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Anglers will soon be able to target Kenai River king salmon, but with restrictions. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game on Thursday released a batch of emergency orders designed to allow limited king salmon fishing on the Kenai and Kasilof rivers.

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 12:23pm

"Big run, small fish," is a Cordova fishermen's rule of thumb that seems to be holding true for salmon in 2015, particularly in the areas adjacent to the Gulf of Alaska.

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 4:43pm

On October 17, Kenai voters will be asked to consider three ballot initiatives that could change the process for electing city council members and the mayor.

Wed, 06/24/2015 - 9:42pm

Conditions were met on Wednesday for fire crews to initiate a 2,000-acre controlled burn north of Skilak Lake, which is resulting in a large, visible plume of smoke rising from the area.

Wed, 06/24/2015 - 9:43pm

A Seward man will be tried in Kenai for the sexual assault of his ex-girlfriend last June. Daniel VanNess, 35, was indicted by a grand jury in December 2014.

Wed, 06/24/2015 - 9:43pm

There have been no reports of damage near the epicenter of an Alaska earthquake that registered at 5.8 on the Richter scale, said Ian Dickson, a research technician at the Alaska Earthquake Information Center.

Wed, 06/24/2015 - 9:43pm

About 22,000 homes and businesses lost power on Wednesday after a Nikiski generation plant operated by Homer Electric Association went offline. The outage happened at approximately 11 a.m.

Wed, 06/24/2015 - 12:17pm

The condition of a firefighter injured during a bear encounter Monday has improved and he will be leaving an Anchorage hospital Thursday. Public Information Officer Jean Goad received the news Wednesday afternoon.

Wed, 06/24/2015 - 9:42pm

ANCHORAGE - Alaska residents endure the nation's harshest winters for the reward of beautiful summer days with sunshine that lingers until midnight.

Wed, 06/24/2015 - 9:42pm

COLONY GLACIER - Scientists and volunteers tethered in safety gear and ice cleats painstakingly scoured the frozen dirt and ice to see if a glacier had given up any more of its dead before they are swept into a lake and lost to history.

Wed, 06/24/2015 - 9:42pm


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