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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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Kenai, Kodiak chinook salmon research a casualty of Walker's budget cuts

...already been secured or are in the process of being secured. More than 30 projects will go into the water from the Yukon River to Southeast Alaska. Fish and Game will continue adult salmon mark-recapture programs in the Yukon, Kuskokwim...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-10/kenai-kodiak-chinook-salmon-research
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Semi-Southeast Adventure: Paddling the Nisutlin River

...It's fast becoming a fall tradition for my boyfriend Bjorn Dihle and me to head north and do a week-long paddle on a Yukon river in September, when the trees are turning, the moose are rutting and blue skies are an especially welcome sight.This...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-10-30/semi-southeast-adventure-paddlin
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More than 450 Cook Inlet fishermen receive aid money

...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. Reach...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-21/more-than-450-cook-inlet-fishermen-r
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NOAA disperses final $13 million for 2012 king salmon disaster

...2012 Upper Cook Inlet salmon fisheries, the 2010-12 Yukon River king salmon runs and 2011-12 Kuskokwim king runs...as will an additional 96 Northern District fishermen.Yukon River fishermen received an estimated $4,952, with 631...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-13/noaa-disperses-final-13-million-for-
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Refuge Notebook: Celebrating marmots

...eastern interior north of the Alaska Range, and the hoary marmot which is found in many alpine habitats south of the Yukon River including our Kenai Mountains. Hoary marmots (Marmota caligata), sometimes called "tundra bears," are mostly...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-01-08/refuge-notebook-celebrating-marm
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Truly efficient paddling takes practice, patience

...from Spokane to Sacramento. They joined a six-person team that won the voyageur canoe category in the 444-mile Yukon River Quest endurance race last summer.They've learned to recognize a stroke of genius and apply it, whether it's in...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-09-11/truly-efficient-paddling-takes-p
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Birch Ridge report: Columnist roots for November golf

...wrestled him to the ground and beat him senseless.""That's nothing," said the second. "I was fishing in the Yukon River when a 2,000-pound grizzly bear came after me and my catch. I ducked as he swiped at me, jumped on his back...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2014-09-11/birch-ridge-report-columnist-roots
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Setnetters, others ask for adjustments to Cook Inlet fishery regulations

...tanner crab and Norton Sound king crab, three ask for changes to Kuskokwim River salmon fisheries, and two address Yukon River salmon fisheries. There are also two proposals each for Bristol Bay salmon fisheries, Southeast herring and Pacific...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-31/setnetters-others-ask-for-adjustment
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