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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
News
Kudos to crews

...river. By the best of fortune, the fire did not cross the river into the community but only showered us with hot embers and ash. Instead, it continued upriver a half mile where it crossed the Kenai River at Torpedo Creek thereby putting the community...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-06-05/kudos-to-crews
Letters
Pioneer Potluck: About Alaskan Forest Fires Past and Present

...black bugs everywhere in our new paint!" She went to wipe them off and the bugs turned into little black streaks." That's ashes!!" She shouted. Just then the CD squawked the life with Genes voice. "Get the kids (there were eight kids with Betty's...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/food/2014-06-03-3
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
News
Dara Leone Kaupp Smith

...Mitchell of Kodiak, AK. Dara was preceded in death by her older sister Lorayne (Short) Disney and her brother Bud. Dara's ashes will be returned to Alaska. But her spirit will be playing cribbage with her brother Bud, she'll be sipping a strawberry...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000171257281
Betty Louise Brown

...great-grandchildren as well as Dave's five children, 15 grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren. Betty was cremated and her ashes will be scattered at a later date. A Memorial Service will be held at their home, 2006 W 31st Ave, at 4 p.m. Sunday...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000171399248
Active Alaskan volcano has low-level eruption

...eruption with lava at the surface. They said Saturday that satellite imagery shows a steam plume and a pilot reported a gas and ash plume drifting north about 8,000 feet above sea level. The 8,262-foot volcano is one of the state's most active volcanoes...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-01-0
News
Fire footprint - ghosts of fires past

...almost 200,000-acre fire footprint. Sure, there were black spruce stands that had been completely incinerated down to black ash, particularly in the area close to the public eye along Funny River Road and across from the Kenai Keys. But there were other...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-06-12-0
Outdoors
Answered prayers

...heard. With the smoke in our area and embers of pine needles and ash falling on our cars and ground, westarted getting our motorhome...The areas that burned will mourn for a while in their char and ash. But soon and very soon, life will come back to those areas...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/religion/2014-06-05/answered-prayers
Religion

...ethanol. (www.icelanddesign.is )Anna Mikaelsdottir's ceramic candleholder has a cutout in the shape of Iceland and holds ash from 2010's eruption of Eyjafjallajokull. (www.designoficeland.is )Gudny Hafsteinsdottir offers her Skarfur collection...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2014-06-18
Arts & Entertainment

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