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DOT battles erosion along Sterling Highway

...Reese said Tutka LLC, which has locations in Wasilla and Anchorage, began work to lay riprap - rocks - along the Kenai River bank last week.The Kenai River along the highway has been changing its course lately, which has been causing roadside erosion...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-11/dot-battles-erosion-along-sterling-h
News
Fish need riparian vegetation

...state or federal, have signs telling you to stay off the river bank and its vegetation. Why is this necessary? Seems a...erosion is not an unfamiliar issue to me. Boat wakes and river bank trampling are both destructive acts that increase erosion...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-07-31-2
Outdoors
Unhinged Alaska: As the Fishing Hole slips into hibernation, the tourists slide south

...and the flash of silvers looking for a cage fight, so batten down the hatches. As for me, I'll be prowling some river bank come Tuesday morning at one of my secret holes hoping I don't get shot in the butt by some hung-over hunter thinking...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2014-08-30/unhinged-alaska-as-the-fishing-
Community
Are silver salmon next?

...River. More and more cabins are being built along the river and riverfront lots are being cleared right down to the river bank along the riparian zone with no respect for the 50 foot Borough setback ordinance. There is almost no zoning and mediocre...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2012-06-27/are-silver-salmon-next
Letters
Cities brace for summer throngs

...the fish waste problem on the shores of the river. "Centennial Park had problems last year with fish carcasses on the river bank," Soldotna City Manager Larry Semmens said. The stations were approved during the City Council's Feb. 22 meeting...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-04-26/cities-brace-for-summer-throngs
News
Non-commercial users harvest plenty of fish

...because of the last two years and a poor forecast for this one. Someone chose to "spend" their leisure time on the river bank. Over 40,000 dipnetters went home with fish. Over one million sockeyes escaped in the Kenai River. Only 10 percent...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/083110/let_702570430.shtml
Opinion
Voices of the Peninsula: Kenai kings face long odds

...is no sanctuary for spawners! Why would it be a mystery that Kenai kings are in trouble? The serious erosion of the river bank caused by large boats throwing off wakes all summer long has received little discussion. The riverbanks are a critical...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-01-19/voices-of-the-peninsula-kenai-kin
Opinion
River bank upstream of Soldotna Creek closed to fishing

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game has announced that shore-based sport fishing will close at 12:01 a.m.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-06-27/river-bank-upstream-of-soldotna-cree
News
Weather cools, silvers heat up

...anglers reeled their lines in and stepped out of his way. More than 25 people and just as many cars sat idling along the river bank Wednesday at Centennial Park in Soldotna as the silver, or coho salmon, run makes its way up the Kenai River. The...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2013-09-18/weather-cools-silvers-heat-up
Fishing
Kenai certifies elections, faces natural gas issues

...purchase un-budgeted training and investigative equipment. Mayor Pat Porter, Koch and other council members mentioned river bank degradation below the Warren Ames Bridge due to the dipnet fishery. Porter said the trampled areas were unsightly...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-10-16/kenai-certifies-elections-faces-natu
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