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Task force addresses transit challenges

...system has been in the works on the Kenai Peninsula since about 2010, Conner said. The most recent Central/Southern Kenai Peninsula Public Transit Human Services Community Coordination Plan, issued Sept. 12, is an update to the 2010 plan...
Last week of July means reds, kings

...Kasilof through Aug. 7 is an emergency order increasing the bag limits to six per day, 12 in possession.On the southern Kenai Peninsula, there will be a youth fishing day at the Nick Dudiak Fishing Lagoon on the Homer Spit on Saturday. A portion...
Transportation costs driving school district toward changes

...for students. As a result, a proposal is being developed to bridge a $750,000 annual deficit by changing southern Kenai Peninsula bus schedules, school start times and making some school boundary adjustments. To bridge that gap, the district's...
Birders flock to town the more than 200 unique species of birds in the area. The largely fee-free festival follows the popular southern Kenai Peninsula Kachemak Bay shorebird festival and the annual Copper River Delta shorebird festival in Cordova which bring out...
Fishing report: Reds rush to the Russian

...Anglers should consider using beads or flesh patterns fishing downstream of the sockeye salmon fishery.On the southern Kenai Peninsula, the lower sections of the Anchor River, Deep Creek and Ninilchik Rivers open to sport fishing July 1. Fresh...
Tight Lines: King opener draws mixed success on south peninsula streams

...saw three people hook the same fish," he said with a grin. Wilson said his family had been traveling to the southern Kenai Peninsula for years on the opening weekend of king salmon fishing. "It's a family tradition for Memorial Day," he...
Tight Lines: Kings make an appearance, lakes heat up

Enough fish were caught during last weekend's king opener on the southern Kenai Peninsula's salmon streams to keep things interesting, and other options for catching a salmon are beginning to open up to anglers in...
Stevens on the ballot for southern, central Kenai Peninsula

...redistricting. While the district's boundaries may be new - they encompass House Districts 31 and 32, including the southern Kenai Peninsula and stretching southwest to Kodiak and southeast to Prince William Sound - Stevens is a familiar face. He represented...
Keeping the Peninsula's lights on

...least there will be an outlet where we can charge our smartphone. Homer Electric Association, the central and southern Kenai Peninsula's cooperative electric utility, continues to improve its power generation capabilities, this week sharing...
Global warming, bark beetles mean a hardwood forest future

This graph shows past and predicted summer temperatures for the southern Kenai Peninsula (Homer). Summer temperatures of most of this century are predicted to be above the 51 F threshold for large spruce bark beetle...


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