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Two JDHS swimmers commit to college pools

...state club records in the 50 free, 100 free, 200 back, and 400 medley free relay, among others."We will both be small fish in a big pond," Kelly said. "We were both really reaching for those DI dreams and goals and have always wanted to...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-10-10/two-jdhs-swimmers-commit-college-pools
Sports
Oral history being recorded from the Upper Kobuk

...stewards of the land and the waters," said Commack. "They used to teach us how to keep everything healthy, from the smallest fish to the largest fish, from the smallest animal to the largest animal. That kind of stuff has never been written...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-04/oral-history-being-recorded-upper-kobuk
State
Spring Kings looking to catch fishermen

...under 65 can each earn a $125 cash prize for the biggest fish in their group.There's also a $200 prize for the smallest fish, and, for the second time ever, a mystery prize. This prize is a mystery amount of money, donated by carvers Richard...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-05-02/spring-kings-looking-catch-fishermen
Outdoors
River turbine to be tested at rural Alaska village

...a turbine's presence and avoid the blades, said Doug Johnson, the company's director of business development. Small fish swim through it, he said.The company calls testing at Igiugig a crucial step in commercializing the technology. Ocean...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-30/river-turbine-be-tested-rural-alaska-vi
State
Optimal Economic Policy for the Regulation of the Fishing Industry in Alaska

...the producer's market share. Therefore, because smaller fish do not weigh as much, the total number of fish caught increases. Furthermore, a higher number of younger smaller fish are caught to meet the quota, which curtails the total...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-11-08/optimal-economic-policy-regulation-fi
Opinion
Souring seas eating away at tiny creatures

...species.Herring, mackerel and some seabirds eat pteropods, as do other pteropod species. In the open oceans, some small fishes, squids and large shrimp eat them. Some of those animals then become important in the diet of tuna, salmon and walleye...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-01/souring-seas-eating-away-tiny-creatures
State
On the Trails: Kingfishers

...small but whole fish. These parents typically had to fly at least half a mile downstream to find good fishing, because small fish are not abundant in the upper reaches of this creek. Long foraging flights are not unusual for these birds.Unlike...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-03-14/trails-kingfishers
Outdoors
Discovering an ancient Southeast AK

...Southeast Alaska, researchers have found a number of different types of fish hooks. Other finds: An 800-year-old small fish weir found on Montana Creek in the 1990s. There are more than 100 weirs in southern Southeast. They've found basketry...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-01-10/discovering-ancient-southeast-ak
Outdoors
A king without its crown

...not come in contact with a gaff or fishing hook. A smaller fish has features that are closer together and a "frisky...faster water, selected bigger cobble to spawn in that smaller fish just couldn't utilize," Orsi said.He said influences...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-29/king-without-its-crown
State | Local
What became of the Yukon kings? An in-river look

...and other upriver fishermen were the first to observe smaller fish and recognize it as a sign of coming disaster. Through...board. "There's a lot of anecdotal stories about small fish, but as far as hard data, I'm not aware of any...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-11-24/what-became-yukon-kings-river-look
State | Local

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