“I’ll never lie to you.”— Jimmy Carter, the 1976 presidential campaign.
The Mat-Su Miners defeated the Peninsula Oilers 8-4 on Monday in Alaska Baseball League play at Coral Seymour Memorial Park in Kenai.
An angler fillets his sockeye salmon caught on the Kenai River near the confluence with the Russian River on Sunday near Cooper Landing. Sunday was the first open day for the popular Russian River sockeye sportfishery, and by midmorning, anglers were packing up with their limits and heading home while many others were landing some of the bright fish, some of the first sockeye of the season on the Kenai Peninsula. As of Saturday, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game’s weir on Lower Russian Lake had counted 1,027 fish, more than triple the count of 274 on the same day in 2016. (Elizabeth Earl/Peninsula Clarion)
Kenai Peninsula College will see a slight increase in funding from the Kenai Peninsula Borough following last week’s borough budget discussion.
Kenai River anglers can now keep king salmon up to 46 inches long.
The Mat-Su Miners swept an Alaska Baseball League doubleheader from the Peninsula Oilers on Sunday at Coral Seymour Memorial Park in Kenai.
The Post 20 Twins ended a long weekend of baseball by splitting a doubleheader with the Fairbanks Post 11 49ers in Anchorage.
Prior to the current legislative session, Governor Bill Walker cited as one of his key objectives the need to end cash credits for new oil exploration and development to the oil industry. The reason for ending the credits was not that they didn’t work, but that the State could no longer afford them due to our major deficit resulting from the crash of oil prices.