for Kenai and the central Peninsula since May 1977, providing a safe place for women and children to go. Two ladies emerged as first-time winners of the race. Seward’s Jenny Rutledge
won the women’s 10-kilometer race in 51 minutes, 36 seconds, beating runnerup Megan Murphy by 51 seconds. Murphy was second in 52:27 and third-place Nicole Dixon came across in 55:58. Kenai’s Samuel Anders, 11, was the overall 10K winner in 50:19, beating Rutledge to the finish line. Anders said he doesn’t run for fun just yet, but plays plenty of club soccer in Kenai to give him an edge. Plus, he has competed in the Run for Women, which allows male runners aged 17 and younger, since age 5 or 6, and has done the longer 10K event four years in a row. In the 5K race, Soldotna
runner Mallory Millay, 29, won in 25:26, beating runner-up Angela Head by 46 seconds. Head finished in 26:12 and third-place Teresa Lawless crossed the line in 26:44. Rutledge works for the Seward Parks and Recreation Department, and said she regularly helps organize community races around the Seward area. That and the LeeShore Center fundraiser convinced her to travel up to Kenai to compete. “It’s a good cause, so it kept me motivated,” Rutledge said. Rutledge said the day See RUN, Page B4
Maggie Nelson (left) and Mollie Pate approach the finish line for the 5K race Saturday at the 32nd annual Run for Women in Kenai. (Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion)
Simmering scrimmages: Prep teams ready for season
Above, Nikiski’s Mason Payne runs against Seward’s Steven Harshman in a scrimmage Saturday at Ed Hollier Field in Kenai as temperatures reached into the 70s. At top right, Chugiak’s Tyler Huffer stiff-arms Soldotna’s Hudson Metcalf during a scrimmage Saturday at Justin Maile Field in Soldotna. Right, Zach Burnett of Kenai Central runs against Homer during a scrimmage Saturday at Ed Hollier Field in Kenai.
KCHS grad Johnson finds football success at Adams State By Joey Klecka Peninsula Clarion
Three years and change from walking at Kenai Central’s 2016 graduation, Conner Johnson has reinvented himself as one of Adams State University’s most dangerous players on the gridiron. The 6-foot-7, 280-pound offensive lineman, is entering his senior season at Adams State in Alamosa, Colorado, and was recently named as one of the Grizzlies’ top players to watch in a preseason coaches poll. Johnson was also named one of four team captains, putting him squarely in the spotlight as a leader on the team, and Johnson didn’t back down from the opportunity to compete for his teammates. “I was ecstatic,” Johnson said in a recent interview. “It was me and three other guys, and I think it shows how much blood, sweat and tears we’ve put into the program. “As my parents like to say, it’s a testament to how hard I worked to earn this. I’ve put myself in this
position, and I’m just excited for my last year and see what happens after it.” As a four-year starter, Johnson has certainly earned it. Primarily used as a tight end under head coach John Marquez’s tenure during his senior year at KCHS, Johnson moved to Colorado and went to work as a defensive end. But his spot on defense was short-lived. At least after his freshman year. Johnson said his coaches called him and his dorm roommate A.J. Deberard one day before his sophomore campaign to propose a change. “He said, ‘Listen, you guys are going to switch everything and run with it,’” Johnson recounted. “He said we’ll see how it goes.” Johnson and Debarard swapped positions on the field, a move that slotted Johnson into the left tackle position. “I switched lockers, jerseys, everything from that moment on,” he said. Johnson said he embraced the switch with open arms,
particularly since it meant he would play a role in helping the Grizzlies offense move the ball. It also meant he had to beef up. Johnson said as a senior at Kenai Central, he stood 6-5 and weighed in at 235 pounds. Putting on almost 50 pounds will go a long way in earning a spot on the O-line. “Coming in from back home, I was just a kid from a small school in Alaska,” he said. “I wasn’t expecting to be in this role, but now that I am, it’s absolutely insane. … I’m just trying to be that O-lineman who doesn’t care about stats. I’m doing my job to the best of my ability.” In his new role, Johnson played well. He earned all-conference second-team at left tackle and took on the leadership role that he still owns. In addition to the peaks, he’s also had his valleys. Johnson missed a significant chunk of his junior season with a foot injury. In a game against South Dakota School of Mines, Johnson said a teammate landed on his foot and
broke it, putting him on the sidelines for four weeks. It was tough, Johnson said, having to stand back and watch his team play without him, but it also taught the history and political science major a lesson in preparation, not only for himself but his younger teammates. “It was definitely hard but it just turned into a different role I had to fill,” he said. “Instead of practicing with the boys, I was preparing them for the next game. I was teaching the freshman to do my spot.” Johnson said he returned in time to take the field in the season finale against Dixie State, but not in time to help earn a second straight all-conference accolade. But in his modest fashion, Johnson said that’s not what mattered to him. “I thought, ‘Don’t dwell on that,’” he said. “Let it be something positive.” Now, with a promising final season with the Grizzlies, Johnson said he is focused on the task at hand, because his future as a
football player could very well rely on it. Johnson said he has dreamed of becoming pro, but added he can’t reach that dream if he doesn’t put in the hard work today, as he has all four years. “You’ve just got to be prepared for it,” he said. “If it doesn’t work out, I am 100% happy with how my college career went. But if I get to that bridge, I’ll cross it (then).” Johnson is one of many central peninsula players set to play college this year, including six from Soldotna (Brenner Furlong at Dakota State, Blake Riley and Levi Benner at Valley City State, Aseli Finau at Eastern New Mexico, Dylan Simons at Hancock Community College and Cody Nye at the University of Minnesota, Morris), three from Nikiski (Ian Johnson at George Fox University, Tyler Litke at Pacific University, and Lincoln Johnson, who is wrapping up graduate assistant work as the strength and conditioning coach at Greenville University) and one other from Kenai (Avery Hieber, Trinity International University).
Sunday, August 11, 2019
Mahomes gets off to fast start By The Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Patrick Mahomes picked up where he left off from his record-breaking debut as a starter, marching the Kansas City Chiefs downfield for a first-quarter touchdown in what became a 38-17 preseason victory over the Cincinnati Bengals on Saturday night. Mahomes did a bit of everything on the only series by the Chiefs’ firstteam offense, going 4 for 4 for 66 yards while adding a 10-yard scramble and inducing an an offside penalty. Andy Dalton was nearly as sharp for Cincinnati, going 7 of 9 for 80 yards while leading his team on a 14-play, 75-yard touchdown march to open the game. Dalton did it without the services of injured wide receiver A.J. Green or his top two running backs, Joe Mixon and Giovani Bernard.
49ERS 17, COWBOYS 9 SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Dak Prescott completed all four of his pass attempts, caught one and led Dallas to a field goal in a brief cameo in the exhibition
opener as the Cowboys went on to lose to San Francisco. Prescott and the bulk of the Dallas offensive starters played one series, moving the ball 65 yards in nine plays. The drive stalled when his third-down pass in the red zone was batted at the line by Sheldon Day right back to Prescott, who lost a yard on the play before Brett Maher kicked the first of his three field goals.
RAIDERS 14, RAMS 13 OAKLAND, Calif. — Nathan Peterman scrambled 50 yards to set up his only touchdown throw and Oakland beat Los Angeles in the preseason opener for both teams. Peterman entered in the third quarter and completed 9 of 12 passes for 66 yards. He also led both teams with 56 yards rushing. A starter for Buffalo in Week 1 a year ago, Peterman is competing with Mike Glennon for the backup job to Derek Carr. Glennon, attempting to latch on with his fourth team in four years, started and went 17 of 25 for 200 yards, but threw two interceptions.
Cardinals release Philon after arrest TEMPE, Ariz. — The Arizona Cardinals have released defensive end Darius Philon, a day after Maricopa County jail records indicate he was arrested and booked into jail on suspicion of aggravated assault with a deadly instrument. The Cardinals announced the move Saturday in a onesentence statement. A Phoenix police spokeswoman, Sgt. Maggie Cox, confirmed Saturday that Philon had been arrested, but declined to provide further information, referring a reporter to court documents that were not immediately available
Saturday. According to TMZ, Philon was taken to a Maricopa County jail Friday on charges from an incident in May outside a Phoenix-area strip club. A court video of Philon’s initial court appearance posted by KPNX-TV showed that a judge set bond for Philon and imposed conditions that included allowing Philon to travel out of state for work. Phillip Noland, an attorney who represented Philon during the brief court appearance, did not immediately respond to a request by The Associated Press for comment.
scoreboard Football NFL Preseason AMERICAN CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF PA Buffalo 1 0 0 1.000 24 16 New England 1 0 0 1.000 31 3 Miami 1 0 0 1.000 34 27 N.Y. Jets 0 1 0 .000 22 31 South Tennessee 1 0 0 1.000 27 10 Houston 0 1 0 .000 26 28 Indianapolis 0 1 0 .000 16 24 Jacksonville 0 1 0 .000 0 29 North Baltimore 1 0 0 1.000 29 0 Cleveland 1 0 0 1.000 30 10 Pittsburgh 1 0 0 1.000 30 28 Cincinnati 0 1 0 .000 17 38 West Kansas City 1 0 0 1.000 38 17 Oakland 1 0 0 1.000 14 3 Denver 1 1 0 .500 28 32 L.A. Chargers 0 1 0 .000 13 17 NATIONAL CONFERENCE East N.Y. Giants 1 0 0 1.000 31 22 Dallas 0 1 0 .000 9 17 Philadelphia 0 1 0 .000 10 27 Washington 0 1 0 .000 10 30 South Carolina 1 0 0 1.000 23 13 Tampa Bay 0 1 0 .000 28 30 Atlanta 0 2 0 .000 37 48 New Orleans 0 1 0 .000 25 34 North Minnesota 1 0 0 1.000 34 25 Green Bay 1 0 0 1.000 28 26 Chicago 0 1 0 .000 13 23 Detroit 0 1 0 .000 3 31 West San Francisco 1 0 0 1.000 17 9 Seattle 1 0 0 1.000 22 14 Arizona 1 0 0 1.000 17 13 L.A. Rams 0 1 0 .000 3 14 Friday’s Games Pittsburgh 30, Tampa Bay 28 Minnesota 34, New Orleans 25 Saturday’s Games Oakland 14, L.A. Rams 3 Kansas City 38, Cincinnati 17 San Francisco 17, Dallas 9 Thursday, Aug. 15 Philadelphia at Jacksonville, 3 p.m. Green Bay at Baltimore, 3:30 p.m. N.Y. Jets at Atlanta, 3:30 p.m. Cincinnati at Washington, 3:30 p.m. Oakland at Arizona, 4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16 Buffalo at Carolina, 3 p.m. Chicago at N.Y. Giants, 3:30 p.m. Miami at Tampa Bay, 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17 Cleveland at Indianapolis, noon New England at Tennessee, 3 p.m. Kansas City at Pittsburgh, 3:30 p.m. Detroit at Houston, 4 p.m. Dallas vs L.A. Rams at Honolulu, Hawaii, 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18 New Orleans at L.A. Chargers, noon Seattle at Minnesota, 4 p.m. Monday, Aug. 19 San Francisco at Denver, 4 p.m. All Times ADT
Basketball WNBA Standings EASTERN CONFERENCE W L Pct GB Connecticut 16 7 .696 — Washington 16 7 .696 — Chicago 14 9 .609 2 New York 8 14 .364 7½ Indiana 9 16 .360 8 Atlanta 5 19 .208 11½ WESTERN CONFERENCE Las Vegas 15 9 .625 — Los Angeles 14 8 .636 — Seattle 13 11 .542 2 Minnesota 12 11 .522 2½ Phoenix 11 12 .478 3½ Dallas 7 17 .292 8 Saturday’s Games Indiana 87, Atlanta 82 Dallas 80, Phoenix 77 Sunday’s Games Minnesota at Washington, 11 a.m. Seattle at New York, 11 a.m. Chicago at Los Angeles, 1 p.m. Connecticut at Las Vegas, 2 p.m. Monday’s Games No games scheduled Tuesday’s Games Minnesota at New York, 3 p.m. Atlanta at Las Vegas, 6 p.m.
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Baseball AL Standings
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L 41 50 57 71 78
Pct GB .650 — .576 8½ .521 15 .408 28½ .328 37½
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.607 — .598 1 .452 18 .356 29½ .307 34½
77 66 58 57 48
.658 — .564 11 .500 18½ .483 20½ .407 29½
40 51 58 61 70
Friday’s Games Oakland 7, Chicago White Sox 0 Houston 3, Baltimore 2 Toronto 8, N.Y. Yankees 2 Detroit 5, Kansas City 2 Boston 16, L.A. Angels 4 Cleveland 6, Minnesota 2 Milwaukee 6, Texas 5 Tampa Bay 5, Seattle 3 Saturday’s Games Toronto 5, N.Y. Yankees 4 L.A. Angels 12, Boston 4 Kansas City 7, Detroit 0 Houston 23, Baltimore 2 Chicago White Sox 3, Oakland 2 Milwaukee 3, Texas 2 Minnesota 4, Cleveland 1 Tampa Bay 5, Seattle 4 Sunday’s Games Houston (Verlander 15-4) at Baltimore (Wojciechowski 2-5), 9:05 a.m. L.A. Angels (Sandoval 0-0) at Boston (Cashner 10-7), 9:05 a.m. N.Y. Yankees (Tanaka 7-6) at Toronto (Thornton 4-7), 9:07 a.m. Kansas City (Junis 7-10) at Detroit (Norris 3-9), 9:10 a.m. Cleveland (Civale 1-1) at Minnesota (Berrios 10-6), 10:10 a.m. Oakland (Bassitt 7-5) at Chicago White Sox (Giolito 12-5), 10:10 a.m. Texas (Minor 10-6) at Milwaukee (Lyles 7-7), 10:10 a.m. Tampa Bay (Yarbrough 10-3) at Seattle (LeBlanc 6-5), 12:10 p.m. All Times ADT
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Green, Tarpley (2), C.Adams (4), Kahnle (6), Ottavino (7), Britton (8) and G.Sanchez; Font, Waguespack (3), Mayza (6), Adam (7), Law (8) and D.Jansen. W_Adam 1-0. L_Ottavino 5-4. Sv_Law (3). HRs_New York, Urshela (17), Sanchez (25). Toronto, Hernandez (18). Angels 12, Red Sox 4 Los Angeles Boston
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Heaney, Cole (4), Mejia (6), Buttrey (6), JC Ramirez (7), H.Robles (9) and K.Smith; Porcello, Hernandez (6), Velazquez (7), Weber (8) and Leon. W_Cole 2-3. L_Porcello 10-9. HRs_Los Angeles, Upton (7), Trout (39). Boston, Travis (5). Royals 7, Tigers 0 Kansas City Detroit
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Montgomery, McCarthy (8), Kennedy (9) and Viloria; Turnbull, G.Soto (7), Cisnero (8), Schreiber (9) and J.Rogers. W_Montgomery 2-5. L_Turnbull 3-10. HRs_Kansas City, Soler (33). Astros 23, Orioles 2 Houston Baltimore
351 041 603—23 25 1 100 000 100—2 6 1
Sanchez, Rondon (6), J.Smith (7), Devenski (8), McHugh (9) and Maldonado; Brooks, Kline (4), T.Scott (6), Eshelman (8), Wilkerson (8) and Sisco. W_Sanchez 5-14. L_Brooks 2-6. HRs_Houston, Altuve (20), Correa (16), Bregman (28), Alvarez 3 (17). Baltimore, Ruiz (6). Twins 4, Indians 1 Cleveland Minnesota
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Plutko, Clippard (7), J.Smith (8) and Perez; Odorizzi, Romo (6), T.Rogers (8) and Garver. W_Odorizzi 13-5. L_Plutko 4-3. Sv_T.Rogers (18). HRs_Cleveland, Puig (1). Minnesota, Gonzalez (13), Kepler (32). White Sox 3, Athletics 2 Oakland Chicago
NL Standings East Division Atlanta Washington New York Philadelphia Miami Central Division Chicago Milwaukee St. Louis Cincinnati Pittsburgh West Division Los Angeles Arizona San Francisco San Diego Colorado
Blue Jays 5, Yankees 4
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.538 — .525 1½ .522 2 .487 6 .414 14½
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.655 — .504 18 .492 19½ .474 21½ .444 25
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Roark, Petit (7), Buchter (8), Hendriks (8) and Herrmann; R.Lopez, Marshall (7), Bummer (7), Colome (9) and Castillo. W_R.Lopez 7-9. L_Roark 7-8. Sv_ Colome (23). HRs_Chicago, Jimenez (19). Rays 5, Mariners 4 Tampa Bay Seattle
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Morton, Poche (7), N.Anderson (8), Pagan (9) and Zunino; Wisler, Milone (3), McClain (7) and Narvaez. W_Morton 13-4. L_Milone 1-7. Sv_Pagan (11). HRs_Tampa Bay, Kiermaier (12), Zunino (8), Garcia (16). Seattle, Narvaez (17). Brewers 3, Rangers 2 Texas Milwaukee
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Payano, B.Martin (4), Guerrieri (5), Sampson (8) and Trevino; Houser, Guerra (7), Pomeranz (8), Claudio (9), Albers (9) and Grandal. W_Houser 5-5. L_Payano 1-1. Sv_Albers (3). HRs_Texas, Choo (19), Santana (18). Milwaukee, Hiura (14). Giants 3, Phillies 1 Philadelphia San Francisco
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Velasquez, Alvarez (6), Parker (7), Eflin (8) and Realmuto; Samardzija, W.Smith (9) and Posey. W_ Samardzija 9-9. L_Velasquez 4-7. Sv_W.Smith (28). HRs_Philadelphia, Dickerson (3). San Francisco, Pillar (15), Longoria (14). Marlins 7, Braves 6, 10 inn. Atlanta Miami
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Soroka, Swarzak (8), Jackson (8), Melancon (9), Greene (9), Newcomb (10) and B.McCann; Alcantara, J.Garcia (8), Kinley (8), Stanek (9), Quijada (9), Brigham (10) and Holaday. W_Brigham 2-1. L_ Newcomb 5-2. HRs_Atlanta, Camargo (5). Miami, Granderson (10). Mets 4, Nationals 3 Washington New York
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Corbin, Strickland (7), Rodney (8), Hudson (8) and Gomes; Syndergaard, S.Lugo (8) and Ramos. W_S. Lugo 5-2. L_Rodney 0-5. HRs_Washington, Soto 2 (24). New York, Ramos (13), Davis (14), Guillorme (1). Cardinals 3, Pirates 1 Pittsburgh St. Louis
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Musgrove, Liriano (6), Crick (8) and Stallings, E.Diaz; Wainwright, Gallegos (7), Martinez (9) and Wieters. W_Wainwright 8-8. L_Musgrove 8-11. Sv_ Martinez (12). HRs_Pittsburgh, Frazier (6). Reds 10, Cubs 1 Chicago Cincinnati
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Hendricks, Maples (3), Mills (5) and Lucroy; Gray, Romano (7) and Barnhart. W_Gray 7-6. L_Hendricks 8-9. Sv_Romano (2). HRs_Chicago, Schwarber (27). Cincinnati, Suarez (32), Farmer (7), Senzel (9), Aquino 3 (7). Padres 8, Rockies 5 Colorado San Diego
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Gonzalez, Bettis (6), Diaz (7), McGee (8) and Iannetta; Paddack, Stammen (7), Munoz (8), Yates (9) and Hedges. W_Munoz 1-1. L_Diaz 4-3. Sv_Yates (33). HRs_Colorado, Alonso (2), Arenado (26). San Diego, Renfroe (31), Myers (14), Margot (10). Dodgers 4, Diamondbacks 0 Arizona Los Angeles
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Young, Ginkel (4), R.Scott (5), Y.Lopez (7) and Avila; Maeda, Ferguson (8), Kelly (8), K.Jansen (9) and R.Martin. W_Maeda 8-8. L_Young 4-2. HRs_Los Angeles, Muncy (28).
