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Earthquake felt on Kenai Peninsula

...Alaska Earthquake Information Center. "There's not much out near the epicenter," Dickson said. "It's off the road system." Alaska Earthquake Information Center Director Michael West is a state seismologist. Wednesday's earthquake was...
Earthquake felt on Kenai Peninsula

...81 miles North-Northwest of Kenai."There's not much out near the epicenter," Dickson said. "It's off the road system."Dara Merz, a research technician with the Alaska Earthquake Information Center, said the quake took place in what...
Nikiski to vote on police protection

...or plane, such as Tyonek. It also includes communities on the east side of the inlet that are inaccessible from the road system. "I think that 100 percent of the people in Tyonek will be opposed to paying for a service that they cannot use...
Murkowski: Arctic issues about more than Alaska

...sense. Whether you're in Louisiana or Alaska, that you have men and women flying into your community and using your road systems, education systems ... to say people in Akron, Ohio should get an equal benefit to the people in Barrow belies the...
Tight Lines: Kings make an appearance, lakes heat up

...Soldotna."(Lakes) back in the Swan Lake, Swanson area are really hot right now, especially if you get off the road system little bit," Atcheson said.Atcheson, a fly-fisherman, suggested bringing along a variety of flies."If there's...
Anatomy of the worst fire year

...Visibility dropped to less than one quarter mile. Some people wore surgical masks. Others looked for areas on Alaska's road system where they could escape for a smokeless weekend, with no luck. It was hot, but could have been hotter - the haze...
Funding reallocation spares summer ferry service

...Sound service for about a month beginning in mid-September. That would have cut off Cordova, which is not on the road system.Rep. Tammie Wilson, R-North Pole, said the sound and canal service could be saved if other choices were made...
Forestry douses hot spot left over from Funny River wildfire

...its peak, at least 700 firefighting personnel were working to contain it and steer it away from communities along the road system on the Kenai Peninsula. Forestry Fire Management Officer, Howie Kent, said the heat and smoke was coming from underneath...
Editorial: Artist lives on in hearts of Alaskans

...she moved about it, Alaska was touched by her.During her 65 years in Alaska, she visited every community on the road system and all but two of those off it (Anaktuvuk Pass and Kake), sketching as she went. Communities represented in her...
Cook Inlet clams up for grabs

...impacting the fishery a lot," he said. Board of Fisheries members agreed with the sentiment. "It's not on the road system," said board member from Kodiak Sue Jeffrey. "There's risk involved in crossing strong currents, (and) planes...


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