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What's Happening

...Buzz Saw Sharks of Long Ago exhibit on loan from the Idaho Museum of Natural History in collaboration with artist Ray Troll. Areas around the aquarium are now transformed into the Paleozoic marine world of the humongous, whorl-toothed shark the Helicoprion...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2015-04-23/whats-happening
Arts & Entertainment
Community peppers Alaska LNG staff with questions

...LNG Project Advisor Jeff Raun, such as, "'how does this project affect me as a landowner or a recreational user in these areas?' I expect those questions to continue to be asked as the project continues to refine where the facilities are going to be...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-23/community-peppers-alaska-lng-staff-w
News
Refuge Notebook: Tips for using bear spray

...the sprayer was negatively affected by the spray. Medical treatment calls for removing contact lenses, flushing exposed areas with cool water and non-oil based soap, drinking milk, calming the person, facing into the wind, NOT applying lotion or...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-04-23/refuge-notebook-tips-for-using-b
Outdoors
School district dropout rate continues to improve

...and Kenai Mayor Pat Porter spends time working at the school, he said. The dropout rates are higher in rural and remote areas where extracurricular and workforce related programs such as athletics and art programs are unavailable, Vlasak said. "It's...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-23
News
Highline Community College mines Peninsula soccer talent

...two-time defensive MVP at SoHi, something that Moore did not miss."Alex is a versatile player who we think can help us in many areas," Moore said. "She is a smart and very technical player who has great composure under pressure. Her speed is something...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2015-04-23/highline-community-college-mines-p
Sports
Peninsula growers find opportunity with Rhodiola

...email. "In the wild, it is sparsely scattered in high altitudes in areas nearly impossible to navigate, and is protected and prized by the governing bodies of the arctic areas where it is found." The Swedish Herbal Institute contacted the co-operative...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-20/rhodiola-on-the-rise
News
Online tool aids oil-spill response

...researchers had not collected data on the areas submerged during their visits to the sites...very detrimental. Those are the type of areas you might put more of your resources to...state statistical habitat study to find areas likely to host the invasive European green...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-21/online-tool-aids-oil-spill-response
News
School district waits on final numbers

...detrimental to students and staff."Because academics are the top priority, the first programs likely to suffer are in the areas of physical education, art and music, Johnson said. Schools operating in villages such as Tyonek already know what it is...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-22/school-district-waits-on-final-numbe
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Senate Finance members defend budget proposal

...We know cuts need to be made," said Tuck, D-Anchorage. "We're just worried about going too deep and going in some areas unnecessarily just because we're trying to meet a number."Senate Finance members who are in the majority said everything...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-21/senate-finance-members-defend-budget
News
"Scannin" Salmon App!" Wins 25th Anniversary Caring for the Kenai Competition

...Cook Inlet Academy who is creating a "Bear Aware" app for smartphones to report and learn of recent bear sightings in public areas. "It will help prevent bear encounters and DLP killings of bears by knowing where they are and how to avoid them," she said...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2015-04-20/scannin-salmon-app-wins-25th-ann
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