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Use of bait a setback for king salmon recovery

This is no time for bait on the Kenai River. Just when things are starting to turn around for king salmon Fish and Game allows bait. Greg Brush is clearly correct in his article on assessing the situation on the Kenai. I see this as a real setback for revitalizing the king salmon run on the Kenai River.
Joy riders leave drivers in the dust

I' m so concerned about the joyriders in the dust (four-wheelers, dirt bikes and side-by-sides) riding at full speed along major highways.
Ruffner deserves support for fish board

I am writing to strongly urge the legislature to confirm Robert Ruffner for the Board of Fish. As director of the Kenai Watershed Forum he has put fish first. He is a logical intelligent thinker with a common sense approach.
Action on fish board candidate disheartening

It is so disheartening to see the well qualified candidate for board of fish, Robert Ruffner, turned down by the legislature. I hope that voters and citizens will realize that partisan politics have no place in Alaska's future.
Negative campaigns hurt Alaska, nation

Once again today my mailbox was stuffed with attack ads and mudslinging. In just a week one of these candidates will be elected to office. He will be followed by the mistrust that has been developed during the campaign. Negative campaigning is not good for Alaska or the United States. This political division is not healthy for our country. We are one nation and we the people should work with elected officials who will do what is right for the country.
Navarre represents young and old

Please vote for Mike Navarre as he has a proven track record for young and old (like me). His staff, integrity and administrative ability are well proven. During the next years of growth we need a proven leader who can cope with challenges. He's a good man.
Conservation of king salmon should begin with the river

If the Fisheries Conservation Alliance was truly for conservation of king salmon it would have opposed all king fishing in the Kenai River from the beginning of this season! When and only when the escapement was sufficient would they be for some type of fishery for kings.
Clean sweep appreciated

Thanks to all our public officials and employees who made sure bike trails and highways were swept and clean of gravel for the upcoming summer season.
Keep kings in the Kenai

...power to effect what happens once the smolts leave the river, but we should do ALL we can to improve in-river survival of the kings from eggs to adults. We should enact his five main points. It's time to act. Bud Crawford, Kenai

...talented youth and community come together for a thoughtful examination of a complex issue. Don't miss it! Sammy and Bud Crawford, Kenai Seldovia music festival proves to be big success I would like to extend a great big thanks to the members of...


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