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Fairbanks' newest beach to open

...compared to its borough sibling, the more-developed Chena Lake Recreation Area in North Pole, but it's a start...said. It's as big, if not bigger, than the beach at Chena Lake.There is also a small picnic area with a pavilion...
Warm fall means thinner than normal ice

...weekend.Ricky Borland, manager at Chena Lake Recreation Area in North Pole, said...four ice houses the borough rents on Chena Lake. "We had them out way earlier last...he said. The same is true for Chena Lake, Borland said.Moose hunters on...
Hatcheries may not be able to turn out ready-to-catch trout, chinook

...trout and about 125,000 chinook are released every year into nearly 100 lakes. Near Fairbanks, the hatcheries supply Chena Lakes, Ballaine Lake and Birch Lake. In the Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Matanuska Lake, Lake Lucille and Long Lake receive...
State pushes to complete hatchery

...rainbows in Quartz Lake last year and the stocking plan calls for only 8,500 catchables to be stocked next summer. Chena Lake got 9,000 catchables last year and will get only 5,000. The same is true for Birch Lake. The number of catchables...
Alaska Digest

...Fairbanks. A pack of five wolves killed and ate a 15-year-old black Labrador retriever at a home on the edge of the Chena Lake Recreation Area after the owner let it out early in the morning. The owners found the dead dog half eaten on the lake...
Outdoors women grab opportunity to bag a moose

CHENA LAKES - Walking lightly down a trail lined with blazing yellow birch trees...see a moose. Cameron was one of four hunting experts summoned to the Chena Lakes area this week for the Beyond Becoming an Outdoors Woman program. Becoming...
Alaska conservation group battles invasive weeds with landscape fabric

...of that plant in the Interior," Etcheverry said.Next week, the district is planning to use landscaping fabric in Chena Lake to cover two patches of elodea, an invasive aquatic plant that has been found in several local water bodies, including...
Bear shakes RV at Chena Lake

FAIRBANKS - Park rangers are asking campers and picnickers to be careful after a bear shredded an empty tent at Chena Lake Recreation Area and later rocked a small RV back and forth while a person was inside. Borough recreation area manager...
Fort Wainwright soldier shot by Fairbanks police

...on life support until his family arrived. Eutenier and a friend, Derrick A. Lawhorn, 22, attended a barbecue at Chena Lakes Recreation Area on Saturday evening with friends, according to Lawhorn's girlfriend. The 20-year-old Fairbanks...
To Fairbanks Baptists, having a fling means throwing stuff around

...was the second time in three years the men have tested their wood-and-steel catapults in the green flats of the Chena Lakes flood plain. Two years ago, the group built three devices, which attracted a crowd of 60 people. This year, they...


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