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Trickling in: Wednesday's gillnet opening wet, slow

...water to nab red, or sockeye, salmon headed into the Kenai and Kasilof rivers. Managers of both rivers are seeing large passages, with the Kasilof hitting the 195,000 mark by Monday and 110,000 making it into the Kenai. Several rain-gear and fish-slime...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-09/trickling-in-wednesdays-gillnet-open
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Kenai River king salmon fishing closed for the rest of the season

...the sonar estimate of king salmon passage into the Kenai River was 8,023 fish...fish. Daily estimates of king salmon passage into the river have remained in the low hundreds of fish - the highest passage to date was Sunday, which saw more...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-24/kenai-river-king-salmon-off-limits-m
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Voters to advise on by-mail elections

...introduced the concept of by-mail elections the assembly, he said Tuesday he was supportive of the resolution. Following the passage of the resolution, Smith's ordinance was postponed to January 2015.Assembly members Kelly Wolf, Mako Haggerty and Wayne...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-23/voters-to-advise-on-by-mail-election
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U.S. memo justifying drone killings released

...summarized and released piecemeal - was heavily redacted for national security reasons, with several entire pages and other passages whited out.But it argues among other things that a targeted killing of a U.S. citizen is permissible under a 2001 law...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-23/us-memo-justifying-drone-killings-re
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Polish boat sets sail for Northwest Passage

...difficult ice conditions, we only managed to pass the northeast passage above Russia."After Dikson, the Lady Dana 44 crossed the...by Aug. 17."Normally it's possible to pass northwest passage, but in the arctic, we're never sure, eh?" he said...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-29/polish-boat-sets-sail-for-northwest-
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State must diversify economy or be bound to fossil fuel prices

...whether new development on the North Slope was planned before the passage of Senate Bill 21 or came in response to the bill. They disagree...up the state's oil tax structure again so soon after the passage of a new regime will make companies skittish about investing...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-14/state-must-diversify-economy-or-be-b
Opinion
Governor's visit a culmination of the legislative process

...talk about the process and why he tours the state each year to sign bills into law in the communities most affected by their passage. "We passed, what, 118 bills this session? Most people have no idea what happened. They know the big ones ... but beyond...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-07-12/governors-visit-a-culmination-of-
Opinion
Kenai River king salmon restricted to catch-and-release

...fish are going to come in," Begich said. If the king salmon passage rate, or number of fish that make it upriver past the sonar...close," he said. Begich said managers were hopeful that the passage rate would "come up quite a bit." Fishing with barbed hooks...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-17/kenai-river-king-salmon-restricted-t
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Area management biologists juggle competing interests during 2014 season

...to avoid potentially losing more fishing time. "Through July 10, the cumulative passage of Kenai River late-run king salmon was 2,122 fish. Daily passage of king salmon in the Kenai River has been low since that time. If low numbers of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-16/area-management-biologists-juggle-co
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King salmon restrictions affect sockeye management

...drift fishery, I guess I have to say it would be - if the runs returns as expected - it would be difficult to keep the final passage in the Kenai River within in the inriver goal."The east side setnets and drifters fished Thursday. An Emergency Order released...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-17/king-salmon-restrictions-affect-sock
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