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...left! ? 05/15 ? Retirement Party and Ice Cream Social for Mr. Young 1:00-3:00...clean up if needed Retirement Party and Ice Cream Social for Mr. Young 1:00-3...invited to Mr. Young's retirement party and ice cream social May 15 at the Soldotna office...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/schools/2015-05-04/around-the-district
Schools
Black Jaxx is back, long live the Bar-B-Que Bean Queen

...Harold and Nikki came home early this year, "The weather was so nice up here and we were tired of getting all the snow and ice down in Oklahoma that you were supposed to have up here so I told Nikki to get in the truck and she did and headed north and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2015-05-04/black-jaxx-is-back-long-live-the
Dispatch
Life in the Pedestrian Lane: Where's winter?

...expert and accurate forecasters. Their environment has changed: ice melting, polar bears congregating, winds rearranging snow berms...ancient knowledge to help them foretell the whales returning, the ice receding, and other things they depend on from year to year...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-05-02/life-in-the-pedestrian-lane-whe
Community
New wildlife refuge visitor center opens

...acknowledging climate change and its particular impact on Alaska ecosystems. The exhibit refers to climate change in its text related to ice fields and wetlands, both of which are anticipated to shrink as a result of it. "For many years, Fish and Wildlife Service...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-02/new-wildlife-refuge-visitor-center-o
News
Refuge Notebook: Learning to be a game warden

...skills that some will use for a lifetime. During boating safety, the ice bucket challenge tested their bravery. The goal was to pick up as many coins as they could in a bucket of ice water and then try their best to zip up a life jacket, demonstrating...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-04-30/refuge-notebook-learning-to-be-a
Outdoors
Aid pours in amid aftershocks after Nepal quake kills 1,865

...Everest with a Belgian, Jelle Veyt, said on his Facebook page that they were at Khumbu Icefall , a rugged area of collapsed ice and snow close to base camp at 5,000 meters (16,500 feet) when the earthquake hit."Right now, it is pretty chaotic...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-25/aid-pours-in-amid-aftershocks-after-
News
Around the District

...4-year colleges, and registered apprenticeships. Seniors invited to the event will receive a free t-shirt and attend an ice-cream social where they will be presented with information on the next steps for transitioning from high school to post-secondary...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/schools/2015-04-27/around-the-district
Schools
Flocking together: Weather affects bird migration, still plenty for birders to see

...colder spring, we tend to get that effect where birds stack up and stay longer," Burke said. "When there's less snow and ice, generally speaking the birds don't stage here as long. They'll stop, eat, and move quickly." But this year, similar...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-25/weather-affects-bird-migration-still
News
Future of ammonia tax credit bill uncertain

...the local market for ammonia products. Kenai Airport Manager Mary Bondurant said the Kenai Airport uses urea pellets to de-ice its runways every winter. During the operation of the Nikiski Agrium plant, Bondurant said the airport purchased the pellets...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-23/future-of-ammonia-tax-credit-bill-un
News
Refuge Notebook: Tips for using bear spray

...based soap, drinking milk, calming the person, facing into the wind, NOT applying lotion or creams, and using wet towels or ice packs to reduce inflammation. The good news is that the effects last only 30 to 45 minutes. I have extra holsters that I've...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-04-23/refuge-notebook-tips-for-using-b
Outdoors

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