Jenny Neyman, KBBI - Homer
Enstar Natural Gas has identified the problem leading to gas explosions that destroyed two houses, and a fire that claimed two more, on Lilac Lane in Kenai following the magnitude 7.1 earthquake in January.
While the central Kenai Peninsula didn’t end up with much snow to show for heavy precipitation Sunday, the Kenai Mountains were loaded with as much as 4 feet, which poses significant avalanche danger.
The Alaska Department of Fish and Game announced restrictions Thursday for king salmon fishing in the Kenai and Kasilof Rivers in order to try and meet escapement goals.
The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is looking at trimming 30 positions next year in budget cuts.
A martial arts teacher in Soldotna was indicted by a Kenai Grand Jury on Wednesday on one count of first-degree sexual abuse of a minor, one count of second-degree sexual abuse of a minor and three counts of unlawful exploitation of a minor.
In the economic hurricane brewing the state, economists see the Kenai Peninsula as a relatively safe port in the storm.
A neighborhood in Kenai was evacuated after a fire and explosions caused by a natural gas leak following the magnitude 7.1 earthquake that hit Southcentral Alaska at 1:30 a.m. Sunday. Four homes were destroyed in the fire. Download Audio
Though one lane of Kalifornsky Beach Road was still open to traffic Sunday afternoon, many drivers heading between Kenai and Kasilof stopped of their own volition. They wanted to see the gaping cracks in the pavement that occurred when a magnitude 7.1 earthquake hit Southcentral Alaska around 1:30 that morning.
Aftereffects of the magnitude 7.1 earthquake that rattled Southcentral Alaska early Sunday morning are still being felt on the Kenai Peninsula.
A lack of winter weather — and a lack of flexibility in the federal Wilderness Act — will mean a lack of the Kenai Peninsula's premiere mushing race this year. The Tustumena 200 Sled Dog Race, scheduled for Jan. 30, has been canceled. Download Audio
A former head of the United Cook Inlet Drift Association and Alaska Board of Fisheries nominee is being charged with illegally collecting $7,422 in Alaska Permanent Fund dividends between 2009 and 2014.
Though it had no airline flights, highways or cruise ships 100 years ago, the Kenai Peninsula still drew visitors, both of the human and feathered varieties. And those early surveys are an early data set for modern day birders on the Kenai. Download Audio
The growth of Kasilof owes a lot to an unusual kind of farming. Kasilof in the 1920s was about as far from high society as you could get, with only a dozen year-round residents living off the land, no road, no grocery store, no bank, no post office and none of the creature comforts to be found in a civilized city of the day. Yet, for a little over 20 years, Kasilof helped supply one of the most haute couture trends of the fashionably elite.
A bill to reinstate the fishing guide licensing and logbook programs in Alaska will come before the Senate Finance Committee in January. But before lawmakers have their say, fishing guides get to weigh in during a series of public meetings held around the state this month and next.
The northern lights are bright over Alaska this winter. And those with a little luck, knowledge and patience can keep their views all year long. Download Audio
The 2015 fishing season on the Kenai River was tough for a lot of fishermen. But one user group is alleging it was illegally bad. Download Audio