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Busy weekend sees increase in accidents

With the increase of motorists on land and water across the central Kenai Peninsula this weekend, first responders saw a steady rise in accidents.From Friday to Sunday, Alaska...
Reader not happy with current legislature

...bad bills that ultimately failed include HB 77, which would have given too much power to DNR to make decisions on land and water use permits and severely limit public comment. It was nothing more than a power grab, and we said no, loudly, so...
Quilting show opens in Kenai

...long stripes of fabric have a rippled 3-D effect. The use of sand colored layered fabric give a live feeling for land and water, Tarbox said. "(Wallace) is experimenting with three-dimensional work," Tarbox said. "It is fun for her...
Flood Aware Fair attendance low

...noon Department of Natural Resources Division of Mining Land and Water Chief of the Water Resources Section David Schade said...Environmental Conservation, the Division of Mining Land and Water, the Alaska Division of Homeland Security and Emergency...
Go green with plant-based food for Earth Day

...course, makes a difference not only for animals, but for our environment, as well. In addition to using an excess of land and water, researchers report that the raising of animals destined for our dinner plates produce more greenhouse gas emissions...
Reworked HB77 up for debate in Alaska Legislature

...activities that adhere to terms of the permit. Wyn Menefee, chief of operations for the state Division of Mining, Land and Water, has said the type of activities that would fall under that category are fairly small, such as boat storage on a...
Revised HB77 deserves consideration

...projects passed the Legislature.However, DNR's efforts through House Bill 77 to increase the efficiency of our land and water-use authorizations did not pass last year. It is important to note that most provisions of the bill did not trigger...
Kenai Peninsula leads fight against elodea

...However, the permitting for chemical eradication can be a slow process requiring approval from the Division of Mining, Land and Water, the Department of Fish and Game and the Department of Environmental Conservation, she said. She said the key to...
Recreation briefs

...caregivers must attend with children). Participants must bring a swimsuit and towel and will rotate through dry-land and water safety stations. Allow approximately 1 to 2 hours to complete stations. A proper fitting Mustang lifejacket for your...
K-Beach flood exact cause and fix unknown of information and analyses that need to be done before. There's no simple solution." DNR Division of Mining Land and Water Chief of the Water Resources Section David Schade said some solutions have been suggested, but until studies are done...


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