BASEBALL American League CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Signed SS Luis Valenzuela to a minor league contract. Optioned RHP Jose Ruiz to Charlotte (IL). DETROIT TIGERS — Optioned LHP Blaine Hardy to Toledo (IL). KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Optioned RHP Kyle Zimmer to Omaha (PCL). Recalled LHP Eric Skoglund from Omaha. Signed OF Tyler Hill to a minor league contract. LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Optioned RHP Jaime Barria to Salt Lake (PCL). Released C José Briceño unconditionally. Reinstated LHP Andrew Heaney from the 10-day IL. Sent RHPs Keynan Middleton and Noé Ramirez to Inland Empire (Cal) for rehab assignments. NEW YORK YANKEES — Optioned C Kyle Higashioka to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL). Placed RHP Jonathan Holder on the 10-day IL, retroactive to Wednesday. Reinstated C Gary Sánchez from the 10-day IL. Recalled LHP Stephen Tarpley from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. SEATTLE MARINERS — Traded OF Ian Miller to Minnesota for cash. Reinstated INF Dee Gordon from 10-day IL. Optioned INF/OF Ryan Court to Tacoma (PCL). TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Placed OF Lourdes Gurriel Jr. on the 10-day IL, retroactive to Friday. Recalled RHP Brock Stewart from Buffalo (IL). Sent RHP Clay Buchholz to the GCL Blue Jays for a rehab assignment. National League ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS — Released RHP Greg Holland. ATLANTA BRAVES — Optioned RHP Jeremy Walker to Gwinnett (IL). Recalled RHP Patrick Weigel from Gwinnett. CHICAGO CUBS — Placed RHP Steve Cishek on the 10-day IL. Recalled RHP Dillon Maples from Iowa (PCL). CINCINNATI REDS — Sent C Curt Casali to Louisville (IL) for a rehab assignment. COLORADO ROCKIES — Optioned LHP Sam Howard to Albuquerque (PCL). Reinstated RHP Carlos Estévez from the family medical emergency list. PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — Placed OF Jay Bruce on the 10-day IL. Recalled OF Adam Haseley from Lehigh Valley (IL). SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS — Assigned INF/OF Tyler Austin outright to Sacramento (PCL). Sent RHP Johnny Cueto to the AZL Giants Orange for a rehab assignment. FOOTBALL National Football League ARIZONA CARDINALS— Released DL Darius Philon. CLEVELAND BROWNS — Signed FB Joe Kerridge. DETROIT LIONS — Waived/injured CB Tarvarus McFadden. Placed WR Jermaine Kearse and DT Darius Kilgo on IR. Activated DE Trey Flowers from the PUP list. Signed QB Josh Johnson and RB Justin Stockton. GREEN BAY PACKERS— Released WR Jawill Davis. HOUSTON TEXANS — Claimed DE Tracy Sprinkle off waivers. Moved WR DeAndre Carter to active roster. Waived OLB Chris Landrum. INDIANAPOLIS COLTS — Released/non-football illness G Ian Silberman. Signed G Nate Theaker. JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS — Waived/injured RB Roc Thomas. Signed TE Carson Meier. TENNESSEE TITANS — Waived WR Jalen Tolliver. Waived/injured LB Riley Bullough and OT Cody Conway. Placed LB D’Andre Walker on IR. Agreed to terms with RB Akeem Hunt, DE Eric Cotton, WR DeAngelo Yancey and LB Ukeme Eligwe. Added DT Jurrell Casey to the active roster.
Mikulak nabs 6th national gymnastics title By Will Graves AP Sports Writer
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Samuel Mikulak doesn’t show off the stash of medals he’s earned from the U.S.
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men’s gymnastics championships through the years. They sit in relatively anonymity in the basement of the place he shares with his girlfriend back in Colorado. It’s not that Mikulak doesn’t appreciate what he’s accomplished. It’s just that two-time Olympian’s standard of success is no longer measured by what he does on home soil. So while Mikulak pumped his fists in joy after clinching his modern era-record sixth national title on Saturday night by topping runner-up Yul Moldauer by a staggering 5.550 points, Mikulak remains equal parts perfectionist and realist. Yes, he’s the most decorated American male gymnast of his generation. He’s also aware that his generation might not be as deep as the ones that came before. “I guess it is just a weird place for the US right now,” Mikulak said. “You could probably make the argument that maybe this is the easiest time period for USA Gymnastics for a guy like me and so it doesn’t quite hold as much to it right now.” After picking up his first individual world championship medal by grabbing bronze on high bar last October, the lack of any Olympic hardware is the lone hole left on his otherwise stuffed resume. And he knows it. “I see the Russians and the
Chinese and the Japanese and all the big skills they’re throwing and I’m just trying to live up to those expectations,” Mikulak said. He remains adamant that he believes his best years are ahead of him. It certainly looks like a possibility after he captured gold in high bar, parallel bars, pommel horse and floor exercise and completed 12 routines over the course of two days without a fall. His overall total of 174.150 also created the largest winning margin of his six national championships. No wonder he’s hinting at extending his career beyond Tokyo and hasn’t ruled out competing into his 30s. Maybe by then American men will have someone ready to pick up the mantle. The program is in the midst of a generational shift. Mikulak is the lone member of the 2016 Olympic team who hasn’t retired, though alternates Akash Modi and Donnell Whittenburg are still in the mix. Mikulak lamented the lack of competition for the top spot after the opening round on Thursday, admitting he wishes there was someone nipping at his heels. For the moment, there isn’t, though the men put on a considerably better show in the finals than they did on night one. Eight of the top 10 all-around finishers put up better all-around scores Saturday, providing a bit of
momentum heading into next month’s world championship selection camp. “You’re starting to see a lot more frequent personal bests throughout the team,” men’s high performance director Brett McClure said. “The improvement is starting to be tangible.” Moldauer, who won the national title in 2017 while Mikulak was still recovering from an Achilles injury, overcame a messy high bar routine to hold on to second by drilling his floor exercise. Modi stuck his vault to finish on the podium. Whittenburg, who has been dogged by injuries for much of the last four years, finished third on still rings — his signature event — and seventh in the allaround despite being at what he described at “80%.” “I feel like this is definitely the step that I needed to finally realize that I’m back,” Whittenburg said. “I still need to stay healthy but I feel like I can finally upgrade enough to get back where I was.” Shane Wiskus made a spectacular save on high bar, blindly snatching it onehanded following a release that was a little too big. Rather than smashing onto the mat, he kept going to help propel him to a fourth-place finish. Asked if he’s ever made a save look so good, Wiskus laughed and joked he needed to get his shoulder checked out.
Ostrander falls ill, scratches at Pan Ams Staff Report Peninsula Clarion
Pro runner Allie Ostrander, a 2015 graduate of Kenai Central, was forced to scratch from a women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase race Saturday at
the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru. In what was scheduled to be her second appearance as a professional athlete for Brooks Running, Ostrander fell ill Friday night and was unable to compete Saturday,
according to a tweet from her agent, Ray Flynn. Canadian runner Genevieve Lalonde won the race in 9 minutes, 41.45 seconds. Ostrander’s personal best for the steeplechase is 9:31.44.
Sunday, August 11, 2019
Owens, Aldridge Angels rout Red Sox at Fenway ride to victory By Staff Report Peninsula Clarion
Soldotna’s Tyle Owens cruised to his fourth victory in six races at Thursday’s Soldotna Cycle Series race No. 6, winning the 12-kilometer race with a time of 31 minutes, 20 seconds. Owens topped secondplace Brian Beeson by just over a minute (32:24) and third-place Dave EdwardsSmith by more than two minutes (33:45). Sterling ’s Morgan Aldridge kept her perfect streak alive with a sixth straight women’s 12K win, placing her fifth overall in the field with a time of 35:03. Aldridge bested women’s runner-up Jen Showalter (39:54) by almost five minutes. Landen Showalter was the top youth rider in 10th overall with a time of 39:18.
In the 6K race, Ollie Dahl took home the victory with a time of 19:45, beating Brady Baeten (20:16) by 31 seconds. Briana Baeten won the women’s 6K race in 21:16. Soldotna Cycle Series race #6 Thursday at Tsalteshi Trails 12K — 1. Tyle Owens, 31:20; 2. Brian Beeson, 32:24; 3. Dave Edwards-Smith, 33:45; 4. Eric Willets, 33:59; 5. Morgan Aldridge, 35:03; 6. Scott Jackson, 36:32; 7. John Pothast 36:35; 8. Jamie Nelson, 37:08; 9. Kevin Lauver, 37:40; 10. Landen Showalter (1st youth), 39:18; 11. Dustin Henkin, 39:22; 12. Joel Todd, 39:23; 13. Mark Beeson, 39:29; 14. Jen Showalter, 39:54; 15. Sean Raften, 40:27; 16. Jeff McDonald, 40:36; 17. Mark Forbes, 41:28; 18. Carl Thompson, 41:41; 19. Dylan Hogue, 41:51; 20. C.O. Rudstrom, 41:52; 21. Will Morrow, 41:59; 22. Melissa Smith, 41:59; 23. Dana McDonald, 44:14; 24. John Tabor, 44:46; 25. Erick Mayoral, 45:33; 26. Ryan Nelson, 45:41; 27. Rob Carson, 49:17; 28. Tor Dahl, 50:18; 29. Will Smith, 52:08; 30. Darrell Kincaid, 52:20; 31. Madison McDonald, 52:48; 32. Robert Carson, 54:35. 6K — 1. Ollie Dahl, 19:45; 2. Brady Baeten, 20:16; 3. Briana Baeten, 21:16; 4. Ethan Hogue, 21:16; 5. Jim Campbell, 22:23; 6. Jo Shaw, 23:36; 7. Cody Tunks, 23:45; 8. Keenan Young, 25:01; 9. Audrey McDonald, 25:32; 10. Eric Johnson, 26:02; 11. Harold Reidstrom, 26:29; 12. Julia Henkin, 26:46; 13. Leif Johnson, 26:51; 14. Nels Dahl, 28:17; 15. Lucia Carson, 28:52; 16. Nathan White, 29:28; 17. Sheila Margaret Pothast, 29:36; 18. Nathan Powell, 30:12; 19. Vance Johnson, 1:01:00; 20. Lauri Lingafelt, DNF; 21. Carrie Wawrzyk, DNF; 22. Laura Gerber, DNF.
Reed leads by 1 with 1 round left JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Patrick Reed is finally being rewarded with good scores, and he hopes it can be enough to turn around his season. He is winless in the last 16 months dating to the 2018 Masters. He hasn’t missed the Tour Championship in five years, and started the FedEx Cup playoffs at No. 50, leaving him little room for a bad week. He is in danger of being left off a U.S. team for the first time since his rookie season in 2013. Reed put himself in
position to change his outlook Saturday with a 4-under 67, giving him a one-shot lead over Abraham Ancer of Mexico going into the final round of The Northern Trust. Dustin Johnson and Jordan Spieth, playing in the final group, lost ground on a blustery day at Liberty National. Johnson, twice a winner of this FedEx Cup playoffs opener, didn’t make a birdie until the 10th hole, and then saw his round fall apart with four bogeys over the last six holes for a 74.
By The Associated Press BOSTON — Mike Trout hit the first home run of his career at Fenway Park and the Los Angeles Angels snapped an eight-game losing streak with a 12-4 rout of the Boston Red Sox on Saturday. Justin Upton added a three-run homer in the first inning. With his 428-foot drive over the Green Monster in the sixth inning, Trout has now homered in every American League ballpark. He had played 21 games in Boston without connecting.
METS 4, NATIONALS 3 NEW YORK — Luis Guillorme hit his first big league homer — a tying shot leading off the eighth — J.D. Davis added a go-ahead sacrifice fly and New York beat Washington for its eighth straight victory. The Mets have won 15 of 16 and are on their best roll since a 16-1 run in 1990. They pulled within a half-game of Washington for the first NL wild card.
ASTROS 23, ORIOLES 2 BALTIMORE — Rookie Yordan Alvarez hit three of Houston’s six home runs and drove in a career-high seven runs to help the Astros to the highest scoring game in franchise history. The win was the eighth straight for the Astros, who became the latest team to feast on the reeling Orioles. Baltimore has allowed a major league-leading 240 homers and lost five straight.
GIANTS 3, PHILLIES 1 SAN FRANCISCO — Jeff Samardzija pitched eight innings of two-hit ball, Evan Longoria and Kevin Pillar homered, and San Francisco beat Philadelphia. Samardzija (9-9) gave up
one run, struck out five and walked none. He retired 20 straight after giving up a solo homer to Corey Dickerson with two outs in the top of the first inning.
BLUE JAYS 5, YANKEES 4 TORONTO — Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit a go-ahead, two-run triple in the seventh inning and Toronto dealt New York its second straight loss following a season-high nine game winning streak. Gary Sanchez returned from injured list and hit a solo home run for the Yankees and Gio Urshela added a two-run drive.
ROYALS 7, TIGERS 0 DETROIT — Mike Montgomery struck out a careerhigh 12 in seven innings and Kansas City beat Detroit. Jorge Soler homered and scored twice for the Royals, who had lost six of seven.
MARLINS 7, BRAVES 6 MIAMI — Martin Prado hit a sacrifice fly that scored Harold Ramirez in the bottom of the 10th inning as Miami rallied past Atlanta. Playing in front of a seasonhigh home crowd of 29,720, the Marlins erased a 6-2 deficit by scoring four in the bottom of the ninth.
