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Campers on the city of Kenai’s beaches will have to be more careful about their bonfires in the future.

National Weather Service

    The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for much of the Kenai River drainage due to the release of water from a glacial lake.

The flood watch is in effect Friday morning through Monday morning for Kenai Lake and the Upper Kenai River from Cooper Landing to Skilak Lake. In addition, water levels on the Lower Kenai River, from Skilak Lake to Cook Inlet, are expected to rise to bank-full conditions as well.

The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for much of the Kenai River drainage due to the release of water from a dammed glacial lake.

The flood watch goes into effect Friday morning through Monday morning for Kenai Lake and the Upper Kenai River from Cooper Landing to Skilak (SKEE-lack) Lake. In addition, water levels on the Lower Kenai River, from Skilak Lake to Cook Inlet, are expected to rise to bank-full conditions as well.

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Kenai Conversation

This week, we talk with one of the candidates running for Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly in District 5 (Sterling/Funny River), Leslie Morton. The other candidate in the race, Norm Blakely, declined our interview to be a part of the program.

KDLL's election coverage continues this week as we speak with candidates for District 1, which encompasses much of the K-Beach corridor and parts of Kenai.

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KDLL Podcasts

Jenny Neyman/KDLL

Sink your teeth into one of fall’s tastiest treats, cozy up for fall with a different kind of fleece and take a walk on the wild side with local plants that can be used for medicinal purposes.

Links in this episode:

O'Brien Garden and Trees:
https://www.facebook.com/obriengardenandtrees/

The Alpaca Guy:
http://www.thealpacaguy.com/

Courtesy Soldotna Rotary

Join Bill for a taste of the Kenai Peninsula Beer Festival, a look at the Oktoberfest style and thoughts on what makes a good beer festival. 

Breweries/wineries mentioned in this podcast:
Jed Wade, Bearpaw River Brewing Co.

Gene Diamond, Specialty Imports of Alaska

June Gerteisen, Arkos Brewery

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KDLL Fall Membership Drive, 6 a.m.-6p.m. Sept. 28 & 29

Two days of original programming. Tune in for the best in local, public radio!

We’ll bring you in-depth news reporting and features, local music, long-form interviews and a look at various scientific, historical, ecological, economic and cultural topics.

Musicians — want some free airtime?

Send us your original songs to be played on the air!

We're featuring local music during our fall membership drive, Sept. 28 & 29. Email mp3s or web links to jneyman@kdll.org, or mail to PO Box 2111, Kenai, AK 99611. Call 283-8433 for more info.