Moose Nugget Regatta results posted

Sat, 07/22/2017 - 02:56

The Moose Nugget Regatta was held on Wasilla Lake on July 15 and 16. Over 100 rowers competed at the 1,000-meter sprint regatta, mostly from the central Kenai Peninsula’s Alaska Midnight Sun Rowing Association, the eastern peninsula’s Kenai Crewsers Rowing Club and the Anchorage Rowing Association.

Twins take down Palmer

Sat, 07/22/2017 - 01:57

PALMER — Having four days off can feel like an eternity for a baseball player or coach.

Results posted for Soldotna Cycle Series

Sat, 07/22/2017 - 00:56

More and more cyclists keep showing up for the Soldotna Cycle Series on Wednesday nights at Tsalteshi Trails, but none of them can figure out a way to defeat Mike Crawford.

Oilers, Bucs split

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 00:08

With the race for the final playoff spot in the Alaska Baseball League heating up, so are the Peninsula Oilers.

Dirt Track Shootout hits Twin City Raceway this weekend

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 00:08

The Alaska Dirt Track Shootout will be at Twin City Raceway on Saturday and Sunday.

Butcher joins other Brown Bears at UW-Stout

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 00:08

Anchorage’s Evan Butcher took his time and came to the same conclusion as three of his teammates with the Kenai River Brown Bears.

KCHS volleyball hosts sports physicals Saturday

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 00:08

The Kenai Central High School volleyball program will host their annual fall sports physicals Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon at the high school. Enter at the main school doors and signs will be posted to the location of the physicals. Forms also will be available.

Birch Ridge Golf Report

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 00:08

After just concluding the Alaska Junior Golf Association Junior Masters Tournament on Monday and Tuesday, our schedule resumed Wednesday with the ladies league, men’s senior league and men’s night all played on a rainy Wednesday.

Refuge Notebook: The bad biter par excellence

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 20:53

On a glorious, sunny day years ago after biking up the Resurrection Pass Trail to Juneau Lake, my companion and I paused to enjoy the spectacular alpine view and cool breeze by the water. The initial tranquility was brief. Within minutes, tens of flies the size of house flies landed on us and, with little delay, bit. These were unlike sneaky mosquitoes or black flies that can often take a blood meal without being detected; these things hurt!

Out of the Office: Researching the Russian River

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 20:53

I was standing waist deep in the Russian River with my rod tucked under my right arm. It was bent nearly in half, but it was my teeth clenched onto the line, not a sockeye’s, as I attempted to secure another sinker onto my rig. My pliers had gone the way of the river, as had the previous two or three rigs I had set up.