The joy of the fight

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 21:51

Terry Umatum of Anchorage takes a deep breath after landing his Anchor River king salmon on Saturday in Anchor Point. 

Kenai to start using dipnet earnings

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 20:21

Kenai’s city government has made managing the summer dipnet fishery pay for itself. Soon, fishery revenues may pay for other things, too.

State to conduct additional turbidity monitoring this summer

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 09:38

The state will take extra measurements this summer to check whether the Kenai River really does exceed turbidity standards.

Kenai Spur accident sends 3 to hospital

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 20:21

A two-car accident on the Kenai Spur Highway on Sunday morning sent three people to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Hiker, stopped by snow in Resurrection Pass, rescued by troopers

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 20:21

A Soldotna man was rescued from the Resurrection Pass Trail on Sunday after encountering too much snow to continue.

Salmon fellows program includes 4 with peninsula connections

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 22:28

As beloved as salmon are across Alaska, they’re also the focus of tense disagreements. The Alaska Humanities Forum is convening a group of people to find ways to make those conversations more constructive.

A Keen Eye for detail: Birders turn out to take annual tally

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 22:27

By Erin Thompson

$175K Andeavor grant to fund STEM programs at school district

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 22:18

The races between the robotic cars in the hallways of Skyview Middle School on Thursday afternoon weren’t the cheering kind — after all, the kids racing the cars knew more or less exactly what they’d do. They’d built and programmed the cars, after all.

Assembly still torn on how to plug budget shortfall

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 21:34

With one meeting left before they have to approve the fiscal year 2019 budget, the members of the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly have yet to agree on a unified fix to the deficit.

Watch out for moose

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 09:35