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Cook Inlet commercial fisheries winding down

...tries to manage for a certain range of sockeye in the Kenai and Kasilof rivers.To meet those goals, Shields said managers wanted to open the setnet fishery at the times of highest abundance, to maximize the sockeye harvest.Although the final sockeye...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-21/cook-inlet-commercial-fisheries-wind
News
The preacher and the president

...upset over the forgiveness granted to the immoral king and his subjects. This seems to have been one of the reasons he hadn't wanted to urge them to face up to their sins; fearing they would be forgiven and the city spared. He preferred judgment to grace...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2014-08-21/the-preacher-and-the-president
Community
Packrafting sees boom in popularity

...They were backpackers, adventure travelers, climbers or mountain bikers who needed a way to access the areas where they wanted to practice their sport."They were not water people," she said. "They were people looking for a way to get across the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-08-21/packrafting-sees-boom-in-popular
Outdoors
Kenai adds e-cigarettes to smoking ordinance

...us belongs to us collectively," he said at the Aug. 6 meeting.Council member Mike Boyle said the majority of the council wanted the e-cig ordinance to pass, but felt the addition of marijuana before the upcoming vote confused the issue.Alaskans will...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-21/kenai-adds-e-cigarettes-to-smoking-o
News
Supporters gather at candle light vigil for missing family

...efforts. The family insisted they have not given up hope, but wanted to remind people as hunting season begins to be on the lookout...when they brought guns with them on the search because they wanted to get into a dense wooded area where a brown bear was protecting...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-20/supporters-gather-at-candle-light-vi
News
The Bookworm Sez: Why do we love dogs? Author hits the road to find the answer

...maybe, but a decision was needed quickly: Denizet-Lewis wanted to write a book, and he'd planned a cross-country, fact-finding...Steinbeck's travel-with-a-dog tale, Denizet-Lewis says "I wanted to write a different kind of dog book. I planned to travel...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2014-08-20/the-bookworm-sez-why-d
Arts & Entertainment

...shelter.He was exactly what Walters, a SEPTA police officer, wanted."High-strung, for us, is a positive," said Walters...partnered to create the Throw Away Dogs Project because they wanted to move beyond fundraising to saving lives, Walters said...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2014-08-18
Arts & Entertainment
Contreras wins Kenai Peninsula Open; Morin is Kenai's club champ

...play in the wind, he said he is quite comfortable in gusty conditions."Whenever I hit a solid shot, it was going where I wanted it to," Contreras said of his Saturday effort.Sunday, Contreras said he knew a round of even par would likely win the tournament...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2014-08-17/contreras-wins-kenai-peninsula-ope
Sports
On animal welfare, is there more community can do?

...question the Kenai Peninsula Borough has been struggling with for years: How much, if any, animal control is needed - or even wanted - outside of city limits?Fortunately, the situation on Knight Drive had a positive outcome. Concerned citizens heard about...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-08-14/on-animal-welfare-is-there-more-c
Opinion
Peninsula runners eyeing state glory

...most competitive events of the season each and every year. "That was kind of a priority," Peterson said. "We definitely wanted to keep that going." HOMER MARINERS Bill Steyer returns as coach for a fourth year, and his optimism is sitting at its highest...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2014-08-17/peninsula-runners-eyeing-state-glo
Sports

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