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Only three weeks to reel in the halibut of the season

...two years ago when the Jackpot was lowered from 20 percent of the total revenue from derby ticket sales to $10,000 plus 50 cents from each ticket. This year 16,000 tickets were printed, and more than 10,000 had been sold as of the last audit, said...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/fishing/2014-08-27/only-three-weeks-to-reel
Fishing

...Aylward said - about $1 to $1.90 a shot, under specially negotiated prices for low-income countries, compared to about 15 cents a dose for oral vaccine. But he said it was worth the investment if adding the shots wound up eliminating polio in the last...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2014-08-23-1
Community
Fire footprint - ghosts of fires past

...three weeks after the fire was first detected on May 19, 60 per cent of the perimeter has now been contained. On this particular...used to estimate the fire perimeter, estimated that only 65 per cent of the 200,000 acres actually burned. Of the area that burned...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-06-12-0
Outdoors
Whether they like it or not, anglers catch plenty of pink salmon

...Gary Hollier, a setnetter whose sites are near the Kenai River said people often buy their pink salmon commercially. "At 28 cents a pound, they're a good, cheap, quality product from the ocean," he said. "They're just a softer fish." Hollier...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-08-06/whether-they-like-it-or-not-angl
Fishing
Senators propose 12-cent gas tax increase

...Chris Murphy, D-Conn., and Bob Corker, R-Tenn., would raise the 18.4 cents-a-gallon federal gas tax and 24.4 cents-a-gallon diesel tax each by 12 cents over the next two years, and then index the taxes to keep pace with inflation...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-19/senators-propose-12-cent-gas-tax-inc
News
Wanna buy a duck?

...sale and told her to sell them for fifty cents apiece or whatever she could get. I looked...but IS considerably more than the fifty cents she wanted) and assorted other bits of...the value before she sold them for fifty cents apiece because there would be lots of garage...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2014-06-28-2
Community

...according to published reports. Analysts believe such a link-up would face stiff opposition from the same regulators who blocked AT&T from buying T-Mobile in 2011.T-Mobile's stock fell 10 cents to $33.52 in afternoon trading.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-01
News
Rich Lowry: The equal-pay canard

...that women earn only 77 cents of every dollar earned...Bureau data, the 77-cent stat is a comparison of...staffers make only 88 cents for every dollar earned...promoters of the 77-cent figure, every one of...years ago, women made 72 cents on the dollar to men...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-04-13/rich-lowry-the-equal-pay-canard
Opinion
'We didn't get dinner that night'

...Road, Mavis Cone had invited another family over for dinner. The two families were looking at her new John F. Kennedy 50-cent piece before enjoying their meal. In East Anchorage, Kit Hill, a high school senior, was at home making dinner with her sisters...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-22/we-didnt-get-dinner-that-night
News
Voices of Alaska: Measure would preserve spill response, prevention efforts

...almost entirely from the five-cents-per-barrel surcharge on...as the "470 Fund"), one cent of the surcharge goes to the...side, while the remaining four cents goes to prevention. The prevention...Trans-Alaska Pipeline System to seven cents per barrel, instead of the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-04-02/voices-of-alaska-measure-would-pr
Opinion

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