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[Update] Cooper Landing fires nearly contained

...Lake fire. In another release from the USDA Forest Service, the first injury sustained...according to an announcement released by the USDA Forest Service. "We're not noticing...according to a press release from the USDA for Chugach National Forest. The Juneau...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-17/update-cooper-landing-fires-hold-ste
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Update: Cooper Landing fires hold steady

...according to an announcement released by the USDA Forest Service."We're not noticing...according to a press release from the USDA for Chugach National Forest. The Juneau...Creek looks to be about 250 acres, said USDA Forest Service Public Information Officer...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-22/update-cooper-landing-fires-hold-ste
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Summer meals available for youth

...rural areas, which is common among communities that receive USDA reimbursements, Otis said. The Soldonta library qualifies for...Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Nutritional Services for USDA reimbursable, reduced, free and paid lunches, afterschool...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-09/summer-meals-available-for-youth
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More students in need of free or reduced meals

...40 percent of students who attend school district sites with USDA meal programs, were deemed eligible for free or reduced price...lunches provided in the 2014-2015 school year, according to the USDA Food and Nutrition Service rates of reimbursement report for...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-06/more-students-in-need-of-free-or-red
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New resource for local growers

...to establish more food security," Shipka said. "Alaska is probably not going to have large-scale operations according to USDA (United States Division of Agriculture) standards. That is just what comes with being at 60 degrees northern latitude...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-13/new-resource-for-local-growers
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...Agriculture Department said on Wednesday.The USDA is proposing in a new agency rule to add...materials.A report released Wednesday by the USDA said the plant-based materials industry...2014 farm bill and commissioned by the USDA was researched and written by professors...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/david-pitt/2015-06-17
Cooper Landing fires slow

...from Wednesday through Thursday, and additional crews have arrived to increase support. In a press release, Mona Spargo, USDA Forest Service public information officer for Chugach National Forest, said the Stetson Creek fire, located south of the Sterling...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-18-2
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Weather aids Cooper Landing progress, firefighter injured by bear

...southeast section of the Stetson Creek fire and on the west and south sections of the Juneau Lake fire.In another release from the USDA Forest Service, the first injury sustained through working with the fires was reported. The release states that a firefighter...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-23/weather-aids-cooper-landing-progress
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Containment on Cooper Landing fires improves

...fire will also open on Saturday. The Juneau Lake cabin remains closed, according to the release. An earlier release from the USDA states the Stetson Creek fire is considered what firefighters call a "dirty burn," meaning the fuel and organic matter has...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-25/containment-on-cooper-landing-fires-
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Fishing report: Sockeye move up Kenai, Kasilof rivers

...No closures had been ordered as of Wednesday afternoon, but people visiting the area can check the Chugach website, fs.usda.gov/chugach/, or its social media feed, twitter.com/ChugachForestAK, and peninsulaclarion.com for updates. Likewise...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-06-17/fishing-report-sockeye-move-up-k
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