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Longtime restaurateur continues his love for cooking in the Denali Family Restaurant kitchen

WASILLA — The Denali Family Restaurant is right off the Parks Highway, just leaving Wasilla city limits.George Karatas and his wife, Debbie, started the roadside, family-owned, diner style restaurant and they see no end in sight.“We’re going to be here forever,” Karatas said.

FRONTIERSMAN - 2018-10-19 06:11:00

Kenai Peninsula Borough reports progress on flood repairs, with more rainfall to come

ANCHORAGE (KTUU) -The Kenai Peninsula Borough reports making significant progress since flooding began in Seward Friday night, rebuilding impacted areas during breaks in the weather.But the danger is far from over.Doug Schoessler, the city's public works director, knew where the rain would hit harde


Seward flooding triggers school closures and emergency declaration

Heavy rain, winds and flooding triggered an emergency declaration in Seward as residents woke Tuesday to flooded roadways and damaged bridges.Seward schools announced early release and canceled after-school activities Tuesday due to flooding and foul weather.Flooding has closed the Lowell Creek Brid


Mat-Su, Kenai boroughs continue sparring over LNG plant site

The Mat-Su Borough on Oct. 16 asked that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission request additional information from the state team leading the development, the Alaska Gasline Development Corp., “so that the commission can perform an adequate alternatives analysis related to the proposed liquefacti

ALASKA JOURNAL OF COMMERCE - 2018-10-18 23:02:53

The celebrated leaping trout of Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska - Outdoornews

I’ve had bass grab my bobber and try to steal it. I’ve had pike grab walleyes I had on the stringer dangling from my canoe. Once I even had a huge sturgeon snap the hook from the line at boat side, but then swim into the net that had been set into the water to scoop it up. Talk about luck on that on


Earthquake info : M3.6 earthquake on Thu, 18 Oct 09:14:40 UTC / - 27km N of Sterling, Alaska -

Data for same earthquake as reported from other agenciesTimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSourceThu, 18 OctThu, 18 Oct 09:14 UTCM 3.6 / 57 kmKENAI PENINSULA, ALASKA[Map]EMSC


Mariner wrestlers take second at season-opening meet in Kenai

Despite finishing second in the team standings, the Mariners starred on the mat. The Mariners won five weight classifications, including the 285-pound classification.

HOMER TRIBUNE - 2018-10-19 11:23:00

Work takes off to renovate Kenai Airport terminal

The decades-old Kenai Airport terminal will soon have a new look, thanks to millions of dollars in federal funds.The airport remains busy, with roughly 200,000 passengers a year arriving and departing. Eric Laundberg was recently one of them.


Special meeting planned to talk about Seward flooding

Heavy rain, winds, and flooding Wednesday continued to affect the Seward area of the Kenai Peninsula.


ACLU of Alaska Wins Suit Over Kenai Borough's Discriminatory Invocation Policy

Anchorage, Alaska - The American Civil Liberties Union of Alaska (ACLU) announced it has prevailed in their suit against the Kenai Peninsula Borough on behalf of Lance Hunt, Iris Fontana, and Elise Boyer, three Kenai residents who stood up to challenge the Borough Assembly’s unconstitutional restric


Nelson leads Mariners to win over Soldotna

Homer breezed its way to wins in two of three relay events. Arndt, Castellani, Nelson and Handley combined for a time of 1:51.09 to win the 200-yard medley relay. Handley, Rodriguez, Nelson and Arndt won the 200 freestyle race at 1:36.58.

HOMER TRIBUNE - 2018-10-19 11:22:00

Unlicensed Kenai River fishing guide behind bars, loses boat

A man who guided Kenai River fishing trips without being properly licensed to do so will pay tens of thousands of dollars and lose the boat he used to carry clients, prosecutors said Friday.A sentence including jail time against William “Buck” Hollandsworth was handed down last week, according to a


Minor earthquake: M3.3 quake has struck near Nikiski in Alaska

A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Nikiski in Alaska on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/10/18 / 2018-10-16 18:33:06 / October 16, 2018 @ 6:33 pm. The temblor was detected at 09:33:06 / 9:33 am (local time epicenter). Event id:


AST: Woman found dead inside Ninilchik RV alongside highly intoxicated man

AST reports that concerned family members of Kathy Vancleve, 58, called around 11 p.m. Saturday evening to say that she may be dead inside her RV.


Most surveyed in Mat-Su see crime as serious

More than two-thirds of Mat-Su Borough residents who were surveyed think crime in the Mat-Su is very serious. Some 96.2 percent consider crime very serious or somewhat serious, according to results from a scientific survey of 602 Mat-Su residents by Hellenthal & Associates.The Matanuska-Susitna Boro


Crews working overtime to keep flooding at bay in Seward

SEWARD, Alaska (KTUU) —The city of Seward is warning residents to remain cautious and be prepared to leave in case this severe flooding continues.City workers did make progress in areas impacted by the heavy rainfall, but according to the Kenai Peninsula borough more rain is expected throughout next


Bremerton man stabbed to death in Alaska

TheAlaska Department of Public Safety announced Mondaythat John Fergerson Sr., 61, of Bremerton, had been stabbed and killed after an argument with John L. Stapleton, 46, of Kent, in the Southeast Alaska city or borough of Yakutat.


4.5 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Near Anchorage, Alaska

An earthquake hit near Anchorage, Alaska, on the night of Oct. 14, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).


APD: Anonymous tip leads to arrest of domestic violence suspect

A person who contacted police didn't want to give their name, but they didn't have to. Anchorage Police Department (APD) got what it wanted; a tip from the public that led to the capture of 28-year-old Christopher Elving.Police say Elving was wanted on a felony assault warrant for allegedly punching


4.5 quake rattles Southcentral Alaska

A 4.5 earthquake shook much of Southcentral Alaska on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018. (Credit: Courtesy USGS)