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Yukon River salmon swim to Canada in record high numbers

...AP) - Despite a below-average overall run, the Yukon River king salmon population had the highest number of chinooks...salmon run, which is expected to reach its pre-season Yukon River estimate of more than 700,000 fish.As a result of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-24/yukon-river-salmon-swim-to-canada-in
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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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Wildfires blister Alaska with increased frequency, intensity

...flames.Hundreds of fires are dotting the state even now, including growing blaze of about 1 square mile near the Yukon River village of Nulato. Thick smoke has made air evacuations impossible, forcing some in the small Athabascan Alaska Native...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-24/wildfires-blister-alaska-with-increa
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Alaska LNG exports to non-free-trade countries authorized

...fuels, without specific reference to Alaska. "They didn't say 'oh, this with Cook Inlet,' or 'this, with the Yukon River.' There's nothing site-specific about Alaska," Persily said. Alaska LNG external affairs manager Kim Fox said...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-31/alaska-lng-exports-to-non-free-trade
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Weekend rains bring relief for wildfire crews

...villages were taken to other communities as a precaution for elders, children and medically vulnerable people.In the Yukon River village of Nulato, dozens of the Athabascan community's 250 residents fled on boats to other communities last week...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-29/weekend-rains-bring-relief-for-wildf
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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
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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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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
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Drifting together: Family bonds on Yukon River float trip

...year, we launched on a 700-mile canoe trip down the Yukon River from Whitehorse to Eagle. "We" included two families...I've canoed as much as 250 miles a day on the upper Yukon River as a two-time competitor in the Yukon Quest. But it's...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/101708/out_269022621.shtml

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