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With early morning settling in on the bright blue waters of the Kenai River, Andy Foor was prepared for a long morning of fishing when he heard screaming.

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 7:09pm

Anglers may have to work a little harder this week on the Kenai River as the fishing has slowed down.

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 7:08pm

Coyotes are perhaps the most adaptable carnivore in North America, ranging from the Atlantic to the Pacific coasts and from Central America north to Interior Alaska.

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 5:40pm

Back when I did more crazy things than I now do, I used to fish the Kenai far more than I now do. I didn't give a hoot what the river was doing. I fished when it was muddy enough to plow. I fished during floods.

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 5:40pm

Mid-summer is shirt-sleeve weather, an enjoyable time of year to be out and about with family and friends. But it also is the heart of mosquito season, so beware the escalating health risks caused by their bites. The No.

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 5:40pm

ANCHORAGE - A basic rule on what to do when encountering a bear in the wilderness is so common, it's long been a mantra: "If it's brown, you lie down. If it's black, you fight back." But there's a caveat for run-ins with brown - or grizzly - bears.

Sat, 07/09/2016 - 4:44pm

Mosses and lichens are among the most abundant plants on the Kenai Peninsula, both of which contribute to the ecosystem on a large scale.

Thu, 07/07/2016 - 5:38pm

Unless you've been in a coma for the past several years, you've heard that the so-called early run of Kenai River king salmon is in trouble. Any threat to these fish is a big thing for many Alaskans. These are the first salmon of the year.

Thu, 07/07/2016 - 5:38pm

The last of the "hounds of spring" is in its glory. Dogwood. The flamboyant show began back in late winter when cornelian cherry (Cornus mas), a kind of dogwood, swathed its branches in a veil of small, yellow blossoms.

Thu, 07/07/2016 - 5:37pm

The Kenai River sockeye and late-run king salmon runs are both off to optimistically large starts.

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 7:19pm


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