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Central Peninsula Relay for Life brings hope to walkers

The first time Herald Ochea learned his uncle, Buck Carroll, had cancer was on the drive to Kenai Central High School the 2014 year's Central Peninsula Relay for Life, May 30.
New group defends Treadwell in setnet ban initiative case

ANCHORAGE - A new commercial fisheries group filed an amicus brief Thursday in the lawsuit regarding the initiative to ban Cook Inlet setnetters.
Fish board imposes 'severe restrictions' on setnet fishery

Emotions ran high Wednesday as the Alaska Board of Fisheries deliberated a board-member generated proposal that outlined a new plan to pair restrictions between commercial setnet fishermen and in-river fishers who harvest the struggling Kenai River king salmon stock. As it became clear during deliberations that the board would be making substantive changes to the way the commercial setnet fisheries occur in July and August, more members of the group stood and moved away from the board to the back of the hall leaving the vast majority of the audience seats empty.
What others say: The 'right stuff' might cure what ails us

An American original passed away last week, a man who was a household name for a generation raised in an era when outer space was brought closer to earth and anything seemed possible.
Hilcorp says it now has gas, but skeptics ask how much

...Association, Matanuska Electric Association and Donlin Gold, a company seeking gas to develop a large gold mine, are members of the group.A decision in which option to pursue was to have been made in March but will now be made in April or May, Posey...
Proposed setnet ban draws fire

Since the newly formed Alaska Fisheries Conservation Alliance released its ballot initiative proposition to ban setnet fishing in areas of the state it defined as "urban," several commercial organizations have met to plan strategy against the new attack.
By paddle and pedal, an adventure south

...involved, Bausler said it's a journey that echoes past adventures they've shared growing up in Southeast. Some members of the group also make up Bad Larry Productions, a local film outfit that has been making snowboard and ski films in Juneau...
Oppose Board of Game's community hunt programs All these conditions could and should be accomplished voluntarily by individual members of the group or tribe. Each member could register and automatically receive a permit, like the other 3,200 individuals have...
Energy in the classroom

...Energy Education Development Project held a workshop at the Challenger Learning Center on Friday. Don Pruett, a member of the group's Teacher Advisory Board, spoke to Peninsula educators. Pruett explained how different scientific concepts related...
Around the Peninsula

...Prostate Cancer Awareness Group will have an information display at Central Peninsula Hospital through Thursday. Members of the group will be on hand from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to answer questions. September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness...


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