Over the past fifty years Cook Inlet’s endangered beluga whales have changed their feeding habits, eating less prey that originates in marine waters and more prey influenced by fresh water, according to a new study of chemical traces in beluga bones and teeth.
Despite poor sockeye returns so far in the Gulf of Alaska and commercial fishing restrictions in other areas, Upper Cook Inlet’s commercial fishermen are still going to get their opening this week.
A harmful pathogen previously known only in goats and sheep has been found in healthy Alaskan moose and caribou.
Homer Electric Association power bills will rise July 1, driven by the cost of the Cook Inlet natural gas that fuels about 90 percent of the utility cooperative’s electrical generation.
Brystol Flynn, 5, makes a dash for the finish line during a kids’ footrace at the North Peninsula Recreation Service Area’s Family Fun in the Midnight Sun event Saturday, June 16, 2018 in Nikiski, Alaska. The annual event features a variety of booths and activities, including a candy hunt and footraces, martial arts demonstrations, food trucks, raffles and a chance to spray a fire hose courtesy of the Nikiski Fire Department. Though the morning started out chilly and rainy, the rain stopped by early afternoon for awhile.
It’s been 27 years since I graduated from high school — and at least that long since a high school kid called me a nerd.
Here on the peninsula, opportunities to purchase locally sourced food is growing.
Though the budget is finalized for the upcoming year, the finance battles aren’t done at the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly yet.
This spring, the city of Soldotna created a new special project and communications coordinator position. Jhasmine Lamb, who has filled the position, is working with the city to create a Soldotna’s first social media policy.