KENAI - When last month's flooding washed out sections of Kenai Peninsula roads, many area residents found themselves isolated and stranded - much like juvenile salmon can be cut off from their homes by impassable highway culverts. The flooding heightened awareness of a growing concern among some who believe culverts across the state don't adequately protect anadromous fish such as salmon.
A local parks advisory board voted to support a proposal to list the lower Kenai River as impaired under the federal Clean Water Act.
Fishing spotty in Bristol Bay; Increasing respiratory illness prompts efforts to settle silt; State wipes out money for monitoring programs;
Scientists are trying to figure out what caused Torpedo Lake to dump 10 percent of its water - or about 65 million gallons - into the Kenai River.
Henderson takes helm at Coeur Alaska; Two injured when helicopter crashes; Educator sentenced on child porn charges; Anchorage man enters not guilty pleas; Veneer mill increases production, needs time; Water quality tests show cleaner Kenai; Jet may have been on wrong frequency
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