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New skating paths on the horizon for Soldotna

...picturesque theme for the outdoor recreation. The development is also conducive to the city's plans to improve the trail systems throughout Soldotna. Depending on how this first year goes, the city will decide how to expand or revise in the future...
Snow fun: Clunky bikes with fat tires catching on

...according to Dave and Sharon Sell, who split their time between Boise and Anchorage.Fat bike riders are as common on the trail systems there as Nordic skiers, and the two sports can complement each other because most skiers prefer softer snow, while firmer conditions...
Kenai to expand trails

...he said. "It's another means of transportation between different town systems," Frates said.Expanding its trail systems also promotes outdoor recreation within the city, he said. Both Pam Voeller and Deborah Nyquist are excited about...
Area runners prepare for prep season

...race," as Skyview coach Ted McKenney described it. Soldotna coach Dan Harbison pointed out that to compare the two trail systems to courses in the lower 48 is tough to do because of the natural terrain. "Tsalteshi is much more rolling, you can...
Bookey, Gabriel, Schrag talk development, city priorities, goals

...offer good opportunities for seniors, maintain its high level of services and low tax rate, and improve parks and trail systems, he said. Dan Schwartz can be reached at
Kenai mayoral candidates talk development

...quality of life for seniors, maintain a high level of service while balancing low tax rates, and improving the city's trail systems. The city's top priorities, he said, are continuing to improve its management of the dipnet fishery; developing...
Refuge Notebook: Wilderness through a refuge intern's eyes

...cliffs and sandy beaches. Sound rather familiar? It should. The BWCAW and the local Swanson River and Swan Lake Canoe Trail Systems are two of a kind, the only nationally-recognized Wilderness canoe routes in the country. Both Minnesota and Alaska...
Kenai pond to become a park

...the lake, and an access point for dog retrieval training, he said. The third and final phase would complete the trail systems in the park. "I think what is intriguing about this is the water access and different opportunities to partake in...
Misinformation is a cancer on health of Nikiski

...skaters and hockey players ask for a covered rink. Response was to complete a project without raising taxes. More trail systems were asked for . Response, an additional trail system without increasing taxes. Why not an exercise room and courts...
Skiers readying for winter, excited by snow so far

...breath as a healthy early snow has left the area with decent amounts of fresh powder to enjoy. Crews from various trail systems indicate trails will be ready by early next week at the latest. "It is good conditions right now, especially for...


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