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Cook Inlet fishermen to receive $4.6 million in direct aid payments

...as will an additional 96 Northern District fishermen.Yukon River fishermen will receive an estimated $4,952, with...number of king salmon returning to the Kenai River. The Yukon River designation was made for 2010, 2011 and 2012; the Kuskokwim...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-20/cook-inlet-fishermen-to-receive-46-m
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Fishery disaster fund plan moving forward

Cook Inlet and Yukon River commercial fishermen could receive direct payments as part of the...7.8 million for direct payments to commercial fishermen in the Yukon River and Cook Inlet regions. That money is intended to compensate them...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-16/fishery-disaster-fund-plan-moving-fo
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State salmon harvest surpasses 104 million as season winds down

...have harvested about 1 million chums, 77,000 sockeye, 235,000 pinks, 38,000 cohos and just 3,000 kings.Yukon River fishermen have taken the majority of the chums, about 583,000 -mostly from the lower river fishery.Alaska will...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-07/state-salmon-harvest-surpasses-104-m
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Pollock fishery needs more scrutiny

About 10-12 years ago, Yukon River king salmon runs (of high Alaskan subsistence importance) began...first time in history. I believe the answer to the diminishing Yukon River and Cook Inlet king salmon runs is simply part of the Gulf of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-07-29/pollock-fishery-needs-mor
Letters
Long haul: Adventurer plans on hiking, biking 16,000 remote miles

...tough has helped Bradley complete journeys or return to the trail despite being swarmed by clouds of mosquitoes on the Yukon River, getting charged by a black bear in Idaho and being ambushed by a shirtless, meth-fueled felon in the middle of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-07-10/long-haul-adventurer-plans-on-hi
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Mixed start for kings around state

...Arctic-Yukon-Kuskokwim region, king returns are, once again, poor, and fishing is severely limited.On the Yukon River, the first pulse of kings appear to have reached Pilot Station earlier than in recent years, likely related in part...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-24/mixed-start-for-kings-around-state
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Cook Inlet region to receive $11.1 million in fisheries disaster aid

...Congress appropriated the funds earlier this year in response to the disaster declaration made for poor king runs on the Yukon River in 2010, 2011 and 2012, the Kuskokwim River in 2011 and 2012 and for Cook Inlet's 2012 salmon fisheries.Now...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-24/cook-inlet-region-to-receive-111-mil
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Firefighters keep Tyonek blaze away from oil and gas facilities

...fields on the Peninsula and oil production at the Swanson River field. Meanwhile, an Interior Alaska fire near the Yukon River bridge presented a threat to the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System, but the fire has since changed direction. Alyeska...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-23/firefighters-keep-tyonek-blaze-away-
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Tyonek fire burns 3 structures

...north in interior Alaska, 16 smokejumpers worked to protect buildings from a fire east of the Dalton Highway at the Yukon River Bridge. Structures west of the highway, including a restaurant and cabins, could be in the fire's path if it crosses...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-21/tyonek-fire-burns-3-structures
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2 Alaska State Troopers killed, two men taken into custody

...earlier in the evening. Because of the location of the village, about two miles west of the junction of the Tanana and Yukon rivers, the community was a trading post for Koyukon and Tanana Athabascans long before European contact, according to a...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-02/2-alaska-state-troopers-killed-perso
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