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Two contested races for Soldotna council; mayoral candidate to run unopposed

...Kenai Peninsula Borough meetings and Soldotna City Council meetings, often advocates for cost-cutting measures and fiscal conservation. He is a member of Alaskans for Grocery Tax Relief Now - an organization that advocates for abolishing the winter grocery...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-29/two-contested-races-for-soldotna-cou
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Conservation plan will determine federal funds for Alaskan wildlife

...be supported by a share of federal conservation funding. Since the creation of the...money to fund state-created plans for conservation of selected wildlife, with the goal...dictated by the species of greatest conservation need in this plan," said plan's...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-11/conservation-plan-will-determine-fed
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State Supreme Court hears setnet ban arguments

...packed house to hear arguments from the Alaska Fisheries Conservation Alliance and the State of Alaska on whether to allow a ballot...certified the ballot initiative after the Alaska Fisheries Conservation Alliance submitted 43,000 signatures in support of the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-26/state-supreme-court-hears-setnet-ban
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...rhino in the United States on Tuesday announced plans to send the endangered species to Southeast Asia on a mission to mate.Conservation experts at the Cincinnati Zoo say 8-year-old Harapan will soon be on his way to Indonesia, where nearly all of the estimated...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/2015-08-25
Voices of Alaska: Motive behind set net ban is reallocation

...Alaska if it makes it onto the ballot.Alaska Fisheries Conservation Alliance (AFCA), the group sponsoring the anti-setnet...anti set net initiative is a shameless allocation, not a conservation effort plain and simple - the initiative's sponsors have...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-08-20/voices-of-alaska-motive-behind-se
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Protest of Kenai River Sportfishing Association launched

...statement: "Our primary goal at KRSA is conservation of salmon habitat while promoting responsible...ranges of issues, including habitat conservation, fisheries management, research and...Kenai River also is one of the great conservation success stories anywhere in the world...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-19/protest-of-kenai-river-sportfishing-
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What others say: Fighting the fires

...results of which would be taken to a mill. The mill is needed infrastructure, according to Roger Wristen of the Cascadia Conservation District. Hearing conservationists argue for a mill is a new twist when it comes to forest-management practices. For...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-08-24/what-others-say-fighting-the-fire
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Keeping it fresh: Farmers markets boost farms, economies

...markets where enthusiasts and commercial farmers can sell their fresh produce. District manager for the Kenai Soil and Water Conservation District Heidi Chay refers to farmer's markets as the "small business incubators of the agriculture economy." The weekly...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-23/small-event-big-impact-farmers-marke
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Voices of Alaska: Inuit Circumpolar Council responds to climate change

...indigenous hunting and fishing rights and be more forceful in upholding its obligations under the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act (ANILCA). The federal government should set precedent for a new and cooperative relationship with Alaska Natives by...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-08-22/voices-of-alaska-inuit-circumpola
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DNR hears arguments for Chuitna water rights

...exception."The permitting process itself, mine proponents said, already takes into account the best public interest and conservation issues that concern Chuitna Citizens Coalition and others. DNR will always have those factors to consider, and snagging...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-22/dnr-hears-arguments-for-chuitna-wate
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