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Welles hopes to take cost effective approach to borough

...streams with no current are affected the same as the Kenai River, give me a break," he said. "The Kenai River has sharp bends and the velocity causes erosion which feeds the fish, gives them nutrients and a clean bed for spawning. It's good for the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-02/welles-hopes-to-take-cost-effective-
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...for fish. He explained that because gold is a relatively heavy element, it tends to get washed up on the shores where streams bend. He led the prospectors to a dried-up curving river channel.One of the appeals of gold panning is that basic techniques...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-10-09
Outdoors
An Outdoor View: Rigged and ramblin'

...up early and g-g-get in the g-g-good hole, doesn't it? he said, straightening a finger that had thawed enough to bend without breaking. "It s-s-sure d-d-does," I said, looking out at the river. About a hundred feed away, a boat...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/fishing/2014-10-02/an-outdoor-view-rigged-a
Fishing
Kardinals roll past Mariners and into the playoffs

...times, Baker would beat that running back. Other times, the running back would miss the assignment and Baker would nearly bend Hutt in half with blind-side hits.Baker said he has always respected Hutt, and this game only heightened that feeling...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2014-09-27/kardinals-roll-past-mariners-and-i
Sports
EarthCache trail teaches geology of Missouri River

...attrition and abrasion. Then it asks visitors, "What geologic term describes what's happening to the banks at Evan's Bend Primitive Campground?"So what is happening at Even's Bend? Follow the EarthCache trail and see for yourself.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-09-25/earthcache-trail-teaches-geology
Outdoors
Truly efficient paddling takes practice, patience

...all every time we go out," John said."The top elbow should be straight," continued Megan, a physical therapist. "A bend loses energy that you absorb in your arms rather than in your torso."The Rolands say they've enjoyed teaching and watching...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-09-11/truly-efficient-paddling-takes-p
Outdoors
Summit inspires generation of climbers

...make it perilous.South Sister is not an easy summit by any measure.From the Devils Lake Trailhead, about 30 miles west of Bend, the 11.6-mile round-trip journey climbs a whopping 5,083 feet. Even those in good shape will have legs of cement by...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-09-18/summit-inspires-generation-of-cl
Outdoors
Change Oregon's rules for smoke

...state has in place to keep smoke away from Bend and Redmond could make it worse.The state's...there should be no "smoke intrusions" in Bend and Redmond because of their denser populations...a thinning/burning operation west of Bend in the area around Phil's Trail.There's...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-08-09/change-oregons-rules-for-smoke
Opinion
Wilderness lakes offer escapes from masses

BEND, Ore. - With so many recreation-minded...where to go. My next-door neighbor, a Bend lifer, had never heard of Lucky Lake, another...Lakes Trailhead is located about 35 miles from Bend on the west side of the highway, near Elk...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-08-07/wilderness-lakes-offer-escapes-f
Outdoors
History in the making

...Then the wood would be taken out and they have one minute to bend the wood to its desired shape and clamp it in place on metal...local cabinet maker, custom cut all the stanchions, cross bends and mortises, which saved the group a lot of work, Perry said...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-02-22
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