Puddle Jumpers preschool to close

...number of years, CCS Board Member Kevin Ritchie said, but "we finally reached the point...really couldn't take further losses," Ritchie said.It wasn't just an issue of No. 1, and No. 2 is education," Ritchie said.Ritchie said CCS recognizes the...
Eagle River author pens new book, 'Cold Spell'

EAGLE RIVER - Deb Vanasse sits on the deck of her house out on Hiland Road, casually dressed in jeans and a T-shirt, her hand idly stroking the head of her energetic boxer, McKenzie.
Historic Homer bar gets new life

...nudes painted over.Eventually, Cochrane reacquired the Club Bar, and named it Alice's Champagne Palace. Dave and Trudy Ritchie bought Alice's from her in 1998 and English Bay bought it in 2004.Over the years, Alice's became known for showcasing...
Coleman pedals to seventh at Kluane

...Wheely Fun, Bonny, Whitehorse F4 10:32:0266. Frame Benders, Crowell, Fairbanks M4 10:32:5467. Cycling Hormones, Ritchie, Haines Junction X4 10:34:1168. Spoke'n Four, Bornstein, Anchorage X4 10:37:1869. Peel Feelings (Rec...
A gift of land, music and food

Drums beat, dancers swayed and children played in the sand as the heady smell of salmon drifted out across the crowds during the second day of the 2014 Dena'ina Potlatch Pow-wow, held June 7-8 at Eklutna Native Village.
Hospice and Home Care seeks community sponsors

...Hospice and Home Care of Juneau, Juneau's only home health agency, is no exception. Back in 1998, then Executive Director Ritchie Sonner wrote in the Juneau Empire, "HHCJ is experiencing harsh cutbacks in funding and reimbursement, and in order to provide...
American wins Boston, Juneauites set personal records

...said. "It keeps you from going too fast in the beginning down hill portion, which is a good thing."Anchorage's Tim Ritchie, 40, averaged 5 minutes and 56 seconds per mile as the fastest Alaskan male runner, finishing with a time of 2:35:27...
Reality show star visits Eagle River school

EAGLE RIVER - Oh, my! Things were rocking in the Gruening Middle School multipurpose room when Cierra Mickens made a surprise visit to the school's talent show last week.
The retired life manager has its perks. For Kevin Ritchie, the main one as of late has been the...that appear daily with each new tide," Ritchie said. Yet even during his as city manager, wasn't enough, Ritchie currently volunteers for Catholic Community...
After School Coalition: Network in place for after school programming, needs to be tied together

...educational after school. Presenter Kevin Ritchie outlined the studies and told the City...after-school network is necessary. Ritchie said according to the National League...drugs, alcohol, cigarettes and sex. Ritchie said youth who are on their own after...


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