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Refuge Notebook: Common grass has uncommon attributes

...It has become the dominant plant on the slopes around Caribou Hills that were deforested after a spruce bark beetle outbreak in...grassland fires that burned significant acreage. The Caribou Hills Fire began in June 2007 when sparks from a shovel being sharpened...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-07-02/refuge-notebook-common-grass-has
Outdoors
Twins split with South, but get league win

...the first inning. JJ Sonnen and Calvin Hills walked to start the game, then Josh Darrow...Tommy Bowe then grounded out to third, but Hills scored when the throw from first to home...allowed two runs in two innings, and Calvin Hills gave up a run in an inning. Justice Miller...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2015-07-01/twins-split-with-south-but-get-lea
Sports
Wednesday: Panners hold off Oilers

...score Fowlkes and cut the score to 7-6.With the tying run on second, the Panners inserted AJ Franks for Steve Simmons on the hill.Bennett Oliver worked the count to 3-2 and then cracked a line drive to center field, but the left fielder was there for...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2015-07-01/wednesday-panners-hold-off-oilers
Sports
Twins sweep Bartlett

...three are JJ Sonnen (2 for 4, two runs, one RBI), Calvin Hills (2 for 4, RBI) and Josh Darrow (2 for 4, run, RBI...Sonnen pitched two innings and gave up a run, and Calvin Hills pitched a scoreless sixth inning for the win.The Twins host...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2015-06-29/twins-sweep-bartlett
Sports
Chugiak sweeps Twins in legion play

...made it home on a ground-ball single by Tommy Bowe. Calvin Hills followed that up with a hit that scored Bowe, tying the game...Neal and Hess across home plate. At the bottom of the frame, Hills struck out and Johnson and Jacob Conver notched sac flies to...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2015-06-27/chugiak-sweeps-twins-in-legion-pla
Sports
Twins split with Valley in head coach Rivera's final games as head coach

...starter Tyler Covey. But Twins pitchers JJ Sonnen and Calvin Hills allowed the home nine to work its way back into the game. Sonnen went four innings and gave up two unearned runs, while Hills pitched a scoreless seventh inning for the win. "They let...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2015-06-23/twins-split-with-valley-in-head-co
Sports
Relocating bears doesn't change people's behavior

...relocated after causing trouble for a second summer in the Government Hill neighborhood in Anchorage. Alaska Department of Fish and Game...steady. But we should all learn something from the Government Hill bears: efforts to relocate wildlife don't do a whole lot of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-06-25/relocating-bears-doesnt-change-pe
Opinion
Youth learn to give back to community

...caravanned to the Seldovia Police Department. They estimated they had to climb approximately 200 steps to reach the top of the hill that bordered their campsite. Accompanied by their five adult chaperones, they "groaned" their way to the top, stopping...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-06-27/youth-learn-to-give-back-to-com
Community
Supreme Court declares nationwide right to same-sex marriage

...equal." The crowd in front of the courthouse at the top of Capitol Hill grew in the minutes following the ruling. The Gay Men's Chorus...Associated Press writers Jessica Gresko, Sam Hananel and Glynn Hill contributed to this report.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-26/supreme-court-declares-nationwide-ri
News
State, federal officials euthanize relocated black bears

...were destined for a lethal end in April after they showed little fear of people and tore up garbage in Anchorage's Government Hill neighborhood.The department in the past has had difficulty finding zoos interested in adopting such common wild animals.The...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-23/state-federal-officials-euthanize-re
News

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