A strain of bacteria known to cause respiratory issues in Lower 48 bighorn sheep has been detected in Alaska, and on the Kenai Peninsula, for the first time, putting farmers and wildlife conservationists on alert.
The state is targeting sea otters because of concerns about their growing population.
The floral printed dress with an empire waist and halter top looked great on Nikiski junior Diana Narimanidze, eliciting a chorus of “oohs” and “ahhs” from the group of women standing around the mirror with her, but that was the problem.
Health insurer Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alaska is planning a multimillion-dollar investment into Alaska’s mental health and rural health care service.
Western Kenai Peninsula residents can now get to Homer, Kenai or Ninilchik by shuttle, courtesy of the Ninilchik Traditional Council.
The old saying goes that there’s no bad conditions, only bad gear. The Nikiski Fire Department is testing exactly how far that goes with some of the hardest conditions imaginable: underwater beneath about three feet of ice, with blizzard conditions raging outside.
Tyonek, the six-month old Cook Inlet beluga whale calf rescued from a mudflat in Sept. 2017, was transported from Seward’s Alaska SeaLife Center to his new home at a SeaWorld theme park in San Antonio, Texas on Thursday.
Central Kenai Peninsula fishermen will get to stay at home for the 2020 Board of Fisheries meeting.
A storm that brought significant snowfall, icy roads and high winds to the peninsula on Thursday and Friday created perilous road conditions that snarled traffic and sent a handful of people to the hospital....