Skilak Lake

Subsistence board: no kings for Kenai gillnet fishery

The upcoming subsistence gillnet fishery on the Kenai River can target sockeye, but kings are off limits.  An emergency Special Action of the Federal Subsistence… Continue reading

 

Card Street Fire advances

Firefighters continued to battle the human-caused Card Street fire in Sterling, estimated to be at 2,000 acres, Tuesday evening. Crews of nearly 100 firefighters constructed… Continue reading

 

Breeding Bird Survey conducted by listening to songs

Breeding Bird Survey conducted by listening to songs

I saw the moon for the first time this summer. Waking up at 2 a.m. brings a new perspective to the seemingly perpetual daylight of… Continue reading

 

Central Emergency Services firefighter Spencer Mclean works to contain a portion of the nearly 183,000-acre Funny River Horse Trail wildfire near Soldotna’s Funny River neighborhood on Sunday.-Photo by  Rashah McChesney,  Morris News Service - Alaska

Rain helping Funny River firefighters

After several days of fighting to keep the Funny River Horse Trail wildfire from burning homes in communities along the Sterling Highway and Funny River… Continue reading

Central Emergency Services firefighter Spencer Mclean works to contain a portion of the nearly 183,000-acre Funny River Horse Trail wildfire near Soldotna’s Funny River neighborhood on Sunday.-Photo by  Rashah McChesney,  Morris News Service - Alaska
Strong run of sockeye forecast for 2014

Strong run of sockeye forecast for 2014

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is expecting another solid sockeye salmon run in Upper Cook Inlet for 2014, but a weak return to… Continue reading

Strong run of sockeye forecast for 2014
A notice posted on the gate at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge visitor center and headquarters in Soldotna informs visitors that U.S. Fish and Wildlife lands and facilities are closed, and programs and activities canceled, due to a lapse in appropriations.-Photo by Will Morrow, Peninsula Clarion

Fishing guides caught in consequences of shutdown

Cooper Landing resident Alec Lamberson had intended to take a furloughed government worker fishing Monday. Plans changed when he and other guides received a call… Continue reading

A notice posted on the gate at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge visitor center and headquarters in Soldotna informs visitors that U.S. Fish and Wildlife lands and facilities are closed, and programs and activities canceled, due to a lapse in appropriations.-Photo by Will Morrow, Peninsula Clarion
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