Lettrs to the editor

...homogeneous with their 7-0 votes, however not all that wholesome. It will take more than one regulatory cycle for the king salmon to rebound. It could take many, many king salmon life cycles. A hook and release fishery where kings salmon...

Godzilla (2014)

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Alaska to sue for road through wildlife refuge

...birds-versus-people fight and has vowed to take all steps necessary to reverse the decision.Congress in 1997 addressed the King Cove transportation issue with a $37.5 million appropriation for water access to Cold Bay that included a $9 million...

Setnet petition fails

...necessary change to the new regulations. Tom Kluberton, board member from Talkeetna, said the board made the changes to the king salmon management plan, at least in part, for the benefit of inriver sport fishers who target the same fish. "We all...

Movie review: 'Noah' delves into human nature

...scene of the golden calf in "The Ten Commandments." Comparatively, that's just a zany party with Edward G. Robin as the king of the Mardi Gras parade. As well, the images in "Noah" of the last remaining humans clinging to the rocks as the...

Arts & Entertainment
Grandpa's advice still ingrained

...10-12 years old, in order to out do the other boys, I worked my way about a mile or more up the Ninilchik River. The kings were thick in the fish hole I found. I baited up my hook with fresh salmon eggs and on my first drift I hooked into a...

Parties must come together to solve Kenai River issues

...the daily gripes about the commercial fishermen taking the kings, but truth be known, it was usually due to fishing techniques...saying the commercial fishermen were getting too many of the kings. It then became a fact that many of these contentious...

New guides ready to fish, but focus shifts from kings

...most of them do. They start picking up end of April, May is really big. I don't know how much that may change with the king salmon restrictions," Russell said. The permits are costly, $750 for residents and $1,650 for non-residents...

Is it spring yet?

...a good word to say about the outcome. The consensus seems to be that if we got the predators off the spawning grounds the kings MIGHT rebound, but the economic repercussions would be felt all over the peninsula. So ultimately, it comes down to...

Plan only postpones king salmon problems

...the river for the months of May and June. Though I have yet to see regulations, I presume this means that fishing for the kings will resume on July 1. This closure is a good start but, by itself, is a futile exercise. Why? Because it only postpones...



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