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SeaLife Center mourns loss of sea lion  Last update: 8:53pm

The Alaska SeaLife Center is grieving over the loss of one its family members. On Wednesday, Sugar, a 21-year-old Steller sea lion, was euthanized after having battled bone degeneration, an ailment that was discovered late last year.


SoHi, Kenai split opening day at NLC tourney

Whether it was the hot air inside the gym at Kenai Central High School, or the rabid Kardinals defense, something was stifling the Soldotna girls Thursday night in the first round of the Northern Lights Conference tournament.

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Arts & Culture

'Nightcrawler' is certainly going to stick with one

Jake Gyllenhaal is one of those actors I find impressive, if not particularly appealing. He’s got a kind of weasily look that just never speaks “trustworthy” to me. In “Nightcrawler” 2014’s dark thriller about the underbelly of TV news, Gyllenhaal has found his vehicle. His Leo Bloom is disturbingly, intensely untrustworthy. He is, in fact, odious, but Gyllenhaal manages to make him completely compelling. “Nightcrawler” is one of those films you can’t take your eyes off of.

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