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Living on a homestead

...the road turned to Jell-o. They plowed themselves in and out most of the snowy winters. The drained mud puddles and hauled gravel for travel in the spring, summer and fall. Gail walked in and out in the middle of the winters with a backpack when Gary was...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/food/2015-09-01/living-on-a-homes
Food
Soldotna expands trail system

...light-penetrating, grated boardwalks and a portion of the new section of trail will be the same. However, it will transition into a gravel trail as it extends toward the sports complex, according to the city's bid documents. The project went through a bidding...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-30/soldotna-expands-trail-system
News
Kenai airport reserve lease rates rise after appraisal

...Coral Street, which has access to two gravel roads, to $5 per square foot for Kenai...accessible from the airport taxiway and from a gravel lot which contains a right-of-way...to a right-of-way coming across a gravel parking lot, and they're priced the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-29
News
Nikiski fire station gets an upgrade

...with the large volumes of water needed to douse a fire. The training grounds will be a 200-foot by 200-foot pad built from gravel that already exists on the site, according to the borough contract. North Star Paving & Construction bid the project at...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-26/nikiski-fire-station-gets-an-upgrade
News
The last kid in Cold Bay

...ride their bikes furiously around the gravel streets. She fears the town is dying...gone, he instead went walking on the gravel roads around town with his mother and...teacher. Maybe kids will again race the gravel roads on their bikes and roam the tundra...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/michelle-theriault-boots/2015-08-13
News
Borough drops plan to access North Road gravel pit

...Peninsula Borough ordinance to fund a gravel pit access road to aid in the project...beyond Captain Cook State Park and the gravel pit is in close proximity to the proposed...responsibility for the road development to the gravel pit site.At the assembly finance committee...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-12/borough-drops-plan-to-access-north-r
News
River access at Kenai bridge draws dipnetters, concern

...material would be, although he said that a gravel trail would create further difficulties. "The problem with using gravel and whatnot is that if we do get flooding...considered, but I don't know if (gravel) is a long-term solution." Before...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-28/river-access-at-kenai-bridge-draws-d
News
Teen passenger dies in Cooper Landing highway crash

...Sterling Highway.Troopers say the SUV, pulling a trailer, was driving north just before 2:30 p.m. when the trailer hit the gravel shoulder.The trailer pulled the SUV off the road and it rolled down an embankment.Frenzel sustained serious injuries. Responders...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-24/teen-passenger-dies-in-cooper-landin
News
DNR faces dipnet conundrum

...that there exists currently very little infrastructure for people to access the river there from the shore, aside from a small gravel parking area managed by the state. That means vehicles parked along the shoulder on Bridge Access Road, and, more critically...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-07-30/dnr-faces-dipnet-conundrum
Opinion
Refuge Notebook: Local kids do big work

...connects the Visitor Center to Headquarters Lake ADA-accessible and long lasting, we efficiently replaced the existing pea gravel with recycled asphalt. The most tedious task the YCC had this summer was mulching other segments of the Keen-Eye Trail...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-08-06/refuge-notebook-local-kids-do-bi
Outdoors

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