As the humidity rises and the temperature drops, the Card Street wildfire is smoldering in place, according to representatives of responding agencies who spoke at an information session at the Sterling Community Center on Sunday.
The state-owned Alaska Gasline Development Corp. has developed preliminary designs for "offtake" facilities that would allow communities to take natural gas from a large-diameter gas pipeline, if one were built.
For the third year in a row, enough Cook Inlet sockeye salmon have made it up the Kasilof river that area management biologists have issued emergency orders opening a section of the commercial setnet fishery earlier than its regulatory start date.
By midnight Saturday, more than 56,500 sockeye...
A verdict should soon be reached in the case of a cannery worker charged with sexually assaulting a coworker last summer.
Rosendo Pallones, 40, of Palmer, is charged with three counts of first-degree sexual assault of another cannery worker.
Promising numbers of king salmon returning to the Anchor River have prompted Alaska Department of Fish and Game managers on the lower Kenai Peninsula to raise limits on the number of king salmon that can be kept.