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Stassel set for Winter Olympics

...set netting in the summer and Alaska mountains in the winter.He did it all...mixing of commercial fishing and Alaska mountains results in a potent brew...Puckett said.He said training on Alaska mountains also creates champions. Stassel...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2014-02-04/stassel-set-for-winter-olympics
Sports
Whether on a mountain or on the ice, Deal doesn't shy from punishment

...in various mountain footraces in the summer, and the one he most prepares for is often called the "Super Bowl of Alaska Mountain Running," the Mount Marathon race, held every July 4 in Seward.The race is one of the oldest footraces in the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2014-01-16/whether-on-a-mountain-or-on-the-ic
Sports
Porter: Mayor must be active, responsive

...past three years. We are all fortunate to live in Kenai, so rich in history and surrounded by the Kenai River and Alaska mountains. The citizens of Kenai decided at incorporation that the City would be a "strong city manager" form of government...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2013-09-24/porter-mayor-must-be-active-respo
Opinion
4 missing climbers presumed dead after avalanche

...falls The Park Service says in a news release that nearly 400 mountaineers were making rescue attempts Saturday on the Alaska mountain's West Buttress. Snowfall and wind have impeded the search. The four missing climbers include 64-year-old...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-06-16/4-missing-climbers-presumed-dead-aft
News

...cruise ship head tax hurt the business in Alaska, the Kenai Peninsula is still a microcosm for what tourists seek in Alaska: mountains, glaciers and wildlife, said Shanon Hamrick."We've branded ourselves Alaska's Playground, and that's...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-02-17-1
News
Tourism steady, Peninsula still a recreation draw

...cruise ship head tax hurt the business in Alaska, the Kenai Peninsula is still a microcosm for what tourists seek in Alaska: mountains, glaciers and wildlife, said Shanon Hamrick. "We've branded ourselves Alaska's Playground, and that's...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/trends/2013-02-28/tourism-steady-peninsula-still-a-r
Trends
Why haven't you died in an avalanche yet?

...This came at the tail end of a colder than usual winter. "I knew we were going somewhere," said Fredston, of the Alaska Mountain Safety Center, while giving an avalanche seminar in Soldotna in early December. Later that bright, sunny day in...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/121401/out_1214010004.shtml
Outdoors
Snowmachine safety: Plan ahead before hitting the trail

...friends without gear. Educate yourself: Take an avalanche awareness course. For more information, contact the Alaska Mountain Safety Center, 9140 Brewster's Dr. in Anchorage. The phone number is 345-3566. The Kenai National Wildlife...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/112400/sno_112400out0040001.shtml
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Knowles wants state to fund proposed avalanche program

...each of the last few years but was not funded, said Doug Fesler, an avalanche specialist and co-director of the Alaska Mountain Safety Center. With oil-based revenues in decline again, lawmakers must ask whether state government can afford...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/112801/ala_112801alapm0030001.shtml
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Fairbanks man killed in Cantwell avalanche

...35, of Anchorage died in an avalanche while snowmachining near Hope. Doug Fesler, an avalanche expert with the Alaska Mountain Safety Center, says avalanche danger remains high. Fesler says there are multiple weak layers of snow buried under...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/122601/ala_122601ala0pm0010001.shtml
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