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Norway's king opens Arctic drilling conference in Alaska

...Arctic offshore drilling Wednesday with a plug for incorporating his country's expertise into drilling off Alaska's northern shores."Norway and Alaska have much to learn from each other and plenty to gain from increasing our economic collaboration in the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-27/norways-king-opens-arctic-drilling-c
News
An Outdoor View: On being skunked

...yesterday. My "guide" was one A.E. Poynor, who had claimed to know the how, when and where of catching halibut from the shore of Cook Inlet. Having fished with A.E. before, my expectations of actually catching a halibut were as low as they can go...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-05-28/an-outdoor-view-on-being-skunked
Outdoors
Federal agency dings Shell for oil rig mishap

...change. Critics say oil companies can't clean up major spills, especially in cold, dark, remote Arctic waters far from shore-based infrastructure common in offshore drilling areas such as the Gulf of Mexico.Petroleum companies want to tap reserves...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-28/federal-agency-dings-shell-for-oil-r
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Tight Lines: Kings make an appearance, lakes heat up

...Pawluk suggested finding locations conducive to fishing for reds, such as where a swift current is pushing the fish closer to shore.Anglers should note that the opening date for sockeye salmon fishing on the Russian and upper Kenai rivers was incorrectly...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-05-27/tight-lines-kings-make-an-appear
Outdoors
Voices of Alaska: U.S. must become informed on Arctic issues

...afford to be left behind and miss the opportunities that are emerging there for the taking. Otherwise, we'll stand on the shore as the Chinese and Indian icebreakers carve their way north to a future that should be ours.America is in the driver's seat...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-25/voices-of-alaska-us-must-become-i
Opinion
Gangs of hooligan invade Cook Inlet

...The spring run of eulachon, or hooligan, have hit the southcentral Alaska rivers and hundreds of anglers have lined the shores of Cook Inlet near Anchorage, others have slogged through the muck in the Kenai River to net a portion of the mammoth runs...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-05-20/gangs-of-hooligan-invade-cook-in
Outdoors
Voices of Alaska: Magnuson-Stevens reauthorization moves forward with Young at helm

...fleets dominated the waters off Alaska's shores and took anything and everything in their...pushed foreign fleets further from our shores, the MSA "Americanized" our fisheries...healthy communities and jobs at sea and on shore, there ultimately comes a time when our...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-03-17/voices-of-alaska-magnuson-stevens
Opinion
Rich Lowry: Jihadi censorship comes to America

...part of the elaborate security arrangements.Absent the security, we might have had a Charlie Hebdo-style massacre on these shores, in Garland, Texas, no less, a suburb of Dallas. (The world would be a safer and better place if the forces of civilization...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-06/rich-lowry-jihadi-censorship-come
Opinion
Online tool aids oil-spill response

...fish. A lot of them hang out right near the shore and feed before they head out to sea...planning process." In 2001 Saupe did her first shore imagery survey with CIRCAC using a protocol called shore zone. The early surveys were funded by the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-21/online-tool-aids-oil-spill-response
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Group continues effort to get setnet ban on 2016 ballot

...signature-collecting is going well."We are confident we will reach our goal," he wrote.Setnets are vertical nets let out from shore that catch fish. Commercial setnetters primarily target sockeye salmon, but proponents of the ban have said they are concerned...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-02/group-continues-effort-to-get-setnet
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