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New title for census area named for confederate officer

...letter to U.S. Census Bureau Director John Thompson on Wednesday, saying he planned to now refer to the region in western Alaska as the Kusilvak Census Area to honor the wishes of local residents. The area is home to the Kusilvak Mountains...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-02/new-title-for-census-area-named-for-
News
Alaska NPFMC members appeal recusals

...Sound Economic Development Corp., or NSEDC.NSEDC is one of six Community Development Quota groups made up of 65 Western Alaska villages that collectively receive 10 percent of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands harvest.NSEDC also owns subsidiaries...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-28/alaska-npfmc-members-appeal-recusals
News
What others say: Walker may have two more fish seats to fill

...a success for the CDQ program that began in 1992 and allocates 10 percent of the total Bering Sea harvest among 65 Western Alaska villages divided among six CDQ groups.On the other, it means that NSEDC has grown too big to have an employee on...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-06-07/what-others-say-walker-may-have-t
Opinion
Gillis resignation was over board appointment

...Gillis was formerly the executive director of the Bering Sea Fishermen's Association, a group that works with Western Alaska fishermen and was involved in the creation of the Community Development Quota program that allocates 10 percent of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-20/gillis-resignation-was-over-board-ap
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Alaska is first phase of Arctic Ocean fiber optic project

...Deadhorse, and is developing a subsea line from the oil field complex of Prudhoe Bay that'll come ashore in Nome, a Western Alaska community. That subsea line will have offshoots providing service to four more Alaska communities. This summer's...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-11/alaska-is-first-phase-of-arctic-ocea
News
Trooper at center of Palin probe loses police certificate

...moose, drank beer in his patrol car and made a threat against his father-in-law.Wooten's last post was in the western Alaska village of Emmonak, 10 miles from the Bering Sea at the mouth of the Yukon River.Information from: KTUU-TV...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-02/trooper-at-center-of-palin-probe-los
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Alaska groups seek cut in salmon caught by pollock industry

...allowable caps of chinook salmon cut by 60 percent in western Alaska rivers during times of weak runs. The groups say...the crisis that is occurring in these communities in western Alaska that are dependent on chinook."

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-04/alaska-groups-seek-cut-in-salmon-cau
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Kenai, Kodiak chinook salmon research a casualty of Walker's budget cuts

...Kuskokwim and Nushagak. Fish and Game has only recently been able to undertake the best available research on the three western Alaska rivers using chinook initiative funds. Up to this point, surveys of salmon swimming upriver have been made mostly...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-10/kenai-kodiak-chinook-salmon-research
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Kenai Peninsula College: Around Campus

...be made by calling Leslie Byrd at 262-0253 or emailing lbyrd4@kpc.alaska.edu. KPC recruiting students in western Alaska Sandie Gilliland, KPC Process Technology coordinator, along with Martha Pec from the Alaska Process Industry Career...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/schools/2015-04-05/kenai-peninsula-college
Schools
What others say: Daylight saving time a necessary inconvenience

...than Pacific. The Railbelt, including Anchorage and Fairbanks, was on Alaska time, two hours later than Pacific. Western Alaska including Nome, Dutch Harbor and the Aleutians, was in the Bering Time Zone, three hours distant from Pacific Time...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-02-16/what-others-say-daylight-saving-t
Opinion

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