CARDINALS 3, PIRATES 1 ST. LOUIS — Adam Wainwright gave up a home run on the first pitch of the game and St. Louis held on to beat Pittsburgh. The contending Cardinals won their second in a row after ending a five-game losing streak.
BREWERS 3, RANGERS 2
MILWAUKEE — Adrian Houser struck out a careerhigh 10 and rookie Keston Hiura hit his 14th home run as Milwaukee beat Texas and extended its winning streak to five games. Houser (5-5) limited the Rangers to one run, a solo homer by Danny Santana in the sixth inning. He allowed three hits and a walk over six innings, his longest performance in nine starts this season.
REDS 10, CUBS 1 CINCINNATI — Rookie Aristides Aquino homered in his first three at-bats , keeping up his prodigious power display and leading Cincinnati over Chicago. Aquino came up twice more with a chance to match the major league record for home runs in a game. He drew a four-pitch walk with nothing close to the plate and struck out in his final at-bat.
WHITE SOX 3, ATHLETICS 2 CHICAGO — Reynaldo López pitched shutout ball into the seventh inning, Eloy Jiménez homered on his bobblehead night and Chicago beat Tanner Roark and Oakland. López (7-9) allowed six hits, struck out three and walked three in his second straight win.
DODGERS 4, DIAMONDBACKS 0 LOS ANGELES — Kenta Maeda allowed three hits over seven innings, Max Muncy homered and Los Angeles bounced back from an extra-inning loss with a
win over Arizona. Maeda (8-8) struck out six as he picked up his first victory since May 31. He also helped his cause at the plate with a pair of sacrifice bunts.
PADRES 8, ROCKIES 5 SAN DIEGO — Manuel Margot hit a go-ahead, tworun homer in the eighth inning and Hunter Renfroe had a homer among his three hits and scored four runs as San Diego beat Colorado. Wil Myers added a pinchhit homer in the eighth and rookie Fernando Tatis Jr. hit a triple to extend his hitting streak to a career-best 14 games for the Padres, who have won the first three games of this four-game series and four of five overall.
TWINS 4, INDIANS 1 MINNEAPOLIS — Max Kepler and Marwin Gonzalez homered, Jake Odorizzi earned his career-high 13th victory and Minnesota broke a tie with Cleveland atop the AL Central, beating the Indians to snap a four-game losing streak. The Indians had won the first two in the four-game series at Target Field, tying for the division lead after trailing by 11 ½ games in early June.
RAYS 5, MARINERS 4 SEATTLE — Mike Zunino hit a three-run homer, Kevin Kiermaier and Avisail Garcia also went deep and Tampa Bay beat Seattle. Tampa Bay starter Charlie Morton (12-4) gave up four runs on a season-high nine hits, and struck out 10 in six innings. Emilio Pagan pitched a perfect ninth for his 11th save.
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Women’s 5K winner Mallory Millay (560) bides her time early on Saturday at the 32nd annual Run for Women in Kenai. (Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion)
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began in a rush as she woke up late with the 9:30 a.m. registration deadline looming. Having camped out the night before, Rutledge said it was a test of nerves that was quelled when she just made it in time. “I didn’t think I was going to make registration,” she said. “Once I got there, I was able to slow down and get ready to run.” Rutledge said she tailed 10K runner-up Murphy in the early miles while she found her groove, then passed her about halfway through and pulled out a gap to win it. As a half-marathoner, Rutledge said the day was a nice warmup for next weekend’s Mineshaft Grinder event in Hope. In the 5K race, Millay was able to grab the victory thanks to some helpful pacing from her boyfriend. The Soldotna resident said it was her third time running the 5K race, following up on
finishes of fifth in 2017 and fourth in 2018. Saturday’s event was a heater, she said, but since the proceeds go to a worthy cause, there really was no excuse to miss it. “It’s a little hot, but it’s nicer than the last two years when it was chilly,” she said. “The prices are great and especially when it supports a good charity.” Austin Adlam, 17, crossed in second place overall, just six seconds behind Millay, and said he decided to expand his race experience on the advice of his girlfriend, who also ran Saturday. “I’ve run cross-country before, but never in one of these community races,” he said. “It’s really enjoyable because it’s not super competitive.” Millay started the race inconspicuously, letting a handful of other runners lead the way out before moving up through the pack. By the midway turnaround point, Millay said she had just one other runner on her tail, but she managed to put a gap
Women’s 10-kilometer winner Jenny Rutledge crosses the finish line Saturday at the 32nd annual Run for Women in Kenai. (Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion)
on her quickly, crediting the male runners for helping her along. “It’s nice to have some of the 17-and-under guys doing it,” Millay said. 2019 Kenai Run for Women Saturday in midtown Kenai 5K Results Women 1. Mallory Millay 25:26, 2. Angela Head 26:12, 3. Teresa Lawless 26:44, 4. Torri Hensley 26:56, 5. Amanda Millay 27:09, 6. Cory Lehl 27:41, 7. Karalyn Veihdeffer 27:57, 8. Deb Russ 28:23, 9. Desiree Snader 28:30, 10. Katrina Cannava 28:33, 11. Sierra Hershberger 28:54, 12. Viorica Thompson 28:58, 13. Tara Wade 29:03, 14. Eliza Anders 30:26, 15. Tammy Fann 30:42, 16. Kaylee Fann 30:42, 17. Sheila-Margaret Pothast 31:37, 18. Terri Cowart 32:29, 19. Ariana Cannava 32:43, 20. Angeline Quiner 33:21, 21. Tamara Hibberd 33:27, 22. Brooklyn Zumwalt-Buckhoy 33:30, 23. Tina Hensley 34:10, 24. Maria Cox 34:24, 25. Bristol Walton 34:29. 26. Kristen Russell 34:29, 27. Ashlee Fann 34:47, 28. Andrea Hostetler 34:56, 29. Marlene Snader 35:12, 30. Shelly Yoder 35:25, 31. Maria Calvert 35:58, 32. Rachel Chaffee-Kastner 36:25, 33. Mary Rhyner 36:55, 34. Mollie Pate 37:09, 35. Maggie Nelson 37:09, 36. Kristin Morrow 39:44, 37. Amy Baxter 39:44, 38. Patricia Montgomery 39:59, 39. Mary Bodnar 41:03, 40. Cassandra Winslow 43:33, 41. Glenna Strongheart 44:39, 42. Monica Frost 44:45, 43. Aimee Moore 45:14, 44. Forrest Nelson 45:14, 45. Jennifer Thomsen 46:12, 46. Johnna Beech 46:39, 47. Jessica Burch 47:22, 48. Sharon Isaak 48:31, 49. Sheila Thomsen 48:47, 50. Tesia White 48:49,. 51. Daedra Doyle 48:54, 52. Davina Schultz 48:54, 53. Page Valenzuela 49:14, 54. Monica Valenzuela 49:19, 55. Jennifer Pelka 49:47, 56. Cece-
lia Strongheart 49:48, 57. Dawn Navarro 50:15, 58. Carrie Wawrzyk 50:17, 59. Marystarrs Armstrong 51:00, 60. Susan Smalley 51:01, 61. Louise Martin 51:22, 62. Paula Standefer 51:28, 63. Sydney Hershberger 52:07, 64. Savannah Hershberger 52:08, 65. Brailee Hancock 52:17, 66. Jillian Corr 52:17, 67. Kathy Bush 53:36, 68. Daniela Dimitrovski 53:47, 69. Elizabeta Dimitrovski 53:48, 70. Jenni Beilen 54:18, 71. Shaylynn Norris 54:19, 72. Alaina Hille 56:24, 73. Ann Strongheart 56:29, 74. Savanna Strongheart 56:31, 75. Lara Ross 56:47. 76. Virginia Hallmark 56:49, 77. Patricia Reilly 57:05, 78. Amelia Mueller 57:29, 79. Meg Mueller 57:30, 80. Sheryl Oldham 57:34, 81. Ouida Parker 57:42, 82. Therese Frothingham 58:14, 83. Emily Nicholson 1:02:06, 84. Pamela Hershberger 1:08:54, 85. Diane Mcbee 1:08:55, 86. Donna Mathiason 1:10:09, 87. Aubree Fidler 1:20:55, 88. Danielle Fidler 1:20:58, 89. Yvette Stemets 1:21:14. Boys 17 & under 1. Austin Adlam 25:32, 2. Tim Cashman 25:33, 3. Porter Valenzuela 49:06. 10K Results Women 1. Jenny Rutledge 51:36, 2. Megan Murphy 52:27, 3. Nicole Dixon 55:58, 4. Nadia Anders 56:05, 5. Rachel Babbit 56:09, 6. Chisato Johnson 58:31, 7. Kandi Barcus 59:27, 8. Shantel Wiley 59:45, 9. Sarah Pribbenow 1:01:14, 10. Alyssa Frothingham 1:01:19, 11. Chris Morin 1:10:00, 12. Laura Henkelman 1:14:13, 13. Maria Sweppy 1:16:51, 14. Josie Lloyd 1:17:10, 15. April Erhardt 1:17:11, 16. Kathy Hammer 1:18:26, 17. Denise Baldwin 1:21:59, 18. Dana Cordle 1:29:47, 19. Penny Furnish 1:31:55, 20. Yvonne Oren 1:33:57, 21. Lisa Parker 1:38:40, 22. Amelia Andrade 1:39:22, 23. Cindy Martinez 1:49:08, 24. Patricia Young 1:49:08, 25. Nancy Fleming, 1:49:08, Boys 17 & under 1. Samuel Anders 50:19, 2. Daniel Anders 56:39.
A 5K runner pushing a stroller approaches the finish line Saturday at the 32nd annual Run for Women in Kenai. (Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion)
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Healthy breakfast on a busy school morning? It’s not so hard By Melissa Rayworth Associated Press
Breakfast, as you may have heard, is the most important meal of the day. That’s especially true for kids returning to school, who need fuel for energy and learning. But serving a healthy breakfast can feel like one more challenge for parents trying to get themselves and their kids out the door on time. Never fear. With a bit of planning, breakfast can be a great opportunity to get dairy, fiber, fruits and even vegetables into a child’s diet. And it doesn’t have to be complicated. “It’s not like there’s one perfect breakfast,” says Jessica Jaeger, a registered dietitian at Adelphi University in Garden City, New York. Just try to include a mix of proteins, complex carbs from whole grains and healthy fats. “This helps stabilize blood sugar and appetite,” Jaeger says.
Diane Dembicki, an associate professor of nutrition who works with Jaeger at Adelphi, suggests involving kids in decision-making, and even in prep work the night before. Avoid the packaged frozen breakfast sandwiches and “breakfast bars” that have names that suggest nutrition but are often high in sugar and fat, Dembicki says. A few strategies for planning good breakfasts on school mornings:
Eggs can be easy EGGS CAN BE EASY Try make-ahead egg cups or breakfast burritos. Kirsten Clodfelter, a mom of three from Louisville, Kentucky, does meal prep on Sundays with the help of her oldest, who is 7. They scramble eggs with a variety of chopped addins (sausage with diced onion and peppers, or perhaps bacon and spinach), and then put the eggs in
a tortilla with a bit of cold cheese and wrap it in foil (for reheating in the oven the next morning) or plastic wrap (for reheating in the microwave), and freeze it. You can cut the burrito in half for little kids. Choose whole-grain tortillas or flatbread. Another make-ahead option: Fill the cups of a muffin tin with a mix of egg, veggies and meat, then bake. Once they’ve cooled, pop them out and freeze or refrigerate the individual egg cups. Then quickly microwave them at breakfast time, served with a piece of fresh fruit. For easy eggs prepared in the morning, Kate Wehr, a mother of four in Montana, suggests combining some chopped veggies and perhaps meat with a well-whisked egg and a bit of butter or olive oil in a ceramic bowl. Cover with a paper towel and microwave for about 45 seconds. The eggs will be ready to scoop into a whole wheat wrap, and breakfast is ready.
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Avocado toast, banana and a glass of milk are shown on a table in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Whole grain toast with avocado is a fast but nutritious school-morning breakfast, and parents can add a hard-boiled egg for extra protein.
If you’re running late, wrap it in wax paper and your child can eat it on the way to school.
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‘BRING LIFE’ INDOORS ‘Plant influencers’ offer decor tips for fall houseplants
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variegated monstera is close behind. One of these plants might cost up to $200. Growers haven’t yet cultivated them for the mass market. “If you say a plant is rare, people will pay anything for it,” Pileggi says. The cissus discolor and a peperomia plant are among his fall picks.
ouseplants are a quick and easy way to dress your home in autumnal color. Anthuriums can add hues of pink, red or white. The philodendron’s cascading, heart-shaped green leaves bring a touch of the outdoors inside. And of course, the poinsettia’s red and green foliage is a popular choice for holiday décor. It’s no secret — houseplants are back in style. “They are naturally chaotic and provide great contrast to the structure of a room and its furnishings,” says Sarah Cole, a Boston-area interior designer. “They bring life, literally, to a room.” But with so many houseplant varieties, how’s a neophyte to choose? If you are new to the crazy, cool world of houseplants, don’t fear: Instagram is here to help. On the photo-sharing social media platform, houseplants and their owners have carved a niche under hashtags like #plantsofinstagram and #plantcommunity. Like their counterparts from the world of pop culture, “plant influencers” garner loyal followings in the hundreds of thousands. Their photos depict beautifully grown, tended and displayed houseplants — on shelves, with cats or filling an entire room. They promise to help you find the most popular, beautiful and in-demand houseplants. Some plant influencers’ suggestions for fall:
Ana Carlson @sillappeal Followers: About 8,900 The Los Angeles-based owner of Sill Appeal, an online store for plant décor, says houseplants brighten a home in the throes of
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Eliza Blank from The Sill holding a Rattlesnake Calathea outside the shop in San Francisco. Blank is the founder and CEO of the popular gardening store and a plant influencer on Instagram.
winter darkness. “Plants that bloom in the fall are always a good choice for shorter days,” Carlson says, mentioning holiday cacti and African violets as good choices. “These old-fashioned plants are making a comeback,” she said. “African violets are beautiful, and they can bloom year-round with proper light and care.” Another popular fall plant, according to Carlson, is the variegated croton. “The croton’s leaves are colorful, but they need a lot of light to keep their vibrant colors and not drop leaves,” she said. “Without special care and conditions, it can be hard to keep it healthy in most
people’s homes.” One easygoing plant that’s becoming more popular in the U.S. is the ZZ Raven. Its new growth is green like the regular ZZ variety, also known as Zanzibar gem, but the raven turns black as it matures. “Black plants can be really cool for Halloween,” Carlson said.
Eliza Blank @thesill Followers: 564,000 People pay more attention to their homes as summer turns to fall, says Blank, owner of the New York City-based houseplant boutique The Sill. “In preparation to hunker down for the winter ahead, people buy
more houseplants,” she said. “We see deeper color foliage and patterned foliage trending, along with the darker hues of planters.” Her fall picks include: the philodendron, rubber trees and the visually interesting alocasia.
Nick Pileggi @ Phillyfoliage Followers: 36,200 Variegated plant varieties are both interesting to look at and wildly popular, says Pileggi, the curator at Urban Jungle, an eclectic houseplant shop in Philadelphia. The pink princess philodendron is probably the most coveted plant right now, he says. But the
Followers: Around 5,000 This year’s fall plant, Scholte says, is the ficus elastica. “The variegated ones bring light and color in a darker period,” she says. She also recommended plants from the codiaeum family: “Their colors are so bright and are the same as the leaves from the trees outside,” she said. “And they give me a warm feeling like a blanket, especially when they’re bigger and hanging down from a shelf.”
Erin Harding and Morgan Doang @houseplantclub Followers: 611,000 If you don’t have any plants, these plant influencers say fall is the perfect time to add some green to your home. Having a tropical plant inside during the darker days can help lift your spirits. Harding and Doang think the African violet and begonia varieties will be hot this fall. “African violets seem to be gaining popularity on Instagram, probably because of the wide variety of foliage and because they flower indoors,” Doang said. As for begonias, Harding says, “there are thousands of species, making it fun to collect them all.”
Fall décor’s style song: Feel-good vibes, personality By Kim Cook Associated Press
For keen serial redecorators, it’s time to start thinking about an autumn refresh. This fall, interior designers say there’s demand for eclectic styles, interesting prints, rich hues and warm textures.
