Anglers on the most heavily used river in the state will be joined by another group of fishermen this year after the Federal Subsistence Board on Thursday voted to allow subsistence gillnetting on the Kenai River.
The KRC Health Fair will be from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 1 at KRC's new Career and Technical Education Center. Low cost blood tests and health screenings will be available and the event is open to the public.
Kathy Becher, KRC Student Health Clinic advanced nurse practitioner, has raised the alarm that influenza has risen sharply on the Kenai Peninsula and around the state this last week.
Too few Alaskans know the humbling beauty of the Alaska Peninsula and the imposing journey into Bristol Bay.
The consortium planning the big North Slope gas pipeline and liquefied natural gas export project has taken another big step. An application was filed Friday for the U.S. Department of Energy export permit for the project. North Slope producers, TransCanada Corp. and the state of Alaska asked for permission to export up to 20 million metric tons yearly of liquefied natural gas, or LNG, from Alaska, the group announced in a press release.
Step by step, Shell is moving closer to gaining final permission to drill exploration wells in offshore Arctic waters next summer. But, environmental groups aren't giving up on court challenges. Earth Justice has filed with the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals a new appeal of Shell's exploration plan for the Beaufort Sea. In recent developments, the U.S. Department of the Interior filed a record of decision approving a revised supplemental environmental impact statement for the Chukchi Sea OCS Lease Sale 193 with a federal district court in Alaska.
A wooden warehouse erected nearly a century ago is being deconstructed due to multiple constraints that stifled its use. The 40,000-square-foot Columbia Wards Fisheries warehouse located at Kenai Landing has sat empty for the past two years. Building codes, available funds and an inability to attract enough visitors prompted the facility's demise. Steve Agni, Kenai Landing Inc.'s deconstruction project manager, worked for seven years attempting to use the former cannery warehouse as an indoor marketplace, but current economics limited his efforts.
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The U.S. Department of the Interior canceled a scheduled lease sale that would have opened up more plots in the Cook Inlet for oil development.
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