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Refuge Notebook: Bear Mountain Trail offers photo, berry-picking options

...to capture pictures on, bring it out to Bear Mountain Trail at mile six of the Skilak Lake Road in Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. Bear Mountain Trail is one of the least hiked...is easily overlooked. Does the name "Bear Mountain" frighten you off? While Skyline...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-08-20/refuge-notebook-bear-mountain-tr
Outdoors
Senior Center Activities

...prizes.? Monday, September 7 ~ Closed for Labor Day? Wednesday September 9 ~ Bring Your Bear to Lunch Day! @ 11:30 am Bring your favorite teddy bear to lunch with you. ? Thursday, September 10, 17, and 24 ? 6:30 p.m. Bluegrass Jam...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-08-28/senior-center-activities
Community
Walrus leaving ice, coming ashore

...vulnerable to stampedes when a group gathers nearly shoulder-to-shoulder on a beach. Stampedes can be triggered by a polar bear, human or low-flying airplane. The carcasses of more than 130 mostly young walruses were counted after a stampede in September...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dan-joling/2015-08-27
News
State Supreme Court hears setnet ban arguments

...Alaskans have a history of limiting the methods and means of natural resource harvest, including outlawing aerial wolf hunting and bear baiting. Not to uphold the Superior Court's ruling, he said, would be a step away from Alaska's history.History, said...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-26/state-supreme-court-hears-setnet-ban
News
Reimer leads Peninsula runners at Lost Lake

...race in 1:53:46.The course is 16 miles on a U.S. Forest Service trail, starting at Primrose Campground and ending at Bear Creek. It is a fundraiser for cystic fibrosis.Women's Results 1. Najeeby Quinn 1:53:46 2. Christy Marvin 1:56...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2015-08-22/reimer-leads-peninsula-runners-at-
Sports
Governor plans to call for company buy-out in gas project

...part of that interest. During the legislative debate on the issue in 2014, it was cast as a way for the state to not have to bear as much in upfront costs as it would without that partnership.But the agreement also contains language allowing the state to...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-24/governor-plans-to-call-for-company-b
News
Grill opens

...going to leave here hungry," said Garret. Garett's Grill opens at "The Place" Tuesday-Saturday 11:00am ? 9:00pm and Sunday 11:00am ? 7:00pm just look for the big grizzly bear at the bend as you drive out the North Rd.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2015-08-24/grill-opens
Dispatch
Outdoors club celebrates centennial

...Pasayten trek gave the Mountaineers a full dose of wilderness experience, speckled with discovery and misery as they stepped over bear, wolf and lynx scats.Bakken wore every piece of clothing in his pack and stuffed a hot-water bottle into his sleeping bag...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-08-20/outdoors-club-celebrates-centenn
Outdoors
Follow safety guidelines in bear country

...Peninsula, we live, work and play in bear country.Last week, Kenai National Wildlife...earlier this week, a woman was mauled by a bear on a remote trail on the refuge.These incidents should serve as a reminder that in bear country, whether it's the backcountry...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-08-06/follow-safety-guidelines-in-bear-
Opinion
Cottonwood Creek Trail reopens following bear attack

...Skilak Lake, has reopened in the wake of a bear attack and investigation by the Kenai National...ongoing contributing factors to Tuesday's bear attack that would necessitate keeping people...the trail on the day of the attack, the bear might not have heard it. Investigators...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-06/cottonwood-creek-trail-reopens-follo
News

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