Style sense The trim, tailored lines of midcentury decor have been ensconced in the home furnishings marketplace for several years now; versions of iconic pieces can be found in all big-box retailers. Has the beloved style peaked? Some designers see an easing of the fever, but that doesn’t mean midmod is going anywhere. “It has saturated the market,”
says designer Elizabeth Stuart, of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. “(But) I think the interesting thing is that unlike the ‘industrial’ look, the midcentury ‘comeback’ has proven not to be just a fad but an awareness and a respected way of designing. Amazing furniture and fabric designers came out of that time — Florence Knoll, the Eameses, Saarinen — design that’s held its own and shown the world that it never really left.” Christiane Lemieux, who founded the home-design and fashion brand DwellStudio and now runs the custom furniture retailer The Inside, sees change coming. “Interiors have been clean, midcentury-inspired and fairly generic for the past few years, (but now) people are craving the ‘new and more.’ Enter maximalism,
specifically through the lens of British design, which is experiencing a major revitalization,” she says. Elaborate patterns, ornamentation, and luxe materials are hallmarks of that style. Designers like Miles Redd and Ken Fulk are known for their max-y, layered, curated interiors. “The beautiful thing about maximalism is that it’s entirely personal,” says Lemieux. “You’re encouraged to choose pieces that visually express your individuality. My No. 1 maximalism tip: Strive for personalization over perfection, and you can’t go wrong. The more you mix, the better the result.” She has introduced a chintz fabric collection at The Inside. And at August Abode, there’s a Notting See style, Page C2
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This undated photo provided by Craig & Company shows a master bedroom that interior designer Joan Craig designed for a New York client. Craig used a hand-painted Chinoiserie gilded silk from de Gournay. “Wallpaper is having its day,” says Craig. “We can’t get enough of it and neither can our clients.”
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As mortgage rates drop, the trick is finding a house By ALlex Veiga Associated Press
Wall Street’s anxiety over the Trump administration’s trade war with China could herald lower mortgage rates for homebuyers, but a chronic shortage of houses for sale will keep prices high. Investors fearful that the trade war could sharply slow global economic growth have been buying bonds, sending the yield on the 10-year Treasury note to its lowest level since October 2016. The average rate on the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage, which tracks the trajectory in 10-year Treasurys, fell this week to 3.60%, its lowest level since November 2016, according to Freddie Mac. It was 3.75% last week. A year ago the rate stood at 4.59%. If the slide in bond yields continues, the average rate on the benchmark 30-year home loan could fall below 3.5%, housing economists say. Lower mortgage rates give homebuyers more purchasing power, which could entice them to go house-hunting. But with the supply of homes for sale down 15% since December,
sales are lagging last year’s pace. The supply shortage is likely to limit any surge in sales. “Demand can pick up, but if the supply does not pick up it just means prices will be accelerating higher,” said Lawrence Yun, chief economist of the National Association of Realtors. “Supply has been a major bottleneck.” Also, homebuyers may not be immune to Wall Street’s jitters about a slowing economy, which could make them feel uneasy about buying a home. “Given that a home is a major expenditure, people need to be confident about economic prospects over the long haul,” Yun added. Investors have sought out safety in U.S. government bonds this week as the trade dispute between Washington and Beijing escalated again. President Donald Trump announced a new 10% tariff set to go into effect next month on Chinese imports that haven’t already been hit with prior tariffs. China retaliated by allowing its currency, the yuan, to weaken against the U.S. dollar. On Wednesday, the yield on the 10-year Treasury touched its
lowest level in nearly three years, falling as low as 1.60% from 1.74% late Tuesday, before climbing back to 1.72%. It was above 3% in late November. The spread between the 10-year Treasury yield and the average rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage has historically been about 1.7 percentage points, said Odeta Kushi, deputy chief economist at First American Financial. That means, if the bond yield for 10-year Treasurys drops back to 1.60%, the average rate on a 30-year mortgage could drop as low as 3.3%, though 3.54% is more likely, she said. At bond yields’ current levels, Yun expects the average rate on the 30-year fixed rate mortgage to drop to around 3.4% or even 3.3%. Such low rates could spur a pickup in home loan refinancing. The last time average weekly longterm mortgage rates were below 3.5% was three years ago. The scarce supply of homes on the market has kept prices rising this year. The median sales price of a previously occupied U.S. home climbed 4.3% in June from a year earlier to $285,700. By comparison, wage growth has averaged
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Rows rows of homes are show in suburban Salt Lake City. Heightened investor jitters about slowing global economic growth and the escalating trade war between the U.S. and China have driven bond prices higher, sending the yield on the 10-year Treasury note to the lowest level since October 2016.
about 3%. The trend has held back home sales, which were down 2.2% over the 12 months that ended in June. Sales of newly built homes jumped 7% in June, but through the first half of the year have only risen 2.2% from a year earlier, despite such positive trends as a robust job market and falling mortgage rates. Lower rates may prove irresistible for would-be homebuyers,
especially those struggling to keep up with rising home prices. The price for a previously occupied U.S. home climbed 4.3% in June from a year earlier, according to NAR. “It certainly will help to make housing more affordable, obviously, as mortgage rates come down,” Kushi said. “The issue will be will folks have something to buy?”
EPA won’t approve warning labels for Roundup chemical By Adam Beam Associated Press
SACRAMENTO, Calif.— The Trump administration says it won’t approve warning labels for products that contain glyphosate, a move aimed at California as it fights one of the world’s largest agriculture companies about the potentially cancer-causing chemical. California requires warning labels on glyphosate products — widely known as the weed
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nut butter, sliced bananas or other fresh fruit on top, and perhaps a drizzle of honey. Use natural peanut butter or another natural spread, rather than a brand that’s high in sugar. “I found that starting my kids early with natural peanut butter meant they really didn’t ask for the sweeter stuff,” says Sarah Shemkus, of Gloucester, Massachusetts.
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Hill-inspired chintz wallpaper collection. In his furnishings collections, British designer Timothy Oulton melds respect for history with a moderncool, slightly rebellious vibe. He takes classic pieces like tufted leather chesterfields,
killer Roundup — because the International Agency for Research on Cancer has said it is “probably carcinogenic.” The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency disagrees, saying its research shows the chemical poses no risks to public health. California has not enforced the warning label for glyphosate because Monsanto, the company that makes Roundup, sued and a federal judge temporarily blocked the warning labels last year until the
lawsuit could be resolved. “It is irresponsible to require labels on products that are inaccurate when EPA knows the product does not pose a cancer risk,” EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler said in a statement. “We will not allow California’s flawed program to dictate federal policy.” California’s Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act, approved by voters in 1986, requires the government to publish a list of chemicals known to cause cancer, as determined
by a variety of outside groups that include the EPA and IARC. The law also requires companies to warn customers about those chemicals. California regulators have twice concluded glyphosate did not pose a cancer risk for drinking water. But in 2015, the IARC classified the chemical as “probably carcinogenic,” triggering a warning label under California law. Federal law regulates how pesticides are used and how they
are labeled. States can impose their own requirements, but they can’t be weaker than the federal law, according to Brett Hartl, government affairs director for the Center for Biological Diversity. Hartl said it is unusual for the EPA to tell a state it can’t go beyond the federal requirements. “It’s a little bit sad the EPA is the biggest cheerleader and defender of glyphosate,” Hartl said. “It’s the Environmental Protection Agency, not the pesticide protection agency.”
This breakfast hits the macronutrient goals of protein, whole grain and healthy fats, and the fruit adds vitamins. A hard-boiled egg made the night before can provide extra protein. Dembicki also recommends avocado, which has healthy monounsaturated fat and is high in vitamins. Consider a quick avocado toast on whole-grain bread, served with a hard-boiled egg and piece of fruit. Another whole-grain option: overnight oats made in a Mason jar, or oatmeal set up the night before
in a slow-cooker. Let kids choose their ingredients, including fruits and nuts. By flavoring the oatmeal yourself rather than buying preflavored, the sugar is kept low. Shemkus sometimes cooks quick oats in a bowl in her microwave with grated carrot and raisins, then tops it with maple syrup, cinnamon and milk: “We call it ‘carrot cake oat bowl,’ and the 3-year-old loves it.”
breakfast, try Greek yogurt with flaxseed, granola and fresh fruit mixed in, and perhaps a bit of honey. Hard-boiled eggs also go well with this. Some families pack an entire breakfast into a blender to create smoothies. Fresh fruit, yogurt or milk, peanut butter and even greens can go in. Clodfelter got her kids to embrace spinach in smoothies by adding it to a berry blend and calling them “Christmas smoothies,” since the green flecks of spinach were combined with red berries.
Or bake healthy muffins in advance. Search for recipes with plenty of fruit or nuts and whole grains. Make a large batch and freeze them. Veggies can be hidden in many muffin recipes, and are front-and-center in recipes like carrot-raisin muffins. And don’t forget dinner for breakfast: Not every kid likes typical American “breakfast foods,” and that’s fine, Dembicki says. If they have favorite dinner meals, make extra and pack leftovers in small containers for easy reheating the next morning.
steamer trunks and Decoera chandeliers, and plays with scale, incorporates a cheeky flag print, or re-interprets a saddle or aviator’s chair as seating. Another fun way to bring a sense of history into a space: GE has a new collection of oversize vintage-style lighting. The LED bulbs come in ball, bulb and cylinder shapes with interesting filament the designs, and all Serving Kenai Peninsula for with 18 years the warm glow of the Edison
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fixtures that inspired them. If you’re not comfortable going to the max, there’s another emerging look that finds the sweet spot between “lots” and “little,” and that’s maximal minimalism. This allows you to keep your clean-lined aesthetic while adding just a touch of something bold. Maybe it’s wild throw pillows. Or oversize art. Or a collection of objects — but instead of covering every surface, you display them in a contained way on a sleek shelf. Mile 16.5 Kenai Spur Highway
sporting luscious upholstery reminiscent of lambs, puppies and ponies.” These materials create a calming, homey feeling, he says. He suggests also adding a hide rug, faux-fur throw or Nordic knit pouf for a fashionable look. You’ll find seating from CB2, Houzz and Article upholstered in soft, nubby boucle. West Elm, Target and World Market are among retailers offering poufs with Scandinavianstyle patterns.
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in Orlando, Florida. “Deep, cozy textures are cropping up on more than just pillows these days — entire sofas, chairs and headboards are
Day and Sherwin-Williams’ Repose Gray. “Adding layers of darker, moodier colors on top of this new gray leads to a sophisticated and almost sexy feel for fall,” he says. Benjamin Moore color and design expert Hannah Yeo notes another chic combo: “From pale buttermilk to rich gold, yellows are making a strong visual statement. Soft yellow mixes well with gray and warms up wood tones.” And Los Angeles designer Breegan Jane’s favors colors that “appeal to the emotions.” “I see fall’s color trends moving toward darker, deeper hues like dark teal, maroon, plum,” she says. “These colors create a relaxed atmosphere that contrasts the bright, electric tones of spring and summer.” PPG’s color of the year is Chinese Porcelain, a dusky navy. Fashion’s fall
collections from Armani, Philip Lim, Christian Siriano and others featured the hue in variations ranging from quiet grayed blues to vibrant cobalts. Navy is a perennial favorite, but McClain suggests trying peacock, deep teal or juniper. “These warmer, greener blues are just as versatile, conjuring feelings of a relaxing snuggle by the fire on a fall evening,” he says. And Joan Craig, of the New York architectural and interiors firm Craig & Company, says bold hues are finding their way into the kitchen, too. “Many of our clients are interested in the black stainless finishes, which are handsome and fingerprint-resistant,” she says. “The trend for color in appliances is staying strong. What’s not to love about a burgundy, deep blue or brilliant green La Cornue range?”
Brass notes Complementing all the rich blues, teals, berries and greens are the metals, and designers say mixing them up is the way to go now. “Mixed metals definitely infuse an eclectic balance this fall,” says Jane. Rose gold may be on the wane, but brass and gold accents are trending, as is matte black. Silvery nickel and steel are always in. The mix isn’t solely about material or color; it’s also about finish. Matte, polished, antiqued and brushed give home decorators many options to provide interest and depth. How do you decide which to use? McClain’s trick: repetition.
“Create a rhythm through themes,” he says. “For example, appliances and plumbing fixtures are stainless steel, cabinet hardware and light fixtures are brushed brass, and all door, hardware and window frames are matte black. Then punctuate your metal mixtures with picture frames, lamps and accessories.” GE Café’s new appliance suite lets you customize knobs and handles, for example. “One of my clients opted for copper accents on her stainless appliances for fall, and plans to change again for spring,” McClain says.
Surfaces with personality “Wallpaper is having its day,” says Craig, citing papers with natural textures, customizable hand painting and small-scale prints. “Beyond rooms, we’re lining ceilings, cabinet interiors and bookcases,” she says. Terrazzo has found a home in many designers’ hearts. “It’s been around for 10,000 years and it still looks modern,” says Craig. “There are so many variations, and we love the design impact it gives a space.” She’s mixing cream, buff and gray-blue stones in an off-white matrix for one project, while in another the team’s combining charcoal, gold and cream with bronze. “Besides being beautiful, epoxy terrazzo is lightweight and easy to maintain,” she says. You’ll even find terrazzo as a pattern on fabrics, kitchenware and tabletop accessories.
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In your community
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Participants in the second annual Disability Pride Celebration pose for a photo on July 20 in Soldotna.
Thanks for making Kenai Peninsula Disability Pride Celebration a success On behalf of the Independent Living Center and our partner agencies, we would like to issue a big heartfelt thanks to all who donated and participated in the 2019 Kenai Peninsula Disability Pride Celebration! This year’s event was incredibly successful and it absolutely could not have been made possible without the support of this incredible community. Thanks so much to our donors: ■■ Professional Home IV ■■ Jacelle Zoubek and Bob Gibson ■■ Riverside Assisted Living Home ■■ HOPE ■■ Larry/Carol Marsh ■■ CPGH ■■ Save-U-More ■■ 3 Bears ■■ Walmart ■■ Fred Meyer ■■ Safeway ■■ Jersey Subs ■■ The Food Bank ■■ Sacketts
■■ Justin Adolf ■■ Frito Lay ■■ Fine Thyme Café ■■ Odie’s ■■ Oh Sweet Cheezus ■■ Soldotna Senior Center ■■ Kaladi Brothers ■■ Coca-Cola ■■ Brothers Café ■■ The Brewbox ■■ Charis Place Assisted Living Home ■■ Peninsula Internal Medicine ■■ Home Depot’s And thank you so much to all the volunteers that made this event a smooth and fun day for all. We’ll see you next year at the 2020 celebration!
Plastic bags/film are no longer accepted for recycling at the Central Peninsula Landfill. This category includes dry cleaner bags, grocery bags, newspaper sleeves, plastic wrap, shrink wrap, stretch wrap, trash bags, and ziploc bags. There is no market for plastic film products so now they are trash and will be buried in the landfill. Reduce, reuse, reconsider.
Participants in the Disability Pride Celebration enjoy a ride on the slip and slide.
How the dynamic duos of mutts came to be
was roaming Bishop’s Beach the other day jawing with a visiting veteran friend when the subject of my dogs came up. He wanted to know why we adopted another pooch a few years ago when our eccentric mutt, Howard, had been such a handful since his puppy days. I told him that it all started when I inadvertently came home one afternoon with some blond hairs on my jacket and pants. Initially, all I got was a quizzical gaze. A couple of days later, I overlooked some small scratches
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scent emanating from my duds. Howard took an interrogational whiff and proceeded to pitch such a snit that he would have thrown a shoe, if he had hooves. It was then, and only then, that I was forced to admit that I had been seeing other dogs. I was a bit stymied by his outburst because I couldn’t understand why Howard-the Hairy, who has an I.Q. two points lower that his chew toy, was jealous. All I had done was innocently volunteer to help out during the animal shelter’s walk- a-dog
program that a friend had told me about. It never entered my thick skull that I’d end up triggering a domestic canine dust up just by trying to do a good deed. The shelter had certain hours where volunteers could take homeless hounds out for exercise and my pal suggested that it might give me a chance to find out what it would be like to be around a real dog. He always thought Howard should be in a zoo and there were times I would agree with him but overall, H.H. has always been a keeper. Note: I met my bud’s dog once
and must admit that it had one up on Howard because I could easily guess which end was its butt was on when it was stationary. Week’s past and H. finally chilled out about the dog walking and grudging accepted my infidelity. So, naturally, I assumed everything had returned to what we considered normal until he had another brain fart. I had just settled in for an afternoon power nap when a moose wandered into the front yard. I See varney, Page C4
around the peninsula Paid recreation instructors wanted Soldotna Parks & Recreation is seeking paid instructors to teach one day workshops or weekly classes as part of our community education and recreation program. Do you have a skill, talent, hobby, or interest you would like to share with the community? Then this is a perfect opportunity for you. Help us promote life-long learning through a diverse offering of educational, cultural, and recreational activities for all ages. Call today to discuss possibilities 907-714-1211.
