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Tight Lines: The quiet alternative

...saddle up for a recent mountain bike ride. We started early in Cooper Landing, peddling up the switchback-laden Quartz Creek Trail, on our way to its terminus at Crescent Lake. With his last bike being a Schwinn Stingray it took more than...
Air fair ready for takeoff

...the Seward Airport to pick up one of seven cards in a 5-gallon bucket from each destination.Then he will fly to Quartz Creek airstrip in Cooper Landing, Homer, Ninilchick, Kasilof, McGahan Industrial Park in Nikiski and complete the three...
Sterling Highway in Cooper Landing reopened

...According to information posted on the Alaska 511 website, a two-vehicle collision had closed the highway west of Quartz Creek Road. The cause of the accident is yet to be determined.
Part 1: Running in cycles

...the Kenai River: the Funny River, Killey River and Quartz Creek. The majority of early run Kenai River king salmon...first year Fish and Wildlife has monitored escapement on Quartz Creek, males outnumbered females in the Killey River in 2012...
News | Conserving the Kenai King
Trout fishing in salmon land

...the fireworks will begin for fly casters working the Quartz Creek "bead fishery," where a large population of rainbows...course, when the trout fishing coalition heads for Quartz Creek, it's a great time to sneak back to those trout lies...
Bear sow and 2 cubs killed

...Another sub-adult female brown bear was killed in Cooper Landing. Residents reported a bear wandering around the West Quartz Creek Subdivision, rummaging through garbage and destroying bird feeders. Following routine clean up and establishing precautions...
Seek rainbows, discover cohos [+video]

...what they know and stick with beads and flesh," Kuepper said. "Dry flies are definitely an over-looked area." Quartz Creek is also fishing well, but is not quite to its peak. Kuepper said that should come in another week or so. "But it...
Trout hoppin' as silvers yet to dance [+video] places like the upper Kenai, the middle Kenai, Quartz (Creek) and (the) Russian River - the reds are starting...pools and all that," Pawluk said. Anglers can try Quartz Creek, but don't overlook the pullouts lining the Kenai...
Time to move some dirt in Cooper Landing

...Facilities is working on the stretch of highway through Cooper Landing. The project focuses on miles 45 to 60, roughly Quartz Creek Road to the east end of Skilak Lake Loop Road. The Sterling Highway through that stretch has seen little improvement...
Upgrade to Sterling Highway nears completion

...observers this summer. ''If they noticed muddy water in Quartz Creek, I think we would have heard about it,'' Seaberg...said. The project also had to dig farther into its Quartz Creek gravel pit to get the proper grade of fill, he said...


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