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State must diversify economy or be bound to fossil fuel prices

...revenue that oil does. That means Alaska has to work as hard as possible to develop and sustainably maintain the renewable resources that currently contribute to the state's bottom line, such as fish and timber. And it needs to develop industries...
Salmonstocker early bird passes on sale

...the lower 48 states run between $50-100 more. Planning ahead also helps the sponsors, The Renewable Resources Foundation and Renewable Resources Coalition to plan the volume of resources necessary to put together a comfortable venue. For...
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Salmonstock begins to mature

...beginning to gel as a festival, Anders Gustafson, a sport fishing guide on the Kvichak River, executive director of Renewable Resources Foundation and festival founder, said he hopes that some local businesses benefit from the gathering. By 3 p...
Central Peninsula speaks out against HB77

...say HB77 will streamline Alaskans out of the permitting process and silence public input on projects that affect renewable resources, such as salmon, in favor of a resource extraction economy. Parnell sponsored HB77 but Alaska Department of...
The human element, while the state has the ability. What better use of the Permanent Fund than to protect our most valuable renewable resource?There should be less commercial use of not only the Kenai River, but of all Alaska's waters. Sport fishing...
Pebble Mine ... risk versus reward

...forever. So is it worth 100 years of jobs and $500 billion in copper, gold and molybdenum? What value does a renewable resource such as a salmon run of Bristol's magnitude hold? Even if Pebble was permitted and dug, would we want it there...
KPBSD students engineer the future

...powered by the handheld fuel cells. The twist, Edwards said, is that part of the unit is about other kinds of renewable resources as well and students get the chance to compare the types of energy. "We'll try to run a motor just with this...
Repeal group reports raising more than $63,000

...ending the period with just under $1,000 left. Nearly all the money raised during the period came from the Renewable Resources Coalition, which opposes the proposed Pebble Mine.Unions accounted for the majority of the more than $31...

...harm salmon and destroy streams, even if nothing ever goes wrong."Pebble is far bigger and more threatening to renewable resource jobs than any other mine proposal in Alaska and it's planned for the worst location possible," Tim Bristol...
Salmonstock reloads this weekend

...four stages. More than 3,000 people attended 2011's event, organizers said. Salmonstock is organized by the Renewable Resources Coalition and is billed as a "celebration of fish and music and the people who depend harmoniously upon them...
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