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Corps files proposal to justify CD-5 permit

...construction of CD-5, a small satellite oil deposit near the Alpine oil field on the North Slope."Work on CD-5 is continuing...June 1 on tie-in work for the CD-5 pipeline at the central Alpine production facility. The work mainly involves welding.In...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-29/corps-files-proposal-to-justify-cd-5
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...boulders to glimpse a gorgeous blue-green alpine lake surrounded by jagged snow-capped...from on the Upper Ute Trail, from the Alpine Visitor Center to Milner Pass and back...dramatic scenery, from barren tundra to alpine meadows and ponds, with stunning views...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-08-14-0
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Refuge Notebook: Nature shows off its red, white and blue for the Fourth

...wildflowers are in bloom. Alaska's most beloved flower, the Alpine Forget-Me-Not, blooms with a graceful and elegant sky blue...sockeye, admiring our ptarmigan, or stumbling upon one or our Alpine Forget-Me-Nots, which Thoreau wrote it most eloquently...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-07-03/refuge-notebook-nature-shows-off
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...includes four clients of Seattle-based Alpine Ascents International and two guides...includes four clients of Seattle-based Alpine Ascents International and two guides...could have sought refuge in the storm.Alpine Ascents' director of programs, Gordon...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/manuel-valdes/2014-05-31
Nordic skiing off groomed trails evokes old days

...groomed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays and the alpine skiing concession is closed. The mountain...the Dartmouth College Ski Team in both alpine events and Nordic Combined, which combines...which included Nordic Combined as well as alpine slalom and downhill."I still have nightmares...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-03-20/nordic-skiing-off-groomed-trails
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Fire footprint - ghosts of fires past

...actively burning areas high on the Tustumena Bench, torching alpine tundra and subalpine shrub. What struck me the most was how...mountain hemlock (500 acres). Lakes, wetlands, shrub and alpine tundra constitute the remaining area. Some think the fire raged...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-06-12-0
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Man dies in refrigeration leak on fishing boat

...emergency rescuers on Wednesday responded to St. Herman's Harbor in response to a report of a refrigeration leak aboard the Alpine Cove.Cecil and 56-year-old Francis Rutten of Snohomish, Washington, were rushed to Providence Kodiak Island Medical...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-04/man-dies-in-refrigeration-leak-on-fi
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Refuge Notebook: Defining Wilderness in a climate changing world

...moose co-existing with Sitka black-tailed deer, escaped lodgepole pine forests that support feral turkeys, diminishing alpine tundra unable to sustain harvestable populations of Dall sheep because of an encroaching treeline and invading orange hawkweed...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-03-27/refuge-notebook-defining-wildern
Outdoors
Of a 10-legged mite and other monstrosities

...first, this mite (family Erythraeidae) did not catch my attention. These large, predatory mites are often abundant on the alpine tundra, where they could easily be mistaken for spiders or daddy long-legs as they actively scurry over the ground. We had...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/040111/out_808810339.shtml
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4 missing climbers presumed dead after avalanche

...National Park Service officials say five people were traveling as one rope team early Thursday morning as part of a Miyagi Workers Alpine Federation expedition. One team member, 69-year-old Hitoshi Ogi survived. Park Service spokeswoman Maureen McLaughlin...

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