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Faces from the fire

...Crew: WNA IA Job: Squad Boss Trainee Days on Card Street fire: 4 What is unique about fighting fires in Alaska? "The 24 hour daylight. Trying to go to sleep is a toughie." Name: Patrick Oney From: Pilot Station, Alaska Crew: Pilot Station...
Midnight Sun Big Sit turns in big specie count

...the Kenai flats as a great place to find birds," said Burke. Following is the complete list of bird sightings during the 24 hour Big Sit: (* Denotes new count species) 110 Greater White-fronted Goose, 3 Brant, 40 Cackling Goose, 9 Canada...
Bob Franken: All sides hate the media

...exploitive "good TV." Meanwhile, in his news conference, prosecutor Bob McCulloch couldn't resist taking a shot at the "24-hour news cycle and its insatiable appetite for something - for anything - to talk about."I'll tell you what, Mr...
Birders flock to town

The Kenai Birding Festival is flocking into town and local birders have been gearing up for another year of showing off the more than 200 unique species of birds in the area.
Dipnet work session brings hope for changes

...attended the Board of Fish hearings and said they showed a lack of regard for the City of Kenai's liability concern with the 24-hour dipnet fishery."It is going to take a death before anything changes," he said. "It is time the city goes on its...
Freezin' for reason: Local firefighters jump in to national Cold Water Challenge

...firefighters, two in Anchorage and a buddy in the Army in Texas. While Thompson didn't make it into the water within the 24-hour window, he said he had a good reason as he was working a 72-hour shift when he was tagged. He also made fun of Dunagen...
Kenai city council holds dipnet work session Tuesday

The Kenai City Council will hold another work session to discuss the dipnet fishery at 6 p.m. tonight at City Hall. City Manager Rick Koch said the work session is a continuation of discussion from the previous work session on Jan.
Pioneer Potluck: About the ruckus at the Harbor View Annex Motel

...guess I did not hear that part! Next week: Strawberries in Sleepers Trailer court, dirt and warm sunshine most of the 24 hours of the daylight. The birds chirped and sang all the time. I felt happy and satisfied we were finally going to settle...
Personal-use priority bill divisive for Kenai fisheries, council members say

Kenai city officials fear that proposed legislation from a Chugiak lawmaker will hamper the city's efforts to clean up its dipnet fishery and cause further division among personal-use, sport and commercial fishermen. House Bill 18, introduced by Rep.
Board of Fisheries adjourns: Status quo kept in sport fisheries

...the beach will be closed down before we even have the opportunity to harvest those pinks," he said. Shadura said the 24-hour fishing period in relation to the 1 percent rule is a tremendous expense and loss for the industry. "This is not just...


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