Kenai Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. Ahead of Memorial Day weekend, king salmon anglers get a whiff of optimismRead the original story

    May 26, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    After six months away from riverbanks, away from the sight of writhing silver-bullet salmon, deprived Alaska anglers began making their way to some of Southcentral's most productive salmon waters this week. But there was a whiff of something new in the air, a scent so rare the last few years that some considered it extinct.

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  2. Hammond didn't want oil drilling in Kachemak Bay, but he wanted the issueRead the original story

    May 24, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    On Wednesday May 25 Homer will celebrate the 40th anniversary of the state's repurchase of the oil and gas leases that once threatened Kachemak Bay. Charles Wohlforth's recent commentary about saving Kachemak Bay was characteristically well-written and highly informative.

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  3. Catch-and-release fishing: cruel and unusual punishment?Read the original story

    May 24, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    I'm a fisherman. I've been chasing fish since I could first carry an old bait-casting rig.

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  4. Here's how dramatically Kenai Peninsula has changed in the last 50 yearsRead the original story

    May 20, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Larger than West Virginia, the Kenai Peninsula has the best of Alaska: coastal rainforests, two icefields, majestic deepwater fiords and a sapphire river home to the largest king salmon ever caught. It also has some of the best-documented changes of any geographic feature in Alaska, enough that a biologist now sees the peninsula evolving into a human-driven system.

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  5. ACS's Kaltenbach soars to two titles in Region III championshipsRead the original story

    May 20, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Lane Kaltenbach of Anchorage Christian soared to victories in the long jump and high jump Friday at the Region III track and field championships at Colony High School. Kaltenbach was the only double-winner during first-day action.

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  6. Two Alaska boys soccer teams advance to regional tournament in IdahoRead the original story

    May 19, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A pair of Alaska boys soccer teams will vie for regional titles next month at the U.S. Youth Soccer Far West Championships in Boise, Idaho. Anchorage's Cook Inlet Soccer Club 98 team will play in the U-18 tournament, and the Kenai Peninsula Soccer Club's Thunder 03 squad will play in the U-13 tournament.

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  7. California writer does Homer justice in satisfying new novelRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A reader opening this novel finds that one of the two principal characters is named Kachemak and a map depicts the land forms and communities - some renamed and others not - of an easily identified southern Kenai Peninsula. A town remarkably like Homer, but named Caboose, has a spit of its own.

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  8. Three-generation Kenai clan ready for another Gold Nugget TriathlonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Five members of the Epperheimer family celebrate at the end of the 2013 Gold Nugget Triathlon. Joining grandmother Melodie Epperheimer at the finish line are daughter Julie English, daughter-in-law Kathryn Epperheimer and granddaughters Crystal Epperheimer and Ashley Pruitt.

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  9. Two men arrested on drug charges after Soldotna traffic stopRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Two Kenai Peninsula men have been arrested for a variety of offenses after they were pulled over by state troopers earlier this month, with a search of the car turning up several types of drugs. Troopers said the car's driver, 25-year-old Justin Vinzant of Kenai, and passenger Dalton Cullen, 34, of Soldotna were taken into custody when they were stopped on the Kenai Spur Highway near Alex Drive shortly after midnight on May 1. "During the course of the investigation, was found to be in possession of over 2 grams of methamphetamine," troopers wrote.

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  10. Soldotna traffic stop sees 2 arrests on drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Two Kenai Peninsula men have been arrested for a variety of offenses after they were pulled over by Alaska State Troopers earlier this month, with a search of the vehicle turning up several types of drugs. Troopers said the vehicle's driver, 25-year-old Justin Vinzant, of Kenai, and passenger Dalton Cullen, 34, of Soldotna, were taken into custody when they were stopped on the Kenai Spur Highway near Alex Drive shortly after midnight on May 1. "During the course of the investigation, was found to be in possession of over 2 grams of methamphetamine," troopers wrote.

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  11. Federal management of Cook Inlet fisheries would be a step backRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Were U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens alive today, he would be shocked to discover Alaska commercial fishermen want to use the federal legislation he co-authored -- the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act -- to bring federal overreach to Cook Inlet only miles from the state's largest city. The now 40-year-old act booted foreign fishermen out of the 200-mile fisheries zone of the Alaska coast and led to the restoration of depleted fisheries, as detailed in a commentary published by ADN April 12 .

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  12. Trooper d j vu: Woman busted for unlicensed driving twice in 1 hourRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    An Alaska State Trooper arrested a Kenai woman Friday, after spotting her on the road almost immediately after issuing her a citation for driving without a valid license on the Seward Highway. The trooper first made a traffic stop on 48-year-old Yvonne Montgomery just before 11 p.m. Friday, at Mile 110 of the Seward, according to a Sunday dispatch.

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  13. Dog dies, driver hurt in Kenai crashRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A collision between two sport utility vehicles on the Kenai Peninsula Saturday morning left a dog in one vehicle dead and the driver of the other injured, Alaska State Troopers said. Dispatchers were first informed of the wreck, at Karluk Avenue's intersection with Kalifornsky Beach Road, at about 10:40 a.m. Saturday.

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  14. Nikiski man held for DUI after driving into Kenai sidewalks, ditchesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Concerned citizens are credited with helping Kenai police to apprehend a Nikiski man for drunk driving, after he was spotted driving erratically on -- and off -- local roads Thursday night.a Kenai police said in a statement Friday morning that Lance C. Alexander, 54, was reported by multiple callers as a dangerous driver at about 7 p.m. Thursday. In addition to running a red light, callers said Alexander's Chevrolet Suburban SUV drove onto the sidewalk and "drove into the ditch multiple times" along Bridge Access Road.

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  15. Agency fines Hilcorp Alaska, says company disregards Alaska oil field regulationsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    In a strongly worded decision that accused Hilcorp Alaska of an "endemic" disregard for Alaska regulations, a state agency has fined the oil and gas producer $20,000 after it used a blowout preventer to control a well at a North Slope field last year. The blowout preventer was used to shut down a well at Milne Point early last year.

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  16. Hooking Alaska kids on Homer's shorebird festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Shellie Worsfold's West Homer Elementary fourth-grade class works on identifying shorebirds during a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service-led program at Mud Bay at the base of the Homer Spit in 2013. The Club Mud event was on the first day of the Homer Shorebird Festival.

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  17. Bashes for Alaska birders thoughout May, JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    May and early June are like Christmas for Southcentral birders. There's one festival or another every week at some of Alaska's most productive viewing locales as millions of migrants make their way back to Alaska to chow down and expand their families.

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  18. Railbelt utilities' rivalries are wasting millions of dollarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaska's Southcentral power utilities built at least one power plant over the past few years that we don't need, and maybe more. But there is a solution to make the best of it and prevent similar mistakes.

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  19. Magnitude-4.7 earthquake reported near Iliamna VolcanoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Alaska Earthquake Center reported a magnitude-4.7 earthquake at 12:38 p.m., centered on the southwest side of Cook Inlet near the Iliamna Volcano, about 43 miles west of Ninilchik. The quake had a reported depth of 75 miles.

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  20. Railbelt utilties' rivalries are wasting millions of dollarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaska's Southcentral power utilities built at least one power plant over the past few years that we don't need, and maybe more. But there is a solution to make the best of it and prevent similar mistakes.

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