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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...
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...
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...
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...
Kayaker develops carry-all accessory

...while he enjoys spending his leisure time with his Australian shepherd named Darma, when he would decide to paddle Tustumena Lake, or any one of numerous other locations he likes to wet an oar annually, Darma would get left out due to lack of...
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...
Alaska Digest

...appeal a court decision that bans salmon stocking in Tustumena Lake. The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals banned the long-standing...wilderness areas under the federal Wilderness Act of 1964. Tustumena Lake is within the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. The...
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...
Trapped birds fuel speculation

...but didn't make it," Jozwiak said. The third bird was an immature bald eagle caught in a conibear trap near Tustumena Lake on Jan 7. This bird did not survive. Shay Hurd, a U.S. Fish and Wildlife officer investigating the incident...
State and local briefly

...maps, except for a great swath of land that juts out over Homer and wraps around Kachemak Bay. That area covers Tustumena Lake, the Kenai's biggest, and the salmon-rich Kasilof River, the Caribou Hills popular with snowmachiners, the...


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