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Peninsula approved for $68.8 million in capital budget

...Stetson Creek and a pipeline to move the creek water to Cooper Lake. Water from the lake would then be transferred to Cooper Creek via a pipeline. The project, which was originally estimated to cost $12 million, is now estimated at $21.9 million. "Did...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-28/peninsula-approved-for-nearly-687-mi
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Work moving forward on Cooper Landing bypass

...it reconnects to the existing highway and would cross Bean and Juneau creeks. Cost is estimated at $270 million. * Cooper Creek alternative, which follows the existing route to the Kenai Lake bridge and then branches south, reconnecting with...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-09-17/work-moving-forward-on-cooper-landin
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Permitting underway for Cooper Creek salmon project

...help improve salmon habitat in Cooper Creek. Chugach Electric Association...colder Stetson Creek water into Cooper Creek. This project would divert water...release warmer lake water into Cooper Creek. "The idea is the salmon will...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2011-09-21/permitting-underway-for-cooper-creek
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Home sweet roam: Where the Dolly Varden go

...by following dollies tagged in Cooper Creek, Quartz Creek, South Fork of...October. Those that spawned in Cooper Creek, wintered in Skilak Lake, swam...couple of months, and return to Cooper Creek to spawn in September. Quartz...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/082009/fis_483710341.shtml
Camping ranges from crowds to quiet

...Road from Mile 45 Sterling Highway * Quartz Creek Campground, take Quartz Creek Road from Mile 45 Sterling Highway * Cooper Creek Campground, Mile 50.7 Sterling Highway * Russian River Campground, Mile 52.8 Sterling Highway City and Private...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/052700/rec_052700krrec0030001.shtml
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If looking for an established campsite, check these out:

...Creek Road from Mile 45 Sterling Highway Quartz Creek Campground, take Quartz Creek Road from Mile 45 Sterling Highway Cooper Creek Campground, Mile 50.7 Sterling Highway Russian River Campground, Mile 52.8 Sterling Highway Cooper Lake Dispersed...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/020907/recguide_0209rec028.shtml
Grizzly 1915 death reminds author of his own narrow escape

...it could have happened. In the summer of 1914, Thurman had been packing supplies in to his mine and stopped at the Cooper Creek Mine on the banks of the Kenai River to visit with big game guide Ben Sweezy. King told Ben of a grizzly bear near...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/062008/out_254476232.shtml
Kenai Peninsula Online - Alaska Newspaper -

...mother and older brother, Donald. My favorite is the photograph taken around 1910 with Nellie and Donald on the old Cooper Creek Bridge with Frank's brother, Tom's wife and daughter. Robert served in the Bering Sea Patrol, in World War II...

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