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Funding reallocation spares summer ferry service

...only service casualty this year is Prince Rupert, British Columbia, which will not be served by the M/V Taku in July and August...summer sailings between Juneau and Prince Rupert, British Columbia have been canceled."While statewide budget cuts are necessary...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-17/funding-reallocation-spares-summer-f
News
Lt. Governor outlines state stake in British Columbia issues

...relationship-building trip to British Columbia last week. Mallott said the trip included...effects of mine development in British Columbia on waters that flow into southeast Alaska...a "very real potential" for British Columbia and Alaska to figure out how they can...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-11/lt-governor-outlines-state-stake-in-
News
Judge won't block plan to kill cormorants to save salmon

...PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - A judge has refused to block a plan to shoot more than 10,000 double-crested cormorants in the Columbia River estuary. The plan was released earlier this year by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. It wants to stop cormorants...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-11/judge-wont-block-plan-to-kill-cormor
News
Refuge Notebook: What do you value about living on the Kenai Peninsula?

...disappearing sea ice, melting permafrost, longer fire seasons and eroding coastlines. It is no wonder that a survey conducted by Columbia University in 2006 found that over 81 percent of Alaskans are convinced that global warming is happening.Global warming refers...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-04-09/refuge-notebook-what-do-you-valu
Outdoors
Learn your states

...other geographical puzzler. You don't want to look stupid when people say they're from the District of Columbia or British Columbia and you're not sure where those states are. (OK, neither is a state, but you get the idea).Here are...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-04-25/learn-your-states
Community
Book helps readers fall in love with the night sky

...an option and so, though he wasn't a great student in high school, Tyson went to Harvard, then to the U of Texas and to Columbia University. Why, you might ask, didn't he become an astronaut? Back then, the program wasn't open to African Americans...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2015-04-22/book-helps-readers-fal
Arts & Entertainment
Rich Lowry: The anti-Charlie Hebdo fifth column

...or any of her other stories. She gets to compare Charlie Hebdo to Der Sturmer from a nice perch at the School of Arts at Columbia University, where the most courage anyone will ever have to demonstrate is reading fiction without the appropriate trigger...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-29/rich-lowry-the-anti-charlie-hebdo
Opinion
Cook Inlet Harbor Safety Committee prepares to seek members

...creating one in Cook Inlet. "They (the convening workgroup) focused first on the west coast, the Puget Sound area, the Columbia River area, San Francisco," said Robertson. "We've talked to people at the L.A. Long Beach Harbor Safety Committee...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-22/cook-inlet-harbor-safety-committee-p
News
What others say: Help more Alaskans vote

...allow Alaskans to register as late as Election Day.Same-day voter registration is the law in 10 states and the District of Columbia, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures.Voters simply present a driver's license at the polling station...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-13/what-others-say-help-more-alaskan
Opinion

...and Sidney Crosby.The game pitted a pair of teams not headed for the postseason.CANUCKS 5, COYOTES 0VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - Yannick Weber scored twice and Eddie Lack made 28 saves for his second shutout of the season.Daniel Sedin, Ronalds...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/the-associated-press/2015-04-09

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