Egg prices have shot up across the central Kenai Peninsula within the past month, causing concern for local sellers and buyers. The increase is due to a massive loss of laying hens in Lower 48 poultry operations.
ANCHORAGE - Erosion is eating away at Alaska's northern coast at some of the highest rates in the nation, threatening habitat and infrastructure, according to a new report published Wednesday.
It's a lucrative business model for some. Park a mobile trailer inside city limits in Soldotna for a few months out of the summer, feed the throngs of tourists, then park and close to avoid the expenses of staying open during the slower winter months.
Thursday, 1 p.m.: The west entrance to the Skilak Lake Loop Road has reopened, said Division of Forestry Public Information Officer Andy Alexandrou. The boat launch on Skilak Lake and the Lower Skilak Lake Campground have reopened as well, he said.