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Voices of Alaska: Gwich'in vs. climate change

...harder than any other U.S. state. The Arctic is heating up more than twice as fast...to disease and fire. In February 2015 Arctic sea ice reached its lowest maximum extent...Located seventy-five miles north of the Arctic Circle along the banks of the Beaufort...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-12/voices-of-alaska-gwichin-vs-clima
Opinion
Greenpeace group boards Arctic offshore drill rig in Pacific

...Six Greenpeace activists protesting Arctic offshore drilling on Monday boarded a...plan to unfurl a banner in protest of Arctic offshore drilling but have no plans to...necessary permits.Shell last drilled in Arctic Ocean waters in 2012.Using two vessels...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-06/greenpeace-group-boards-arctic-offsh
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What others say: Advance, but cautiously, in Arctic drilling

...Department of the Interior upheld a 2008 Arctic lease sale, allowing Royal Dutch Shell...return to offshore oil exploration in the Arctic Ocean.Alaskans should be cheered by the news.Drilling in the Arctic has long been seen as a dangerous joke...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-05/what-others-say-advance-but-cauti
Opinion
Support for fundraiser appreciated

...Bridges Community Resource Network, Inc. The Soldotna Senior Center provided the room and kitchen. Businesses that donationed: Arctic Chiropractic, Soldotna; Blossom Charters, Kasilof; Caribou Family Restaurant, Soldotna; Coca Cola of Kenai; Duck Inn...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-04-14/support-for-fundraiser-ap
Letters

...able to do business on a professional level," said Kate Mitchell, president of the Homer Marine Trades AssociationAn outside arctic entryway will be open 24 hours a day, with racks for harbor information. A back door also offers an entrance for employees...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/michael-armstrong/2015-04-12
Oil council: Shale won't last, Arctic drilling needed now

...exploit its enormous trove of oil in the Arctic waters off of Alaska, or risk a renewed...global leadership and influence in the Arctic, the U.S. should facilitate exploration in the offshore Alaskan Arctic now," the study's authors wrote...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-26/oil-council-shale-wont-last-arctic-d
News
What's Happening

...school art on the Kenai. The show will be up from April 1-30. ? The Kenai Peninsula College Showcase event "Imperiled Arctic: Place, Threats, Solutions," will be held at the Kenai River Campus at 6:30 p.m. on April 8. Richard Steiner, a...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2015-04-08/whats-happening-for-ap
Arts & Entertainment
Stability, extra grip make fat-tire biking a hit

...found from the deserts of Arizona to the beaches of Florida."It's the ultimate adventure bike," said Billy Koitzsch of Arctic Cycles in Anchorage, Alaska. "It's just a lot of a fun being able to go over more obstacles. Your height and width profile...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-04-09/stability-extra-grip-make-fat-ti
Outdoors
Donald Theodore Noble

...dive lessons; he sold the dive shop because his ambition was always to go to sea. So in 1990 he and Patricia sailed the "Arctic Tern" from Seward to La Paz, Mexico. He loved his 32-foot boat and bought a Cal 2-46 which he was never able to sail...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174582527
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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