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A brown bear sow mauled two Anchorage men setting traps near the Kenai River on Saturday night, sending one to an Anchorage hospital with serious injuries, a wildlife official said.

Tue, 11/13/2012 - 5:48pm

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska’s Commerce commissioner says the disaster from poor king salmon returns was worse than first estimated. In a letter to the state’s congressional delegation, Susan Bell says commercial fishery permit holders lost an estimated $16.8 million in direct revenue. She ...

Tue, 11/13/2012 - 1:26pm

The Kenai Teen Center wasn't always regarded as the best place for teens to hang out. It took Tony Travers the better part of two years to change that reputation.

Mon, 11/12/2012 - 10:50pm

ANCHORAGE - Trials set to begin Tuesday have been postponed for Alaska Native fishermen charged with illegal fishing during a poor summer salmon run, their attorney said Monday. Attorney James J. Davis Jr.

Mon, 11/12/2012 - 10:51pm

Nearly 36 percent of students in the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District are classified as overweight or obese last year according to an Alaska Department of Health and Social Services study.

Mon, 11/12/2012 - 10:51pm

State officials are holding a Seward Highway Safety Summit today in Anchorage. The summit is the next step in gathering a group of stakeholders to advocate for a safer highway from Anchorage to the Kenai Peninsula. The summit is from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Mon, 11/12/2012 - 10:51pm

Two structure fires busied local emergency responders at the end of Veterans Day weekend. The fires resulted in no injuries. The first fire occurred Sunday afternoon. At 1:43 p.m.

Mon, 11/12/2012 - 10:51pm

JUNEAU - An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.4 struck in the Gulf of Alaska on Monday - the largest quake in that region in nearly 25 years.

Mon, 11/12/2012 - 10:50pm

Soldotna Mayor Peter Micciche read the proclamation of the Purple Heart, adding the city would pass a resolution supporting the proclamation at its Nov. 28 council meeting.

Sun, 11/11/2012 - 10:21pm

Many Nikiski residents said they want to improve their community’s image during a recent Nikiski Community Council meeting. “We’ve got a reputation that’s so bad out here that (outsiders) won’t come unless they’re in two’s,” Tim Colbath said. The council met Nov. 3 to update its acti...

Mon, 11/12/2012 - 9:50am


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