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With wildfire risks high, remain vigilant

...which was started from an escaped debris pile burn.Likewise, while still under investigation...container) when done cooking.? Make sure your burn barrel is approved (forestry.alaska.gov/burn/) or you must obtain a burn permit. Be certain...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-28/with-wildfire-risks-high-remain-v
Opinion
Wildfire burns half-acre near Funny River Road

A ten-foot burn pile sparked a half-acre wildfire on...spots that erupted when his controlled burn went awry, said Division of Forestry firefighters...wetted trees. "Fires are starting to burn a little deeper now that the moisture levels...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-24/wildfire-burns-one-half-acre-near-fu
News
Firefighters contain Funny River Road wildfire

...had a wildfire nearly 14 miles down Funny River Road controlled and contained as of late Sunday afternoon. The one-half acre burn was near several structures, though none were threatened, according to Division of Forestry personnel. Helitack crews, or...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-24/wildfire-breaks-out-near-funny-river
News
Fast response, wary public keeping Alaska wildfires down

...summer, when lightning strikes are common. Alaska's largest burn year since record-keeping began in 1939 was 2004, when 10...has to go to Alaskans keeping camp fires small and following burn rules, Mowry said."Big kudos to the public because we haven't...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-24/fast-response-wary-public-keeping-al
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Sterling Judo Club holds promotions ceremony

...Ness Yellow IGiovanni Rigutto Yellow IILuca Rigutto Yellow IIPeyton Williams Yellow ISenior MembersMichael Audette WhiteBrain Burns Gokyu - GreenAlex Coxwell Yonkyu - BlueBob Ermold Nikyu - 2nd degree BrownClayton Holland Nikyu - 2nd degree BrownJacob Lautaret...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-05-23/sterling-judo-club-holds-promot
Community
Caveman 5K results posted

...Helminiak 26:02 (First Barefoot Male); 4. Matt Pyhala 26:53; 5. Sarah Pyhala 26:56 (First Female); 6. Ellie Burns 27:41 (First Youth); 7. Eric Tallbacka 27:56; 8. Angie Brennan 28:17 (First Barefoot Female); 9. Madeline Brennan...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2015-05-23/caveman-5k-results-posted
Sports
Mushroom hunters find tasty harvest on the Kenai Peninsula

...produce an above average yield, he said. Better after the burn The United States Department of Agriculture and United States Forest Service published the results of a study on after-burn yields titled "Harvesting Morels After Wildfire in Alaska...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-23/good-for-morel
News
Firefighters battle 61-acre blaze near Hope

...Saturday Fire officials are reporting that the burn has been contained. Assistant Zone Fire...Firefighters are battling a 61-acre burn near Hope that, thus far, is the largest...Homer fire - an escaped un-permitted burn - consumed less than an acre and has since...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-22/firefighters-battle-61-acre-blaze-ne
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Alaska wildfire responders keeping an eye on dry conditions

...Basin remain under "red flag" alerts and burn bans because of the high danger of fire...have a lot of dead, dry grass that could burn," said Tim Mowry, information officer...during fire season. Alaska's largest burn year since record-keeping began in 1939...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-21-1
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Firefighters urge caution heading into Memorial Day weekend

...fires, whether it's a campfire or debris burn."The largest fire that forestry has...Kenai Peninsula in 2015 was a 5.1 acre burn along Jim Howard Road in Anchor Point that...focusing real heavy on education about burn permits - we have them available at both...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-21/firefighters-urge-caution-heading-in
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