Refine Search

Sprucing up the Capitol

...residents present at the cutting ceremony wanted to be part of such a unique event in their community. Gladys Nichols, Chris Degernes and Keith Freeman, all of Cooper Landing, have all lived in Alaska for 30 to 40 years and said the ceremony was...
Park fees increase

...between $20 and $25. "A couple of decal fees went up, but not all of them," said Kenai Area Superintendent Chris Degernes at the Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation in Soldotna. Resident annual camping passes increased 33 percent...
State Public Use Cabins are filling up fast

As people from all over the world finalize their plans to visit the Kenai Peninsula this summer, Chris Degernes, Alaska State Parks Kenai Area Superintendent, is encouraging local residents to beat the stampede and get their reservations...
Wake studies planned this summer

...said, but Parks must know more before passing restrictions to address the problem. That is the reason for a study Chris Degernes, Kenai area superintendent for Alaska State Parks, hopes the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will do this summer...
Boating changes OK'd; DNR proposes phaseout extension is used. The regulation also limits overall boat size to no more than 21 feet long and 106 inches wide. Chris Degernes, chief of field operations for DNR, said comments from Alaskans that converting to the newer technology would be...
No-wake zones pitched for Kenai River

...two new no-wake zones on the Kenai River," said Chris Degernes, chief of field operations for the Alaska Division...Room in Anchorage. Written comments may be sent to: Chris Degernes, Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation, 550 W...
Boats get 50 horses get to their fishing spot faster. ?The Kenai River has been limited to 35 horsepower since 1985,? said Chris Degernes, chief of field operations for the Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation. ?If people are planning to use an...
Around the Peninsula

...restrictions, Kenai River user fees and committee updates. The public is invited to attend. For more information, call Chris Degernes at 262-5581. Village fair seeking vendors, volunteers The Healthy Communities-Healthy People is seeking vendors...
Everyone shares wealth of peninsula wilderness

...the wintertime," Carter said. "If you're going to grow the economy, you have to have an infrastructure." Chris Degernes, the present superintendent of State Parks on the peninsula, is also president of the Kenai Peninsula Tourism Marketing...
Answers to river issues elusive

...looks," he said. Documenting dirty looks "would be tough," he added. Kenai area State Parks Superintendent Chris Degernes said there are 348 guides currently registered for the Kenai River. A study is needed that can determine such things...


  • 150 Trading Bay Rd, Kenai, AK 99611
  • Switchboard: 907-283-7551
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-283-3584
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-283-3299
  • Business Fax: 907-283-3299
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-335-1257
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback