Transportation

A stretch of Kenai Spur Highway can be seen in this August 2019 photo in Soldotna, Alaska. (Clarion file)

ATVs, other all-purpose vehicles, to be OK on some peninsula roads

The regulations drew safety concerns when first proposed earlier this year.

 

A spruce bark beetle is seen on the underside of a piece of bark taken from logs stacked near Central Peninsula Landfill on Thursday, July 1, 2021 near Soldotna, Alaska. (Ashlyn O’Hara/Peninsula Clarion)

Feds fund beetle kill mitigation efforts

The funds were part of $2 million in beetle kill mitigation funds obtained by Sen. Lisa Murkowski.

 

Cars wait while debris is cleared from a section of the Sterling Highway on Monday, Nov. 1, 2021 near Cooper Landing, Alaska. A landslide on Sunday morning blocked both lanes of the highway, which had partially reopened Monday.(Camille Botello/Peninsula Clarion)

Traffic moving with delays in Cooper Landing after landslide

The landslide happened on a section of road between Mileposts 49 and 51 on the Sterling Highway.

 

Traffic moves north along the Sterling Highway shortly after a fatal crash closed the highway for several hours Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021. The state is seeking federal funding for a project aimed at improving safety along the Sterling Highway between mileposts 82.5 to 94, or between Sterling and Soldotna. (Photo by Erin Thompson/Peninsula Clarion)

State looks to federal funding for Sterling Highway project

The project is aimed at improving highway safety between Sterling and Soldotna.

Traffic moves north along the Sterling Highway shortly after a fatal crash closed the highway for several hours Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021. The state is seeking federal funding for a project aimed at improving safety along the Sterling Highway between mileposts 82.5 to 94, or between Sterling and Soldotna. (Photo by Erin Thompson/Peninsula Clarion)
photos by Peter Segall | Juneau Empire                                The MV Matanuska tied up at the Auke Bay Ferry Terminal on Thursday.
photos by Peter Segall | Juneau Empire                                The MV Matanuska tied up at the Auke Bay Ferry Terminal on Thursday.
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