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Seward man found dead near Bear Lake

The man reportedly went snowmachining on Sunday afternoon.

Alaskans dip net for salmon on the Kenai River on July 17, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Board of Fisheries opens Susitna River to dip netting

King salmon retention will be prohibited in this fishery.

Alaskans dip net for salmon on the Kenai River on July 17, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Shooting in Kenai leaves woman dead

A suspect is in custody and investigation is ongoing

Attendees line up to get into the 2020 Frozen RiverFest at Soldotna Creek Park in Soldotna, Alaska on Feb. 15, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Best served chilled

Brewers offer craft beer at Frozen RiverFest

Attendees line up to get into the 2020 Frozen RiverFest at Soldotna Creek Park in Soldotna, Alaska on Feb. 15, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Court reports for Feb. 14, 2020

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Members of the Alaska Board of Fisheries meet for the Upper Cook Inlet Finfish Meeting at the William A. Egan Convention Center in Anchorage, Alaska, on Feb. 11, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Board hikes Kenai River king salmon escapement goal

Proposal 104 was adopted by a vote of 5-2 on Friday.

Members of the Alaska Board of Fisheries meet for the Upper Cook Inlet Finfish Meeting at the William A. Egan Convention Center in Anchorage, Alaska, on Feb. 11, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
A map of the Upper Cook Inlet Drift Gill Net Management Area. (Courtesy Alaska Department of Fish and Game)

Board of Fish tightens central district drift net restrictions

The move is an effort to strengthen Susitna salmon returns.

A map of the Upper Cook Inlet Drift Gill Net Management Area. (Courtesy Alaska Department of Fish and Game)
Members of the Alaska Board of Fisheries meet for the Upper Cook Inlet Finfish Meeting at the William A. Egan Convention Center in Anchorage, Alaska, on Feb. 11, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Board of Fish votes to increase late-run sockeye in the Kenai River

Could increase the number of fish available for the region’s sport and federal subsistence fisheries.

Members of the Alaska Board of Fisheries meet for the Upper Cook Inlet Finfish Meeting at the William A. Egan Convention Center in Anchorage, Alaska, on Feb. 11, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
Pam Rickard visits with Collette the therapy dog during the 2020 Project Homeless Connect event at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex in Soldotna, Alaska, on Jan. 29, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Data shows Homeless Connect drawing new faces

Nearly 150 people attended the event providing support services to those experiencing homelessness.

Pam Rickard visits with Collette the therapy dog during the 2020 Project Homeless Connect event at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex in Soldotna, Alaska, on Jan. 29, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Court reports for Feb. 9, 2020

The following judgments were recently handed down in Kenai District Court: Patrick D. Heath, 35, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to second-degree criminal trespass (upon premises),… Continue reading

Reed Morisky, Chair of the Alaska Board of Fisheries, speaks during the Upper Cook Inlet Finfish meeting at the William A. Egan Convention Center in Anchorage, Alaska, on Feb. 11, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Susitna River sockeye delisted as stock of yield concern

The stock was designated after missing its sustainable escapement goal 5 years in a row.

Reed Morisky, Chair of the Alaska Board of Fisheries, speaks during the Upper Cook Inlet Finfish meeting at the William A. Egan Convention Center in Anchorage, Alaska, on Feb. 11, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Court reports for Jan. 29, 2020

The following judgments were recently handed down in Kenai District Court: Daniel Aaron Evans, 23, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to driving while license cancelled, revoked… Continue reading

Public safety briefs for Jan. 29, 2020

Jan. 29 Information for this report was taken from publicly available law enforcement records and contains arrest and citation information. Anyone included in this report… Continue reading

Public safety briefs for Feb. 5, 2020

Feb. 4 Information for this report was taken from publicly available law enforcement records and contains arrest and citation information. Anyone included in this report… Continue reading

Public safety briefs for Feb. 2, 2020

Information for this report was taken from publicly available law enforcement records and contains arrest and citation information. Anyone included in this report is presumed… Continue reading

Public safety briefs for Feb. 9, 2020

Information for this report was taken from publicly available law enforcement records and includes arrest and citation information. Anyone included in this report is presumed… Continue reading

Rep. Gary Knopp (R-Kenai) registered to run for his District 30 seat again. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire). (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)

Job No. 1: Budgeting for the future

Local lawmakers discuss solutions to economic crunch

Rep. Gary Knopp (R-Kenai) registered to run for his District 30 seat again. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire). (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)
(Image courtesy Kenai National Wildlife Refuge)

Refuge OKs snowmachine use south of Tustumena

The areas was previously closed due to inadequate snow conditions.

(Image courtesy Kenai National Wildlife Refuge)
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Board to discuss changes to Upper Cook Inlet fisheries

The Board of Fisheries deliberates on changes to the Upper Cook Inlet Fisheries every three years.

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