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Soldotna man honored for 2000 rescue of woman trying to drown herself in river

ANCHORAGE - A woman survived a jump off the Sterling Highway Bridge in Soldotna three years ago thanks to three off-duty Coast Guard officers and a lodge owner who came to her rescue. The Coast...
Lake raises level of Kenai River

...rising water has built ice jams that back up water. On Friday afternoon, a jam was developing upstream of the Sterling Highway bridge in Soldotna. "When this jam does finally release, the backwater will come rushing down," Balk said. On Friday...
Anglers celebrate first kings on Ninilchik, Anchor

...eating," he said. "I could be cooking right now."Wise joined at least 20 other people within a mile of the Sterling Highway bridge who roamed the shoreline trying to find one of the season's elusive first king salmon.The Ninilchik and Anchor...
Hunter cited for shooting bear near Sterling Highway

...opened fire on a bear in front of people who had been taking pictures as it fished in the Kenai River, next to the Sterling Highway bridge. Discharging a firearm is prohibited along that section of the highway because of high public use. The citation...
State to open lower Kenai to king fishing July 1

...popular late king run begins July 1. Anglers will be corralled into the lower 21 miles of the Kenai from the Sterling Highway bridge in Soldotna to the mouth of the river. That area is home to productive, tidally influenced fishing holes. Fishing...
Guide has court date over monster king

...Honeymoon Cove, which is located downstream of the Sterling Highway bridge, when actually it was caught above the Sterling Highway bridge. State fishing regulations say any fish between...


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