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Dipnetting from boats getting more dangerous

In a July 22 letter to the editor in the Alaska Dispatch News, Marv Greene was right in his assessment of the dangers of dipnetting from a boat on the Kenai River. More and more Alaskans are dipnetting every year. My friends and I have been dipnetting...
Soldotna man arrested for assault granted custodian

...addition to his regular conditions of release, which include no contact with the alleged victim.The chance of Smith being a danger to anyone in the general public is minimal, Dominick said."He's never attacked anybody outside of his family," he said...
Op-ed: Obama kneecaps Congress (again)

...the national interest of the United States.Secretary of State John Kerry issued his own warning over the weekend about the dangers of going our own way: "If Congress says 'no' to this deal, then there will be no restraints on Iran. There will be no...
Open burns suspended

...on the Kenai Peninsula due to high fire danger. As of Monday morning, burn permits...low humidity have caused extreme fire danger conditions on the Kenai Peninsula, said...Alexandrou said.The extreme fire danger is not unique to the Kenai Peninsula...
Burn ban lifted for refuge

...canceled the restriction after rain and cooler weather conditions dampened the fire danger, according to a Tuesday media release.Though the rain has dampened fire danger, it has not put out all of the fires currently burning, according to the release...
Soldotna's Holly ready to compete at EAA AirVenture

...completely off the cliff face.After a tense few seconds of freefall, the Cessna finally nosed back into the air and out of danger."I got the skis up, the nose up, and my passenger was like, 'Well, that's a neat trick,'" Holly said.It's one...
Race isn't worth fighting over, I found out long ago

...efforts seemed a bit counterproductive. For instance, the Navy outfitted the barracks with elaborate kits to warn us about the dangers of drugs, and the drug enforcement officer held weekly sessions urging us to just say no. Then, he might end his speech...
Still too dry: Burn ban remains in effect

...on the beach it's on the sand." The danger with beach fires is that they are close...means of heating and cooking can pose a danger. He said the Kenai Fire Department responded...Even with allowed stuff there's still a danger with using anything that produces heat...
[Update] Rehabilitation to start on Card Street fire

...Statewide "open fires and activities which unduly increase the fire danger," have been banned by the Alaska Division of Forestry and...electricity. Gallagher said the deactivation was due to the danger of damaged-but-standing trees, and that HEA had a crew...
Op-ed: Repeating myself on an Iran nuclear deal

...counteract what they believe to be direct orders from their god if doing so, according to Islamic doctrine, would place them in danger of hellfire?In asking these questions, I repeat those asked in previous columns.Not so the U.S., which keeps changing...


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