Photos: Sockeye time

Action on the Russian River was hot Friday night as the largest yet pulse of sockeye salmon moved through the river. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game estimates 1,606 fish moved through the Russian weir on Friday, 859 on Thursday and 1,474 on Wednesday. Last year, the sockeye run peaked on June 30 with more than 2,571 fish pushing through the weir.

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Wed, 07/19/2017 - 22:07

Pipeline may come to Ladd Landing; coal terminal won’t

After its May decision to stop seeking permits, Delaware-based PacRim Coal is giving up what had been a key piece of property in... Read more

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 22:07

Casting their nets

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 22:06

FBI: Watch for signs of sex and labor trafficking

Although statistics and studies of Alaska’s sex and labor trafficking cases are often centralized around Anchorage, officials caution that it’s not just a city problem.... Read more

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 20:15

Assembly introduced bed tax ordinance

Voters may get to decide whether Kenai Peninsula Borough hotels and bed-and-breakfasts should have to charge a bed tax in the fall election.

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