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Airplanes warned to avoid Alaska volcano airspace

...near an erupting Alaska volcano as it spewed ash 30,000 feet above sea level.Winds were blowing ash from Pavlof Volcano to the west and southwest...its summit, on Wednesday. On Friday, the ash cloud reached 16,000 feet.The eruption intensified...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-15/airplanes-warned-to-avoid-alaska-vol
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Nanwalek's first quarter success

...meeting. Through out the presentation Sally Ash, a staff member at Nanwalek School, translated...asked the board to stand and join her and Ash in the center of the room for a traditional...familiar with the related dance moves. Ash led the board in a Sugt'stun sung version...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/schools/2014-11-09/nanwaleks-first-quarter
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Not going to waste: Old electronics collected for recycling

...boards to workers who incinerate them in open fires and pick out the metals by hand, allowing toxins to escape from the smoke and ash into the nearby environment. By contrast, well-controlled incineration takes place in a closed environment, and e-steward...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-16-2
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Ash3D is federal answer to ash cloud response

...Redoubt Volcano erupted in 2009, black ash settled on Homer like snowfall. The city...the roads to close. Businesses worried ash would destroy air intakes on computers and...forecasts. USGS's answer is Ash3D. The ash dispersion model will help volcano forecasters...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-08-10
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Ash cloud causes flight delays

...including a town that reported traces of fallen ash.Pavlof Volcano released ash plumes as high as 22,000 feet over the weekend...Waythomas said late Monday morning.The abrasive ash has not risen enough to threaten international air...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-05-20/ash-cloud-causes-flight-delays
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Pain in the ash?: Mount Redoubt's messy reminder may have an upside

...doesn't have to be a total pain in the ash. The plumes of pulverized magma belched...things. While the short-term impacts of an ash cloud passing over the central peninsula...ashfall. Most notable among the benefits of ash is the boost it can give to plant life...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/040609/new_285211923.shtml
Ash radar proves useful

...about the time scientists brought a volcanic ash radar dish to Kenai, it didn't take long...to go, the radar went to work tracking ash from several Redoubt eruptions last week...Municipal Airport, measures the amount of ash emitted and the velocity of the erupting...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/033109/new_283475217.shtml
Active Alaskan volcano has low-level eruption

...escalating, with pilots reporting that ash clouds are getting bigger. U.S. Geological...statement that pilots have recently reported ash clouds from the Pavlof Volcano rising to...On Saturday, a pilot reported a gas and ash plume about 8,000 feet above sea level...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-02
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Dutch Babies, King Cake

...of Mardi Gras (French for Fat Tuesday), the day preceding Ash Wednesday, which is also the beginning of Lent, falling this...with the last day for consuming such foods being the day before Ash Wednesday, which we celebrate as Mardi Gras, Fat Tuesday...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/food/2014-02-25
Food
'Knocking at our back door': Fire edges closer to communities

...and homeowners alike - flies up and mixes with the smoke and ash from the Funny River Horse Trail wildfire casting a eerie, pallid...neighborhoods near the Browns Lake area in Funny River. Clouds of ash and acrid smoke blanketed Royce Street where the deck of a cabin...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-24/knocking-at-our-back-door-fire-edges
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