Author's note: This column first appeared in the Clarion in 1993. Biologist Terry Bendock is now retired, but the issues he pointed out when I interviewed him for this column continue to plague the Kenai River watershed.
Dogs bounded happily across the banks amid smoke billowing from grills near the Ninilchik River as residents and visitors alike tried their hand for king salmon on Saturday.
Tyler and Jacqueline Alward of Homer got their fish around 9 a.m.
On Saturday, June 4, the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge kicks off our summer programs with a very special program. At 11 AM, cinematographers Kennan and Karen Ward will share their 90 minute film - Big Sur - Redwoods to the Sea.
Having spent a day this week reading through proposals to change fishing regulations, I can say with some authority that some of them definitely will heat up the proceedings at the upcoming Board of Fisheries meeting.
Spring is a good time to start eating plants, according to Dena'ina Wellness Center traditional healer Estelle Thomson. "All the things that are in those new shoots are things that your body needs to perk itself up for the summer," Thomson said.