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Early run Kenai king salmon closure a blow to guides

...11 years before he quit after the 2012 fishing season and shifted his efforts toward king salmon returning to the Columbia River. He joined the ranks of sportfishing guides, nearly 100 since 2007, who have stopped guiding on the Kenai River...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-12/early-run-kenai-king-salmon-closure-
News
Terrain, climate secured Alaska as drones test site

...operating UAS for private industry. A team monitored oil spill recovery equipment tests for Chevron at the mouth of the Columbia River in Oregon last March. In 2012, center staff monitored wildfires on the Florida Panhandle.That same year they counted...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-01-21/terrain-climate-secured-alaska-as-dr
News
Gravel roads offer miles of pedal-pushing

...Washington and Oregon sides of the Columbia River near The Dalles, attracted about...Oregon's northern border, the Columbia River - he figured he would have a hard...towns of Dufur and Moro near the Columbia River, a route that features 9,000...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-02-06/gravel-roads-offer-miles-of-peda
Outdoors
Alaskan should learn from mistakes made elsewhere

...sport and commercial salmon industry disappear in my life time. As a child, I thrilled to the seasonal news of 'Columbia River hogs' and 'Skagit River kings.' Today, my grandchildren know nothing of the once great salmon runs of our coastal...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-01-21/alaskan-should-learn-from
Letters
Alaska salmon management: A unique process for a unique state

...commercial and recreational users are divided. The lower Columbia River, which is the boundary between Oregon and Washington...also shares management responsibility on part of the Columbia River with the State of Oregon. Managers use weak stock...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-11-30/alaska-salmon-management-a-unique-pr
News | Conserving the Kenai King
Voices of Alaska: Rushing Susitna baseline studies could cost Alaskans their salmon

...on a large tributary to the Pacific Northwest's Columbia River. On that tributary, I researched the effectiveness...for as long as those dams exist. Indeed, in the Columbia River basin - the once largest producer of king salmon...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2013-10-23/voices-of-alaska-rushing-susitna-
Opinion
A king without a crown: Chinook vulnerable to ocean forces

...article published this spring, Orsi references "one exceptional chinook salmon stock harvested in this fishery, the Columbia River 'summer hogs,'" which he said was a summer run fish that returned to the Columbia at an average weight of 30 pounds...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-12-28/a-king-without-a-crown-chinook-vulne
News | Conserving the Kenai King
Washington chinook too young to be mammoth

...free-flowing Hanford Reach of the Columbia River are renown for including a few...Department of Fish and Wildlife Columbia River policy coordinator, said it's...chinook predicted to enter the Columbia River system this season."Look at...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2013-10-17/washington-chinook-too-young-to-
Outdoors
Cutting back

...he'll be hiring four to five fewer crewmembers than he normally does this season. Johnson, who has fished on the Columbia River and in the Copper River delta where he can target king salmon, thinks it's possible that kings run along the bottom...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-05-11-0
News
Trail caretakers sharpen their skills

...Hawley explained to the 15 volunteers about to repair a wet area on Gorge trail No. 400 near Eagle Creek in the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.The trail school in late April here was a joint effort between the U.S. Forest Service...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2013-05-16/trail-caretakers-sharpen-their-s
Outdoors

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