Harvest Moon Local Food Festival Kenai Local Food Connection is accepting vendor applications for its Harvest Moon Local Food Festival, to be held 10 a.m.-6 pm, Saturday, Sept. 14 at Soldotna Creek Park in Soldotna. It’s the Kenai Peninsula’s biggest local food celebration of the year with live music, strolling performers, free kids’ activities, food demonstrations and the popular Fermentation Station. The festival is open to
vendors of food (grown, harvested or made in Alaska); medicinal/wellness/personal care products made from locally grown or wild-harvested ingredients; food trucks featuring local ingredients; and educational booths relevant to the purpose of the festival. The rate is $30 per 10’ x 10’ tent space. The vendor application is on-line at https:// www.kenailocalfood.org/projects. For more information, call Heidi at (907) 283-8732 x 5.
Kenai Alternative High School 1st rotation interviews Kenai Alternative High School is currently scheduling interviews for our 1st Rotation. Interviews will be held the week of Aug. 12. Classes for the 1st Rotation begin Aug. 20. Students who are interested in scheduling an interview are asked to call the school at 335-2870 between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
Recall Dunleavy signature drive
Recall Dunleavy volunteers will be collecting signatures at the Wednesday Market at Soldotna Creek Park on Aug. 14 from 11
a.m.-9 p.m. This event is sponsored by Recall Dunleavy, P.O. Box 210228, Anchorage, AK 99521. Meda DeWitt, chair, approved this message.
Caregiver Support Meeting
Soldotna Senior Center Caregiver Support Meeting will take place Tuesday, Aug. 13 at 1 p.m. We will be discussing anticipatory grief and ambiguous loss issues in caregiving. Please join us to share your experiences as a caregiver, or to support someone who is a caregiver. Call Sharon or Judy at 907-2621280 for more information.
Sterling Community Center
— FallFest 2019: Mark your calendar for our Fall Craft and Vendor Fair on Saturday, Oct. 26, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Open to the public. There will be vendors, local crafts, food and drink, craft workshops, and much more! To reserve a space or for more information, please call 907-262-7224 or stop in MondayFriday between 9:00 a.m. and noon, 38377 Swanson River Road, Sterling. — After School Program 2019/2020: The Sterling Community Center After School
Program is now open for enrollment. The program will begin Aug. 20, and will be Monday-Friday, 3:30-5:30 p.m. daily. Cost is $80/month for full-time enrolled or $5/ day for drop-in attendance. Multiple sibling discount is available. Program includes: homework help if needed, recreational activities, academic enrichment, arts and crafts, free gym time, daily snack, and much more. For questions or to request more information, please call 907-262-7224 or stop in Monday-Friday between 9 a.m. and noon, 38377 Swanson River Rd. Sterling.
‘Blazing Guns at Roaring Gulch’
Kenai Performers present “Blazing Guns at Roaring Gulch” — a melodrama — FridaySunday, Aug. 16-18 and Friday-Sunday, Aug 23-25 at their 44045 B-Beach location (backside of Subway). Friday and Saturday shows at 7 p.m., Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Tickets are $18 each and available online at www. kenaiperformers.org, or at the door. Price includes pie a la mode served during intermission. Come see this hilarious, interactive show where you are encouraged to “boo” See around, Page C4
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Congratulations on 20 years of service Peninsula Clarion Production Manager Frank Goldthwaite (left) receives a certificate of recognition celebrating 20 years at the newspaper from Publisher Jeff Hayden on Thursday, Aug. 8. Erin Thompson / Peninsula Clarion
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didn’t notice it, but the hairball did. He quickly surmised that he couldn’t get a good enough view from the door window, so he scrambled over Jane’s easy chair and launched himself onto the couch where he planted his back paws, reared, and let out a yowl that rocked leaves on one of our large house plants. Not cool, especially because, I was his blast-off pad. I could have forgiven the one claw that landed directly over a
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the villain and “cheer” the hero! For more information call Terri at 252-6808.
Recycling materials update Due to a change in our recycle market, Kenai Peninsula Borough Solid Waste facilities will no longer accept D grade plastic film, including plastic shopping bags. Also, we are only accepting #1 PETE beverage bottles with twist tops for recycling. For more information, call the Solid Waste Department at 907-262-9667.
Welcome high school exchange students International Student Exchange Programs (ASSE) is seeking local host families for high school boys and girls from France, Germany, Italy, Thailand, China, and the former Soviet Republics for the 19/20 school year. If you are interested in opening your home and sharing your family life with a young person from abroad, please contact us at 800-733-2773, go online at www.ASSEhosts.com or email email@example.com.
Kenai Senior Center activities The Kenai Senior Center is open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday, and are open until 9:30 p.m. on Thursdays. Community meals are served Monday to Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost for lunch is $7 suggested donation for individuals 60 or older, $14 for those under 60. Call 907-283-4156 for more information. —Walking Group, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9-10 a.m. —Beginning Spanish, Thursdays, 1 p.m. —Card-making with Kimberley, Tuesday, Aug. 13: 3:30 p.m. —No-host to Sunrise Cafe in Cooper Landing, Tuesday, Aug. 13, 3:30 p.m. —Mystery Drive, Monday, Aug. 19, 12:30 p.m. —Caregivers Group, Tuesday, Aug. 20, 1-3 p.m. —Birthday lunch, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 11:30 a.m. — Russian River Falls hike, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. —Ring-a-lings, lunchtime entertainment, Monday, Aug. 26, 11 a.m. —Old Timer’s luncheon, Thursday, Aug. 29, doors open at 10:30 a.m.
perfect pressure point for CPR sternum compressions, but the other hit where temporary high sopranos are born. His sudden erratic behavior started me thinking that maybe Howard was in need of an in-house companion to keep him otherwise occupied before he started notifying us about everything that caught his eye including meandering gnats. The visit to the shelter in search of a back-up support dog turned out to be a more complicated affair than I had anticipated. My first walk-a-mutt was Mitch. Nice dog, but a bit weird. The hound had “separation anxiety”
issues. I was told that if you left him alone for over a couple of hours, he would attempt to devour the contents of the house. Fortunately, the owner finally reclaimed him when she was able to replace her furniture with designer rocks. Mega Mutt Two, was Buddy. He was a creature that one might politely describe as “eager and hefty” and seemed more than able to pull eighteen wheelers out of mud slides. Howard, on the other hand, was just as big but was so lazy, that he had to take a nap after scratching himself. Those two would have never hit it off. Next up was a cuddle freak called Marshmallow. What a sweetheart.
The lady had beautiful blue eyes, soft white hair and was as quiet as a bunny’s snore. Her only problem was that she shed like a Musk Ox in the Sahara and the job of keeping our cabin fur laden was already taken. Just as I was about to give up, the shelter called and said that they might have the perfect companion for Howard-the-Hairy. It was a breeder female toy poodle rescued from a puppy mill and a bit of a lost soul. She could no longer produce and had been facing a dismal future before being saved. I drove in, took one look at the loneliness and love in her eyes and the search was over.
We named her Little Bear and she and Howard became inseparable until she passed from cancer and another rescue mini poodle (Princess) was brought home to heal his broken heart. The only thing my brother veteran said after hearing the story behind the story was, “How did you end up with Howard in the first place?” “I found him abandoned and wandering along the Dalton Highway.” I answered. “Maybe that’s why he bonded so quickly with the little critters. They had so much in common.” Nick can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wildlife Refuge events
Wednesday, Aug. 28 at 4 p.m. Learn about molecules and chemical bonds, build your own cardboard AND candy molecules, plus participate in a building challenge! Chemistry is all around us. Harness your inner scientist, or inner artist, and come create with us! No registration required! Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. — Raspberry Pi Club: Friday, Sept. 13 at 4 p.m. Come join us at the library to create games and inventions, learn how to program, make music with Sonic Pi, meet new friends, and more! Whether you want to hone your skills or are learning about Pi for the first time, the Raspberry Pi club is the perfect place for you! If you plan to attend, please sign up at the front desk today! Ongoing events —Lego Maker Mondays, Mondays from 4-5 p.m.: Do you like LEGOs? Why not join us each week to create with LEGO based on themes inspired by children’s books! Best for children ages 6-12; children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. —Wee Read Story Time, Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.: Designed for children ages 0-3. Every Tuesday enjoy a program full of stories, songs, finger play and more! No registration required. —Chess Club, Tuesdays at 4 p.m.: Get ready to ROOK the HOUSE every Tuesday! Do you like playing Chess or would you like to learn how? The Kenai Community Library is proud to offer a casual program for chess players of all ages and skill levels. Chess boards will be provided. —Preschool Story Time, Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.: Designed for children ages 3-5. Every Wednesday enjoy a program full of stories, songs, movement and more! No registration required. — Summer Food Program for Kids! Monday and Wednesday from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. The Kenai Community Library will be offering a FREE lunch for all children 18 and under. This wonderful opportunity begins June 3 and ends Aug. 14. All meals must be eaten on site and are designated for children ONLY. This program is made possible by the Food Bank of Alaska. This institution and its partners are equal opportunity providers.
moon! We’ll have a different craft or activity every week. —Family Movies (SRP): Thursdays at 2:30 p.m. Join us every week in the Community Room for a free, family-friendly movie and popcorn! All movies are rated G or PG. Call the library or stop by the front desk for movie title information. Thursday, June 27 at 2:30 p.m.: An astronaut races to escape from an alien planet that bears a striking resemblance to 1950s-era America. — Big Play Date (Infant to Preschool): The first Monday of the month at 10:30 a.m. A ball pit, a tunnel, Duplo Blocks, and more! This is an open-play hour of fun with plenty of activities to stimulate growth, learning, and imagination. —Code Club Mondays at 4 p.m. Interested in learning Scratch, Python, Java, HTML, or more? Join Code Club and learn to build websites, games, and basic apps. Absolute beginner-friendly! Laptops provided. Ages 10-18 welcome. —Toddler Story Time (18 months-3 years): Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. Get up and get moving at the library with stories, songs, and silly fun that encourages your toddler’s language skills! —LEGO® Brick Club Tuesdays at 4 p.m.: Tell your stories and build your world with Lego® bricks. Bring a friend with you and let your imagination go wild. Adult supervision needed for those under the age of 10. —Bouncing Babies Story Time (birth-18 months): Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. Come share songs, stories, and snuggle time with Bouncing Babies. —Preschool Story Time (3-5 years): Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Come share stories, songs, and other learning fun! —Teen Lounge: Every Wednesday at 4 p.m. Teen Lounge is a weekly program for middle-school and high school students. Join us for PS4, board games, nerf battles, study sessions, crafts, and other fun! Snacks provided. —Summer Food Service (SRP): Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays at 11:30 a.m. Our library will be partnering with the Food Bank of Alaska and the USDA to provide those 18 and under with a nutritious lunch! This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
Soldotna Public Library activities
Food for Thought
Visitor center hours 9 a.m.-5 p.m. every day. — Culture Crafts, in partnership with the Kenaitze Indian Tribe: Saturdays all month long, noon-1 p.m. Aug. 17, Counting Cords; Aug. 24, Harvest Time: Berries. PEEPs, Preschools Environmental Education Programs: Thursday, Aug. 15. Two sessions: 9 a.m. or 10:30 a.m. Ages 2-5. — Discovery Hikes in the Skilak Wildlife Recreation Area meet at the trailhead at 1 p.m. No pets please. Meet at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, 33398 Ski Hill Road, Soldotna. Call 907-260-2820. Aug. 15, Kenai River, Aug. 22, Hidden Creek; Aug. 16, Burney’s, Aug. 23, Skyline; Bear Mountain, Aug. 10, Upper Kenai River. — Saturday Wildlife Movies at the Visitor Center: Refuge Film, 11 a.m., noon, 2 p.m.; Features: 1 p.m. “Hummingbirds”; 3 p.m. “Moose, Life of a Twig Eater.” The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is committed to providing access to these events for all participants. Please direct all requests for sign language interpreting services, close captioning, or other accommodation needs to Refuge Visitor Center staff: 907-260-2820, TTY 800-877-8339 by close of business 7 days before each event.
Al-Anon support group meetings Al-Anon support group meetings are held at the Central Peninsula Hospital in the Kasilof Room (second floor) of the River Tower building on Monday at 7 p.m., Wednesday at 7 p.m. and Saturday at 9 a.m. Park around back by the ER and enter through the River Tower entrance and follow the signs. Contact Tony Oliver at 252-0558 for more information.
Power Kyd Live!
Power Kyd Live! kid crusade will take place Sunday, Aug. 18 from 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. at Peninsula Christian Center, 161 Farnsworth Blvd, (behind Salvation Army Store) in Soldotna. Open to kids ages 5-12. Call 262-7416 for more information.
‘Unforgotten’ by Joel Isaak Kenai Fine Art Center August Art Show, “Unforgettable” by Joel Isaak will run through August. This is a “Don’t Miss Show” by one of Alaska’s leading young artists. Location: across from Oiler’s Bingo Hall, next to the Historic Cabins. 283-7040. Summer hours 12-5 p.m. www.
Kenai Community Library — Out of This World ALIEN Challenge: Tuesday, Aug. 13 at 4 p.m. Get your hands dirty in this slime-slinging, UFO throwing, cosmic DIY program! We will be making ALIEN slime, spinning UFO’s and testing our knowledge of all things ALIEN! This program is designed for teens and tweens. Space is limited so sign up today! — Let’s Draw! Marvel: Wednesday, Aug. 14 at 4 p.m. Have fun drawing Spider-man, Thanos, and more in this interactive class. We will be learning about how to compose a character in a dynamic pose! If you plan to attend please sign up at the front desk. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. — Fireweed Honey Workshop: Thursday, Aug. 15 at 5:30 p.m. Come learn how to make delicious honey out of the beautiful Fireweed that blooms on the Peninsula! Class size is limited to 12 people, and children must have an adult helper. Must pre-register for this free class at the front desk. For more information, call Ryanna at 283-4378. — American Girl Club: Monday, Aug. 19 at 4 p.m. Join us at the Kenai Community Library for our monthly American Girl Club! We will be making visors for your doll! Bring your doll (doesn’t have to be an American Girl) or use one of ours! Meets at the same time and place as Lego Club. The dollhouse will be out for everyone to play with! — Sewing 101 and Monster Dolls: Wednesday, Aug. 21 at 4 p.m. Geared for new and young sewers, this class will cover the basics of how to use a sewing machine. Also learn how to make your own monster doll! Class size is limited to 12 people. Children under 10 must have an adult helper. Sign up today at the front desk. — Fireweed Jelly Workshop: Thursday, Aug. 22 at 5:30 p.m. Come learn how to make delicious jelly out of the beautiful Fireweed that blooms on the Peninsula! Class size is limited to 12 people, and children must have an adult helper. Must pre-register for this free class at the front desk. Call Ryanna at 283-4378 for more information. — SeaScape Bead Earrings: Friday, Aug. 23 at 4 p.m. Come into the library and make some simple SeaScape Beaded Earrings. These beautiful earrings are sure to be a great birthday gift or a good everyday pair of earrings for you. Class size is limited to 10 people so don’t forget to sign up at the front desk! — Eccentric Science:
For more information, contact the library at Soldotna Public Library at 262-4227. —Stars and Stories: Tuesdays at 2:30 p.m. Discover new planets, study space habitats, learn from a master storyteller, and eat the
Join us in the Fireweed Diner at the Kenai Peninsula Food Bank, every Tuesday from 5-6 p.m. through Sept. 10 for a meal and a time of learning about food and nutrition. RSVP to Greg Meyer, executive director, 907-262-3111 or gmeyer@ kpfoodbank.org.
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(3) ABC-13 13 (6) MNT-5
8 AM Jack Van Impe Presents (N) ‘G’ In Search
(8) CBS-11 11 (9) FOX-4
(34) ESPN 140 206 (35) ESPN2 144 209 (36) ROOT 426 687 (38) PARMT 241 241
Catholic Mass ‘PG’
Cops Car Cops ‘PG’ chase. ‘14’ In the Kitchen With David (N) (Live) ‘G’
(57) TRAV 196 277 (58) HIST
(60) HGTV 112 229 (61) FOOD 110 231 (65) CNBC 208 355 (67) FNC (81) COM (82) SYFY
(:10) The Of107 249 fice ‘14’ The Twilight 122 244 Zone ‘PG’ 303 504
^ HBO2 304 505 + MAX
5 SHOW 319 546 8 TMC
Maintain Your Try 3 Week SportsCenter Special (N) ‘G’ Health Yoga Retreat Now! Paid Program Soldotna Christian Worship Hour Paid Program “Biker Boyz” (2003, Action) ‘G’ Church of ‘G’ Laurence Fishburne, Derek God Luke. PGA Tour Golf The Northern Trust, Final Round. (N) (Live)
(8:51) The Walking Dead “Evolution” ‘MA’ Total Drama- Total DramaRama Rama Lone Star Law “Red Flag” ‘14’ Raven’s Raven’s Home ‘G’ Home ‘G’ SpongeBob SpongeBob
(9:52) The Walking Dead “Adaptation” ‘MA’ World of World of Gumball Gumball Lone Star Law “Back in the Wild” ‘14’ Sydney to the Sydney to the Max ‘G’ Max ‘G’ SpongeBob SpongeBob
(:45) The Office “The Con(:20) The Of- (9:55) The Of- The Office vict” ‘14’ fice ‘14’ fice ‘14’ ‘14’ “Hanna” (2011, Action) Saoirse Ronan, Eric Bana, Cate Blanchett. A teenage assassin must elude the agents of a ruthless operative.
