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Kenai River king salmon fishing closed for the rest of the season

...the river have remained in the low hundreds of fish - the highest passage to date was Sunday which saw more than 1,000 fish pass the sonar. Counts have since dropped significantly. Fish and Game sport fish division area management biologist Robert Begich...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-24/kenai-river-king-salmon-off-limits-m
News
Assembly sends bed tax ordinance to voters, but could reconsider

...proposition will not appear on the ballot. However, if the assembly denies reconsideration or votes again on the ordinance and still passes it, voters will consider whether or not guests at hotels, motels, cabins, lodges and bed and breakfasts across the peninsula...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-23/assembly-passes-bed-tax-ordinance-bu
News
Reeling it in: 'Snowpiercer' a thought-provoking ride

...track to circumnavigate the globe, and an engine to run on it. Never stopping, generating its own power, the Train makes a pass around the globe once a year, and has been doing so every year for almost 20, without fail. In the intervening years, in...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2014-07-23/reeling-it-in-snowpier
Arts & Entertainment
Resident opposed to bed tax

...is proposed to collect this tax as a "pass thru" from the KPB to the Kenai Peninsula...million-plus to do what? What is a "pass thru"? It means the KPB collects the...KPTMC. No checks, no balances - just pass it on. Incredible. Seniors will remember...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-07-21/resident-opposed-to-bed-t
Letters
Redoubt Bay Lodge employee prevents bear mauling

...Alaska's famous Diving Bear Wildlife Viewing Area. It lies roughly 40 miles west of Nikiski, at the entrance to Lake Clark Pass, encompassing the mouth of Wolverine Creek. This is one of the few known sites where people can watch bears dive off of rocks...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-07-20/redoubt-bay-lodge-employe
Letters
Resident has lots of questions about animal control

...as this "limited animal control" measure. We, the voters, the rural voters will have to do the job the Assembly was too lazy and afraid to do themselves, and that is to consider all the aspects of this proposal before voting to pass it.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-07-22/resident-has-lots-of-ques
Letters
Busy weekend sees increase in accidents

...Sunday they are exhausted," he said. "We have had people fall asleep and run off the road, or show impatience trying to pass. Alcohol has been a factor as well. It seems to rear its ugly head on busy weekends."To kick off the weekend, a three-vehicle...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-21/busy-weekend-sees-increase-in-accide
News
Wildlife troopers increase fishery enforcement

...the Kenai Police Department said the biggest issues officers have dealt with has been parking and letting people know their passes expire at midnight. Day use parking costs $20 while overnight parking is $45 and valid from noon to noon the following day...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-16/wildlife-troopers-increase-fishery-e
News
Lemonade Day on the Kenai... "Empowering today's youth to become tomorrow's entrepreneurs!"

...Heroes to laser treated drinks, "Laser treated lemonade is where you run your cup down this track and a laser shoots it as it passes by," explained entrepreneur 8-year-old Emily Moss, whose father helped her develop the concept. Laser lemonade was a...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2014-07-14/lemonade-day-on-the-kenai-empowe
Dispatch
State must diversify economy or be bound to fossil fuel prices

...the North Slope to maintain their profits. It's not a comfortable position for the state. Whether or not Ballot Measure 1 passes in August, it's a stipulated fact that the Prudhoe Bay oil patch - which provides the bulk of state oil and gas revenues...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-14/state-must-diversify-economy-or-be-b
Opinion

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