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Unexploded ordnance found near Knik River

ANCHORAGE - An unexploded mortar round, 30 to 40 years old, was found near the Knik River, Alaska State Troopers said. Troopers said they detonated the ordnance without incident. It was found near mile 30.6 of the...
Police: 2 men on missing plane found alive

...plane missing since Thursday have been found alive in the Knik River Valley. Police say 51-year-old David W. Akers...downdraft forced Akers to make a controlled landing in the Knik River drainage. The two men began walking out and were found...
Regional News
Alaska serial killer Robert Hansen dies in prison at 75

...his private plane. A licensed pilot, Hansen told investigators one of his favorite spots to take his victims was the Knik River northeast of Anchorage.Investigators have said that in some instances Hansen would rape the women but return them to...
Statewide salmon harvest tops 2005 record

...more than other recent years, despite getting a slightly later start than in some past years.At Fish Creek, near the Knik River, the number of cohos returning each day has slowed down, but about 6,525 were counted through Aug. 27, several...
Fish Board considers Cook Inlet proposals

...that would substantially diminish the flow of fish to this area be terminated," the Anchorage-based association said in a comment letter.The board will also consider proposals for the Susitna River and Knik River areas such as Jim Creek.
Northwest Digest

Man killed in Knik River shooting ANCHORAGE - A woman canoeing on the Knik River said she slipped and her handgun fired...woman's name has not been released. The Knik River flows 25 miles from the Knik Glacier...
Off-roaders want same access as bikers vehicles to tool around on land near the Knik River. The bills would create a Knik River Public Use Area in a region that includes Jim...putting our foot down," he said. But the Knik River Watershed Group said motorized users should...
Photo: Bridge, fog, ice, collisions

The northbound lane on the Knik River Bridge, 35 miles north of Anchorage, is jammed from rail to rail with vehicles Sunday after a multi-car collision. Weather...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

Obituaries The JUNEAU EMPIRE Peter D. Guerrero Former Juneau resident Peter Douglas Guerrero of Knik River died April 19, 2001, in Seattle. He was 59. He was born July 11, 1941, in Juneau. He was proud to be a Tlingit Eagle. One...
Alaska Digest

...extrapolating data from studies in the Susitna Valley, they estimate about 60 brown, or grizzly bears, live between the Knik River and Turnagain Arm. About another dozen are believed to forage in or near Anchorage. Black bears are more plentiful...


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