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Kids Catch Fish – Many For the First Time – At 9th Annual Jr. Classic

August 12th, 2015

Soldotna – To gauge the success of this year’s Kenai River Jr. Classic, all you had to do was look at the smiles on kid’s faces. More than 100 military, Girl Scout and Boy Scout youth participated in this year’s silver salmon fishing event, which is organized by the Kenai River Sportfishing Association (KRSA). For … + read more

Window to lodge concerns on the use of gillnets on the Upper Kenai and Kasilof Rivers closes Friday.

July 14th, 2015

Tell the Feds no gill nets on the Upper Kenai and Kasilof Rivers Soldotna, AK – Friday, July 17 is the last day to send a letter or electronic message to the Federal Subsistence Board (FSB) outlining the fishery conservation concerns that will be created if the FSB moves forward with its decision to allow … + read more

Proposed Kenai South Beach access road faces potential route change

July 12th, 2015

The route of a road that Kenai intends to build for beach access on the south side of the Kenai River may change. The proposed gravel road, originally planned to lead to the beach from the end of Bowpicker Lane by curving around privately-owned property through a city-owned wetland, might instead follow a more direct … + read more

The use of fireworks and the sale of fireworks is prohibited in the Kenai Peninsula Borough

July 2nd, 2015

Know your local jurisdiction’s restrictions on the use of fireworks! All citizens are reminded that the use of fireworks is not permitted on the Kenai Peninsula. The cities of Homer, Kachemak City, Kenai, Seldovia, Seward and Soldotna may enact their own prohibitions. What does this mean? It means that outside of city boundaries, only specific … + read more

Burn Closure Lifted on the Kenai Peninsula

July 2nd, 2015

Soldotna, Alaska – By order of the Director’s Office the State Forester has lifted the burn closure on all state, private and municipal land on the Kenai Peninsula. Campfires, charcoal BBQ’s, warming, and cooking fires may be used.   At this time all federal lands are still under the closure order. Kenai Peninsula citizens and visitors must be aware that … + read more