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Alaska Science Forum: Spillways of an ancient Alaska lake

...floatplane pilot brought in the carcass of a pygmy whitefish. The pilot had found it in Lake George, at the head of the Knik River in the Chugach Mountains.Wiedmer wondered how the small fish had reached the isolated lake. He knew that pygmy whitefish...
Warm water, low rivers killing fish in Anchorage, Mat-Su

...and Game biologists have recorded water temperatures as high as 74 degrees in Jim Creek, which is a tributary of the Knik River. Dead salmon have been found near the river's weir, reported The Alaska Dispatch News.In Anchorage, officials...
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...
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.
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...
Knik Arm Bridge project goes forward

...keep the transportation money. Former Gov. Sarah Palin killed the Gravina Island project because of the cost. The Knik River Bridge project remained alive. The Federal Highway Administration needed to sign off on the project's environmental...
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...
Alaska Digest

...Biologists estimate some 60 brown bears and 250 black bears live around the Anchorage area, from Portage to the Knik River. But while the black bears are commonly seen within the city, brown bears tend to hide from people and are for the...
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...
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...
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