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Just before 11 p.m. Tuesday as the last of the suns rays bounced off of the Kasilof River, an hours-long lull in fishing broke when Matt Buta and Mike Matheny hooked into king salmon at the same time.

Wed, 06/03/2015 - 7:49pm

"Grow up." That's what I tell some of my plants. Upright plants, bathed in air, are less apt to get fungal diseases, and those bearing fruits - tomatoes, for example - are less likely to have their fruits attacked by slugs and turtles.

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 3:08pm

FAIRBANKS - Everything tastes better on a camping trip, but that doesn't mean camp food can't be improved on. After spending last summer in a camp food rut, eating mostly couscous and hummus, I asked friends for inspiration for the 2015 camping season.

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 3:08pm

Please join the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge staff for a very special occasion - the Grand Opening of your new refuge Visitor Center on Saturday from 1-5 p.m.

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 3:08pm

Getting skunked is an all-too-frequent result of having participated in the activity known as "sport fishing." Yet, being skunked is seldom talked about, and almost never put it into writing. It's high time someone took on the subject.

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 3:07pm

Like so many anglers before them, fishermen braved intermittent rain and chill for the opening weekend of king salmon fishing on three southern peninsula streams. And, like so many before - they had varying degrees of success. Just after 5 a.m.

Wed, 05/27/2015 - 7:50pm

Enough fish were caught during last weekend's king opener on the southern Kenai Peninsula's salmon streams to keep things interesting, and other options for catching a salmon are beginning to open up to anglers in the coming week.

Wed, 05/27/2015 - 7:50pm

"Seeking the name of person who cuts chaga from private property and trails established by locals. Blatant disregard for posted signs and trail cameras.

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 4:01pm

(Author's note: Because 2015 marks the 30th year that a Kenai River king salmon has held the IGFA, all-tackle world record, let's consider what it takes - or more aptly what it doesn't take - to catch big fish.

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 9:15am

In a gorgeous warm May this year, we have not yet sniffed the bitter scent of flaming spruce. When we do, many of us will think back to a year that still haunts us. In summer 2004, a Vermont-sized patch of Alaska burned in wildfires.

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 4:01pm


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