Angler lands 70-pound king on Kenai

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 21:09

A South Dakota angler hit the jackpot on the Kenai River on Saturday with a nearly 70-pound king salmon on the end of his line.

Making excuses

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 21:08

I think I’m going to lose my middle-of-the-pack status.

King fishing to open in lower peninsula streams with gear restrictions

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 17:26

The Ninilchik and Deep Creek will finally be open to king salmon fishing, but with limited gear and no bait.

Texas dentist arrested for allegedly shipping drugs to Kenai hotel

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 13:10

Postal inspectors flagged the package at the Anchorage airport as suspicious

Kenai dipnet opens slow

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 22:36

The fishermen on the beach for the opening day of the Kenai River personal-use dipnet Tuesday got the benefit of a relatively uncrowded beach. However, there was a reason it wasn’t too crowded — fishing was relatively slow.

People and bears intersect on the Kenai—not always badly

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 20:44

People and bears share space in Alaska — it’s a fact of life. Sometimes, that includes driveways and front lawns.

Shop talk: Muddy Mutts

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 20:44

Nick Sorrell, the owner of Muddy Mutts Pet Wash and Grooming, said he and his partner wanted to bridge a gap in the peninsula pet grooming market.

Welcome, dipnetters!

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 22:02


Man accused of stealing, pawning family tea set

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 09:57

A Soldotna man was charged with theft after allegedly stealing and reselling a family heirloom.

Lynx trapping remains closed

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 10:56

Lynx trapping will stay closed this year on the Kenai Peninsula as the wild cats and the prey they depend on move through a low phase of the population cycle. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game announced the closure July 1 in management units 15 and 7, which encompass the peninsula, as well as unit 14c, which covers the region east of Turnagain and Knik Arms. Despite the trapping closure, a lynx hunting season will open in units 15 and 7 from Jan. 1, 2019 to Feb. 15, 2019.