(8) CBS-11 11 (9) FOX-4
Paid Program Paid program- Paid Program Raw Travel ming. ‘G’ ‘G’ ‘PG’
(:05) The Walking Dead “Omega” ‘MA’ World of World of Gumball Gumball Lone Star Law “Bucks and Bows” ‘14’ Bunk’d ‘G’ Bunk’d ‘G’
(:11) The Walking Dead “Bounty” ‘MA’ World of OK K.O.!Gumball Heroes North Woods Law “Fatal Attraction” ‘PG’ Jessie ‘G’ Jessie ‘G’
(:12) The Walking Dead “Guardians” Leader- (:17) The Walking Dead The Walking (43) A ships are challenged. ‘MA’ “Chokepoint” ‘MA’ Dead ‘MA’ OK K.O.!World of World of World of Heroes of Heroes of (46) T Heroes Gumball Gumball Gumball Pure Pure North Woods Law ‘PG’ North Woods Law ‘PG’ North Woods Law “Triple (47) A Threat” ‘PG’ Jessie ‘G’ Jessie ‘G’ Bunk’d ‘G’ Bunk’d ‘G’ Coop & Cami Coop & Cami (49) D
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America’s Funniest Home Celebrity Family Feud Sherri The $100,000 Pyramid BridgVideos Fishing mishaps. ‘PG’ Shepherd; Ian Ziering. ‘PG’ et Moynahan; Jay Glazer. (N) ‘14’ 50PlusPrime Pawn Stars Pawn Stars Rizzoli & Isles Jane learns Madam Secretary “The Call” Chicago P.D. The team ‘G’ ‘PG’ ‘PG’ more about Casey’s injury. Elizabeth asks the president searches for a kidnapper. ‘14’ ‘14’ for help. ‘PG’ The Inspec- Modern Fam- Frontiers ‘G’ CBS Week- 60 Minutes (N) Big Brother (N) ‘PG’ Instinct A public relations rep tors ‘G’ ily ‘PG’ end News is murdered. (N) ‘14’ Funny You Funny You Entertainment Tonight (N) Last Man Family Guy Teen Choice 2019 Honoring the year’s teen icons. (N SameShould Ask Should Ask Standing ‘PG’ “Family Guy day Tape) ‘PG’ ‘PG’ ‘PG’ Lite” ‘14’ Leverage “The Hot Potato Channel 2 NBC Nightly Hollywood Game Night ‘14’ Gymnastics U.S. Championships. Senior women’s competiJob” The team recovers a News: Week- News With tion. From Kansas City, Mo. (N Same-day Tape) stolen object. ‘PG’ end Lester Holt (2:30) Les Misérables 25th Anniversary Concert at the O2 Silver anniver- Poldark on Masterpiece Ross returns to Grantchester on Mastersary of the musical. ‘PG’ Cornwall. ‘14’ piece Will struggles with a decision. (N) ‘PG’
Native Voices Family Feud ABC World ‘PG’ News
Divorce Real Time “Knock Knock” With Bill Ma‘MA’ her ‘MA’ (2:55) Succession Shiv explores her options in Washington. ‘MA’ (:15) “The Prince & Me” (2004, Romance-Comedy) Julia Stiles. ‘PG’ The Loudest Voice 9/11 changes everything for Fox News. ‘MA’ (:10) “Lynyrd Skynyrd: If I Leave Here Tomorrow” (2018, Documentary) ‘NR’
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To Tell the Truth Weird Al Yankovic; Rob Riggle. (N) ‘PG’ Murdoch Mysteries Crabtree meets Lucy Maud Montgomery. ‘PG’ Instinct “Go Figure” A figure skater is killed. ‘14’ TMZ (N) ‘PG’
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Bring the Funny Acts compete in the last open mic night. ‘14’ Jamestown The Sharrows’ rivalry reaches the limit. (N) ‘14’
Channel 2 Graham NCIS: New Orleans A case News: Late Bensinger becomes personal for Pride. Edition ‘PG’ Downton Abbey Returns! Jim Carter celebrates “Downton Abbey.” ‘G’
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A black man coaches high-school football Theory ‘14’ after integration. (N) ‘MA’ wisecracking witness. (2:30) “Suicide Squad” “Wonder Woman” (2017, Action) Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Connie Nielsen. Wonder Woman Claws Fate takes a turn on (:01) Claws “Finna” ‘MA’ (:02) “Suicide Squad” (2016) Will Smith, Jared Leto. Armed (31) TNT 138 245 (2016, Action) Will Smith. discovers her full powers and true destiny. Desna and Roller. ‘MA’ supervillains unite to battle a powerful entity. (3:00) MLB Baseball Philadelphia Phillies at San Francisco SportsCenter (N) (Live) SportsCenter (N) (Live) SportsCenter SportsCenter SportsCenter (34) ESPN 140 206 Giants. From Oracle Park in San Francisco. (N) Arena Football ArenaBowl XXXII: Teams TBA. (N) (Live) American Cornhole League (N) UFC 241 Countdown: Cormi- UFC Main Event ‘14’ UFC Fight MLB Baseball: Phillies at (35) ESPN2 144 209 er vs. Miocic 2 (N) Flashback Giants MLS Soccer Vancouver Whitecaps FC at Portland Timbers. Timbers Post- Graham MLB Baseball Tampa Bay Rays at Seattle Mariners. From T-Mobile Park in Seattle. Mariners Baseball PONY World Series: London, UK (36) ROOT 426 687 From Providence Park in Portland, Ore. Game Bensinger Postgame vs. Washington County, Pa. Game 4. 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Mal and (8:55) Big City Big City Raven’s Andi Mack ‘G’ Bunk’d ‘G’ Bunk’d ‘G’ (49) DISN 173 291 Max ‘G’ Max ‘G’ It ‘Y7’ Home ‘G’ Home ‘G’ her friends face an unfathomable dark force. Greens Greens ‘Y7’ Home ‘G’ (3:57) The (:28) The (4:59) The Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Sports 2019 ‘G’ “Napoleon Dynamite” (2004) Jon Heder, Jon Gries. A gawky Friends ‘14’ Friends The six friends say (:35) Friends (:10) Friends (:45) Friends (50) NICK 171 300 Loud House Loud House Loud House teen helps a friend run for class president. goodbye. ‘14’ “Pilot” ‘PG’ ‘PG’ ‘PG’ (:15) “Toy Story 2” (1999, Children’s) Voices of Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan (:20) “The Princess and the Frog” (2009, Children’s) Voices (:25) “Finding Nemo” (2003) Voices of Albert Brooks, Ellen DeGeneres. (10:55) “Hercules” (1997) (51) FREE 180 311 Cusack. Animated. Toys rescue Woody from a collector. of Anika Noni Rose, Bruno Campos. Animated. A clown fish searches for his missing son. Voices of Tate Donovan. (3:00) 90 Day Fiancé (N) ‘PG’ 90 Day Fiancé: Before the 90 Days Timothy is stuck in a 90 Day Fiancé: Before the 90 Days “Pack Your Bags” Avery Unexpected (N) ‘14’ The Family Chantel Chantel 90 Day Fiancé: Before the (55) TLC 183 280 love triangle. (N) ‘PG’ travels to Lebanon. (N) ‘PG’ confronts Pedro. ‘14’ 90 Days ‘PG’ Expedition Unknown: Redis- Expedition Unknown: Redis- Expedition Unknown (N) Serengeti “Conflict” Competition heats up. (:16) Alaskan Bush People (:16) Raising Wild “Trial by Alaskan Bush Alaskan Bush People ‘PG’ (56) DISC 182 278 covered (N) covered (N) ‘PG’ (N) ‘PG’ (N) ‘PG’ Fire” (N) ‘PG’ Ghost Adventures “Island of Ghost Adventures “Zozo Ghost Adventures “Lemp Ghost Adventures “Parazona” Post Malone joins the crew. Strange World “Zombie Boys” America Unearthed ‘PG’ Strange World “Zombie (57) TRAV 196 277 the Dolls” ‘PG’ Demon” ‘PG’ Mansion & Brewery” ‘PG’ (N) ‘PG’ (N) ‘14’ Boys” ‘14’ American Pickers “Frank’s American Pickers “Pick Your American Pickers “Freaky American Pickers DrinkThe Food That Built America “Lines in the Sand” A revolu- (:05) American Pickers ‘PG’ (:03) The Food That Built (58) HIST 120 269 Folly” ‘PG’ Battle” ‘PG’ Florida” ‘PG’ related items. (N) ‘PG’ tion takes place. (N) ‘PG’ America ‘PG’ (3:30) “Zero Dark Thirty” (2012, Drama) Jessica Chastain, Jason Clarke, Joel Edgerton. “Hacksaw Ridge” (2016, War) Andrew Garfield, Sam Worthington, Luke Bracey. Medic Des- (:04) “The Marine” (2006, Action) John Cena, Robert Patrick, mond Doss becomes a hero during World War II. Kelly Carlson. Thugs kidnap the wife of a soldier. (59) A&E 118 265 Elite operatives hunt Osama bin Laden. 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A lawyer brings his (81) COM 107 249 fice ‘14’ ‘PG’ fice ‘PG’ angry outbursts lead to gridiron glory. simpleton’s angry outbursts lead to gridiron glory. foulmouthed grandfather to spring break. (2:00) “Red” “Red 2” (2013, Action) Bruce Willis, John Malkovich, Mary-Louise Parker. “xXx: Return of Xander Cage” (2017) Vin Diesel. Operative (:15) “Wanted” (2008, Action) James McAvoy, Morgan Freeman. An office Futurama (82) SYFY 122 244 (2010) Retired operatives return to retrieve a lethal device. Xander Cage must recover a sinister weapon. drone becomes part of a secret society of assassins. ‘PG’
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(3:30) Real Hard Knocks: Training “Aquaman” (2018, Action) Jason Momoa, Amber Heard, Willem Dafoe. Succession “The Summer Succession “The Summer Last Week (:35) Succession Tom Last Week Aquaman must save Atlantis from his power-hungry brother. ‘PG-13’ Palace” Tom maneuvers for a Palace” Tom maneuvers for a Tonight-John maneuvers for a new posiTonight-John 303 504 Time With Bill Camp With the Oakland Maher Raiders ‘MA’ new position. ‘MA’ new position. ‘MA’ tion. ‘MA’ (3:54) Succession “Austerlitz” (4:53) Succession Tom has (5:50) Succession The Roys (6:49) Succession News of a “Notting Hill” (1999, Romance-Comedy) Julia Roberts, (:15) “The Manchurian Candidate” (2004, Suspense) Dena bachelor party to rememassemble at Eastnor Castle. hostile takeover breaks. ‘MA’ Hugh Grant, Hugh Bonneville. A bookseller and a movie star zel Washington, Meryl Streep. A Gulf War vet is suspicious of ^ HBO2 304 505 Logan tries to fix his public image. ‘MA’ ber. ‘MA’ ‘MA’ have an unlikely romance. ‘PG-13’ a political candidate. ‘R’ (3:15) “The Prince & Me” (:10) “Get Him to the Greek” (2010, Comedy) Jonah Hill, “The Town” (2010, Crime Drama) Ben Affleck, Rebecca (:05) “GoodFellas” (1990, Crime Drama) Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe (:35) “Prison(2004, Romance-Comedy) Russell Brand, Elisabeth Moss. An executive must drag a Hall, Jon Hamm. A woman doesn’t realize that her new beau Pesci. An Irish-Italian hood joins the 1950s New York Mafia. ‘R’ ers” (2013) ‘R’ + MAX 311 516 Julia Stiles. ‘PG’ boozy rock star to Hollywood. ‘R’ is a bank robber. ‘R’ The Loudest Voice Hidden The Loudest Voice Roger The Loudest Voice Gretchen The Loudest Voice Gretchen City on a Hill An unlikely The Loudest Voice (N) ‘MA’ City on a Hill An unlikely The Loudest Voice ‘MA’ finds his legacy in Joe Lind- Carlson has had enough. ‘MA’ consults a lawyer. ‘MA’ source confides in Decourcy. source confides in Decourcy. 5 SHOW 319 546 depths of Roger’s secret world. ‘MA’ sley. ‘MA’ (N) ‘MA’ ‘MA’ (3:10) “Lynyrd Skynyrd: If “The Other Boleyn Girl” (2008, Historical Drama) Natalie “Midnight Sun” (2018) Bella Thorne. A (:35) “Midnight in Paris” (2011) Owen Wil- (:10) “Sweet Virginia” (2017, Suspense) (:45) “Cell” Portman, Scarlett Johansson. Sisters compete for the affec- teen who can’t be exposed to sunlight finds son. A couple has a life-changing experience Jon Bernthal. A rodeo rider befriends a violent (2016) ‘R’ 8 TMC 329 554 I Leave Here Tomorrow” (2018, Documentary) ‘NR’ tions of King Henry VIII. ‘PG-13’ romance. ‘PG-13’ in France. ‘PG-13’ man. ‘R’ ! HBO
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(7:30) The Newspaperman: “Just Like Heaven” (2005) Reese With(:35) “First Man” (2018, Biography) Ryan Gosling, Claire Foy, Jason Clarke. “Crazy Rich Asians” (2018, Romance-Comedy) Constance The Life and Times of Ben erspoon. An architect falls for the spirit of a Astronaut Neil Armstrong embarks on a mission to the moon. ‘PG-13’ Wu. A woman learns more about her boyfriend and his rich Bradlee ‘14’ comatose woman. ‘PG-13’ family. ‘PG-13’ (:10) “The Predator” (2018, Science Fiction) Boyd Holbrook, Succession “Celebration” A (:02) Succession The (:01) Succession “Lifeboats” (12:59) Succession Tom (1:58) Succession Kendall Trevante Rhodes. Ex-soldiers battle genetically enhanced media magnate decides not to children have a succession Kendall confronts a major shares a disturbing file with disapproves of Logan’s plan. alien hunters. ‘R’ retire. ‘MA’ debate. ‘MA’ crisis. ‘MA’ Greg. ‘MA’ ‘MA’ (6:35) “Red (:20) “Traffic” (2000) Michael Douglas. The “Ideal Home” (2018, Comedy) Paul Rudd. (:35) “The Secret of My Success” (1987, Comedy) Michael (:25) “The Frighteners” (1996) Michael J. Riding Hood” war on drugs brings many casualties and few An unexpected grandson turns a couple’s J. Fox, Helen Slater. An ambitious youth climbs Manhattan’s Fox. A psychic hustler encounters a genuine victories. ‘R’ lives upside down. ‘NR’ corporate ladder. ‘PG-13’ supernatural threat. ‘R’ (7:30) “I Feel Pretty” (2018) Amy Schumer. “13 Going on 30” (2004) Jennifer Garner. (:15) “My Best Friend’s Wedding” (1997, RomanceCity on a Hill Siobhan discov- The Loudest Voice The A woman gains a renewed sense of selfAn uncool girl magically becomes a success- Comedy) Julia Roberts, Cameron Diaz. A food critic seeks to ers she has been betrayed. formation of Fox News Chanconfidence. ‘PG-13’ ful adult. ‘PG-13’ sabotage her buddy’s nuptials. ‘PG-13’ ‘MA’ nel. ‘MA’ (7:45) “Copying Beethoven” (2006) Ed “Midnight in Paris” (2011) Owen Wilson. (:05) “The Devil’s Own” (1997, Suspense) Harrison Ford, “What Lies Beneath” (2000, Suspense) Harrison Ford, Harris. A copyist bonds with composer Ludwig A couple has a life-changing experience in Brad Pitt, Margaret Colin. A New York cop unknowingly shel- Michelle Pfeiffer. A housewife is swept up in a spirit’s supervan Beethoven. France. ‘PG-13’ ters an Irish terrorist. ‘R’ natural revenge. ‘PG-13’
