Cook Inlet Keeper

Kaitlin Vadla, with Cook Inletkeeper, and Mark Haller, owner of the solar installation business Midnight Sun Solar, joined the Kenai Conversation on Jan. 29 to talk about Solarize the Kenai, an initative to instal solar panels on homes and businesses on the central Kenai Penisula for a reduced rate.

For more information about the program, visit http://kenaichange.org/solarize-the-kenai/
 

 

Environmental groups challenge Hilcorp plans

Sep 5, 2019

 

Hilcorp will face a legal battle before it can begin its proposed seismic testing in Cook Inlet near Homer.

Cook Inlet Keeper

 

Environmental groups are protesting the state’s move to renew a federal permit that allows oil and gas producers to release a variety of pollutants into Cook Inlet.

This is the first time the state has issued the permit. Environmental groups say the state should move the oil and gas industry away from the practice, and those groups are also pushing back against the state raising the volume of oily wastewater producers are allowed to discharge.

 


Forum to focus on salmon habitat, conservation

Sep 11, 2018

 

Between this year’s low returns and a statewide ballot measure, salmon continue to be a hot topic this fall.

Music and art on tap tonight

Jul 25, 2018
Wasteland Hop

If you like your fusion music with beer and art, a Fort Collins, Colorado, band has got you hooked up Wednesday night. Wasteland Hop, which despite the name is not a hip-hop band. However, they do have some spoken-word in their songs and do have an MC.

Fiddler Liz Baylor says trying to figure out what to call the music they make has been a “major hitch” since the band members started playing together six years ago.

Organizers aim for 'zero waste' at Salmonfest

Aug 1, 2017
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Salmonfest this weekend in Ninilchik promises to be the largest ever, with a fourth stage and 70-plus acts entertaining a crowd that could grow to more than 6,000 revelers.