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Tongass exemption to Roadless Rule overturned

...hunting, fishing, recreation, and tourism, the driving forces of the regional...Council and other environmental and tourism organizations."This is great news for fishing families like mine, tourism businesses, and all who are working...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-29/tongass-exemption-to-roadless-rule-o
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When the parachute has holes

...The article painted Ketchikan as an uncaring town where the death of nine people meant little to residents amid a hopping tourism season. Unfortunately, the article ignored the memorial services that took place in Ketchikan after the crash, or the outpouring...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-07-12/when-the-parachute-has-holes
Opinion
Everything is connected for family behind logging company

...Mount Juneau Trading Post. Artists use TLC wood to make paddles, he said."People always separate the timber industry from tourism... But our biggest customer sells to tourists every day," Gordon said. "And it's really fun to make something that's...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-12/everything-is-connected-for-family-b
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What others say: Be kind to new arrivals

...the height both of daylight hours and tourism numbers around the Interior, as thousands...receding as a funding mechanism, the role of tourism in Alaska is likely to grow. The Interior...aurora borealis in winter.Accordingly, tourism has always played a major role in the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-06-24/what-others-say-be-kind-to-new-ar
Opinion
Kenai Peninsula tourism evolves under pressure

The landscape of tourism on the Kenai Peninsula is changing out...once notoriously plentiful species."Tourism companies operating on the Kenai Peninsula...their businesses," said Kenai Peninsula Tourism Marketing Council Executive Director...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/trends/2015-02-23/kenai-peninsula-tourism-evolves-un
Trends
Crashes in Alaska brought safety steps for tourism flights

JUNEAU - A federal agency installed weather cameras and took other steps in Alaska in recent years to aid the safety of sightseeing planes like the one that crashed last week and killed all nine people aboard, officials said Monday.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-29/crashes-in-alaska-brought-safety-ste
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Time to protect kings is past due

...a couple more scams: The City of Kenai has the dipnet fishery under control? Buy some more tractors. The Kenai Peninsula Tourism Marketing Association counts dipnetters as tourists. Aren't they residents? The Kenai River Special Management Area Advisory...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-07-06/time-to-protect-kings-is-
Letters
State and federal agencies provide comment on HEA hydroelectric project

...Service. Comments by Joan Darnell, manager of the National Park Service's Planning and Compliance team, stated that because tourism is a major economic contributor to the local community, "NPS thinks recreation and associated aesthetic resources deserve...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-08/state-and-federal-agencies-provide-c
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AUGUSTA, Maine - Wildlife regulators in states where deer hunting is a way of life and an important tourism draw are implementing or considering deep cuts to hunting permits after a tough winter killed off many of the animals.Severe...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/patrick-whittle/2015-05-06

...Development Center and the Kenai Peninsula Tourism Marketing Council, KPTMC."I think...simplify it and say that it only affects tourism-related business ... but in reality...on the peninsula," Murray said. The tourism marketing council stands to receive...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-20
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