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River turbine to be tested at rural Alaska village

...Commission will be installed in July on the bottom of the Kvichak River to generate power for Igiugig, a community of 50 about...cameras will monitor fish movements in the crystal-clear Kvichak River, which flows from Lake Minchumina at the village...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-30/river-turbine-be-tested-rural-alaska-vi
State
Agency to consider listing for lake seals

...are a distinct population and that no natural barriers keep the seals from saltwater. Seals have been sighted in the Kvichak River, he said, though it's unclear whether they're freshwater seals moving downstream or saltwater seals moving upstream...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-05-17/agency-consider-listing-lake-seals
State
Sockeyes run strong, kings weak statewide

...through June 30.As of June 27, 200,000 sockeyes has passed the Naknek tower, and 150,000 sockeyes had reached the Kvichak River.According to a June 27 ADFG announcement, 219,00 fish were caught in Egegik June 25, for a cumulative count of...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-07-04/sockeyes-run-strong-kings-weak-statewid
State
Protect Bristol Bay salmon from mine

...the biggest open pit mining operation in North America, and will be located at the headwaters of the Nushagak and Kvichak rivers. The author of the editorial craftily proposes that Alaskans "Ask tough questions throughout the planning process...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052605/let_20050526006.shtml
Opinion
Fishing association opposes proposed Pebble mine

...mining claims on Pebble's edges. The mine would operate north of Lake Iliamna, which connects to Bristol Bay by the Kvichak River, historically a prolific salmon producer. Bristol Bay has the world's largest sockeye run. Last year, commercial...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121505/sta_20051215003.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...the lodge's unsteady finances. The lodge owes nearly $2.5 million, he said. It is on the Alagnak River in the Kvichak River drainage. The case was brought under an anti-bootlegging law that went into effect a few months before Peterson's...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/042800/Loc_briefs.shtml
BLM lifts restrictions on mining in Bristol Bay area

...taken," Reimers said. Much land the BLM plans to reopen to mineral entry are located on uplands in the Nushagak and Kvichak river drainages, which feed some of Bristol Bay's commercial, subsistence and sport fisheries. A coalition of village...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121007/sta_20071210001.shtml
News
Board seeks more regulatory protection for Bristol Bay salmon

...protecting Bristol Bay salmon are legitimate. The board rejected establishing a state fish refuge in the Nushagak and Kvichak river drainages - a proposal that some said would have blocked the Pebble Mine project. The Pebble Mine deposit is believed...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120709/reg_532984435.shtml
Hall follows 'Seasons of Subsistence' in photos

...remaining parts yet to be shot will focus on spring duck and geese hunting on the Nushagak River, summer fishing on the Kvichak River and fall walrus hunting near Togiak. A biodiversity conservationist as well as a photographer, Hall became involved...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031810/art_592448933.shtml
Arts
State board creates fish refuge panel

...proposal for a fisheries refuge - limited to drainages adjacent to Pebble - to include all waters of the Nushagak and Kvichak river drainages. Monitor any pending state legislation related to Bristol Bay fisheries protection and advise the Board...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121306/sta_20061213017.shtml
News

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