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Stories with place: Kenai
  • Kenai River to allow king salmon fishing with restrictions 
    Updated: Jun-26-15 1:34 pm

    KENAI, Alaska - The Alaska Department of Fish and Game has placed restrictions on king salmon fishing in the Kenai and Kasilof rivers.

  • Voters to decide measures altering Kenai elections 
    Updated: Jun-25-15 2:53 pm

    KENAI, Alaska - Kenai voters in October will decide on three ballot measures that make changes to the city's election process.

  • Alaska gets help from lower 48 states in fighting wildfires story has photos
    Updated: Jun-18-15 5:10 am

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Firefighters and equipment from the lower 48 states and Canada are arriving to help battle wildfires burning in the nation's largest state.

  • Hope campground restricts tents after bears ravage campsite 
    Updated: Jun-14-15 1:52 pm

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Officials say the black bears that tore up a campsite on the Kenai Peninsula Friday were likely the same ones relocated from Anchorage at the governor's request.

  • Sterling carver finds his niche 
    Updated: Jun-14-15 5:10 am

    STERLING, Alaska - Greg Landeis is a woodcarver working amidst contradictions. Despite a lifelong, unrelenting allergy to his medium, he has spent decades carving and producing from his shop, Black Spruce Studios.

  • Correction: Seed Potato Program story 
    Updated: Jun-10-15 8:23 pm

    KENAI, Alaska - In a story June 9 about the Plant Materials Center's seed potato program, The Associated Press reported erroneously that congressional approval is needed for the program to continue next year. It needs state legislative approval.

  • Bear snags chickens from coop in Hope 
    Updated: Jun-10-15 3:03 pm

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The group of black bears from Government Hill that were moved in May after foraging through too many garbage cans has likely reappeared in Hope and is now suspected of snatching chickens from a coop behind a cafe.

  • State cuts affect Kenai Peninsula school meals 
    Updated: Jun-08-15 8:34 am

    KENAI, Alaska - Schools in the Kenai Peninsula will no longer be serving Alaska-sourced items on their cafeteria menus due to state budget cuts.

  • Soldotna dedicates Purple Heart monument 
    Updated: Jun-07-15 3:19 pm

    SOLDOTNA, Alaska - A memorial installed approximately a year ago in Soldotna Creek Park was officially dedicated in late May. The Kenai Peninsula's Order of the Purple Heart Chapter 830 held a formal ceremony in the park for its Purple Heart monument, which commemorates United States soldiers wounded in combat.

  • Police conclude murder-suicide in deaths of Alaska family 
    Updated: Jun-03-15 7:46 pm

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska - An Alaska man shot and killed his girlfriend, her two young daughters and the family dog in 2014 before turning a gun on himself in the woods near the family's home, authorities said Wednesday.

  • Too early to predict strength of king salmon run 
    Updated: Jun-01-15 1:42 pm

    KENAI, Alaska - Wildlife officials are waiting for the king salmon run to develop, but say preliminary signs near the Kenai Peninsula are positive.

  • Mushroom hunters find tasty harvest on the Kenai Peninsula 
    Updated: May-31-15 3:13 pm

    KENAI, Alaska - The Central Kenai Peninsula is projected to yield a bountiful harvest of morel mushrooms this season. Mushroom hunters are already on the move, combing through the undergrowth and forest floor.