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Poem: The Farmer's Wife

The Farmer's Wife by Norm Olson We left the plow there in the field Where Dad died that April day. We sold the horses and the cows And gave the pig away. We begged our Mother to go with us, But she begged us there to stay. And we found her...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2015-01-28/poem-the-farmers-wife
Arts & Entertainment
Super Bowl XLIX: Why the Seahawks will win

...rack up 200 yards on the ground against that team!The Seahawks are a completely different animal, literally, one is a young horse used to being whipped by its master, while the other is a vicious flying emblem of death to small mammals and fish. Seahawks...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2015-01-29/super-bowl-xlix-why-the-seahawks-w
Sports
Winter enthusiasts with dogs discover joys of skijoring

...Skijoring - derived from a Norwegian word that means ski driving - involves being pulled on skis by various means including horses or motor vehicles.The canine-powered version is like dog-sledding without the sled."It's not just for the arctic...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-01-29/winter-enthusiasts-with-dogs-dis
Outdoors
An Outdoor View: Fishing for halibut

...larger size herring will increase the odds that you'll catch larger halibut. If you're after barn doors, use foot-long "horse" herring and larger hooks.I hope the above tips for catching halibut will give you some ideas of your own. With this fish...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-01-22/an-outdoor-view-fishing-for-hali
Outdoors
Oregon's Horse Butte attracts winter mountain bikers

...Central Oregon.Recently at Horse Butte, just southeast of Bend...12-mile ride.The trails near Horse Butte include a relative dearth...there so as not to spook the horses. Cyclists should always yield...Bessie Butte, is located near Horse Butte but cuts through a ponderosa...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-12-25/oregons-horse-butte-attracts-win
Outdoors
Trails

...gazebo and picnic area on the banks of Bailey Lake. In the winter, the trails are used for cross-country skiing, skijoring (horse-drawn or dog-drawn skiing), and snowshoeing. How to find it: Trailhead is adjacent to Nikiski High School off old Nikiski...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/explore-the-kenai/information/trails
Information
Soldotna Chamber holds 56th Annual Awards Celebration

...management, "And I've been there ever since," he told the Dispatch. Regarding the handling of last year's Funny River Horse Trail fire he said, "The work that has been done over the last decade in that area really made a difference in the end for...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2015-01-19/soldotna-chamber-holds-56th-annu
Dispatch
Pigskin Pick'em: PLAYOFFS???

...Broncos and New England Patriots as the top two teams in the AFC. The AFC South leading Indianapolis Colts were the trendy dark horse play to overtake one of the top two spots. The only surprise in the AFC was the Pittsburgh Steelers claiming the AFC North...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2015-01-02/pigskin-pickem-playoffs
Sports
Pioneer Potluck: About... New Years Eve

...butter flies, listening to birds and checking out the cows and horses in the corral. At one time Dad had a pen of pigs, but they...Everything was put on a plywood table with legs made of saw horses. Everyone drifted in and out to munch at their leisure. Hot...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/food/2014-12-30-1
Food

...in their mountain ash trees is a big sign of the increased population in this area," said Sinclair. In the new Funny River Horse trail burn area Toby Burke sighted a black back woodpecker earlier this fall which Sinclair said was a first for this area...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2014-12-29-0
Dispatch

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