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Anatomy of the worst fire year

...late June and early July came an unusual five days of dry winds wheezing from the Brooks Range and the uplands of the Yukon River. The fires, born of lightning strikes in May and June, "were fanned into conflagrations," Richmond wrote.Fairbanks...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-05-21/anatomy-of-the-worst-fire-year
Outdoors
Trooper at center of Palin probe loses police certificate

...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://www.ktuu.com

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-02/trooper-at-center-of-palin-probe-los
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Strong salmon runs recorded in Yukon River

FAIRBANKS - The Yukon River is having strong runs of silver and chum salmon this fall, giving a boost to fishermen after another tepid summer for king salmon...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-09-14/strong-salmon-runs-recorded-in-yukon
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William Edward Carlson

...Anaconda, Montana. The family moved to Tanana in 1943. Bill and his sister Claire enjoyed a frontier childhood on the Yukon River among fish traps, dog sleds, and stern-wheeled river boats. The family moved to Homer in 1948. Bill attended first...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174733593
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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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
Iditarod runner-up grabs lead in race

...been disqualified. Aliy Zirkle was the first musher to leave the checkpoint at Tanana, and was traveling down the Yukon River on the race's longest stretch between checkpoints. The next checkpoint is in Ruby, 119 miles from Tanana. She left...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-11/iditarod-runner-up-grabs-lead-in-rac
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Seaveys take top spots in Nome

...the "warm, warm, warm winter" and conditions on the Yukon River, he said. In fact, a snowmobile sank on thin ice on...easy run that a lot of people had anticipated for the Yukon River." Seavey's father, Mitch, finished in second place...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-18/1-2-seavey-finish-in-nome
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Hyperspace: From the Yukon River to the Kenai River

...Refuge, based in Galena along the Yukon River. My plane is basically the...more complex on the Kenai. The Yukon River has three salmon species, each...runs. Fisheries management on the Yukon River focused on escapement, subsistence...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/033007/outdoors_0330out002.shtml
Outdoors
What became of the Yukon kings? An in-river look

...peninsulaclarion.com. The Yukon River draws into its mouth the largest...like blocks of butter," says one Yukon River fisherman. And they're big...in peril, evidence of it in the Yukon River did not seem to overly concern...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-11-23/king-salmon-part-4-what-became-of-th
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