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Plenty on the ballot in Tuesday's primary

...district. District 31 is part of Senate District P, which stretches from Kodiak, the west side of Cook Inlet, and along Prince William Sound, including Cordova and Yakutat. Gary Stevens, a Republican from Kodiak, and Robert Henrichs, a Democrat from...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-08-16/plenty-on-the-ballot-in-tuesdays-
Opinion
State salmon harvest surpasses 104 million as season winds down

...Between July 30 and Aug. 6, commercial fishermen reported landing about 16 million pink salmon, as well as 1 million chums.Prince William Sound fishermen have landed the largest portion of the state's pinks, about 35.4 million. Those were caught primarily...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-07/state-salmon-harvest-surpasses-104-m
News
Visitors galore

...season with an 11-percent increase. AMHS officials attribute the decrease to reduced sailings to and from Bellingham and Prince Rupert.More than half of the visitor volume for 2013-14 (all seasons) can be attributed to the cruise lines; 51 percent...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-30/visitors-galore
News
Southeast Alaska bat tests positive for rabies

...AP) - State officials have confirmed rabies in a bat in southeast Alaska. The state health department said biologists on Prince of Wales Island last Sunday trapped several Keen's myotis bats, one of which was acting more aggressively and seemed possibly...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/2014-07-19-0
News
What others say: Headlight rule meant to prevent collisions

...headlights on during daylight hours in addition to nighttime is a national trend that has found its way to Ketchikan and Southeast. Prince of Wales' Klawock-Hollis Highway also is included under the rule.The federal government has provided $25,000 for implementing...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-07-28/what-others-say-headlight-rule-me
Opinion
Is overescapement financial or biological?

...than financial, why then is Bristol Bay Aquaculture Corporation allowed to dump over 600,000,000 hatchery pink salmon into Prince William Sound every single year? This is done without any meaningful environmental study on the impact this has on our many...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-07-25/is-overescapement-financi
Letters
Rich Lowry: Union drama at the Met

...spendthrift, and there's something to it. He spent $169,000 this season on a poppy-field set for Alexander Borodin's "Prince Igor." Let's concede that half-naked people moving dreamily through a fake poppy field is not everyone's cup of tea...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-07-16/rich-lowry-union-drama-at-the-met
Opinion
What others say: Weeding out the invasives

...on its exterior.Many of the invasive species prevalent in Southeast can be found in communities such as Juneau, Wrangell, Prince of Wales Island and other areas that act as transportation hubs.The good news is Alaska has it easy compared to the rest of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-07-13/what-others-say-weeding-out-the-i
Opinion
Strong, early sockeye returns highlight salmon season

...848 sockeyes as of July 9. Elsewhere in Southcentral, more than 17.8 million salmon have been harvested commercially in Prince William Sound fisheries, according to ADFG numbers available July 9. The eastern purse seine fishery pinks accounted for more...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-10/strong-early-sockeye-returns-highlig
News

...Wedged in a floatplane buzzing low above Prince of Wales Island, scientists sometimes...this: Researchers sleuth out areas on Prince of Wales frequented by wolf packs and...being tested across 540 square miles on Prince of Wales might also be used to determine...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/kyle-hopkins/2014-07-05

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