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Refuge Notebook: A day on Tustumena Lake

...The physical labor on the trail really wore me out. We also checked in on a few of our historic pubic use cabins on Caribou Island and at Big Bay. Both cabins are in great locations, and feel like a true wilderness getaway. Big Bay Cabin, built...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-10-16/refuge-notebook-a-day-on-tustume
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First responders rescued in attempt to rescue boater

...nasty and windy out there and the waves pushed them into rocks and they got stuck." The rescue boat ran aground near Caribou Island. Nelson said instead of risking another boat to get stuck in the rough conditions, Alaska State Troopers dispatched...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-10/responders-rescued-in-attempt-to-res
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Responders rescued in attempt to rescue stranded boater

...nasty and windy out there and the waves pushed them into rocks and they got stuck."The rescue boat ran aground near Caribou Island. Nelson said instead of risking another boat to get stuck in the rough conditions, Alaska State Troopers dispatched...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-10/responders-rescued-in-attempt-to-res
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Wildfire now 46 percent contained, not caused by campfire

...private landholdings along the north eastern edge of the fire including the Alaska Wilderness Lodge and residences on Caribou Island, Schwarber said. Before the damp weather moved in, the fire had been growing significantly in the southeast, Schwarber...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/funnyriverfire/2014-05-27/from-defensive-to-offensiv
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Author shares experience living off the grid

...a used boat and supplies, the Wards settled on Caribou Island on Skilak Lake in June 1981. By the time the winter...build eight cabins on the island. The Wards moved off Caribou Island in 1990 but still keep in contact with friends from...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-01-02/book-on-off-the-grid-living-on-skila
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Swan Lake fire growing slowly but will benefit wildlife

...Skilak Lake. This fire, known as the Swan Lake fire, is on the south shore of Skilak Lake about one mile south of Caribou Island. The fire was ignited by a lightning strike on July 29. A typical question is "How big is the fire?" Since the...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/081707/outdoors_3123.shtml
Fire claims cabin on Caribou Island

A fire broke out on Caribou Island Sunday afternoon, destroying a cabin and about a half acre of land, according to Alaska Division of Forestry Public Information...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/053011/new_837115061.shtml
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Fire claims cabin on Caribou Island

A fire broke out on Caribou Island Sunday afternoon, destroying a cabin and about a half acre of land, according to Alaska Division of Forestry Public Information...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2011-05-30/fire-claims-cabin-caribou-island
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Cabin camping

...reservable cabins and two others that are on a "first come, first served" basis. The refuge's 14-by-18-foot Caribou Island cabin is on Tustamena Lake in a Wilderness Area. More than 100 years old, it was built by hunters and trappers...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2012-02-24/cabin-camping
Outdoors
Refuge Notebook: Kenai National Wildlife Refuge gets stimulated

...funding. Specifically, increased maintenance and project work has been completed on Doroshin Bay, Big Indian, and Caribou Island cabins, all of which are available for public use and are on a fee-based reservation system. Most notable is the...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/101609/out_505573850.shtml

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