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Deep-water port proposed for vessels in Arctic waters

...along Alaska's west and north coast.Nome is south of the Bering...Arctic waters than the nearest Coast Guard base in Kodiak, an island...along Alaska's north and west coasts has been a point of concern...increased, the corps, the Coast Guard and other federal agencies...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-23/deep-water-port-proposed-for-vessels
News
Alaska quietly becomes 3rd state to legalize marijuana

...anyone caught smoking pot in public, but departments stretching more than 1,100 miles from Nome on the state's western coast to Juneau in the southeast panhandle hadn't issued a ticket during the day."We haven't even received a call or complaint...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-24/alaska-quietly-becomes-3rd-state-to-
News
Most revolutionary year in music was 1965

...accidentally, drunkenly, set fire to five hundred acres of California forest. The Byrds' music "gave birth to the West Coast hippie dance style..." Girls wore shorter skirts and boys wore longer hair, which "angered" future presidential candidate...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2015-02-25
Arts & Entertainment

...up of meats and cheese on a long roll a "grinder." That seemed odd enough, but then I heard other young men from the East Coast refer to the same sandwich as a "submarine" or "hero" or "Italian" or "hoagie."To me, it was just a long sandwich...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-02-23
Community

...create products from finished chocolate that is made from beans grown in areas 20 degrees north and south of the equator. Ivory Coast and Ghana are the world's largest producers of cacao (its beans are often used interchangeably with "cocoa beans"). Big...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/food/2015-02-24-0
Food

...Sitka and Ketchikan.The fourth recipient was Rico Worl's Trickster Company in downtown Juneau, which offers Northwest Coast art and design.Still a startup, Worl's shop carries his own art and designs, as well as art from his sister and a few...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/melissa-griffiths/2015-02-23
Interior Secretary Jewell visits eroding Alaska village

...on an Alaska coastal community.Jewell visited Kivalina, a village of 370 on a barrier island just off Alaska's northwest coast, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.Once protected from early winter storms by a natural barrier of sea ice, Kivalina...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-17/interior-secretary-jewell-visits-ero
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What others say: Daylight saving time a necessary inconvenience

...Seattle or a five-hour difference between Southeast and the East Coast.History has shown us that while Alaska has tended to keep...of the United States - we'd even settle for just the West Coast - abandons daylight saving time alongside Alaska, the 49th...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-02-16/what-others-say-daylight-saving-t
Opinion
Famed Alaskan musher George Attla dies at 81

...He had a fierce competitive spirit and an intense yet respectful rivalry with Roland "Doc" Lombard.When Lombard, an East Coast musher who for years was Attla's chief nemesis, died in 1990, Attla reflected on the inevitable."The time gets the best...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-16/famed-alaskan-musher-george-attla-di
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Lawmakers weigh exempting Alaska from daylight saving time

...would exempt Alaska from the annual time change beginning in 2017. That means Alaska would be five hours behind the East Coast, instead of four hours behind, from about March to November.The delay in implementation is meant to give certain industries...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-10/lawmakers-weigh-exempting-alaska-fro
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