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...and Dunbar. They would mark 'Yes' on Proposition 4, one more layer of protection for this valuable resource is one small step for man but a giant leap for the fish. We need the salmon; they need us. Please vote. Monica Zappa Ninilchik
Freddie's Roadhouse wraps up busy weekend

...That race started Saturday and finished Sunday, with Monica Zappa winning at 11 hours, 6 minutes, and Anna Berington...Wilson.Freddie's Midnight RunSaturday, Sunday1. Monica Zappa, 11 hours, 6 minutes; 2. Anna Berington, 11:07...
Night Lights: Project illuminates trail system

...when they normally cost $1,000. Holt credited four individuals as well, Pat King, Tom Osland, Dan Skipwith and Monica Zappa, for putting in numerous hours to install poles, junction boxes and lights. He said that when the community pitches...
DeeDee takes the T: Jonrowe adds Tustumena 200 championship to resume

...Guenther, 10:20; 5. John Solem, 10:31; 6. Travis Beals, 10:51; 7. Lindsay Seidenverg, 11:00; 8. Monica Zappa, 12:29; 9. Aaron Kershner, 14:08; 10. Shameka Nelson, 13:38; 11. Laci Suitor, 14:13. Molly Dischner...
Monica Zappa
Zappa mushing for Bristol Bay

The road to her first Iditarod has been full of obstacles, but for Monica Zappa of Kasilof, she has too much on the line to quit now. Zappa, 30, is one of 16 rookies in a field of 69 competing in the 42nd...
Desperate times for setnetters

All is quiet on the beaches of Cohoe this July. An eerie silence has taken over what normally is tuned out by the bustling of clanking boat trailers, unmuffled beach trucks and outboards hitting the water. It is a sad and desperate time for the set netters of the Eastside. Set-net fishing has been at the core of the local culture for decades, long before other fishing types even existed. Set-net fishing has been central in the evolution of our infrastructure and is an important part of the management of Sockeye Salmon.
Why jeopardize Bristol Bay ecosystem?

The fact that Pebble Mine is even being considered in such an extremely valuable habitat blows my mind. Why are we willing to let wealthy international corporations make an obscenely large profit at the expense of what is pure and dear to the heart of Alaska?


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