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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...

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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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Refuge Notebook: Following the Alaska dream

...Sam Ward's adventurous move from the suburbs of Ohio in 1980 to live "off the grid" on a private inholding on Caribou Island located in Skilak Lake (on Kenai National Wildlife Refuge). As Sam and Bonnie adapted to a remote life without...

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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...

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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...

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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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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...

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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...

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Fire is not cause for alarm

...We're allowing the fire to burn unchecked at this time," he said. "A lot of people on the lake and residents of Caribou Island can see what the fire's doing. People have been smelling smoke in Sterling and Cooper Landing and have been calling...

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