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

By ERIN THOMPSON

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.

Anchorage power outage kills GCI wireless, local, and long-distance service statewide

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 10:20

Customers of internet and cell service provider GCI lost service around the state after a Monday morning power outage in Anchorage.

Dipnet season begins Tuesday. Here’s some things to know.

Sun, 07/08/2018 - 23:29

Tuesday marks the beginning of the busiest part of the visitor season in Kenai — the personal-use dipnet season.