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Last Man Last Man Last Man Last Man (8) W Standing Standing Standing Standing VitaMix: More Than a Blend- Dooney & Bourke (N) (Live) ‘G’ (20) Q er (N) (Live) ‘G’ Joel Osteen Paid Program Married at First Sight The Marrying Millions Rosie’s Marrying Millions Brianna Marrying Millions Brian Marrying Millions Rosie Marrying Millions Bill makes “The Wrong Cruise” (2018, ‘PG’ ‘G’ couples reach a huge mileparents are not supportive. tries to fit into Bill’s world. ‘14’ meets Gentille’s friends. ‘14’ moves into Drew’s loft. ‘14’ a life-changing decision. Suspense) Vivica A. Fox, An- (23) L stone. ‘14’ ‘14’ (N) ‘14’ dres Londono. ‘14’ Pearson “The Deputy Mayor” Queen of the South “Lo que Law & Order: Special VicLaw & Order: Special VicLaw & Order: Special VicLaw & Order: Special VicLaw & Order: Special VicLaw & Order: Special Vic (28) U ‘14’ más temes” ‘14’ tims Unit ‘14’ tims Unit ‘14’ tims Unit ‘14’ tims Unit ‘14’ tims Unit ‘14’ tims Unit ‘14’ The King of The King of MLB Baseball Los Angeles Angels at Boston Red Sox. From Fenway Park in Boston. (N Friends ‘PG’ The King of “Suicide Squad” (2016, Action) Will Smith, Jared Leto, Margot Robbie. “Remember Queens ‘PG’ Queens ‘PG’ Subject to Blackout) (Live) Queens ‘PG’ Armed supervillains unite to battle a powerful entity. the Titans” (30) T (2000) NCIS: New Orleans “Quid Pro “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice” (2010, Fantasy) Nicolas Cage, Jay Baruchel. “Man of Steel” (2013, Action) Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon. Young Clark “Suicide Squad” (2016, Action) Will Smith, (31) T Quo” ‘14’ A master wizard takes on a reluctant protege. Kent must protect those he loves from a dire threat. Jared Leto, Margot Robbie. SportsCenter (N) (Live) American Cornhole League (N) (Live) UFC Countdown (N) ‘14’ MLS Soccer New York City FC at Atlanta United FC. From Baseball Tonight: Sunday MLB Baseball: Phillies at (34) E Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. (N) (Live) Night Countdown (N) Giants World of X Games NFL’s Greatest Games “The Ice Bowl: 1967 Super Bowl Super Bowl NFL’s Great- ATP Tennis Rogers Cup, Final. From Montreal. (N) (Live) WNBA Basketball Connecticut Sun at Las Vegas Aces. (N) (35) ES NFL Championship Game” Highlights Highlights est (Live) Paid Program Paid Program Paid Program Paid Program Graham Mariners Mariners All Mariners Pre- MLB Baseball Tampa Bay Rays at Seattle Mariners. From T-Mobile Park in Seattle. (N) Mariners Mariners All (36) R ‘G’ ‘G’ ‘G’ ‘G’ Bensinger Spotlight Access (N) game (N) (Live) Postgame Access Bar Rescue ‘PG’ Bar Rescue “Twin vs. Twin” Bar Rescue “Blowing Royal Bar Rescue A historical land- Bar Rescue Jon helps an Bar Rescue “Loose Lips (:01) Bar Rescue Brothers (:02) Bar Rescue A struggling (38) PA ‘PG’ Smoke” ‘PG’ mark bar. ‘PG’ owner of a pool hall. ‘PG’ Loose Tips” ‘PG’ can’t see eye to eye. ‘PG’ military bar. ‘PG’
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Chicago P.D. “An Honest How I Met Woman” Voight is attacked Your Mother and abducted. ‘14’ ‘14’ The Ellen DeGeneres KTVA 5 p.m. Show ‘G’ First Take Two and a Entertainment Funny You 4 Half Men “Pi- Tonight (N) Should Ask lot” ‘PG’ ‘PG’ Judge Judy Judge Judy Channel 2 ‘PG’ News 5:00 2 ‘PG’ Report (N) Rick Steves’ Rick Steves’ BBC World 7 Europe ‘G’ Europe ‘G’ News
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How I Met Your Mother ‘14’ CBS Evening News Funny You Should Ask ‘PG’ NBC Nightly News With Lester Holt Nightly Business Report ‘G’
Jeopardy! ‘G’ Wheel of For- Bachelor in Paradise “602A” (N) ‘PG’ tune ‘G’
ABC News at (:35) Jimmy Kimmel Live ‘14’ (:37) Nightline (N) ‘G’ 10 (N)
Last Man Last Man Standing ‘PG’ Standing ‘PG’
DailyMailTV DailyMailTV Impractical (N) (N) Jokers ‘14’
KTVA 6 p.m. Evening News The Big Bang The Big Bang Theory ‘14’ Theory ‘PG’ Channel 2 Newshour (N) PBS NewsHour (N)
(:01) Grand Hotel “Groom Service” Gigi discovers Santiago’s secrets. ‘14’ Law & Order: Criminal Intent Law & Order: Criminal Intent Dateline ‘PG’ A wealthy man’s children are Detectives uncover terrorist murdered. ‘14’ plot. ‘14’ The Neigh- Big Bang Big Bang Mom ‘14’ Bull A sheltered teen is borhood Theory Theory charged with murder. ‘14’ Beat Shazam Sisters, best So You Think You Can Fox 4 News at 9 (N) friends and newlyweds. (N) Dance “Top 10 Perform” The ‘PG’ finalists perform. ‘PG’ American Ninja Warrior “Baltimore City Finals” Joe Dateline NBC (N) Moravsky, Allyssa Beird and more. (N) ‘PG’
Pawn Stars ‘PG’
KTVA Night- (:35) The Late Show With James Corcast Stephen Colbert ‘PG’ den TMZ (N) ‘PG’ TMZ ‘PG’ Entertainment Two and a Tonight Half Men ‘PG’
Channel 2 (:34) The Tonight Show Star- (:37) Late News: Late ring Jimmy Fallon (N) ‘14’ Night With Edition (N) Seth Meyers Antiques Roadshow “Fort Family Pictures USA Photos Finding Your Roots With POV “Salt” Salt flats of South Amanpour and Company (N) Worth” Rock ’n’ roll poster col- and stories from Durham, N.C. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. “Im- Australia. ‘PG’ lection. ‘G’ (N) ‘PG’ migrant Nation” ‘PG’
JAG Mac investigates whistle- JAG A marine and his nurse JAG “Friendly Fire” Judge 307 blower. ‘14’ fall in love. ‘PG’ Rabb hears a case. ‘PG’ (3:00) PM Style With Amy Stran (N) (Live) ‘G’ LOGO by Lori Goldstein (N) 317 (Live) ‘G’ Wife Swap “Alcorn/Booker” Wife Swap “Ghani/Stallone” Wife Swap Two women swap 252 A former boxer trades fami- Mother of an interracial fam- homes and lifestyles. ‘PG’ lies. ‘PG’ ily. ‘PG’ Chicago P.D. “A Material Wit- Modern Fam- Modern Fam- Modern Fam- Modern Fam242 ness” ‘14’ ily ‘PG’ ily ‘PG’ ily ‘PG’ ily ‘PG’ Bob’s Burg- Family Guy Family Guy Family Guy Family Guy Family Guy ‘14’ ‘14’ ‘14’ ‘14’ “Hot Shots” 247 ers ‘PG’ ‘14’ (2:00) “Battle- (:45) “G.I. Joe: Retaliation” (2013, Action) Dwayne Johnson, Bruce Willis. 245 ship” Threats from within the government jeopardize the G.I. Joes. (3:00) MLB Baseball Boston Red Sox at Cleveland Indians. SportsCenter (N) (Live) 206 From Progressive Field in Cleveland. (N) (Live) (3:00) SportsCenter Special (N) (Live) 209
JAG Chegwidden ejects from The Disappearance Henry Married ... Married ... How I Met How I Met Elementary “To Catch a a fighter jet. ‘PG’ asks Fred for help. ‘14’ With With Your Mother Your Mother Predator Predator” ‘14’ Laurie Felt - Los Angeles (N) Calista - Hair Care & Tools LOGO by Lori Goldstein (N) (Live) ‘G’ Beauty We Love (N) (Live) (Live) ‘G’ (N) (Live) ‘G’ ‘G’ “Unfaithful” (2002, Drama) Richard Gere, Diane Lane, Olivier Martinez. A (:33) “The Good Mistress” (2014) Annie (:01) “Unfaithful” (2002, housewife has an affair with a charming stranger. Heise. A woman has a one-night stand with Drama) Richard Gere, Diane her friend’s husband. ‘14’ Lane, Olivier Martinez. WWE Monday Night RAW (N Same-day Tape) ‘PG’ Straight Up (:31) Modern (:01) Modern (:31) Modern Family ‘14’ Family ‘PG’ Family ‘PG’ Family Guy Family Guy Family Guy Family Guy American Final Space Conan James McAvoy; Jes- Seinfeld “The Conan ‘14’ ‘14’ “Carter and ‘14’ ‘14’ Dad (N) ‘14’ ‘14’ sica Chastain. ‘14’ Burning” ‘PG’ Tricia” ‘14’ “Battleship” (2012, Science Fiction) Taylor Kitsch, Alexander Skarsgard. (:45) “G.I. Joe: Retaliation” (2013, Action) Dwayne Johnson, Bruce Willis. Earth comes under attack from a superior alien force. Threats from within the government jeopardize the G.I. Joes. SportsCenter (N) (Live) SportsCenter (N) (Live) SportsCenter (N) (Live) SportsCenter (N) (Live) Daily Wager (N) The Fantasy Show (N)
MLB Baseball Boston Red Sox at Cleveland Indians. Mariners All Graham Access Bensinger Cops ‘14’ Cops ‘14’
MLS Soccer: Whitecaps at Mariners Mariners All NHRA Drag Racing Magic Dry Organic Absorbent Northwest Nationals. NHRA drag racing Baseball PONY World Series, Game 11: Teams TBA. (N (36) ROOT 426 687 Timbers Spotlight Access action from Pacific Raceways in Kent, Wash. Same-day Tape) Two and a Two and a Cops ‘14’ Cops ‘14’ Cops ‘14’ Cops ‘14’ Cops ‘14’ Cops ‘14’ Cops ‘14’ Cops ‘14’ Cops (N) ‘14’ Cops ‘14’ Cops ‘14’ Cops ‘14’ (38) PARMT 241 241 Half Men Half Men (2:30) “Lethal Weapon 3” “Lethal Weapon 4” (1998, Action) Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Joe Pesci. Detectives Riggs The Terror In 1941 Chester (:10) Lodge 49 “All Circles Vanish” Dud can’t (:20) The Terror ‘14’ Lodge 49 ‘14’ (43) AMC 131 254 (1992, Action) Mel Gibson. and Murtaugh battle Chinese mercenaries. faces tragedy. (N) ‘14’ find Ernie. (N) ‘14’ American American Bob’s Burg- Bob’s Burg- Family Guy Family Guy Rick and Final Space The Jellies Eric’s Awe- American American Bob’s Burg- Bob’s Burg- Family Guy Family Guy (46) TOON 176 296 Dad ‘14’ Dad ‘14’ ers ‘14’ ers ‘14’ ‘14’ ‘14’ Morty ‘14’ (N) ‘14’ ‘14’ some Show Dad ‘14’ Dad ‘14’ ers ‘14’ ers ‘14’ ‘14’ ‘14’ Alaska: The Last Frontier Alaska: The Last Frontier “A Alaska: The Last Frontier Alaska: The Last Frontier Alaska: The Last Frontier Alaska: The Last Frontier Alaska: The Last Frontier Alaska: The Last Frontier (47) ANPL 184 282 Hunt ends in disaster. ‘14’ Predator Strikes” ‘14’ “Roll Yuletide Roll” ‘14’ ‘14’ “Range Danger” ‘14’ ‘14’ ‘14’ “Range Danger” ‘14’ (3:00) “Descendants 3” (4:55) Just Coop & Cami Sydney to the Sydney to the Bunk’d ‘G’ Bunk’d ‘G’ Raven’s Raven’s Coop & Cami Coop & Cami Raven’s Andi Mack ‘G’ Bunk’d ‘G’ Bunk’d ‘G’ (49) DISN 173 291 (2019) Dove Cameron. 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What do helpers do?
Be a Social Helper
Students who are social helpers are usually also leaders in the classroom. We call these kids role models. How can you be a leader in your class? • Volunteer for a class job. Many teachers choose students to do regular chores in the classroom. Tell your teacher you’d like to have a job. • Offer to help others. Are you really good at math or art? Talk with your teacher about helping other students with subjects that you love. • Follow the rules when you’re playing a game, and be kind to those who don’t play as well as you. • Know when to say you’re sorry. If you’ve made a mistake, be willing to apologize and do what’s needed to make it right. • Be positive. Give a compliment to someone. Smile. Share a joke.
Think about how good it feels for you to receive a smile or a compliment. You can make someone else feel that good! photo by Guian Bolisay/flickr
Are you wondering what school might be like this year? Many kids get a little anxious about the new year beginning. While it probably won’t take long for you to feel at home, we wanted to pass on some ideas that might help.
In the lunchroom
What does ‘social’ mean?
When we say someone is social (SO-shul), we mean that he or she gets along with others. They make the right choices. They respond to others’ needs. They are good companions, friends and members of the school community. Sometimes, kids might feel that they don’t fit in or that they don’t belong. We all have “social problems” at one time or another.
Be a social helper
That’s where a social helper might step in. These students are aware of the clues when a classmate is in need of a friend, a smile, a pat on the back or a compliment. By being sensitive to the feelings of others and doing something that helps, kids get a good feeling themselves. True, kids can’t solve all problems, but they can help. It’s the job of teachers, principals and counselors to help, too. Kids who are sensitive to others’ feelings also have these traits: • Responsibility • Hard work • Self-discipline • Loyalty
• Caring • Honesty • Trust • Respect
Clue: A girl is sitting at a lunch table. Nobody is sitting on either side of her. She feels very alone. Suggestion for social helpers: Go and sit in one of the vacant seats next to her. Talk about something you think she might be interested in. Enjoy lunchtime together.
On a school bus
Clue: One kid is teasing another kid, who is getting upset at being picked on. Suggestion for social helpers: Ask the kid being teased to come and sit by you so she can move away from the teaser.
On the playground
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Issue 32, 2019
What happened in Pompeii?
Clue: A boy is walking around the edge of the playground by himself. He is not taking part in any games. Suggestion for social helpers: Walk up to the kid with a smile on your face and ask him to join in your group.
What other ideas do you have about being a social helper? Share your thoughts with your classmates or your family.
By reaching out to kids you don’t know, you may make new friends.
On the Web:
At the library:
Let’s think about some clues of social problems and what a solution might be.
• “Kindness Is Cooler, Mrs. Ruler” by Margery Cuyler • “The Invisible Boy” by Trudy Ludwig
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The Mini Page® © 2019 Andrews McMeel Syndication Based on materials originally produced and/or created by Betty Debnam.
Try ’n’ Find
Words that remind us of social helpers are hidden in this puzzle. Some words are hidden backward or diagonally, and some letters are used twice. See if you can find: ALONE, ANXIOUS, APOLOGIZE, CLASSMATE, CLUES, COMPLIMENT, FEELINGS, HELPER, MODEL, OFFER, POSITIVE, ROLE, RULES, SCHOOL, SENSITIVE, SMILE, SOCIAL, TEASE, VOLUNTEER, YEAR.
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Eco Note All living things play a particular role in their environment. This is called a niche (neesh). However, only one species can fill a niche in any habitat — if there were two, they would compete for the same food. For instance, anteaters occupy a certain niche in South America — they eat ants and termites. In places where there are no anteaters, other animals fill this niche.
• 10 ounces baby spinach • salt and ground black pepper • 2 tablespoons grated or shredded romano cheese
What to do: 1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and transfer to a large bowl. 2. While pasta is still warm, stir in herbed cheese, blending until pasta is coated. 3. Stir in sun-dried tomatoes and spinach. 4. Season to taste with salt and pepper. 5. Transfer pasta to serving platter and top with romano cheese. Adapted from “The Robin Takes 5 Cookbook for Busy Families” with permission from Andrews McMeel Publishing (andrewsmcmeel.com).
7 Little Words for Kids Use the letters in the boxes to make a word with the same meaning as the clue. The numbers in parentheses represent the number of letters in the solution. Each letter combination can be used only once, but all letter combinations will be necessary to complete the puzzle.
1. response to a question (6) 2. unknown person (8) 3. leftover pieces (6) 4. without a flaw (7) 5. middle of your hand (4) 6. pay no attention to (6) 7. animal with a long neck (7)
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For later: Look through your newspaper for stories about kids or adults acting as social helpers for other people.
