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With two friends, I had spent the day fishing for halibut on Kachemak Bay. The bay was flat calm, so we decided to fillet our fish there instead of in the harbor.

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 6:11pm

Compared to other basic cooking techniques, grilling is hard: the temperatures are high, timing is crucial and slight differences in the thickness or wetness of the food can dramatically affect how quickly it cooks.

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 6:10pm

A number of emergency orders are in place on Kenai Peninsula waters and beaches.

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 10:01am

Early run king catches have been slow on the southern Kenai Peninsula's streams. The late spring and high, murky waters are to blame, said Carol Kerkvliet, assistant Homer area management biologist for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.

Wed, 05/29/2013 - 7:30pm

Three simple ingredients - a marshmallow, a piece of chocolate and two graham crackers. The symbol of summer and campfire snacking.

Thu, 05/23/2013 - 10:08am

The chinook salmon escapement monitoring project on the Killey River is in its sophomore year, which fortunately means that the weir is already built and stored on-site for this season's fish run.

Thu, 05/23/2013 - 10:06am

Until last year, I'd never eaten paella, let alone tried to pronounce it. Last year, at a restaurant in Kent, Wash., I finally did both. As for saying paella, I've found that few people will laugh out loud if you pronounce it "pie-ay-ah.

Thu, 05/23/2013 - 10:06am

Ellen Zachos is a modern-day forager, gathering wild foods to enrich her cuisine. New York's Central Park provides the fixings for much of her larder, which includes wines, pickles, jams and jellies made from flavorful weeds.

Thu, 05/23/2013 - 10:05am

KATMANDU, Nepal — An 80-year-old Japanese man who began the year with his fourth heart operation became the oldest conqueror of Mount Everest on Thursday, a feat he called “the world’s best feeling” even with an 81-year-old Nepalese climber not far behind him. Yuichiro Miura, a former extrem...

Thu, 05/23/2013 - 10:02am

Fishermen who are heading down to test the Ninilchik River king salmon opener this Memorial Day weekend might be discouraged by the numerous barriers presented by new regulations and the nature of the fishery itself. Single hook, no bait.

Wed, 05/22/2013 - 7:35pm


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