Monthly Archives: July 2012

Sockeye Beware: Dipnet Season Opens on the Kenai

Tuesday marked to opening of the 2012 personal-use dipnet fishery on the Kenai River.  Those arriving early at the confluence of Cook Inlet and the Kenai River saw mixed results in the opening hours of what is anticipated to be … Continue reading

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Carving out a living: Local Artist stays busy sculpting custom log art

The Kenai Peninsula is alive right now, with tourists and the businesses that thrive on their arrival.  One of those is a little log carving shop just off the Spur Highway. Listen: Shaylon Cochran/KDLL

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Borough Assembly Appropriates Funds, Develops Task Force

With budget work out of the way, Tuesday’s meeting of the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly wrapped up in relatively short order with a bulk of the agenda dedicated to appropriating state funding for various projects. Other items brought before the … Continue reading

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Celebrating the 4th In Kenai

Despite the chilly temperatures and threat of rain, Independence Day celebrations in Kenai were well attended, with big crowds at both the annual parade and the carnival downtown. Listen: Shaylon Cochran/KDLL

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Public Hearings On Coastal Zone Management Plan Kick Off In Soldotna

The first of ten public hearings on the proposed Alaska Coastal Zone Management Initiative took place Monday evening in Soldotna. After expiring in 2011, the state legislature failed to come to an agreement on terms to extend the previous management … Continue reading

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Peninsula Mushers Get Signed Up for Iditarod

Registration for the 2013 Iditarod opened this weekend with 54 racers signing up the first day.  As usual, the list includes several teams from the Kenai Peninsula. Teams from Kasilof include Paul Gebhardt and Kristy and Anna Berington, who finished … Continue reading

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Buccaneer To Begin Drilling Kenai Loop

With clearance granted from the State, Buccaneer Energy is set to begin drilling operations on its Kenai Loop Project. This is the latest step for Buccaneer after spending much of 2011 laying the groundwork by drilling test wells and gathering … Continue reading

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