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Kasilof man fatally stabbed during attempted home invasion

Troopers say Stubblefield, armed with a shotgun, entered a Kasilof home where two men and a woman were inside.

KTUU - 2018-06-22 15:38:00

Kasilof stabbing leaves man with shotgun dead

A 48-year-old man who entered a Kasilof home Thursday evening carrying a shotgun was found dead by Alaska State Troopers, after he was apparently stabbed during an altercation inside.Kasilof resident Travis Stubblefield was the man killed in the encounter, according to an online dispatch Friday. Sol

KTVA - 2018-06-22 22:54:00

From bad to worse: State announces more king salmon fishing shutdowns for Susitna Valley

State fish manager Sam Ivey, left, talks with 3 Rivers Fly & Tackle owner Mike Hudson at the Wasilla shop Thursday. Ivey is going fishing for pike amid new chinook salmon closures. (Zaz Hollander / ADN)

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2018-06-21 22:08:31

AGDC selects shortest, least expensive Spur Highway option

Around 2015 the gasline project began considering 26 possible reroutes for the Spur Highway, whose existing path between roughly mile 19.5 and mile 21 passes through the approximately 900-acre footprint of the planned LNG plant, meant to liquify and export gas sent in an 800-mile pipeline from the N

KENAI PENINSULA CLARION - 2018-06-22 06:24:40

Sport fishing guides forced to roll with new king restrictions on Kenai River

Ben Collier grew up in Seward and has been fishing commercially and working as a sport guide for almost 40 years. With the latest restrictions on king salmon sportfishing on the Kenai River, Collier says he's been doing some "damage control" with some of his clients who booked tours with him in Febr

KTVA - 2018-06-22 03:39:00

Man dead after conflict, stabbing in Kasilof

Travis Stubblefield, 48, was pronounced dead Thursday night at a home in Kasilof, Alaska State Trooper dispatch. Troopers became involved after a 911 call around 9:52 p.m. Thursday reported a disturbance.

KENAI PENINSULA CLARION - 2018-06-23 00:18:21

Kasilof man stabbed to death after entering home with gun

Troopers say Stubblefield, armed with a shotgun, entered a Kasilof home where two men and a woman were inside.

FAIRBANKS DAILY NEWS-MINER - 2018-06-22 23:03:56

Low sockeye returns restrict Copper River subsistence hours

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KTVA - 2018-06-23 00:31:00

Estuaries on the Kenai Peninsula are special places

Driving out to The Spit, my family and I would always ensure the windows were rolled up when we passed by Beluga Slough because that drive was most often accompanied by breezes of rotten egg. Even though I didn’t always appreciate its lovely aroma, I was still happy to tromp around in my “tufs” look

KENAI PENINSULA CLARION - 2018-06-22 07:04:00

The assembly killed the sales tax increase. A citizen group is picking up the effort

A group of citizens have launched an initiative campaign to place a proposition on the October ballot raising the borough’s general sales tax rate by .5 percent. Linda Hutchings of Soldotna, who filed the petition with the Kenai Peninsula Borough clerk’s office, said there are 10 sponsors who will b

KENAI PENINSULA CLARION - 2018-06-22 06:24:38

South Kachemak Bay may have to pay taxes to South Peninsula Hospital

Assembly member Dale Bagley, the original sponsor of the ordinance, introduced a substitute to include the southern border expansion. The amendment comes after concerns from the South Peninsula Hospital administration and Homer residents about the move’s negative impact on the hospital’s finances.

KENAI PENINSULA CLARION - 2018-06-22 06:24:37

Walking to remember: Heritage Place residents raise awareness about Alzheimer’s

The campaign encourages organizations and individuals to sponsor or attend local events that help raise awareness about the degenerative brain disease, which affects an estimated 5.7 million people nationwide and 6,800 Alaskans.

KENAI PENINSULA CLARION - 2018-06-22 06:23:58

Metal objects present danger on Kenai beaches. A student’s idea may help the city clean it up

Dipnetters, children, and anyone walking barefoot on Kenai beaches this summer may be less likely to step on a nail, screw, wire, lost tent stake or metal scrap thanks to an idea from a Kenai Central High School student picked up by the Kenai Parks and Recreation Department: attaching a magnet to th


Kenai City Council prohibits marijuana cultivation facilities in residential zones

“Generally in the past, I’ve been in support of limiting commercial business in residential zones, when neighborhoods requested that,” Councilmember Bob Molloy said.

KENAI PENINSULA CLARION - 2018-06-22 06:23:56

Kenai River closed for kings, anglers look to other species, rivers

As of Wednesday, the Kenai River downstream of Skilak Lake is completely closed to king salmon angling until June 30. After July 1, it is scheduled to open to fishing downstream of a marker that is about 300 yards downstream of Slikok Creek, subject to change by emergency order. That cuts off the fi


Peninsula sees few wildfires as season passes halfway mark

With Alaska’s wildfire season half over and cool, wet conditions in the forecast, the Kenai Peninsula has yet to see a major blaze. There’s no guarantee that it’s out of the woods just yet, though.


Muddy, high water clouds fishing at the Russian River

The fishing is fickle, though, and dependent on conditions. The water level on the upper Kenai River skyrocketed on Sunday and Monday, with mud cascading down the tributaries to cloud the water


Russian River Ferry — a piece of history, still afloat

Every year, thousands of people board a simple flat-bottomed boat to cross the Kenai in search of sockeye salmon. The other way to get there is through the U.S. Forest Service’s campground, driving down to the far side and hiking in via a boardwalk. The ferry runs on a cable across the river and tak


Company seeks to dismantle Alaska oil terminal next year

KENAI, Alaska (AP) — A subsidiary of Hilcorp Alaska is seeking to begin dismantling an oil terminal on the Cook Inlet next year after oil is expected to start flowing through a reconfigured pipeline system in September.The Peninsula Clarionreportsthe Cook Inlet Pipeline Company filed for permission


AGDC selects route for Kenai Spur Highway around LNG plant

The preferred route, announced in a public meeting in Nikiski on Wednesday evening, would stay relatively close to the edge of the planned plant near the bluff in Nikiski. The rerouted section would be about 3.4 miles long, departing the current highway around mile 19, joining North Miller Loop and