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With wildfire risks high, remain vigilant

...was the largest human-caused fire reported over the Memorial Day weekend. Firefighters from Central Emergency be caused by an abandoned campfire.Ahead of the Memorial Day weekend, Forestry sent out a press release with a number...
Tight Lines: King opener draws mixed success on south peninsula streams

...the southern Kenai Peninsula for years on the opening weekend of king salmon fishing. "It's a family tradition for Memorial Day," he said. "Back in the early 2000s there was really good fishing here. Now it's kind of slow." The Ninilchik...
Community pauses to remember

...died in service of their country. Memorial Day began with the Posting of the Colors...morning wind. Destin Trickel said Memorial Day is about learning respect, a lesson...May 19, 2015, declares May 25 Memorial Day for 2015 in the state of Alaska...
Op-ed: Truly memorializing Memorial Day

...thousands, as we know, we need to remember as we mark the Memorial Day period. They are the casualties we need to remember...picture was surrounded by the words "It's called Memorial Day. Not National Barbecue Day." To most, the holiday...
An Outdoor View: Fishing and luck

...It was too early in the year. Anyone knows kings don't come into the Kenai in any kind of fishable numbers until Memorial Day weekend. Besides, it was too cold to be on the water. Chunks of winter ice still lined the banks. And the water...
Tight Lines: Anglers gear up for fishing season

Memorial Day weekend marks the traditional start of salmon season on the Kenai Peninsula, and while numerous conservation measures are in place...
Remember, honor our fallen soldiers

...Kenai Peninsula associate it with, Memorial Day weekend isn't just about fishing...the official birthplace of Memorial Day. They chose Waterloo - which had...1866 - because the town made Memorial Day an annual, communitywide event...
What's Happening

Best Bets ? A Memorial Day Weekend Patriotic Quilt Show will be on display at the Kenai Visitor's Center Saturday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday from...
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Keep it safe on Memorial Day weekend

After one of the odder winters in recent memory, Memorial Day weekend has arrived. And that means the kids are out of school, fish are in the rivers and it's time for us to get under way...
Alaska wildfire responders keeping an eye on dry conditions

...low humidity, evaporating precious moisture from already dry undergrowth. The conditions are expected to last into Memorial Day weekend. The same weather system is drying out southcentral Alaska and even making coastal rainforest on the Panhandle...


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