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What others say: The Obama jab

...environmental victory by setting aside millions of acres in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as protected wilderness.That was...Alaska-related announcement - placement of Alaska's offshore Arctic off limits to oil development.Obama's proposal would designate...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-01-27/what-others-say-the-obama-jab
Opinion
Winter enthusiasts with dogs discover joys of skijoring

...horses or motor vehicles.The canine-powered version is like dog-sledding without the sled."It's not just for the arctic breeds people typically associate with dog-sledding," said Kate Burns, a Spokane Nordic skier who caught the skijoring...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-01-29/winter-enthusiasts-with-dogs-dis
Outdoors
Obama proposes wilderness designation for ANWR

...designate the vast majority of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as a wilderness...development certain areas of the offshore Arctic. Murkowski said she spoke with Interior...environmental reviews of lease areas in the Arctic waters off Alaska's shores are under...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/becky-bohrer-and-jim-kuhnhenn/2015-01-25
News
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
Opinion
Soldotna's Davis ready for X Games competition

...arrive in Aspen before the X Games begin Thursday with his two Arctic Cat Snowpro 600 racing sleds in tow.He is signed up to compete...it than I am. This is not the Alaska I remember."Soldotna Arctic Motor Sports dealer Lane Giesler said he has known Davis since...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-19/soldotnas-davis-ready-for-x-games-co
News
Voices of Alaska: U.S. has opportunity to focus on Arctic issues

...issue of lasting importance: making the Arctic a national and international priority...United States will assume the chair of the Arctic Council, the intergovernmental forum...eight nations with territory inside the Arctic Circle and that includes active participation...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-11-18/voices-of-alaska-us-has-opportuni
Opinion
Tight Lines: Dolly Varden or Arctic char, that is the question

...castigated me many times for misidentifying Arctic char (not only here but in my book...anadromous fish in northwestern Alaska as Arctic char, only to later be reclassified as...are confused. Whether Dolly Varden, Arctic char, or lake trout, these subspecies...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-12-17/tight-lines-dolly-varden-or-arct
Fishing
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
News
Voices of Alaska: A new Congress brings new hope for Alaska

...resources, the responsible development of the Arctic coastal plain, and more - except now...especially visible in the current state of Arctic policy, where studies rather than investment...With the United States taking over the Arctic Council this year, we must use our new...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-01-12/voices-of-alaska-a-new-congress-b
Opinion
Trails

...4.5 miles long Features: Upper and Lower Fuller Lake offer one of the few waters on the Kenai Peninsula that contain Arctic Grayling. This trail connects the two lakes, offering little elevation change, but a lot of mud. After reaching the higher...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/explore-the-kenai/information/trails
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