The Kenai River is the most popular river for sport fishing in Alaska.
It’s a great thing for the hundreds of thousands of anglers who flock to the peninsula each year, and the companies that benefit from their business. But increased development along the river can also threaten salmon habitat.
Lydia Jacoby is about to become the second Alaskan to compete in the summer Olympics.
The 17-year-old Seward swimmer placed second in the 100 meter breaststroke yesterday at the Olympic Trials in Omaha, N.E. She broke the national age-group record and her personal record, two days in a row.