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Central Kenai Peninsula Residents talk about what Progress Days mean to them

On a bright, but windy Saturday afternoon Peninsula residents noted the continuous evolution of Soldotna's central business district. Each took a moment...
Walker Cup gets soggy

...under any conditions."Other than wet and rainy, wet and windy, it was fine," said Kenai team captain Tommy Carver. "It's...called it off because it's miserable, though. "It's always windy in Kenai, so the hands are cold and the grips are wet."Kenai...
Forrest claims Kenai Open title

...however, noticed a difference. "The first day was worse, but I guess I just play better in the rain," he said. "It was windier (Sunday). I'm not a good wind player." Lucky for him, then, that the sun didn't show it's face until late in the...
Woman?s guide to ice fishing

...and the wind is howling (reverse that). Pray again. With certain fervor request that your spouse not pick the coldest, windiest, most miserable day since the ice age to go fishing. 8:00 a.m. Witness husband rise, look out of the frost-painted...
Gone with the wind

...power down the line. "It was windier than usual to have this many...Southwest, and it just got really windy," he said. "It was quite a bit windier in Kenai than it was in Homer...On average, Alaska's windiest weather occurs in the Aleutian...
Dena'ina Wellness Center to celebrate three-day grand opening is the "put your work pack down here"; triage is the "make up your mind place"; and the fan room is the "it'll be windy place."The translated names are important for tribal members, Peterson-Nyren said. "When you think about wellness and...
Wildfire now 46 percent contained, not caused by campfire

...Trail wildfire from burning homes in communities along the Sterling Highway and Funny River Road, a light rain fell on the windy, dry Kenai Peninsula Tuesday, showering evacuees who were told they could return home. Five structures have been lost to...
Soldotna Pharmacy hosts Drug Take Back Day

...this program," he said. Josselyn O'Connor of the Kenai Watershed along with other KWF volunteers were on hand during the windy, cool Drug Take Back day to help with the collection. "Drugs and fish don't mix!" she said, "We encourage everyone...
Dry weather makes wildfire danger high

...hand in the event it spreads. As a preventative measure, keep the ground around the fire clear and don't start a fire in windy conditions, Finley said. A controlled fire is anything up to 10 feet in diameter and less than 4 feet high while a cooking...
Hunting for halibut a good option for early season anglers

...doesn't have that much oil, but the skin is extremely tough and therefore it stays on the hook."While there have been a few windy weekends, Baker said, the weather has been pleasant enough that clients have been fishing in shorts and t-shirts on the...


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