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  1. Discovering the hidden universe at bug campRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... and even an earthworm. As each gets more practiced at sweeping their nets, they squeal like dipnetters at Chitina. And there is the reward for Melissa Sikes, a naturalist who works for the Fairbanks Soil and Water Conservation District. "I really ...

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  2. Making future entomologists at Alaska bug campRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... and even an earthworm. As each gets more practiced at sweeping their nets, they squeal like dipnetters in Chitina. "I really love how enthusiastic the kids are," she says. "It reminds us of when we were young, chasing insects." Her husband, whose ...

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  3. Copper River charter service finds a niche in subsistence fisheryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... in an inflatable 24-foot Zodiac raft. His clients choose between two salmon fishing opportunities separated by the Chitina-McCarthy Bridge and by state regulations. There's the personal-use fishery downriver from the bridge and the subsistence ...

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  4. Hearing what we want to hearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Havemeyer and James Ralph had announced their investment in huge copper deposits found near the headwaters of the Chitina River. Alaska appeared to be a vast mineral storehouse about to be opened. The governor encouraged the young man to do whatever ...

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  5. University of Alaska hit with $10 million veto; Fairbanks road projects lose fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... vetoes also include the closure of the Department of Transportation's maintenance station in Central, as well as Chitina. Those two were among six maintenance stations on the chopping block when Walker released his budget proposal last year. Those ...

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  6. Success and the American dream, found in FairbanksRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 25 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... Restaurant for eight years and raised three daughters. He's also an avid fisherman. "He's fished everywhere, but Chitina is his go-to," Gleason said. Now nearing retirement, Chang isn't slowing down. He's been president of the Korean Community of ...

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  7. Chitina closes to kingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... Copper River harvest this year was about 10,554 kings, the 7th weakest harvest in 37 years. The red salmon limit at Chitina remains 25 fish per license holder, plus 10 more fish per additional household member of the license holder.

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  8. Copper River King salmon run slower than anticipatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | APRN

    ... will be limited to catch and release above the Klutina River as of June 18th, and the seasonal bag limit in the Chitina Dipnet fishery is being reduced from 1 king to zero. Somerville says additional fishing restrictions could follow, depending on ...

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  9. Alaska governor signs bill to increase fish and game feesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... hunting licenses to pay for the state's predator control program. The bill also creates a new $15 fee for the Chitina personal use dipnet fishery and loosens license requirements for children. Alaska resident children 18 years old and younger won't ...

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  10. Governor signs fish and game fee increase billRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... hunting licenses to pay for the state's predator control program. The bill also creates a new $15 fee for the Chitina personal use dipnet fishery and losers license requirements for children. Alaska resident children 18 years old and younger won't ...

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  11. Fishing steady as Chitina dipnet fishery opensRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... We're getting a lot of people off the trail who have been trying at O'Brien Creek who aren't doing very well." The Chitina Dippnetter's Association posts periodic updates about river conditions on its website at mail.cgfr.com/hotline . The fishing ...

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  12. Chitina preview: Big run, but scrawny salmon again in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... River: The individual fish were smaller. A typical Copper River sockeye weights about 5A1 2 pounds, but fishermen in Chitina last year were consistently pulling smaller fish out of their dipnets. The skimpy salmon were part of a trend that ...

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  13. Chitin preview: Big run, but scrawny salmon again in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... River: The individual fish were smaller. A typical Copper River sockeye weights about 5A1 2 pounds, but fishermen in Chitina last year were consistently pulling smaller fish out of their dipnets. The skimpy salmon were part of a trend that ...

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  14. Salmon acceleration up Copper River may be due to early breakupRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | APRN

    ... the first sockeye and king salmon are usually counted moving up the lower Copper River in mid May. Dip Netting at Chitina is scheduled to open June 7th, the earliest it can under state regulations. The popular fishery is coming off a record 2015 ...

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  15. Dipnetters, TVSA to hold joint meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    With the dipnetting season approaching, the Chitina Dipnetters and the Tanana Valley Sportsmen's Association will hold a joint meeting tonight.

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  16. An Outdoor View: Salmon skinRead the original story

    May 5, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... you to play with wine, and spices, which always is a good idea." Dick Bishop: "We routinely eat salmon skins from Chitina reds or other species, kings from the Tanana PU fishery, Bristol Bay reds if we get some via friends. Fried, baked, barbecued. ...

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  17. Dipnetters and TVSA to hold joint meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    With the dipnetting season approaching, the Chitina Dipnetters and the Tanana Valley Sportsmen Association will hold a joint meeting Tuesday night.

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  18. DOT to talk possible maintenance site closuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... Walker. The road maintenance stations marked by the administration include the O'Brien Creek station near Tok, the Chitina station near Kenny Lake, the Birch Lake station near Salcha, the Central station near Central, the Northway station near ...

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  19. Proposed DOT cuts would reduce winter plowing on Steese, other Interior Alaska highwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... storm." The stations are Birch Lake at Milepost 342 Richardson Highway, Central at Milepost 95.5 Steese Highway, Chitina at Milepost 28.6 Egerton Highway, Northway at Milepost 1256.5 Alaska Highway and O'Brien Creek at Milepost 119.4. The Thompson ...

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  20. A modern Alaska artist helps preserve Chitina historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2015 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... a cabin. He quickly decided to restore it instead. It is one of only three original buildings left on Main Street in Chitina. Fred Shaupp's tin shop became a derelict and was in danger of collapsing until artist Art Koeninger rescued it in 1978. ...

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