Kenai Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Easy hike offers gorgeous Kenai River viewsRead the original story

    Jun 14, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Fishermen already know the Kenai River offers a bounty of fish. But for hikers like me, it's also the backdrop to one of Alaska's most interesting short forest hikes: The Upper and Lower Kenai River trails, both of which were partially rerouted two summers ago.

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  2. Fishing feast on Kenai Peninsula Saturday for salmon, trout anglersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Kenai River rainbow trout fishery opens on Saturday after a closure to allow the popular sportfish to spawn. Come Saturday, the Super Bowl of Alaska angling is expected to play out on the Kenai Peninsula, where the popular Russian River opens to red salmon anglers and upper Kenai River trout fishermen can once again chase rainbows.

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  3. Downhill demons: Alyeska's mountain bike park delivers speed, thrillsRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A woman swerves back in line for the lift after going down Chips N Salsa trail at the Alyeska Bike Park on Friday, June 3, 2016. A day pass to the park costs $30.

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  4. Foam weapons, dungeon crawls: Inside the world of live action role-playingRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Members of several Amtgard of Alaska parks battle with foam weapons in Fairbanks at a statewide LARP event on May 28, 2016. Wielding foam swords and shields and sporting medieval-esque clothing, they marched down a hill to a flat, grassy space to pick teams.

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  5. Does Alaska's strong king return mean the run is big - or early?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    King fishing around Cook Inlet this week is shaping up like a sales pitch: Act now! Limited-time offer! While supplies last! When and where harvest is permitted, action has been heating up, bolstered by promising numbers of fish hitting fresh water. "We are cautiously optimistic," said Matt Miller, area sportfish biologist for Lower Cook Inlet with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.

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  6. The embers of last year's wildfires are coming back with a vengeanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Hidden underground all winter, an unusual number of holdover fires that smoldered for months in Alaska's deep duff already have reignited this fire season, state forestry officials said Wednesday. Last year was the second-largest fire season on record in Alaska and 2015 "is still smoking," officials said.

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  7. Mat-Su port looks to potential Japanese LNG plant for salvationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A proposed $1 billion liquefied natural gas plant to facilitate exports of Cook Inlet gas to Japan could rescue the foundering Matanuska-Susitna Borough port. But industry observers say the Resources Energy Inc. project is far from certain.

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  8. Dwindling funds leave veterans needing medical care stranded in Kenai, Mat-SuRead the original story

    May 30, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Veterans in the Matanuska-Susitna and Kenai Peninsula boroughs are struggling to find ways to get to their medical appointments after a federal transportation grant ran out of money earlier this month. Verdie Bowen, director of the state O ffice of Veterans Affairs , confirmed that portions of the federal grant known as the Maurice "Mo" Bailey Highly Rural Transportation Grant had run out Friday.

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  9. Great Pacific Seafoods files for bankruptcy, shuts down operations in Alaska and elsewhereRead the original story

    May 29, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A Great Pacific Seafoods worker's rubber gloves rest the dock on as they wait for another skiff to unload in Kotzebue, Alaska on Friday, Aug. 8, 2014. Great Pacific Seafoods, a processor with three plants and hundreds of workers in Alaska, announced Sunday that it is filing for bankruptcy and shutting down operations.

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  10. UAA's Parker 2nd in NCAA Division II javelin to wrap All-America careerRead the original story

    May 28, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Two years removed from major elbow surgery, UAA's Cody Parker wrapped a rewarding college career Saturday by finishing second in the men's javelin at the NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field Championships and bagging his third All-America honor. Parker, a senior who won the national title as a sophomore in 2013, placed in the top three in three of his four appearances at outdoor nationals.

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  11. Angry parents protest anesthesiologist accused of over-prescribing opiatesRead the original story

    May 26, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    An Anchorage anesthesiologist appealing the suspension of his license over allegations by the state that he dangerously over-prescribed pain medication faced sharp criticism on Thursday, including from one mother who shook a pill bottle containing the ashes of her daughter as he walked by. Tracy Jones displays a prescription bottle containing ashes of her late daughter, Courtney, while awaiting the arrival of Dr. Mahmood Ahmad for his appeals hearing on Thursday morning.

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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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