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The reds are in; dipnetters are on their way

...in patience. A quick trip into town won't be so quick. There will be lines at the grocery store and waits for tables at local restaurants. And when the fish counts spike, expect traffic jams at the fishery access points along Bridge Access Road, Cannery...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-07-10/the-reds-are-in-dipnetters-are-on
Opinion
Letters to the editor

...In the meantime, we see an expensive aesthetically pleasing bike path being installed along K-Beach. How is that helping local people who can't flush their toilets, wash laundry, or who don't dare to drink their well water? There are open pit toilets...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-07-10/letters-to-the-editor
Opinion
Borough threatened with lawsuit due to K-Beach Flood

...said. "It's not just a pile of money that we can use anyway we want," he said. Bird said according to borough code, the local government is supposed to provide ditching and drainage for the roads.According to an email from Bird to the Clarion, when...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-10/borough-threatened-with-lawsuit-due-
News
An Outdoor View: Chaos at the boat ramp

...motorhome cleared the ramp, several of us cheered and applauded, but he didn't seem to notice. He probably thought it was a local custom.People who fish on and around boat ramps don't make things any easier for boaters. I once had to get out of my vehicle...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-07-10/an-outdoor-view-chaos-at-the-boa
Outdoors
What's Happening

...Community College Drive. The market features local food producers and a kids' activity booth...m. at the Peninsula Center Mall. ? Local farmers markets will have free Chef...and Water Conservation District is the local sponsor, along with the PPWCA Local Foods...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2014-07-09/whats-happening
Arts & Entertainment
Gov. names members of gasline advisory board

...Alaska's best interest," Navarre said. "But how it's structured and what the impacts are to the local government and the taxpayers in the local areas, it is important."Navarre said he's open to discussing different tax structure options...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-09/gov-names-members-of-gasline-advisor
News
What others say: A booming economy can solve many problems

...year from 2009 to 2013. Public-sector hiring has increased by 54,000 jobs so far this year, good news for hollowed-out local and state governments.The first-quarter 2.9 percent decline in gross domestic product is increasingly looking like a weather-related...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-07-09/what-others-say-a-booming-economy
Opinion
Kenai's personal use dip-net fishery officially open

...coming through the mouth of the Kenai River daily. Resident Species Dolly Varden and rainbow trout fishing is still good in local streams, Pawluk said. Resident species can be caught in the mainstem and Upper Kenai River, and will continue to improve...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/fishing/2014-07-09/kenais-personal-use-dip-
Fishing
Hands-on learing: Carving project highlights modern aspects of apprenticeship tradition

...replacement poles the team is creating are not replicas of the 1977 poles but share some of the same figures, determined by local elders. The Eagle pole, from the bottom to the top, shows a bear, a killer whale biting the bear, a wolf biting the killer...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2014-07-09/hands-on-learing-carvi
Arts & Entertainment
The Bookworm Sez: 'The Skeleton Crew' digs into unsolved mysteries

...these people spend hours "obsessed" with matching data for missing persons with data for unknown bodies. Often sneered at by local police (and sometimes totally ignored), this "Skeleton Crew" has single-handedly solved decades-old cold cases, given...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2014-07-09/the-bookworm-sez-the-s
Arts & Entertainment

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