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Arctic drill ship company pleading to 8 felonies

JUNEAU - A company that operated a drill ship off Alaska's Arctic coast has agreed to plead guilty to environmental and maritime crimes as part of a deal with prosecutors.The agreement calls for Noble...

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Summer wind storm slams North Slope

...summer storm bringing winds of up to 70 mph struck the Arctic coast in Barrow Thursday and was threatening the North Slope...said. A summer storm of this magnitude is rare on the Arctic coast, occurring every 50 to 100 years, said Donovan Price...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/081100/ala_081100ala0070001.shtml
Study finds oil cleanup efforts in icy waters ineffective

...AP) -- A state report completed this week details BP's inability to mop up spilled oil in slushy water off the Arctic Coast. Officials with the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation said the final multi-agency report, based upon...

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Barrow gets record snowfall

...record snowfall was a combination of abundant moisture in the atmosphere and cold air, as well as low pressure along the Arctic coast. Barrow's average annual snowfall is a modest 28.7 inches for a normal 12-month period, according to weather...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/111401/ala_111401alapm0030001.shtml
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Seldom seen native sucker occurs in Kenai lakes

...sucker (Catostomus catostomus), occurs in freshwater from the Atlantic to the Pacific coasts, and as far north as the Arctic coast in Alaska and northwestern Canada. This is the only sucker that has made it across the Bering land bridge and occurs...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2012-12-13/seldom-seen-native-sucker-occurs
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Book chronicles man's treks in Alaska wilderness

...make the journey in 1951. Griffith also made several remarkable trips in Alaska, including walking the length of the Arctic coast from Unalakleet to Hudson Bay in several epic journeys that between 1985 and 2000.After reading Griffith's diaries...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-09-29/book-chronicles-mans-treks-in-alaska
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Gulf spill requires new actions

...This increases the per cent levy on each barrel of oil used in the U.S. The money would fund research and new Arctic Coast Guard facilities. Greater citizen involvement in oil development -- This authorizes creation of Regional Citizens...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/062110/ope_657129883.shtml
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Stevens says feds, state must cooperate on village erosion threat

...and local cooperation, Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens said Thursday. Several village on Alaska's west, northwest and Arctic coast have been battered over the years by storms that erode the earth beneath homes, roads and schools. But the cost of...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/122801/ala_122801ala0pm0030001.shtml
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Skipper attempts first circumnavigation of Arctic ice in an open motorboat

...It took four hours.'' With winter fast approaching, the crew spent the next two weeks inching along Alaska's arctic coast toward Point Hope. They arrived Sept. 16 and put the Olga in dry-dock for the winter. They spent last week in Anchorage...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/101101/ala_101101out0010001.shtml
Scientists, Natives work together for marine species research.

...in important subsistence food. When the International Whaling Commission decided that bowhead whales off Alaska's Arctic Coast had plummeted to about 1,000 whales and banned Alaska Natives from their traditional subsistence hunt a quarter-century...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/111501/ala_111501alapm0010001.shtml
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