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[Update] Rehabilitation to start on Card Street fire

...fires and activities which unduly increase the fire danger," have been banned by the Alaska Division of Forestry and State Forester, according to the Kenai Peninsula Borough Office of Emergency Management. Monday, 8 a.m.: The Card Street fire has a...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-16/update-card-street-fire-crews-reach-
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Card Street fire sees minimal movement

...determining whether or not we can proceed as planned this morning," Hobson said. The Alaska Division of Forestry and State Forester banned statewide "open fires and activities which unduly increase the fire danger," according to the Kenai Peninsula Borough...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-22/card-street-fire-sees-minimal-moveme
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The time to tap

...can be used to heal wounds and fight infections. The bark was used as chewing gum in the past, she said. John Winters, a Forester for the Division of Forestry office in Soldotna, said birch tapping is permissible for personal use on forestry lands.Tapping...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-02/the-time-to-tap
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Kenai man faces murder charge

...Sterling Highway between Homer and Anchor Point. Alfred C. Jones, 48, of Kenai, drove a GMC pickup truck that hit a Subaru Forester, killing a passenger, Kathleen Benz, 25, of Washington, D.C. In charging documents, a Bureau of Highway Patrol trooper...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-05-19/kenai-man-faces-murder-charge
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Kenai man faces murder charge in 2010 Memorial Day crash

...Sterling Highway between Homer and Anchor Point. Alfred C. Jones, 48, of Kenai, drove a GMC pickup truck that hit a Subaru Forester, killing a passenger, Kathleen Benz, 25, of Washington, D.C. In charging documents, a Bureau of Highway Patrol trooper...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-05-18/kenai-man-faces-murder-charge-in-201
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Kenai's wildfire mitigation efforts questioned, explained

Because Kenai is considered to be in the "wildland urban interface" in forester lingo, it is among several communities within the Kenai Peninsula Borough covered by the Community Wildfire Protection Plan...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/070408/new_257596982.shtml
Cultivate 'a new aesthetic of slowness'

...were concerned that they wouldn't be able to find lumber large and strong enough to replace them. But the university's forester explained to them that, when the dining hall was built 500 years ago, their predecessors had planted a grove of oak tress...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2014-10-02/cultivate-a-new-aesthetic-of-sl
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Business news

...announced their 2014 elected Board of Directors Officers. Mitch Michaud, President, is a certified Forester employed by USDA-NRCS. He has been a forester for 30 years working throughout Alaska for 15 years. Tim Peterson, Vice President, is retired...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-02-19/business-news
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Environmental groups sue over Big Thorne sale

...by nonprofit environmental law organization Earthjustice against the USFS, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Regional Forester Beth Pendleton and Tongass National Forest supervisor Forrest Cole.SEACC said the Big Thorne sale is at odds with its work...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-26/environmental-groups-sue-over-big-th
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Evacuation lifted for Funny River Road Tuesday

...conditions have caused extremely dry and smoky conditions on the Kenai Peninsula. The Alaska Division of Forestry and the State Forester determined that it is necessary to prohibit the use of all open fires and activities which unduly increase the fire danger...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-22/funny-river-wildfire-5-percent-conta
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