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What others say: Whale sculpture a worthy endeavor

...new piece will become as beloved as other pieces of art that initially faced criticism, such as the Windfall Fisherman - the bear sculpture that sits downtown.Additional criticism surrounds the site, currently a rude dirt parking lot at the base of the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-08-02/what-others-say-whale-sculpture-a
Opinion
Op-ed: Killing Cecil

...nothing more than the sport and glory of it, such as they are. Trophy hunters like Palmer have a passion for killing polar bears and the like. There is no accounting for taste, but surely there are other engrossing hobbies that don't involve shooting...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-08-02/op-ed-killing-cecil
Opinion
Follow bear safety rules to prevent trouble for everybody

...for everyone, including the bears.A Spokane man experienced...stove when they saw a grizzly bear come out of the trees. It was...But we were wrong."The bear circled back up the slope and...timber at the tent.Perhaps the bear had found food in a tent before...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-07-30/follow-bear-safety-rules-to-prev
Outdoors
Bear-human interactions increase at confluence of Russian, Kenai rivers

...said. The young brown bears spurring most of the...diminish potential human-bear conflicts, he said...Conner said. "The bear has realized, 'If...potentially three, pesky bears, but there is no such thing as "a bear that it is used to people...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-29/bear-human-interactions-increase-at-
News
Community News and Notes

...Barry and Ben Isaac Barry.Katie L. Ford graduated with a Masters of Physician Assistant degree from Arcadia University in Bear, Delaware on May 14, 2015. Katie is a 2007 graduate of Kenai Central High School. She is residing in Portland, Oregon where...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-08-01/community-news-and-notes
Community
Op-ed: Misplacing the outrage

...immoral man, what about the millions of other people who hunt for sport, who cannot wait to go out during deer season or to hunt bears or rabbits or whatever species that simply want to go about their business but are suddenly ambushed, their lives taken for...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-08-01/op-ed-misplacing-the-outrage
Opinion
With protest over, Shell prepares for Arctic Ocean drilling

...already hammered by global warming and shrinking sea ice; a potential major spill that can't be cleaned up in the home of polar bears, walrus, ice seals and threatened whales.The federal Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement on July 22 granted conditional...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-01/with-protest-over-shell-prepares-for
News
Unhinged Alaska: Shake, rattle and go

...Tuesday afternoon rolled around I winched a suitcase the size of an outbuilding into the rear of the Toyota along with a stash of Bear Creek Winery quaffable gifts and her carry-on stuffed with batch of our smoked salmon. The mutts were relegated to the back...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-08-01/unhinged-alaska-shake-rattle-an
Community

...with a blue gingham dress he sewed himself. His brother, David, piloted their Oz-themed boat -- "Possums, Duct Tape and Bears, Oh My!" -- which had a crew from the Hernandez and Goldsby families that included a Tin Man, Scarecrow, Cowardly Lion...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/jeff-richardson/2015-08-01
Refuge Notebook: The Kenai Peninsula rediscovered

...grandparents on camping trips. The images and stories of fisherman holding giant salmon along the banks of the Kenai with brown bears in the background and giant smiles on their faces made me dream of coming to this place and trying to catch one for myself...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-07-30/refuge-notebook-the-kenai-penins
Outdoors

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