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Kenai ski teams, Soldotna's Fox take ski titles at Colony Invitational

...bit of everything during the recent snow drought, from bounding on Kenai Golf Course with poles to ice skating on Headquarters Lake.On Friday and Saturday in the Colony Invitational at Government Peak, it all paid off.The Kardinals were tops...
On going wild

...around the headquarters are a good, accessible place to view wildlife. In particular, the trail along the nearby Headquarters Lake is a good place to spot Aleutian terns, loons and the occasional moose, Morton said. Moose and caribou are most...
Local ski studs hope to see state glory Dan Harbison said conditions at Tsalteshi are better than many may think. After a few days of skiing around Headquarters Lake, Harbison said his Stars team has been glad to get back to trail skiing."It hasn't been great that we're...
Search for the Rusty Blackbird begins

...information to track specific species.Eskelin said six years ago he encountered a family of Rusty Blackbirds at Headquarters Lake, but last year was the first year he didn't see them nest there."They like to nest next to a lake or boggy...
Refuge Notebook: Winter Solstice is for the birds

...about our daily business in 6 hours of winter twilight. Arctic and Aleutian Terns nest in a small mixed colony on Headquarters Lake. They are very similar in appearance so the less-than-avid-birder might not appreciate that these really are...
Marketing 'Kenai' in the science world

...because it was first collected here on the Refuge at Headquarters Lake. As an aside, Sphagnum bergianum was also collected for the first time at Headquarters Lake and was so named to honor Dr. Ed Berg, the long-time...
Going 'oding' for dragonflies Janine Ray, an observant seasonal employee. If you're looking for a good place to search for dragonflies, Headquarters Lake off Ski Hill Road is as good as any. John Hudson, the author of "Dragonflies of Alaska," identified eight species...
Ski season starts with Flat-out Flight Races

...season opened with the Flat-out Flight Races on Headquarters Lake in Soldotna on Saturday. "People were really happy...Michaud of Kenai at 12:48. Flat-out Flight Races Headquarters Lake 6 kilometers Boys Flight 1 1. Dillon Jensen, Sol...
Ski teams race before big snow

Area ski teams got in some racing this weekend despite low-snow conditions. The races were held on Headquarters Lake, and with Saturday night's big snowfall, hopefully that venue has been retired for the year.The results follow:Friday's...
Skiing still good despite warm weather he expects the snow to pack down and rut up as the trails are skied.Holt said he plans to begin grooming Headquarters Lake by the weekend for additional skiing options.Updates on Tsalteshi trail conditions can be found at its Facebook...


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