Explore the Kenai

Tight Lines
10/19/2016 - 13:33
It had been at least ten years since my last visit to the U.S. Forest Service’s cabin on Upper...
 
08/31/2016 - 19:03
Editor's note: This article has been updated to show that cans in pressure canners should be...
 
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08/23/2016 - 18:07
After 42 years, the Alaska state record for a sport-caught pink salmon was broken — twice. Thomas...
 
08/10/2016 - 20:06
At first, Tom Weber thought he had gotten lucky and caught a king salmon in his dipnet. Out fishing...
 

Columns

01/12/2017 - 22:29
Sometimes one thing leads to another. It was in fall 2012 as the Alaska Department of Fish...
 
09/15/2016 - 17:56
Fall caught me by surprise this week. One day, it was summer. The next day held that chilly...
 
09/15/2016 - 17:56
Earlier this month I was fortunate enough to take part in the course “Field Techniques for Invasive...
 
08/18/2016 - 19:08
Author’s note: This column first appeared in the Clarion 21 years ago, but what it says about...
 
07/28/2016 - 18:09
Avid bikers and others can look forward to riding a new singletrack that will stretch from...
 

Information & How-To

01/16/2015 - 00:28
If fishing is on your Alaska “to-do” list, but you need a few tips, this is for you. Guides An easy...
 
01/16/2015 - 00:29
1. Where can I get a fishing license? It’s easiest to purchase your fishing license after you...
 
12/16/2014 - 07:54
While salmon and trout fishing on the Kenai River is what brings anglers from all over the world to...
 
01/16/2015 - 00:36
Lower Kenai River Great stretches of the Kenai River are open to the public for bank fishing, but...
 
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01/01/2012 - 02:00
1. Place dressed fish with belly toward you. With a very sharp knife, cut through flesh from end of...
 
01/01/2012 - 02:00
"How To Identify Salmon, Trout and Other Species Found in Alaska" Images and Information © Alaska...
 
01/16/2015 - 00:27
Anchor Point Anchor River State Rec. Area (907) 522-8368 bit.ly/AnchorRec Camping: $10 / night, $5...
 
01/16/2015 - 00:45
The hiking and biking trails of the Kenai Peninsula offer access to many exquisite natural habitats...
 
12/16/2014 - 10:37
With moose wandering through residential neighborhoods, migratory birds stopping by on their way...
 
01/16/2015 - 00:45
In Alaska, bears — black and brown — can be anywhere, and residents and tourists alike should keep...
 
01/02/2012 - 12:11
Of the many recreational opportunities on the Kenai Peninsula, few rival the memories and fun that...
 
01/16/2015 - 00:25
The phrase "Ring of Fire" sounds as if it belongs in a Tolkien epic, but on the Kenai Peninsula...
 
01/03/2012 - 10:24
There’s adventure and beauty in the wild country, but also an element of risk. Snow avalanches,...
 

Activities

01/16/2015 - 00:30
Go-cart racing The Go-Kart Race Track, 4487 Sterling Highway, Soldotna, 907-262-1562. Disc Golf...
 
01/16/2015 - 00:38
Oilers Baseball The city of Kenai is home to the collegiate baseball team the Peninsula Oilers...
 
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03/17/2016 - 21:24
 
05/15/2016 - 21:02
Editor's note: This article has been updated to correct the spelling of the name of Charis Place...
 

Recipes

09/08/2015 - 17:44
Over the years, I’ve happily stayed with one basic formula for making baked caramel custard. And,...
 
09/08/2015 - 17:45
My mom made wonderful homemade tomato soup. I think this in one of the lost recipes. She canned...
 
08/11/2015 - 17:19
1996 Boulder Colorado My Trip with Bernie to Denver This is the last in a series of my trips to...
 
06/26/2014 - 19:01
I was in the Air Force, stationed near Oxnard, California in the late 1950s, when I discovered the...
 
01/01/2012 - 02:00
Submitted by: Evy Gebhardt 1 lb. halibut cut into small cubes Saute halibut in 1 Tbsp butter,...