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Absentee ballots counted; Knopp wins District 1 race

...includes Anchor Point, Diamond Ridge, Fritz Creek and all of the peninsula south of Kachemak Bay. Dunne, a fisheries biologist for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, will replace representative Mako Haggerty, who reached the term limit...
Razor clam fishing to remain closed

...unknown, but so far, findings do not indicate that overharvesting is the problem, said Carol Kerkvliet, a sport fisheries biologist based in Homer. The decline began in the early 2000s, and as the numbers decreased, so did effort, she said...
Biologists track unusual fish sightings on Alaska's coast

...patch of warm water known as "The Blob."State fishery biologist Scott Meyer, who is based in Homer, is amassing...according to state biologist Steve Moffitt.Federal fisheries biologist Joe Orsi said two of them swam into researchers...
Kenai River Ranch development plans advance

...and August 15 to allow the salmon fingerlings time to grow along the banks. Jeff Breakfield, a Fish and Game fisheries biologist who is on the planning commission for the project, said the developers would install a light-penetrating fishing...
Fish population booms in Stormy Lake

...2013. The fish grew rapidly in the first two years and have moderated since, according to Robert Massengill, a fisheries biologist for Fish and Game based in Soldotna.The surge in growth may be partially due to a lack of competition for food...
An Outdoor View: The king of Alaska's rivers, Part 3

...100-foot "buffer strip" provides nowhere near complete filtering action for water entering the river, according to fisheries biologist Ken Tarbox, a Soldotna resident. By adopting this inadequate ordinance, the borough has just delayed the debate on...
Prince William Sound pinks push second-largest salmon haul in 20 years

...maintained a below average size, according to commercial fishery biologist Tim Sands.The average baywide sockeye weight was...the long-term average of 31 million.Commercial fisheries biologist Dan Gray said there had been hopes the run was simply...
Anglers reel in 400-pound, 200-pound halibut in Cook Inlet

...captained by Steve "Captain Crusty" Moe. Catches of that size are not common in the Cook Inlet. Scott Meyer, fisheries biologist for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, said Cook Inlet is known as a nursery area. "There are a lot of...
Across state, early salmon catches underweight

...5 to 5.5 pounds," said Spalinger. In Bristol Bay, home of the state's most abundant and valuable sockeye fishery, biologist Tim Sands said he'd been hearing about the small sockeye sizes statewide, but did not have enough information...
Three contested races for borough assembly seats

...service areas. In the South Peninsula District 9, Willy Dunne and Dawson Slaughter will face off. Dunne, a fisheries biologist from Fritz Creek near Homer, said he decided to run in part to give back for nearly 30 years of services that...


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