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Trace volcano ash reaches small Alaska city

...Service has forecast a change in winds on the peninsula. That could send ash northeast away from Sand Point and toward Nelson Lagoon, an unincorporated commercial fishing village of 46 about 55 miles from the volcano. The weather service in a special...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-05-20/trace-volcano-ash-reaches-small-alaska-
State
Volcano's ash prompts flight cancellations

...as well as ash clouds up to 18,000 feet high.In the most recent eruption, trace amounts of ash fell at both Nelson Lagoon and in Sand Point, a town about 55 miles from Pavlof. Residents in the community of nearly 1,000 awoke Sunday to...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-05-21/volcanos-ash-prompts-flight-cancellatio
State
Conserving the Kenai Kings: Widespread king salmon decline points to natural forces

...mine for me is the Nelson River," Begich said.The river, also called Sapsuck, is on the Alaska Peninsula between Nelson Lagoon and Cold Bay."They've closed the king fishing there the last couple of years and nobody sport fishes there...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-11-10
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FYI

...Lanning and Vicki A. Nishikawa, both of Eagle, Idaho. Dale Martin Gundersen and Nina Christine Shellikoff, both of Nelson Lagoon. Michael Robert Marinaccio and Dionne Louise Rucker, both of Orlando, Fla. Kenneth Edward Vetese and Bridget Lynn...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081205/nei_20050812008.shtml
Neighbors
Critics ask to halt offshore drilling

...fishermen and Arctic residents held a news conference Monday in Anchorage to speak out against offshore drilling. Nelson Lagoon fisherman Theo Chesley said the Bristol Bay salmon runs go right through one of the proposed drill sites. "This renewable...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092209/sta_496081323.shtml
MCA Foundation reports massive beach cleanups from 2010

...This included projects in Southeast Alaska near Sitka and Craig, Prince William Sound, the Kodiak Archipelago, Nelson Lagoon, Port Heiden, the Pribilof Islands, Hooper Bay, Teller and Wales. One significant project was the removal of a...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121510/reg_756947696.shtml
Regional News
Alaska's rural population sees 8-year slide

...and Nikolski in the Aleutian Islands. Another 26 schools are barely meeting 10-student minimum required for full state funding, including in the communities of False Pass, Nelson Lagoon, Chignik and Pedro Bay on the Alaska Peninsula.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/042309/sta_432112205.shtml
Oil companies lease on Alaska Peninsula

...on 33 tracts, all centered near Port Moeller, the site of a seasonal fish processing facility, and southeast of Nelson Lagoon, a community of about 75 people 580 miles southwest of Anchorage. Hewitt Mineral Corp. of Ardmore, Okla., was...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102705/sta_20051027023.shtml
News
Salmon fishermen reconsider taboos to save way of life

...percent since 1988, from $782 million to $141 million this year, according to the Department of Fish and Game. At Nelson Lagoon, a small fishery in the shadow of the state's most valuable harvest at Bristol Bay, fishermen could catch their...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/103102/sta_fishermen.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Online Archive Local News: Creditors besiege state-backed power company 3/4/98

...electricity can cost five times as much as in urban areas. The company's power generators are in Chenega Bay, Akhiok, Nelson Lagoon and other communities around the state. But Alaska Power's financial status and high employee turnover concerned...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030498/power.html

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