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In this Aug. 10, 2008 file photo, hikers watch a brown bear fish on the Russian River near the falls near Cooper Landing, Alaska. Human-bear interactions are a fact of life in Alaska. (Clarion file photo)

People and bears intersect on the Kenai—not always badly

People and bears share space in Alaska — it’s a fact of life. Sometimes, that includes driveways and front lawns. Visitors to Kenai Peninsula parks… Continue reading

 

People and bears intersect on the Kenai—not always badly

People and bears share space in Alaska — it’s a fact of life. Sometimes, that includes driveways and front lawns. Visitors to Kenai Peninsula parks… Continue reading

 

Russian River Ferry — a piece of history, still afloat

The only thing that remains of a lodge that used to attract people from all over the world to stay near the Russian River is… Continue reading

 

Fish and Wildlife: Trees with eagles’ nests cut down

The U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service says someone cut down three trees with bald eagles’ nests in them near Anchor Point. The agency first… Continue reading

Mountains to Sea Partnership looks to conserve river corridors

A new partnership between conservation-minded government agencies and nonprofits is aiming to comprehensively protect 20 major river corridors on the Kenai Peninsula. The Kenai Mountains… Continue reading

Ninilchik fishes Kenai gillnet for second year

The gillnet operation in the Kenai River run by the Ninilchik Traditional Council this summer concluded its season with only one king salmon caught and… Continue reading

Two state lawsuits hold national implications

The state of Alaska is caught up in two fish and wildlife-related lawsuits in federal courts that could set precedents around the nation for years… Continue reading