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Ice jam moves downriver

...information, call the Soldotna DEC office at 262-5210. Spectators watch as ice backs up under the then brand-new Kenai River bridge in Soldotna in 1967. Photo by Bill Allen/Kenai Penins While the ice and flood danger are not over, a quick look...
Trial run for the 2014 Rotary Kenai River Ice Classic

...Kenai River Ice Classic. Last Wednesday as the Department of Transportation (DOT) closed the outside lane of the Kenai River Bridge in Soldotna, a Spenard Builders Supply (SBS) boom truck pulled into place loaded with a 2-ton block of ice and...
Soldotna passes code changes, awards construction contracts the amount of $62,000. The project will repair damage from a 2011 water main break at the north side of the Kenai River bridge. The city patched the damage after the initial break. Even though Sterling Highway is state right of way because...
A colorful scenario?

Look at the pretty lights on the Kenai River Bridge. Wow! Red, green, purple, blue, bump, bump!? Oops, guess I should have kept my eyes on the road. Lynn Parish Soldotna
Photo feature: Bridging the gap

Photo by M. Scott Moon A construction worker crosses the new Kenai River Bridge in Soldotna on Tuesday morning. With the new structure complete, crews are working to remove the temporary span.
Bridge woes: Time has come to drive forward

Motorists have been approaching Monday?s scheduled opening of the new Kenai River bridge in Soldotna as they?ve been approaching the bridge construction site itself warily. After two years of delays, missed deadlines...
Reader: Lights obstruct view of the Kenai River

I am writing this letter in response to the question regarding the lights on the new Kenai River bridge. I moved to Alaska to continue enjoying the great outdoors that seemed to be disappearing in the Lower 48, and even when driving...
Rabbit numbers multiply

...parked in a lot off Fireweed Avenue in Soldotna. The animals are growing in number in the neighborhood near the Kenai River bridge. Photo by M. Scott Moon Evidently, rabbit stew is not a popular dish in Soldotna. This is clear due to several...
Future projects spell big bucksx

...millions of dollars in highway projects, including an upgrade to the Sterling Highway in Soldotna and widening of the Kenai River bridge. Forcenergy Inc. plans installation this summer of a $35 million exploration platform by Redoubt Shoal. It plans...
Local Trails trophy moose. How to find it: Trailhead is at Mile 52.3 of the Sterling Highway near Cooper Landing at the Kenai River bridge. Fuller Lakes Trail FF+ 4.5 miles long Features: Upper and Lower Fuller Lake offer one of the few waters on...


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