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Firefighters contain Funny River Road wildfire

This is a breaking news story that will be updated periodically. Firefighters had a wildfire nearly 14 miles down Funny River Road controlled and contained as of late Sunday afternoon. The one-half acre burn was near several structures, though none...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-24/wildfire-breaks-out-near-funny-river
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Mushroom hunters find tasty harvest on the Kenai Peninsula

...attention is focused on the earth charred by last year's Funny River Horse Trail wildfire - an ideal environment for the hearty fungi...foragers are finding varied sizes of fruiting bodies in Funny River, Kasilof, Nikiski and on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-23/good-for-morel
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It is what it is: Breathe it all in

...or a lot) like fish, whether they've been fishing or not. There's just something in the air when the fish are in the river.There is a fair amount of research that suggests that smell can be a powerful memory trigger because the part of the brain...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-05-23/it-is-what-it-is-breathe-it-all
Community
An Outdoor View: Fishing and luck

...Because 2015 marks the 30th year that a Kenai River king salmon has held the IGFA, all-tackle...swift current, such as that of the Kenai River, the task gets tough enough that both...Only one other boat besides his was on the river that day. Smart anglers were staying away...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-05-22/an-outdoor-view-fishing-and-luck
Outdoors
Kids collecting trash help Kenai River Spring Cleanup

...and hours spent enjoying the mighty Kenai River, members of our community young and old...Kicking off this year's second annual Kenai River Spring Cleanup was a unique display blending...program peppering the banks of our famous river, gleaning the debris left by last year's...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2015-05-18/kids-collecting-trash-help-kenai
Dispatch
Forestry douses hot spot left over from Funny River wildfire

...found a smoldering holdover from the Funny River wildfire on Sunday. The 20-foot by 20-foot...near Aurora Lake in the community of Funny River. One year ago today, on May 19, the Funny River wildfire ignited near the Funny River Horse...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-18/forestry-douses-hotspot-left-over-fr
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9 earn diplomas from River City Academy

...ceremony filled with laughter and tears, River City Academy awarded high school diplomas...the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex.River City Academy, a Kenai Peninsula Borough...study psychology. He said he appreciated River City's unique classroom environment...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-19/9-earn-diplomas-from-river-city-acad
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Tight Lines: Anglers gear up for fishing season

...weekend also is the first opening on the Anchor River, Deep Creek and Ninilchik River. The streams open at 12:01 a.m. Saturday...salmon 20 inches or greater in length in the Anchor River, Deep Creek, Ninilchik River and all marine waters...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-05-20/tight-lines-anglers-gear-up-for-
Outdoors
Gangs of hooligan invade Cook Inlet

...have slogged through the muck in the Kenai River to net a portion of the mammoth runs...whose sonar array is currently in the Kenai River to count early run chinook salmon, shows...gillnet - they may only be taken on the Kenai River. On the river a drift gillnet cannot be...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-05-20/gangs-of-hooligan-invade-cook-in
Outdoors
Alaska wildfire responders keeping an eye on dry conditions

...with high temperatures and low humidity, have made the region a tinderbox. The Yukon Flats, the Tanana River Valley and the Copper River Basin remain under "red flag" alerts and burn bans because of the high danger of fire. "We still have...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-21-1
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