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Refuge Notebook: What do caribou and wood bison have in common?

...bison fall into the second category, as do caribou on the Kenai Peninsula. Historically, caribou were abundant on the Kenai Peninsula, but...market hunting in the late 1800s. The last 13 caribou on the peninsula were shot in 1912 near Ptarmigan...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-01-22/refuge-notebook-what-do-caribou-
Outdoors
Wildfire contained near Caribou Lake

A wildfire that grew to 12 acres near Caribou Lake over the weekend took the full resources...started Friday four miles southwest of Caribou Lake, was human-caused and is under investigation.Caribou Lake is on the southern Kenai Peninsula...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-05/wildfire-contained-near-caribou-lake
News
Four Peninsula riders ready for Iron Dog experience

...to ride snowmachines," the elder Wood said of his family. "Every weekend I'd take the kids out, we had a cabin in the Caribou Hills, and they'd start riding from about 3 years old."Wood said his work prevented him from ever running the Iron Dog...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2015-02-23/four-peninsula-riders-ready-for-ir
Sports

...Kathy Matta for sharing her art expertise. Students made an Alaskan themed quilt which is hanging in the lobby by Sven the caribou. The next time you are at school take a look and can see how many letters of the alphabet you can identify!Kenai Central...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-23-1
News | Schools
Caribou Hills Cabin Hoppers host SAR drill

...Search and Rescue (SAR) Drill hosted and coordinated by the Caribou Hills Cabin Hoppers in the Caribou Hills outside of Ninilchik on Feb. 26. Besides representatives from the Caribou Hills Cabin Hoppers organization, individuals from the Homer...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/031311/peo_799086512.shtml
People
Voices of the Peninsula: Nelchina caribou issues complex

...concerning hunting options for the Nelchina Caribou Herd near Glennallen. Since this is a...hunt was held in the fall of 1987 on this caribou herd. The proposal adopted by the Board...limit of up to 300 of the probably 2350 caribou available for harvest next year. Any...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/101410/ope_720451507.shtml
Opinion
Winging it for caribou: Fly-out hunting trips provide a unique experience

...Mulchanta River area. He spied a group of caribou on a nearby mountain. Rosendale said...noticed one lying down and a mature bull caribou marking trees. "It was just tearing...said. The hunter watched the resting caribou rise from the ground. He said that the...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/082010/out_697947486.shtml
Outdoors
Refuge opens Caribou Hills area to snowmachines

The Caribou Hills portion of the Kenai National Wildlife...the north side, Fox River to the east, Caribou Lake to the south and the north-south...Acting Refuge Manager Doug Staller, the Caribou Hills has received significant snowfall...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/010810/new_495344457.shtml
News
Support leads to family fun in Caribou Hills

The Caribou Hills Cabin Hoppers would like to thank Coca Cola of Kenai and Pepsi Cola...2012 Family Fun Day held at the Rinehart Adolf Memorial Pavilion in the Caribou Hills on March 17. We would also like to recognize those people who helped...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2012-05-02/support-leads-to-family-f
Letters
Snowmachine drag races held in Caribou Hills

...Oilwell Road, is sponsoring snowmachine drag racing in the Caribou Hills this winter, and Sunday marked the sixth race in the season series of 11 races. Volunteers and the Caribou Hills Cabin Hoppers also come together to make the event happen...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/node/14598
Sports

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