The members of the Board of Fisheries agree that Pacific salmon hatchery impacts on wild salmon stocks are concerning, but they aren’t clear on what to do to address them yet.
As flocks of birds settle on the central Kenai Peninsula this spring, flocks of people will be following them with cameras and binoculars this weekend.
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Tourists from the Lower 48 who come to Soldotna to fish or hike sometimes find themselves surprised by a less-expected feature of the local landscape — Soldotna’s Blockbuster Video, one of the Alaskan remnants of the once-ubiquitous rental chain that survived its parent company’s 2010 bankruptcy and competition from rental kiosks and online streaming to become among the last in the U.S. The Soldotna Blockbuster’s Facebook page is full of tourist selfies taken in front of its blue and yellow sign or in its aisles of DVDs, accompanied by nostalgic exclamations.
The much-debated net pens in the main part of Tutka Bay won’t be there this summer after all.
Anyone charged with a crime related to setting fires will likely have tougher punishments to face in the future.
There were nerves and smiles, a few tears, some bedazzled caps and a lot of relief in the moments before Kenai Peninsula College’s 2018 River Campus graduates took their seats.
Students released rainbow trout into Johnson Lake during the 18th Annual Kenai Peninsula Salmon Celebration in Kasilof. Approximately 950 borough students released 5,000 fish into the lake as part of an Alaska Department of Fish and Game restocking effort.
A former Nikiski man who posed as a state trooper last year will serve nearly four years in federal prison for illegally possessing firearms as a convicted felon.