Teachers: For standards-based activities to accompany this feature, visit: bit.ly/MPstandards. And follow The Mini Page on Facebook!
Answers: answer, stranger, scraps, perfect, palm, ignore, giraffe.
Sunday, August 11, 2019
New York Times Sunday Crossword ANAGRAMMAR BY CHRISTOPER ADAMS / EDITED BY WILL SHORTZ Christopher Adams, 27, of Iowa City, Iowa, is a crossword constructor for mainstream markets (The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Los Angeles Times and others) and for so-called indies — including his own website, where he frequently posts new puzzles free. In his spare time Chris hosts, writes and plays trivia at local bars. — W.S.
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48 Home for herons and egrets 50 “In case you didn’t hear me … ” 52 Group on the dark side of the Force 54 “Alas!” in Austria 55 Generally speaking 59 Not only that but also 60 Pompous pronoun 62 Vicuña product 63 Eye-catching print pattern 65 Creature slain in the Mines of Moria by Gandalf 66 “A Little Night Music” composer 70 Award for technological development since 1995 71 Shed, as feathers 73 Individually 75 Sometime collaborator with William Shakespeare, per the Oxford University Press 81 Deepest lake in the U.S. after Crater Lake 83 Place where musical talent may be wasted? 84 Assembly 87 Burns, in a way 89 Comics debut of 1963 90 Important topic in golf instruction 91 It’s all downhill from here 92 Easy way that might lead to error 99 Printing measurement 100 Dead letters?
101 “It’s bulls and blood, it’s dust and mud,” per a Garth Brooks hit 102 Enthusiastic enjoyment 103 Miss, say 104 Girl’s name that’s also a state abbreviation 105 Some laughable language mistakes — as found literally (in consecutive letters) in 24-, 37-, 55-, 75- and 92-Across 109 Small, rectangular candy 110 Cocktails with gin, vermouth and Campari 112 Gave the pink slip 113 Organism that grows on another plant nonparasitically 115 Bening with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame 116 Statistician Silver 117 Dog to beware of 118 Angioplasty inserts 119 Big 12 college town 120 Bounty hunter shot by Han Solo in “Star Wars: A New Hope”
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Man finds biological dad, is eager to change his name
me away from her. Two years ago, I took an online DNA test and amazingly found my biological father. From the time I made contact, he and my new brothers have accepted me and my family and given us unconditional love. I like to say I hit the “family jackpot.” Over the last two years I
— RECLAIMING MY NAME IN INDIANA DEAR RECLAIMING: You certainly have a right to change your name to the one that reflects your identity. But since you asked, I think you should wait to “set the record straight.” Your stepfather took you into
Jaqueline Bigar’s Stars HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019: This year, you might seem more sensible and conservative than you are or have been. From this point of view, life looks quite different. If single, you could choose to be with someone who suits you well this year but probably won’t for the long term. Do not commit unless you are sure. If attached, the two of you might find that you need to readapt to each other in certain ways. Both of you have changed. This process could charge your relationship with excitement. CAPRICORN always gives sound advice. Do not feel as if you must listen to it. The Stars Show the Kind of Day You’ll Have: 5-Dynamic; 4-Positive; 3-Average; 2-So-so; 1-Difficult
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) HHHHH News from a distance may charge your day with excitement. Many of you will choose to spend some extra time with a child or loved one. He or she might be full of flack, but enjoy it. Tonight: A long-overdue discussion.
HHH Tension might be a little too high for your taste, but know you can deal with it. A family member really wants you to spend some time at home with him or her. Do not say no. Tonight: Make it cozy.
HHH You are eliminating some preordained concepts and at the same time accepting more responsibility. Keep a firm hold on your finances. You could have unexpected expenses. A child or loved one plays a significant role in your day. Tonight: Check in on an older relative.
HHHHH You might want to say what is on your mind. If you address this directly, you could see the other party flip. Opt to initiate this chat at another time or choose to be more diplomatic. Tonight: Get into a movie.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) HHHH Be willing to let go of your need for control, and you could be delighted by what comes down the path. Associates, loved ones and friends might surprise you but are accommodating. Tonight: A potential loved one or your sweetie has decided to indulge you.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) HHHH Your emotional frequency could be high and draws in a special person if you are single and a loved one if you are attached. A friend could do what you least expected! Go along with the moment. Tonight: Be responsive to a request.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) HHH Adapt your plans in order to have more free time at home. You could be tired from the weekend, or you just want or crave a lazy day. You do not need to overthink this decision -- just do it. Your smile late in the day
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) HHHH You could want to change directions, though you feel somehow committed. Ask yourself if you can break this scenario or not. It might be better to tolerate the matter for a while. Finances are likely to change in the near future. Tonight: Fun does not need to cost.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) HHH You gain no matter what direction you decide to go. You certainly have a lot on your plate, but you also offer a lot. A child or new friend might become unpredictable. Tonight: Go with another person’s suggestion.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) HHH You might need to pull back in order to get a complete idea of what might be going on with a particular person. Make this a lazy day, read the paper or take a nap or two. Tonight: Look at what a few hours off can do!
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) HHHHH Do not lose sight of a major objective. You could be distracted by the unexpected, pondering what someone really meant to say. You will never know unless you ask! Tonight: Follow a friend’s suggestion.
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entered our home without asking. It was almost sneaky the way they did it, and when I talked to my husband about it, he was upset as well and took his anger out on me. It ruined our day traveling. We didn’t speak the entire two-hour trip back home. I asked my mother-in-law via text to please let us know when she was entering the house due to privacy and that I was not trying to hurt her feelings. She’s now upset with me and says she doesn’t know when she will visit us again. I am tired of being the second fiddle to her. Am I overreacting? It seems I can’t win with this! — KEYED UP IN ALABAMA DEAR KEYED UP: This is not a matter of playing second fiddle or any other instrument.
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LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)
HHHH You might want to take off and go out of town for the day. This thought could get waylaid. A partner might change his or her tune about a money matter or you might buy a lottery ticket that could cause a change in plans! Tonight: Do something new.
DEAR ABBY: My motherin-law has a key to my house. I didn’t give it to her. We left a key under the mat one day so she could get in to pick up something because I wasn’t going to be home when she arrived. I asked my husband to get the key back, but he is uncomfortable asking. She and my father-in-law have been in our house twice more in our absence. We were out of town, and we were shocked to hear they had
says it all. Tonight: Keep it low-key.
ARIES (March 21-April 19)
TAURUS (April 20-May 20)
his home and his heart and gave you his name, and to change it now would be a poor way to repay his love and kindness. It might lessen the blow if you discuss hyphenating your last name. After he is gone, you could shorten the name to your birth father’s.
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Solution to last week’s Sudoku.
Sudoku is a number-placing puzzle based on a 9x9 grid with several given numbers. The object is to place the numbers 1 to 9 in the empty squares so that each row, each column and each 3x3 box contains the same number only once.
Answers, Sunday, 8/4
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jeanne phillips Dear Abby
have wanted to change my last name, but I’m afraid to make the leap. I have a half-brother on my mother’s side with whom I share my stepfather’s last name. Many times I wanted to ask for his permission/blessing, but I’m worried he will get angry and never speak to me again. I know he will think I am abandoning him if I do this. Am I selfish for wanting this name change, or should I seek to set the record straight?
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DEAR ABBY: For most of my life I searched for my biological father. My mother had many relationships throughout her life, and I was the result of a one-night stand. I have a halfbrother who is the result of another failed relationship. My mother finally married a man who raised us as his own and gave us his last name. However, Mom wouldn’t tell me or my brother who our real fathers were. Over the years I questioned my mother about him, but she would give only sketchy details and sent me down many deadend trails. After she became terminally ill, I continued asking her for the truth, but she wouldn’t budge. My guess is she was ashamed of her past and couldn’t bear to tell me, or was afraid my real dad would take
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Man insists on reading all of wife’s personal messages DEAR ABBY: My my messages because husband and I have been he says I must be hiding together for 20 years. I something. I have have never cheated on changed passwords only him or given him any for him to demand that reason to believe I have. I give them to him. His But he is constantly actions are making me on my Facebook extremely stressed. Is this account. He also reads normal behavior? all my emails and text — STRESSED messages. SOMEWHERE IN THE Dear Abby I have nothing to hide, USA Jeanne Phillips but I feel foolish standing by him as he reads my DEAR STRESSED: messages. I feel like a student in NO, IT IS NOT NORMAL, and it’s a principal’s office waiting to be no wonder that you are extremely reprimanded for something I did stressed. Your husband’s behavior wrong or said. is extremely controlling, and it If he doesn’t read my personal is a reflection of the extent of his messages when I am up, he waits insecurity. for me to go to sleep and reads Your situation is everything. I have not answered unhealthy, to put it mildly. Has this messages that friends have sent sort of thing been going on for the me because he reads them, deletes last 20 years? If not, it could be a them and then doesn’t tell me I got a precursor to domestic violence. For message. your own sake, talk to someone at the He gets mad at me if I tell him National Domestic Violence Hotline I don’t want him looking through about what is going on. Its toll-free
Crossword | Eugene Sheffer
number is 800-799-7233. The website is thehotline.org.
want my co-workers to think I’m lazy or a complainer, especially because I’m new here and at the bottom of DEAR ABBY: I just started my the totem pole in the office. Should first full-time job, and my boss is I just let it blow over? Should I say amazing but a bit overprotective. something? Any advice would be Last week, our marketing director, welcome. “Amy,” reached out and asked me — NOT A COMPLAINER to organize an envelope-stuffing DEAR NOT A COMPLAINER: Your for invitations to an event my boss may have stepped in because department is hosting. This event was there were tasks she wanted you not organized by my department. It to spend your time doing that are was being handled by the marketing more important to her than stuffing and membership teams. envelopes. Tell Amy privately that you My boss thought it was were glad to help with the invitations, unreasonable for me to have to and you never complained to anyone do that. I didn’t mind, nor did I about having been asked to do it. complain, but my boss was upset It may clear the air. Then have a and confronted Amy about it. Amy talk with your boss about chain-ofapologized and helped me send out command rules, including whether the invites, but since then she has you must get an OK from her before been cool to me. It feels like others helping out other departments. in the office have also withdrawn Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van somewhat (although I suppose I Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, could just be imagining this). and was founded by her mother, I really wish my boss hadn’t said Pauline Phillips. Contact Dear Abby anything. On one hand, I appreciate at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box her standing up for me, but I don’t 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069.
Jacqueline Bigar’s Stars
ARIES (March 21-April 19) HHHH You start the day with a take-charge attitude. Use this energy well by focusing on priorities and perhaps starting to work on an important project. Your imagination plays a significant role in your interactions today. Tonight: Up to the wee hours.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) HHHHH Take an overview of what’s happening. You might be
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) HHHH One-on-one relating could take you down a new aisle or open a door that you hadn’t even noticed. To determine how valid this opportunity is, be willing to get past a barrier. You also need to decide whether you want to go for it. Tonight: Be a duo.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) HHHH You could find that another person is cold or difficult. You might be smart not to make a big deal out of his or her attitude. Let this person deal with his or her mood. You’ll be happier if you maintain a distance. Tonight: Follow the crowd.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) HHH Your efficiency is tested. Someone might inadvertently slow you down. You could become frustrated and tired of dealing with this person. To complete what you want, you might need to reorganize or proceed in a different way. You’ll also upset the other party less. Tonight: Head home early.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)
Dear Heloise: I have a cloudy-looking fiberglass shower door. I hate the way it looks. How can I get it to shine once more? — Bess M., Hollywood, Fla. Bess, if you want your fiberglass shower door to sparkle, wash it with 4 tablespoons of baking soda dissolved in 1 quart of water. Or put baking soda on a damp sponge for scrubbing action. —Heloise
HARD-WATER BUILDUP Dear Heloise: How do I get rid of hard-water buildup on my drinking glasses? — Leah S., Jericho, N.Y. Leah, to remove hard-water buildup on drinking glasses, try soaking the glasses in warmed (not boiling) household vinegar for about an hour (or overnight), then scrubbing them with a nylon-net scrubber. If the hard-water buildup does not come off, you may have permanently etched the glass,
Rubes | Leigh Rubin
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)
HHHHH Be more direct with a family member. If you’re experiencing a lot of flak from this person, perhaps you haven’t been firm enough with your barriers. Express your caring through establishing strong yet viable boundaries. Tonight: Take a brisk walk.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) HH You might feel drained by what’s going on. You need some time away from the present hectic pace. You know how much you can tolerate. Consider making this a short workday and getting in some extra R and R. Tonight: Play it low-key.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) HHHH You mean what you say. Saying nothing is also significant. Your lack of response could make someone feel uptight. Honor a fast change, and don’t feel that you must do anything. Do what you want. Tonight: Be up for a change of plans.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20)
HHHH You could be full of fun. However, you might be experiencing some type of financial issue or change, which may keep you tamer than you are normally. Someone
BYE-BYE, BLUES Dear Heloise: I just bought a nice pair of jeans, but how can I keep the blue from fading? These fit so well that I want to keep them looking good. — Rose V., Council Bluffs, Iowa Rose, first, turn your jeans inside out, then wash them in cold water and dry on the lowest heat. Try dry-cleaning them once every five or six washings to slow down the fading process. If your jeans fade too much, you can always dye them to restore the color. —Heloise
FAST FACTS Dear Readers: Here are some other uses for stand-up paper towel holders: * Use to hold additional rolls of toilet paper. * Keep bracelets stored and easy to find, — Heloise
HHHHH Honor a friendship. Acknowledge the importance that you place on this relationship and person. Perhaps suggest a meal out on you. Scheduling quality time with this person makes both of you very happy. Tonight: Where the action is
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)
and nothing can be done to correct this problem. —Heloise
Monday’s answers, 8-5
HHHHH The Moon highlights you and what you want. Others could find you preoccupied or distant. Try to focus on each person and what he or she is stating. You can handle the hectic pace of the day. Tonight: Easy works.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)
hints from heloise
makes a demand. Say no if you want to. Tonight: All smiles.
HHHH Your mellowness helps you see situations as they are rather than how you want them to be. If you’re making an important decision, tap into your creativity to come up with solutions and great ideas. You find that you have an opportunity to be incredibly gracious. Tonight: Ever playful.
BORN TODAY Actor George Hamilton (1939), model/actress Cara Delevingne (1992), investor George Soros (1930)
Conceptis Sudoku | DaveByGreen Dave Green
2 6 9 5 4 1 8 7 3
1 4 8 7 3 6 5 2 9
3 5 7 9 8 2 1 6 4
9 7 1 4 2 5 6 3 8
6 3 4 1 7 8 9 5 2
5 8 2 6 9 3 7 4 1
4 2 6 8 1 7 3 9 5
B.C. | Johnny Hart
7 1 3 2 5 9 4 8 6
8 9 5 3 6 4 2 1 7
6 9 4 1 2 3 5 3 8 7 7 9 3 8 2 4 8 6 7 8 9 9 2 5 6 3 1 5
Ziggy | Tom Wilson
Tundra | Chad Carpenter
Garfield | Jim Davis
Take it from the Tinkersons | Bill Bettwy
Shoe | Chris Cassatt & Gary Brookins
Mother Goose and Grimm | Michael Peters
6 8 6 4 5 1 8/12
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This year, you’ll be taking a serious look at your daily life. You might feel that your routine needs revitalization. You’re likely to make changes that will be profound and add to the satisfaction of your day-to-day life. If single, you could easily meet someone through your daily meanderings of interest. Getting to know this person could be a slow but worthwhile process. If attached, you’ll not only want a strong commitment, but you’ll also learn to transform the interactions between you and your partner. You might opt to take a class or seminar together. CAPRICORN rains on your parade. The Stars Show the Kind of Day You’ll Have: 5-Dynamic; 4-Positive; 3-Average; 2-So-so; 1-Difficult
smart to walk in the other party’s shoes before you make a decision about the best way to proceed with an issue or agreement involving this person. Tonight: Listen to great music.
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DILBERTÂ®/ by Scott Adams
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DOONESBURY/ by Garry Trudeau
SALLY FORTH/ by Francesco Marciuliano and Jim Keefe
MOTHER GOOSE AND GRIMM/ by Mike Peters
B.C./ by Mastroianni and Hart
ZIGGY/ by Tom Wilson
DENNIS THE MENACE/ by Hank Ketcham
MORT WALKERâ€™S BEETLE BAILEY/ by Mort, Greg & Brian Walker
MARVIN/ by Tom Armstrong
THE BORN LOSER by Art & Chip Sansom
August 11, 2019 edition of the Peninsula Clarion