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Former Coast Guard chief tapped as Arctic diplomat

...which is made up of eight nations that reach into the Arctic Circle and aims to protect the thawing region as its seas open to commercial shipping traffic. The U.S. touches the Arctic Circle in Alaska, and that state's two U.S. senators...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-16/former-coast-guard-chief-tapped-as-a
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Swarm of earthquakes in Alaska puzzles scientists

...magnitude have been located in roughly the same area about 20 miles from Noatak. The community is 70 miles north of the Arctic Circle.Monday's quake was preceded by one minute by a magnitude-4.2 foreshock and followed by at least 10 aftershocks...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-16/swarm-of-earthquakes-in-alaska-puzzl
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Being a small, sparsely populated island nudged up against the edge of the Arctic Circle hasn't stopped Iceland from nurturing a rich and varied design industry.While Viking runes, vintage Northern architecture...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2014-06-18
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...3:12 a.m.Barrow has continuous daylight for so long because of its location, hundreds of miles north of the Arctic Circle, and the tilt of the earth's axis of rotation.The town of about 4,500 people will gradually lose sunlight each...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2013-08-03-0
Community
Moose hunt sheds light on life

...was turning real bad," he said, "and he advised us to think about getting out of there, because you are in the Arctic Circle; it can ice up or freeze up pretty quick, and snow." After the four men had bagged the bones and the meat and sawed...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-10-11/moose-hunt-sheds-light-on-life
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It won't be long now ...

...friend of mine recently returned from a hunting trip at his secluded and highly classified spot somewhere above the Arctic Circle and had an all points bulletin. "Nick, major winter is sneaking down toward us faster than my cat moves when your...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2013-09-28/it-wont-be-long-now
Community
Refuge Notebook: Winter Solstice is for the birds

...Alaskans know, this is when the sun reaches its lowest point on the horizon with zero hours of daylight north of the Arctic Circle. This is also when the sun is directly over the Tropic of Capricorn, making it the longest day of the year in the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2013-12-19/refuge-notebook-winter-solstice-
Outdoors
Northernmost truck stop open for business all winter

...said. And it will be open longer hours. The truck stop, located off the Dalton Highway, is 60 miles north of the Arctic Circle and 240 miles south of Prudhoe Bay. Stanford said the truck stop kitchen will be open from 5 a.m. to midnight...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/110601/ala_110601alapm0020001.shtml
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Comics choices revealed

...C." and "For Better or For Worse" we showed you "Zits," "Baby Blues," "Mutts," "Between Friends," "Arctic Circle" and "Rhymes With Orange." Many of you had strong opinions about your choices. Some of you were angry that we...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/011408/news_3581.shtml
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Readers pick their choices for comics

...C." and "For Better or For Worse" we showed you "Zits," "Baby Blues," "Mutts," "Between Friends," "Arctic Circle" and "Rhymes With Orange." Many of you had strong opinions about your choices. Some of you were angry that we...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/011108/oped_3536.shtml
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