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Refuge notebook: Trapper cabins tell the story of Kenai settlement

Fur traders, gold prospectors, big game hunters, commercial fishermen and homesteaders all ventured onto the Kenai Peninsula during the...
Kenneth Cole Grimes

...after he was 25 years old. Most notably he will be remembered as a pilot, builder, developer, commercial fisherman, stock trader and shrewd judge of character. Ken met the love of his life, Emilie Cole, in 1962 in Los Angeles and married her on May 16...

...collection they said represented the killing of more than 2,000 adult elephants.The items were seized from smugglers, traders and tourists at U.S. ports of entry after a global ban on the ivory trade took effect in 1989.U.S. Secretary of State...
Cattle on remote islands face threat Chirikof Island, which is about 400 miles from Anchorage, in the late 1880s to provide beef for whaling crews and fox traders. They arrived on Wosnesenski Island, almost 600 miles from the state's largest city, in the late 1930s, brought by a...
Movie review: Film does 'Gatsby' justice

...Nick Carraway, a recent college grad, moves to Long Island in the early 1920s, hoping to make it in the Big Apple as a bond trader. He rents a modest cottage, tucked amid the florid mansions of the newly rich, in an area of the island called West Egg...
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The great trader

Trade keeps the world moving, all those ships, boats, trains and airplanes weave a facinating web that somehow connects our lives with the products we need to make it better. The art of the deal is sometimes lost in the shuffle but you can bet that behind the scene there is someone adding the art of the trade to seal the deal. That is what has me so concerned about our up coming election, seems someone is willing to trade everything my generation has worked for, for a vote! Just go ahead and recognize it for what it is, straight up bribery on a scale not imagined!

...after salmonella illnesses were linked to Trader Joe's Creamy Salted Valencia Peanut...brands it manufactures.In addition to Trader Joe's, the recall includes some 19 states that can be traced to the Trader Joe's peanut butter. No other foods...
Peninsula Reflections

Ninilchik, Kasilof and Kenai have related roots, each was founded by Russian fur traders, with Kasilof first, in 1786. On the peninsula, only Nanwalek was settled earlier but by no more than a year. Nanwalek was...
Kenai Peninsula Online - Alaska NewspaperOil prices bounce to $44 on government, industry inventory

...drop last week in the nation's supply a surprise to most traders, who expected inventories to be steady or grow slightly...main fundamental reason we rallied,'' said Tom Bentz, a trader at BNP Paribas Futures in New York. Another reason, Bentz...
A semblance of pristine

...the only distinctly Native villages on the sound are Chenega Bay on Evans Island and Tititlek, near Valdez.Russian fur traders early-on impacted the sound by establishing a post on Hinchinbrook Island to trade for sea otter pelts. In 1867, after...


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