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Kenai talks 2014 dipnet fishery

...future. Data collected from users showed participants from the central Kenai Peninsula totaled 14 percent, while Anchorage-area residents made up nearly 60 percent of fishery users. One of the problems experienced this year, was traffic being...
Alaska LNG holds first open house in Nikiski currently mapped to take one of two routes to Nikiski. One runs south from the North Slope until it reaches the Anchorage area and hops the Susitna River, running down the west side of the Cook Inlet to a spot between Beluga and Tyonek before...
Alaska Junior Open wraps up at Birch Ridge

...title of our group is the Alaska Junior Golf Association, and for a while all the tournaments were played in the Anchorage area and everybody could go home for the night," Koshimizu said. "But what wasn't fair was the kids from Soldotna...
Woman mauled by bear

...arrived, lent the responding trooper an ATV and the riders helped bring Knudsen down the trail.Jessy Coltrane, Anchorage area wildlife biologist with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, said vegetation along the trail is about 5 feet tall...
What others say: Avoiding an in-state fight over F-35s is essential

...leaders outside of Fairbanks should be unified behind Eielson. And that's essential because it is natural for Anchorage-area government and business leaders to want the F-35s, along with their large economic impact, to be located in their...
Tentative education deal overshadowed by Knik Arm

...didn't take up a concurrence vote until Wednesday, day 93 of what was scheduled to be a 90-day session, when two Anchorage-area Republican lawmakers were absent, Reps. Lora Reinbold of Eagle River and Bob Lynn of Anchorage. The vote was 20-18...
Group behind setnet ban initiative files appeal

...asking for voters to consider banning setnetting in the urban, nonsubsistence, areas of the state - such as the Anchorage area, much of the Kenai Peninsula, Valdez and Juneau. It would eliminate Cook Inlet setnetters and not have an immediate...
Kenai Peninsula economic outlook slowed, but steady

...those who live, but don't work here, 1,900 people work in the North Slope, while another 1,738 work in the Anchorage area."For several years, the Kenai has brought in more income than it has let out," she said. "The people who leave...
Troopers to hold second citizen academy

...explaining what they do in their unit, how they do it and past successes. Many of the instructors are from the Anchorage area because troopers have more resources there, he said. However, if the agency is able to, it utilizes Kenai Peninsula-based...
High wind warnings for Anchorage

ANCHORAGE - The Anchorage area was in the path of a strong wind storm, but weather forecasters said Monday the winds are not expected to be as severe as those...


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