JUNEAU - Vic Kohring, who was nominated for U.S. Senate last month by the Alaskan Independence Party, withdrew his candidacy in the interest of getting a "good Republican elected.
Funny River Road resident Jim Harpring said his property at mile 31 is the first place where brown bears encounter humans.
Most of the popular destinations have already been reserved, but campers will soon see a fee increase for the public-use cabins maintained by Alaska State Parks.
In late October, the U.S.
Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation staff who attempted to fully assess the Arness Septage Site in Nikiski through the decades were met with, according to a DEC staff email, "delays, lack of cooperation and low priority" in general for mitigating the contaminates left there.
The National Marine Fisheries Service has announced nominees for two seats on the International Pacific Halibut Commision, and a Homer man and a consultant for the Kenai River Sportfishing Association are among the candidates.
The Kenai National Wildlife refuge announced an emergency closure to sport hunting for brown bear effective at 12:01 a.m. Saturday.
GIRDWOOD - Alaska's Board of Fisheries touched on Cook Inlet issues as it prepared for the upcoming meeting season at a work session this week. The Oct.
Several local fishermen have been named to serve on an Upper Cook Inlet Task Force appointed by the Alaska Board of Fisheries to look into issues around the Kenai River Late-Run King Salmon Management Plan.
The state of Alaska will accept $23.5 million in federal Education Jobs Fund money aimed at preventing teacher layoffs, despite a lack of budget-driven layoffs.
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