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Refuge Notebook: Local seashells provide more than just a home for hermit crabs

...After beachcombing at low tide, perchance coinciding with a full or new moon to maximize your success, be it at Captain Cook State Park or Homer's Bishop's Beach, you're likely to end up with a small collection of shells, crab exoskeletons...
Sterling carver finds his niche

...used at Black Spruce. Between three to five sturdy cottonwood trees from Bogard's Nikiski property bordering Captain Cook State Park make their way into the studio every year. Cottonwood is good for carving and his allergic reactions to the wood...
Getting a grip: Soldotna couple share love of climbing

...Closer to home, the Larsons said that climbing in Alaska poses some challenges. Some rock, like that found near Captain Cook State Park is good for climbing, while many other places in the state have weak, crumbly rock that is less suitable.Despite...
Shellie Michaels

...Providence Extended Care in Anchorage. She was 57.Mrs. Michaels' ashes will be scattered in a private ceremony at Captain Cook State Park.Mrs. Michaels was born July 3, 1957 in Livingston, Texas. She moved to Nikiski in July 1990.Mrs. Michaels...
Borough drops plan to access North Road gravel pit

...Highway. The borough and the Apache Alaska Corporation have separate plans to extend the Spur Highway beyond Captain Cook State Park and the gravel pit is in close proximity to the proposed project area.Before the ordinance could be introduced...
Apache unveils north road extension plans

...ends past Mile 39 of the Kenai Spur Highway at Captain Cook State Park, an all-terrain vehicle trail continues along...continue from the end of the Spur Highway from Captain Cook State Park to Otter Creek in the Gray Cliffs subdivision...
School briefs No Name Creek from 9:30-11 a.m.; Third/fourth grade multi-age classes will go on a Study Trip to Captain Cook State park from 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Please make sure your student has a sack lunch. ? Friday - APC bios are...

...Loop and Cohoe Loop may be accessed at Nikiski High School. Trail distances range between .5 and 1.34 miles. Captain Cook State Park has entry to the beach that can be made by foot or car. After taking the first right once leaving the pavement...
Rock climbers build confidence

...where you still can compete, but not compare yourself to others."On Fridays, the class will move outside to Captain Cook State Park, north of Nikiski 36 miles on the Kenai Spur Highway, for boulder climbing, depending on the weather and tide...
KRSMA Board hears updates on Kasilof boat retrieval, deferred maintenance

...of Environmental Conservation approved septic system;? Reconditioning the access road and parking area at Captain Cook State Park;? Reconditioning trails at the Stormy Lake Swim Beach;? Restoring the canoe takeout at Swanson River;? Restoring...


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