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My Turn: Your opportunity to address trapping rules

...recreational facilities. It does allow for traps and snares within 1 mile for cabins on the opposite side of a major river system, or owned by a trapper for use as a trapping cabin.The Alaska Department of Fish and Game regulation booklet for trapping...
Warm water, low rivers killing fish in Anchorage, Mat-Su

...decreasing water levels.The fish have a chance at survival as each year different age classes of fish return to a river system, helping mute the effects of single-year weather conditions. And Fish and Game biologists say water temperatures...
In short pink salmon year, plenty of theories and few certainties

...brought the largest pink salmon run in Southeast's recorded history.Some theories state that having too many fish in a river system can cause lower survival rates among young fish. A lack of clarity in that regard led preseason forecasters to express...
Gov't recognizes river's Native names

...The federal government will now recognize a major river system in Alaska by its two native names.The Interior Alaska...and is associated with another tributary of the same river system.Gwichyaa Zhee Gwich'in Tribal Government former...
Recent and upcoming Alaska books

...communities. Author Rosemary McGuire has worked as a commercial fisherman for 14 years, and has traveled most of Alaska's river systems by canoe."Nowhere Else to Go but Dyea" by Nita Nettleton, Lynn Canal Publishing, May 2015. This book tells the...
BC, Alaska to draft MOU for mine processes

...hoping for."Our goal is to, obviously, ensure the environmental integrity, the pristine water quality of those river systems for all time," Mallott said. "And we will vigorously act in Alaska's interest to make sure that happens...
State | Local
California looks to Australia for tips on surviving drought rights remain paramount.WHOSE WATER IS IT?AUSTRALIA: Overuse and drought had depleted Australia's main river system, which winds across four states that produce a third of the nation's food, and ran so low by 2002 that the Murray...
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Sullivan meets with Canadian ambassador on mine issue

...copper and gold mine's tailings pond caused huge amounts of mining waste to flow into adjacent salmon-supporting river systems, spurring concerns about increased mining efforts on watersheds shared with Alaska. Commercial fishermen, Native...
Local | AK legislature
Dogs dash across ice toward Iditarod halfway mark

...organizers to reroute the trail around a mountain range.Now, more than half of the race is being run on Alaska's river system - which at this time of year means ice.The new terrain was of little concern to veteran contestants like Aliy Zirkle...
Officials downstream from Colorado mine spill demand answers

...federal environmental officials say they expect the river system to dilute the heavy metals before they pose a longer-term...a precaution, state and federal officials along the river system have ordered public water systems to turn off intake...


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