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Fish tech program has in-state focus

KETCHIKAN (AP) - More than half a dozen fish-centric University of Alaska community campuses around the state are educating an upcoming generation of fisheries technology professionals with the University of Alaska Southeast's fisheries technology program.Barbara Morgan, the program's student support and community outreach coordinator for the Ketchikan campus, recently hosted an informational meeting for prospective students.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-21/fish-tech-program-has-in-state-focus
News
Voices of the Peninsula: Setnet ban initiative is an anti-salmon initiative

As you're out shopping this holiday season, someone wielding a clipboard might approach you and ask if you want to save king salmon. Don't be fooled.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-12-20/voices-of-the-peninsula-setnet-ba
Opinion
Refuge Notebook: Eradicating an invasive predator from the Kenai Peninsula

Loons calling through the morning mist ? the cry of an eagle perched overhead? rainbow trout leaping from the water, and your children's smiles as they reel one in.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-12-18/refuge-notebook-eradicating-an-i
Outdoors
Kenai woman wins national hunting award

Kenai resident Christine Cunningham was still unable to process the announcement that she was the 2014 winner of the Prois Award hours after receiving the news Monday.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-15
News
Upper Cook Inlet sockeye harvest forecasted to beat 2014 numbers

If everything goes as forecast, Upper Cook Cook Inlet fishermen should see a total run of 5.8 million sockeye during the 2015 fishing season. Of those, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game estimates that about 2.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-08/upper-cook-inlet-sockeye-harvest-for
News
Skyview grad earns patent for fish waste disposal system

Fishing has always been a favorite pastime of Alaskans, and now, thanks to a former Kenai Peninsula resident, it can be done more safely. Alexandra West, a 2007 Skyview High School graduate who is now an engineer-in-training for PND Engineers Inc.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-01-0
News
NOAA gives Kachemak Bay special designation

Scientific research in Kachemak Bay could get more federal funding thanks to its recent designation as a Habitat Focus Area by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-03/noaa-gives-kachemak-bay-special-desi
News
Lynx closure reveals questionable management strategy

For the first time, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game closed lynx hunting to the public on the Kenai.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-11-27/lynx-closure-reveals-ques
Letters
Learning for Life: Cockroaches, the ultimate unwanted visitor

Here in Alaska we are free of many pests common to warmer climates, but as with all things in life, change is inevitable.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2014-11-22/learning-for-life-cockroaches-t
Community
While it may not be required, public disclosure is the best practice

This past week, the Alaska Public Offices Commission held a hearing to address, among other things, an appeal of a decision involving an Alaska Department of Fish and Game official.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-11-22/while-it-may-not-be-required-publ
Opinion

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