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Fast response, wary public keeping Alaska wildfires down

...humidity in place is expected to continue this week in eastern Interior Alaska. Red flag warnings remain in effect for the Yukon River Flats and surrounding uplands, Fortymile River country, the Deltana-Tanana flats, and the Eastern Alaska Range...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-24/fast-response-wary-public-keeping-al
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Alaska wildfire responders keeping an eye on dry conditions

...brown from a lack of spring rain, combined with high temperatures and low humidity, have made the region a tinderbox. The Yukon Flats, the Tanana River Valley and the Copper River Basin remain under "red flag" alerts and burn bans because of the high...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-21-1
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Anatomy of the worst fire year

...lightning strikes. Peppered from the Kobuk River to the upper Yukon, the lightning was the highest total ever recorded for a single...winds wheezing from the Brooks Range and the uplands of the Yukon River. The fires, born of lightning strikes in May and June...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-05-21/anatomy-of-the-worst-fire-year
Outdoors
New fish board member named, not divulged

...Board of Fisheries cycle focuses on finfish, including salmon. The board has meetings scheduled for Bristol Bay, Arctic, Yukon, Kuskokwim, Alaska Peninsula, Bearing Sea, and the Aleutian Chain next year. Reach Rashah McChesney at rashah.mcchesney...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-19/new-fish-board-member-named-not-divu
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Voices of Alaska: Many contribute to wood bison project

...Game's reintroduction of wood bison to the Lower Innoko/Yukon Rivers area has made the news lately. It's truly remarkable...ranging free in the meadows and woodlands of the Lower Innoko/Yukon Rivers.Sam Cotten is the Commissioner of the Alaska Department...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-19/voices-of-alaska-many-contribute-
Opinion
CIA tops Ft. Yukon with buzzer-beater shot

The Fort Yukon boys had rebounding and a vicious defensive...thrilling 50-49 nonconference win over Fort Yukon on Tuesday night at Cook Inlet Academy...was no exception." Franchino said Fort Yukon is one of the top teams that his squad will...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2015-01-20/cia-tops-ft-yukon-with-buzzer-beat
Sports
Ninilchik splits hoops games with Fort Yukon

The Fort Yukon basketball teams continued their Kenai Peninsula...Academy on a buzzer-beater, the Fort Yukon boys came away with a 71-59 win over Ninilchik...the home team Ninilchik girls topped Fort Yukon 55-45. Sam Mireles and Austin White combined...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2015-01-21/ninilchik-splits-hoops-games-with-
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Mackey enters Yukon Quest

...AP) - A four-time champion of the Yukon Quest sled dog race is getting back into...000-mile race between Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, and Fairbanks. Mackey, 44...News-Miner reported. He didn't race in the Yukon Quest last year and was going to let rookie...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/alaska/2014-12-30
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Sterling Judo Club third at state championships

...After the dust settled, the scrappy team finished third among the ten teams from all over the state and team from Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada.Repeating as State Champion was 12-year-old Kaliesha Hart, but this time in an older and heavier division...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-05-15/sterling-judo-club-third-at-sta
Community
Wood bison healthy in wild after March reintroduction

...before being released. That calf rejoined the herd after about two weeks.The next step is to add 29 bulls to the heard in time for the late July breeding season. Those animals will be barged down the Tanana and Yukon rivers from Nenana.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-13/wood-bison-healthy-in-wild-after-mar
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