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Erosion washing away Ninilchik beach campsites

...Board toured the Ninilchik area and Deep Creek State Recreation Area last week...daytime parking space, he said.Deep Creek has lost about 15 campsites, with...underway to rebuild lost beachfront at Deep Creek.Rys Miranda, chief of design and...
Impressions of a place far away from everywhere

...none of these captured bugs are mosquitoes; they and other biting flies have not made it to the island.The knee-deep creeks of St. Matthew, most of them spanned with a long stride, are clear and clean. Some cut through beach cliffs, tumbling...
Forest scientists say warmer weather is worsening the beetle epidemic

...through, said Michael Fastabend, who runs the beetle mitigation program for the Kenai Peninsula Borough. But south of Deep Creek, he said, the depletion of mature trees and the fast growth of tall grass appear to cut off regeneration. He said...
Benefits abound for late-season camping

...first day of their trip, they only made it as far as the Deep Creek Campground, which is run by the Alaska Division of Parks...Peninsula. This glacier-studded valley was a lot like Deep Creek - too pretty to pass up. So they turned off the Seward...
Southcentral fires burn out of control

...with highly flammable beetle-killed trees and black spruce. The fire has spread several miles into the south side of Deep Creek drainage, Eriksen said, something firefighters had been struggling to prevent. "When fire gets into drainages, they...
Goods celebrate 50th anniversary

...a wedding trip to Coeur D'Alene, Idaho, then returned to make their home in Spokane, where Good was stationed at Deep Creek Air Force Base. The couple later moved to Juneau in 1967 to raise their three children, Craig, Clay and Sheila, who...
High-tech sensors may solve mysteries of fish migration

...project for the program along Cook Inlet. Her work will include testing new tags on fish in the Ninilchik River and Deep Creek in Ninilchik. Nielsen, fishery supervisor with the U.S. Geological Survey's Alaska Science Center, said her team...
Fish tracking may lead to watershed in sea research beeps underwater, Nielsen and co-researchers Wilson, Phil Richards and Chris Zimmerman plan to start tracking coho salmon smolts from Ship Creek, as well as steelhead from the Ninilchik River and Deep Creek on the Kenai Peninsula.
Homer promotes image as halibut fishing capital

...Inlet than any other area of the state or world, The next closest area in terms of harvest is Central Cook Inlet, the Deep Creek-Anchor Point fishery. Lower Cook Inlet is consistently a little larger," said Meyer. As far as the sign at the...
State and local briefly

...boy. Taylor Brill, 8, of Longview, Wash., landed a 255-pound fish Monday while fishing on a charter boat off Deep Creek. While the halibut was bigger than the 238-pound fish 11-year-old Kyle O'Brien caught off Dutch Harbor two weeks...


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