The breakout year for Salmonfest, formerly known as Salmonstock, was hampered slightly by a nearly 10-hour closure of the Seward Highway, but that didn't keep educational vendors from showing up to spread the word about protecting salmon in Alaska.
In a perfect world, we’d be eating a sandwich made from the last of last year’s salmon while catching our first salmon of this year. In reality, we sometimes catch more salmon than we can eat. When this happens, the fish end up in the garbage or fed to animals. Here are some tips that might help you determine how many fish you need.
If this week's meeting about retail marijuana in downtown Fairbanks was any indication, there will be plenty of discussion before the community is on the same page with regard to its policy for commercial sale of the newly legal drug.
We had stayed so long on the ground in Denver, because of a lightening, thunder, rain storm, our arrival time in Anchorage was late. This made our connections with the little airplane to Kenai just minutes to spare. As we were getting ready to land, Bernie announces to me, “Now when we land grab your luggage and run in the airport. We have to run to the boarding gate for Kenai, so when we get off, you just follow me.” Okay I said.
The magic of Independence Day and the love of liberty was passed on to yet another generation thanks to efforts of the Kenai Chamber of Commerce, sponsors and hundreds who joined the annual 4th of July Parade and celebration this year.