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Bikers lose in bear near-collision

Traffic was bumper to bruin on at least two occasions near Cooper Landing this week.
Take your best shot

...incidents, but we have to wait until the last week," said Lt. Glenn Godfrey with the Alaska State Troopers Bureau of Wildlife Enforcement in Soldotna. While a few permit and special hunts will run later into the year, the general season for moose...
Troopers stop suspect after 60-mile high-speed pursuit

...took out his front tires and he went from 75 miles per hour down to 10 almost instantly,? he said. Alaska Bureau of Wildlife Enforcement officers also aided the situation by controlling traffic movement in the area to ensure public safety. ?Ending...
Ungulates wander closer to people, pets in search of winter food

Valentine?s Day is typically a time for love, but an arrow shot into a moose in Kenai on Feb. 14 wasn?t fired with friendly intentions and definitely didn?t come from Cupid.
Hail to the kings

...reported a number of king salmon making splashing noises in the Kenai River around Big Eddy and, according to Bureau of Wildlife Enforcement Troopers, one angler pulled in a king from the Kasilof this week. ?It?s not unheard of this time of year...
Gov. Palin appoints pair from peninsula

Two women from the Kenai Peninsula are among several Alaskans that Gov. Sarah Palin named to state boards and commissions this week.
Biology class project leads to Stormy Lake pike derby

High school science projects have come a long way from baking soda volcanoes and potato-powered clocks, as was evident to those who took part in last weekend?s ice fishing derby in Nikiski.
Fundraisers trade hair for money to go to cancer research

...the children of the community, plus research,? Renken said. Glenn Godfrey, a sergeant for the Alaska Bureau of Wildlife Enforcement Troopers, was half of a father-son tandem that raised about $500. ?It was just something my boss was...
Shot bald eagle on road to recovery after rescue

Taking a pot shot at the most recognizable living symbol of the United States is about as un-American as you can get, yet that?s apparently what someone did to a bald eagle caught by U.S. Kenai National Wildlife Refuge staff last week.
Brown bear killed after threatening tied-up dog

Bear activity across the Kenai Peninsula showed no signs of slowing this week.


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