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...council reduce the limit on how much by-catch can be caught by up to 45 percent for some gear types.Trawler captain John Nelson said his fleet isn't getting credit for the extensive measures they've already put in place to avoid by-catch...
Disagreement is between Materialism, Theism

Jubilee Johnston's letter-to-the-editor (Clarion, Nov. 25) does well to note that "... students are not being taught ... that both evolutionism and creationism are faith based." It would be better said that "students are not being taught that both Materialism and Theism are faith based." First, there is no inherent or necessary disagreement between a theory of evolution and creationism. Many Theists - Jews, Muslims, Christians, etc. - believe that God could have used a process of evolution by which to create life.
Comments made anonymously should be substantiated

The high level of journalism displayed by the Clarion and Ms. McChesney in their coverage of Cook Inlet's fishery issues stands in stark and startling contrast to the public commentary offered in the Clarion's online edition and in public comment on Internet forums.
Sullivan didn't want Alaskans to stand their ground

Lately, I have been hearing how Dan Sullivan, the one running for U.S. Senate, has been trying to rehabilitate his record on firearms.
Efforts 'round-up' successful fundraiser's Fall Round-Up fundraiser. A big thank-you to Alaska Railroad for their very generous donation, and to John Nelson for the hand-carved Canada goose that was raffled. Another special thank-you for the wonderful door prizes to Wells...
Return of the Salmon celebrated

...with special side dishes and home-grown entertainment. A large round of applause to Peter Brennan, Gwen Johnson and John Nelson for organizing this annual event. Special thanks to the Soldotna Rotary Club: Bill Wirin, Larry Van Ray, Merrill...
Letters to the Editor

...Sprague for their votes. Perhaps the next time this issue is raised before the assembly, those voting otherwise (Fisher, Davis, Long, Martin, and Merkes) will have reconsidered their positions. Thanks for serving, John Nelson Soldotna
Clarion editorial off the mark

...that today's teens need to be taught in high school -- at public expense -- that having a baby involves responsibilities? That a baby needs care and attention? Do today's kids learn nothing at home? Unbelievable! John Nelson Soldotna
Return of the Salmon brings good food, good friends

...Sponsored this year by the Rotary Club and the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, the event began as a brainstorm by John Nelson, a board member and volunteer. Nelson said the event serves to bring together people from all walks of life who depend...
Rounding up fun & funds at Soldotna Senior Center

...there were all kinds of door prizes,? said volunteer James Fisher. Prizes included a hand carved Canada goose by John Nelson and a round trip ticket for two on the Alaska Railroad to Denali added Fisher. ?The hand clapping, foot stomping...


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