Fishing report: Silvers abound, trout fishing heats up

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 21:57

Cars packed the parking lot at Cunningham Park in Kenai on Tuesday just after noon. Down on the muddy bank below the stairs, fishermen in lawn chairs and perched atop buckets and coolers chitchatted like old friends. In fact, some of them were.

Alaska to provide public voter data if records fee paid

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 21:57

JUNEAU — Alaska’s lieutenant governor said the state will provide publicly available data to President Donald Trump’s commission investigating alleged voter fraud — for $21.

Chainsaw artist carves out niche

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 21:58

As the sun sets on the Kenai Peninsula’s busy tourist season, Eric Berson is closing up shop for the winter. You won’t be able to see his carved bears, or Berson himself wielding his chainsaw to make a new creation, instead, Eric and his family will be making their way to Port Angeles, Washington, where he’ll get to work.

Poet’s Corner: Inheritances

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 12:04

Inheritances

Reeling it in: ‘Logan Lucky’ keeps it light, fun

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 21:56

“Logan Lucky”

What’s Happening

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 12:05

Events and Exhibitions

Week 3 football preview: Brantley on doorstep of win No. 100 with SoHi

Fri, 08/25/2017 - 02:33

The list of the all-time winningest football coaches in Alaska is one steeped in history and hard work.

A walk in the park

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 12:05

When Michele Valesquez was growing up in South Carolina during the Civil Rights era, she saw hatred, racism and bigotry all around her.

What others say: Open debate essential to free society

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 16:54

When white supremacists wanted to hold a “Unite the Right” rally at the site of a Robert E. Lee monument in Charlottesville, the Virginia city insisted they gather in a different park. So the neo-Nazis got help from an organization widely vilified on the far right: the American Civil Liberties Union. It sued the city, and a federal judge ruled in its favor. The hateful assembly occurred where it was originally planned.

Op-ed: Yes, work for Trump

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 16:36

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin took the highly unusual step over the weekend of publicly explaining why he won’t resign.