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Deep-water port proposed for vessels in Arctic waters

...deep-water port to serve vessels in Arctic waters.The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers...of the Bering Strait but far closer to Arctic waters than the nearest Coast Guard base...of concern as climate warming has made Arctic waters more accessible. As ship traffic...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-23/deep-water-port-proposed-for-vessels
News
Wishful thinking doesn't change facts

...attempting to get oil sales within the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Their posturing...Alaskans should understand that the Arctic Refuge (or "ANWR", as it is commonly...which that refuge was created; within the Arctic Refuge this has not happened, and is...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-02-27/wishful-thinking-doesnt-c
Letters
Lawmakers discuss Arctic projects, but money a question

JUNEAU - The Alaska Arctic Policy Commission has recommended the state take several steps to enhance Arctic communities, but finding the money for...identified private investors and the state's Arctic Infrastructure Fund as other possible sources...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-02/lawmakers-discuss-arctic-projects-bu
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Murkowski pushes back on federal government in speech

...off limits in the potentially oil-rich coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge by seeking a wilderness designation...proposal to bar drilling in millions of acres of Alaska's Arctic waters.She said the viability of a ConocoPhillips project...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-18/murkowski-pushes-back-on-federal-gov
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Refuge Notebook: Records fall during 115th Christmas Bird Count

...steadily increase and grow more widespread in our receding sub-arctic climate.White-winged Crossbills took the title as the count's...Goldeneye, is found in abundance. Questions abound.As our sub-arctic climate grows temperate and our wild habitats become urbanized...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-02-19/refuge-notebook-records-fall-dur
Outdoors
Budget closeouts up for discussion in Legislature

...challenge to Republican incumbent Sean Parnell. Fleener has since been named a special assistant to Walker, advising him on Arctic issues. The law calls for a new governor to appoint a successor to the office of lieutenant governor should that office become...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-22/budget-closeouts-up-for-discussion-i
News

...challenge to Republican incumbent Sean Parnell.Fleener has since been named a special assistant to Walker, advising him on Arctic issues.The law calls for a new governor to appoint a successor to the office of lieutenant governor should that office become...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/becky-bohrer/2015-02-23
Crowd gathers in Fairbanks to remember legendary musher

...Festival. In 1974, Attla wrote a book called, "Everything I Know About Training and Racing Sled Dogs."He drove his last dog team a year ago, while helping a young Huslia musher named Trevor Henry prepare for the 2014 Arctic Winter Games.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-18/crowd-gathers-in-fairbanks-to-rememb
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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...League, said the case speaks to the dangers of drilling in the Arctic, calling it "unsafe, dangerous and irresponsible to drill...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-08/arctic-drill-ship-company-pleading-t
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Voices of the Peninsula: Protecting salmon in a changing climate

...climate change getting framed as an "Arctic" issue. For example, at the November...climate change was only coupled with Arctic Policy. Certainly, unique and imminent climate-related threats face the Arctic region and its communities, and it's...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-01-24/voices-of-the-peninsula-protectin
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