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Local governments can't wait on climate change

...from fuel oil to clean-burning natural gas. With natural gas, communities in Interior Alaska are committed to improving the air quality, and reducing airborne particulates and sulfur emissions, which benefits the health of all residents. The City of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-08-28/local-governments-cant-wa
Letters
Presidential visit clearing airspace

...as usual during the VIP visit. Certain air travelers within a 30-nautical-mile...aircraft companies, like Scenic Mountain Air based out of Upper Trail Lake in Moose Pass...restrictions are in place. Scenic Mountain Air provides charter flights and tours of the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-27/clear-the-air
News
Matthew Lyle Lawson

...community college.He was a train enthusiast and loved to travel. He traveled the globe with his wife, Elizabeth, by rail, air and sea.With Mary Virginia Pounds Brown and the Birmingham Public Library Press, he coedited "Mr. Gillespy of Glen Iris...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175676199
Investigation of fatal Kasilof plane crash underway

...Transportation Safety Board has completed an initial investigation of a plane crash that killed two on Saturday in Kasilof.Air Safety Investigator Shaun Williams said he arrived on the scene about 3 miles down South Cohoe Loop Road at "about 12:30 in...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-24/investigation-of-fatal-kasilof-plane
News
What others say: Fighting the fires

...combustibility of both weather and human-caused fires. All of the smoke creates health and environmental hazards, polluting the air. Washington state Sen. Maria Cantwell told The Seattle Times this week that the Wildfire Management Act of 2015 is expected...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-08-24/what-others-say-fighting-the-fire
Opinion
Three contested races for borough assembly seats

...serve the people of this great country." Davis said he believed he could help the borough face its tough finances. "In the Air Force, I went through three major reorganizations and I know what it's like to live in times of plenty, have lots of money...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-25/three-contested-races-for-borough-as
News
Time to let some air out of the political football

...session and ensuing special sessions.It remains to be seen whether our elected leaders can figure out how to let some of the air out of the political football and work together moving forward. Alaska's problems aren't getting any better, and solutions...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-08-22/time-to-let-some-air-out-of-the-p
Opinion
Isaac Paul Shadura

...old-fashioned fish trap. He was also a laborer for 27 years. Isaac served in the military as a rescue boat captain for the 11th U.S. Air Force on the Aleutian Chain from 1943-1946. From 1946-1949, he was part of the U.S. Army transport services on the Aleutian...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175643172
Let's make the school year a safe and successful one

Fall is in the air, silvers are in the river, and students across the Kenai Peninsula are back in school.The first day of classes for the Kenai...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-08-20/lets-make-the-school-year-a-safe-
Opinion
Clothe your soil: Cover crops help enrich it

...pulling up nutrients from deep in the soil and nitrogen from the air.Our forebears also appreciated how a cover crop could suppress...microorganisms that enrich the soil with nitrogen taken from the air.Some species or varieties of grasses or legumes are better...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-08-20/clothe-your-soil-cover-crops-hel
Outdoors

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