Weather

Joe Edwards of Houston, Texas, watches as his king salmon weights in at 16.2 pounds at the Douglas Harbor for the Golden North Salmon Derby in August of 2011. Scientists with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in Juneau said the 28-inch size limit for chinook salmon, while intended as a conservation measure, may be removing fast-growing fish from the population over time.

A king without a crown: Chinook vulnerable to ocean forces

Editor’s note: This is the ninth in the Morris Communications series “The case for conserving the Kenai king salmon.” Alaska’s long-lived monarch — the king… Continue reading

Joe Edwards of Houston, Texas, watches as his king salmon weights in at 16.2 pounds at the Douglas Harbor for the Golden North Salmon Derby in August of 2011. Scientists with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in Juneau said the 28-inch size limit for chinook salmon, while intended as a conservation measure, may be removing fast-growing fish from the population over time.

Borough on standby for approaching storm

With a storm headed from Russia toward Southcentral Alaska, the Kenai Peninsula Borough Incident Management Team is on standby. “Our team is monitoring this weather… Continue reading

In Brief

In Brief

Teen killed in ATV accident A 15-year-old died in a Clam Gulch all-terrain vehicle accident Saturday. According to a Monday Alaska State Troopers report, troopers,… Continue reading

In Brief

Announcements

The Office of Children’s Services is conducting a resource family orientation on Thursday, May 30, from 6-8 p.m. at the OCS office, 3670 Lake Street… Continue reading

Announcements

The Seldovia Chamber of Commerce holds its fifth annual Human Powered Fishing Derby on Memorial Day weekend. The derby runs from 8 a.m. Friday to… Continue reading

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