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Editor’s note: The story has been changed to correct the first name of public defender Joy Hobart. A Homer man charged with murder three years… Continue reading
The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly is taking a torch to the problem of excess brush and woodland debris that has piled up at the landfill.… Continue reading
In the wake of the Swan Lake Fire, Sen. Peter Micciche (R-Kenai/Soldotna) is requesting a frank discussion on wildlife management policies. Micciche sent a letter… Continue reading
The Soldotna bakery shuttered Saturday after 18 years.
The Alaska Type 3 Organization has assumed command from the Northern Rockies Type 2 Team.
The fire experienced another day of little activity Monday.
The first time I reported on the Swan Lake Fire, I didn’t even mention it by name. On June 6 – 84 days ago as… Continue reading
Cucumber makes it past the Swan Lake Fire to break the Alaska State Fair record
Normal highway operations have resumed without pilot cars
The Swan Lake Fire has grown by about 8,000 acres since Monday
Residents enjoy weekend of pig races, fish throwing, and livestock auctions in Ninilchik
Crews are working to create new control lines and keep the fire away from the highway
There are a number of open seats on the Borough Assembly, the School Board and Service Area boards.
Cook Inletkeeper volunteers work to eliminate waste at Salmonfest
No increase in fire activity is expected for the Swan Lake Fire for the remainder of the season, the Eastern Area Incident Management Team said… Continue reading
A single case of measles in Soldotna was confirmed by Alaska’s Department of Health and Social Services last Tuesday, July 16, according to an announcement… Continue reading
The fire is approximately 102,027 acres.
The latest measurement of the fire puts it at 100,812 acres.
On June 28, the same day U.S. Attorney General William Barr declared a law enforcement emergency in rural Alaska, and made more than $10 million… Continue reading
After a brief period of slowed growth, the Swan Lake Fire flared up again on Monday — reaching 99,086 acres, according to an update from… Continue reading