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If current trends continue, The Alaska Department of Fish and Game estimates that fewer than half of the Kenai River early run king salmon needed to make the escapement goal will end up in the river.

Tue, 06/18/2013 - 9:49pm

More than 260 families have called Love INC's transitional living shelter, the Family Hope Center in the Merit Inn in Kenai, home since the center opened in December 2008.

Tue, 06/18/2013 - 9:49pm

JUNEAU - Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell on Tuesday announced plans to seek the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Democrat Mark Begich, saying Alaska would be better served with Republicans in charge.

Tue, 06/18/2013 - 9:48pm

JUNEAU - A U.S. Senate committee on Tuesday advanced legislation that would provide $50 million to clean up abandoned federal wells on current or former National Petroleum Reserve lands.

Tue, 06/18/2013 - 7:49pm

In Alaska, during mid-to late-June, there is no escape from the buzzing mosquitoes and painful bites. According to Kenai Peninsula experts, the issue cannot be avoided.

Mon, 06/17/2013 - 9:59pm

Once a week at Northwood Retirement Apartments in Soldotna the whirring of sewing machines and laughter can be heard as five women take over a few tables in the far corner of the lobby near the windows and bookcases to set up their quilting and crafting headquarters. The group of ladies, who call th...

Mon, 06/17/2013 - 9:59pm

Morchella Esculenta doesn't ring out as something tasty enough to fetch more than $350 per pound dried, but call them "hickory chickens" and mouths will water.

Mon, 06/17/2013 - 9:58pm

Sockeye salmon fishing is booming on the Kenai River, said Brian Miller, Trustworthy Hardware & Tackle owner and manager. "I imagine the Russian River is going to take off pretty fast and furious," Miller said.

Wed, 06/12/2013 - 7:59pm

The body of a brown bear cub was found dead in a dumpster at the Soldotna Landfill Sunday morning after it had been transported with garbage from the unmanned dumpster.

Sun, 06/16/2013 - 6:55pm

A fleet of First Student retired school buses parked on Kalifornsky Beach Road will soon take up much less space on a Seattle barge. The vehicles, parked in the former Kenai River Nursery parking lot, were recently sold to Peninsula Scrap and Salvage.

Sun, 06/16/2013 - 6:55pm


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