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State actions destroyed profitable fisheries

...fished king crab twenty-five years. We lost everything due to State greed. We were forced to move onto our salmon fish sites in Tuxedni Bay. Our children suffered because we were destitute. The fishery is supposed to be a renewable resource...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-09-19/state-actions-destroyed-p
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Life in the Pededstrian Lane: Fear of flying

...cost of flying. Everyone one remembers when you really could fly cheaper than you could drive. In the 1970s (the early fish site days) my nephews from the valley made the trip down to spend time on the beach for $15 each, one way. Now it costs...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2014-07-25/life-in-the-pededstrian-lane-fe
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Wildlife troopers increase fishery enforcement

...during closed periods. "The biggest thing people need to remember is record and mark your fish before you leave your fish site," McConnell said. "We ask people to make sure they all know the regulations. It is better to ask questions before...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-16/wildlife-troopers-increase-fishery-e
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Board flips on Kenai escapement goal

...what to make of the sudden reversal. "We'll see what comes next," said Chris Every, a commercial setnetter who fishes sites immediately south of the mouth of the Kenai River. Tom Kluberton, board member from Talkeetna and one of four who...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-02-04-1
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Fish board imposes 'severe restrictions' on setnet fishery

...what to make of the sudden reversal. "We'll see what comes next," said Chris Every, a commercial setnetter who fishes sites immediately south of the mouth of the Kenai River. Kluberton, one of four who voted in favor of raising the goal from...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-02-05
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Cupcakes are just beginning for Soldotna baking couple

...as a couple. "I met this guy through baking," she said. "He baked his way into my life."Nichols grew up on a fish site as the youngest son in his family and spent much of his time learning the tricks of the kitchen. "I was in the kitchen...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-06-06/cupcakes-are-just-beginning-for-sold
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Fishermen, families gather for blessings

...reminds us that He really is in control and it isn't totally about how well I prepare. I do the best I can with our fish site and for our people to be ready. But in the end, how many fish swim by, when we can fish, that is all out of my control...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-07-07/fishmen-families-gather-for-blessing
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Closure impacts hundreds Peninsula businesses

...purchased locally. Anually I spend thousands of dollars on crew licenses, buoy stickers, boat and truck licenses, fish site leases, all purchased locally. Annually I spend thousands on insurance for crew, trucks, boats, etc. Purchased locally...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2012-07-27/closure-impacts-hundreds-
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Thanks for the hand

...Electric, Vincent's Auto, I.G.A., Alpine Excavating, South Central Paving, Peninsula Internal Medicine, Rorrison Fish Site, Peninsula Moose Lodge #1942, and the Maverick Bar.Thanks also go out to the following for their door prize donations...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2011-08-05/thanks-for-the-hand
Letters
Nikiski homesteader turns 90

...about when a friend wanted to attend aircraft school in Los Angeles, and offered up his site to Field."We bought his fish site so he had money to go to school," he said.Field retired about 20 years ago; his son, Doug, bought Kenai Neon...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2011-08-09/nikiski-homesteader-turns-90
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