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Strong salmon runs recorded in Yukon River

FAIRBANKS - The Yukon River is having strong runs of silver and...king salmon.Sonar counts on the Lower Yukon at Pilot Station had tallied 233,000...than 245,000 silvers are expected on the Yukon this summer.Jeff Estensen, an area management...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-09-14/strong-salmon-runs-recorded-in-yukon
News
Exchanging culture, conserving salmon

...group spent their time in Alaska on the Yukon River, learning about issues specific...the group that spent their time on the Yukon earlier in 2014, came from the Kamchatka...natural resources. "We took them to the Yukon because the two regions are having issues...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-09-13/exchanging-culture-conserving-salmon
News
Truly efficient paddling takes practice, patience

...in races 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
Outdoors
Birch Ridge report: Columnist roots for November golf

...antlers and 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, and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2014-09-11/birch-ridge-report-columnist-roots
Sports

1 cup raw cashew pieces, soaked in water for 3 hours or overnight2½ cups vegetable broth, divided1 pound Yukon gold potatoes, cut into 1-inch dice3 cups small broccoli or cauliflower florets1 large sweet yellow onion4 cloves garlic2 jalapenos...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/food/2014-08-26-6
Food
Cook Inlet fishermen to receive $4.6 million in direct aid payments

Cook Inlet, Yukon and Kuskokwim commercial fishermen will...disaster declarations for Cook Inlet, Yukon and Kuskokwim rivers salmon returns would...fishermen with $3.2 million intended for Yukon-Kuskokwim region fishermen, and $4...

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

Cook Inlet and Yukon River commercial fishermen could receive...payments to commercial fishermen in the Yukon River and Cook Inlet regions. That money...status for the poor king salmon runs on Yukon and Kuskokwim rivers and in Cook Inlet...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-16/fishery-disaster-fund-plan-moving-fo
News
Setnetters, others ask for adjustments to Cook Inlet fishery regulations

...Bering Sea 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
News
Pollock fishery needs more scrutiny

About 10-12 years ago, Yukon River king salmon runs (of high Alaskan subsistence importance...the 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
What others say: Quest rest changes are positive

The Yukon Quest's recent announcement of changes to the 1,000-mile international...the lull in the middle of the race far more bearable for spectators.The Yukon Quest may seem like a distant concern in the middle of a Fairbanks summer...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-07-20/what-others-say-quest-rest-change
Opinion

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