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Wildfires grow in southcentral Alaska

...humidity.The human-caused fire began Monday south of Funny River Road. Winds spread flames 10 miles south to Tustumena Lake, the 25-by-6-mile body of water that drains runoff from the Tustumena Glacier. The lake effectively blocked...
Residents prepare to evacuate as fire grows

...Funny River and spread more than 10 miles south to Tustumena Lake in less than 24 hours.The community sits directly...Creek where a group of remote-access cabins sit on Tustumena Lake. Fire crews are working to protect those cabins...
Court ruling leaves 6 million fish fry in limbo

...Appeals banned their release into Tustumena Lake. The fry represent a potential...National Wildlife Refuge where Tustumena Lake is located, said the Department...subsistence fishers or to spawn in Tustumena Lake. "You'd be looking at a 4-pound...
Kenai teenager survives mauling by brown bear

...was going to die, pretty much," said Williams from his home. Williams was attacked while hunting black bear near Tustumena Lake on the Kenai Peninsula. He said he could hear the bear clawing and chewing him before the pain registered. "I heard...

...residents can expect some periods of very unhealthy air because of the Fox Creek fire burning on the southern shore of Tustumena Lake on the Kenai Peninsula. Peninsula residents can expect periods of unhealthy, even hazardous air, north of the lake...
Northwest Digest

...affects the Cook Inlet commercial salmon fishery. Tustumena Lake is a designated wilderness area in the Kenai National...have warned that about 6 million fry destined for Tustumena Lake may have to be destroyed if the project is stopped...
Bears blamed for Kenai Peninsula moose calf deaths

...Selinger said.The study, which collared 54 calves, was conducted only in Unit 15C, spanning an area south of Tustumena Lake and west of the Kenai Fjords National Park. Of those 54 calves biologists collared, 45 died, according to the study...
Murkowski activates National Guard to help with Kenai fires

...from the southeast had increased the northern perimeter of the blaze Sunday evening, sending smoke drifting down Tustumena Lake into Kasilof and Soldotna. The fire crossed Indian Creek about one mile upstream from the lake, increasing in size...
Authors describe life of Alaska's first guide

...She and her husband, Erik Huebsch, recently purchased and began renovating Tom Odale's old hunting lodge on Tustumena Lake where Andrew Berg was a frequent visitor. Titus is a ranger and historian for the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge...
Too many caribou on Kenai

...Therefore, there is no access with ATVs and very limited air access. Spraker said, a hunter's best bet is crossing Tustumena Lake and following the Emmy Lake Trail into the caribou's range. In the Fox River area, horses are also a definite...


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