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Mushroom hunters find tasty harvest on the Kenai Peninsula

...insect infestation or wildfire, according to the study. Larger yields may last for the first two years after the event. "In interior Alaska, morels are most likely to be found in moderately to severely burned areas near the bases of trees," according to...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-23/good-for-morel
News
Alaska wildfire responders keeping an eye on dry conditions

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Green leaves have popped out on trees throughout interior Alaska, but the dry vegetation below is putting wildfire responders on edge. Grasses still brown from a lack of spring rain...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-21-1
News
Anatomy of the worst fire year

...May 2004 was warmer than average in the Interior, ground zero for Alaska's fires because...in the low 50s. Temperatures in the Interior were 6 to 10 degrees warmer than the...July. August is usually a wet month in Interior Alaska, when a change in the jet stream...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-05-21/anatomy-of-the-worst-fire-year
Outdoors
What others say: Population decline not portent of disaster, but state needs to pay attention

...employees and those in related trades.The Interior also mirrored the state population decline...the issue and set funds aside for the Interior Energy Project, aiming to get lower-cost...uncertainty about when - and if - the Interior will finally get energy relief.Not...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-20/what-others-say-population-declin
Opinion
What others say: Good military news for Alaska's interior

...will greatly expand the role of the Interior in that strategy.The placement of the...the expansive air training space the Interior offers.The Army has yet to render a...basing for its Gray Eagle drones. The Interior is said to be in strong contention as...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-04/what-others-say-good-military-new
Opinion
Taking every threat seriously

...would implement the new A.L.I.C.E. (Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate) protocol, during which all interior doors would be barricaded and classroom instruction would cease.As worrying as recent incidents have been for school staff...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-14/taking-every-threat-seriously
Opinion
Forestry douses hot spot left over from Funny River wildfire

...of the areas where it adjoins or is adjacent to communities at risk, Funny River, Soldotna and Kasilof," Kent said. The interior of the fire poses less of a risk to people and hot spots will likely not require as much attention in those areas. The eastern...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-18/forestry-douses-hotspot-left-over-fr
News
IDEA graduates plan ahead

Interior Distance Education of Alaska sent off 25 graduates Tuesday evening, following a ceremony at the Kalifonsky Christian Center...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-06/idea-graduates-plan-ahead
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What others say: Washington state, focus on your own plate

...City Council and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee are looking north to Alaska.They've written formal letters asking U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to revoke federal oil and gas leases with Royal Dutch Shell in the Arctic outer continental shelf...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-05/what-others-say-washington-state-
Opinion
Shell clears major US government hurdle for Arctic drilling

...drill from the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement. Both BOEM and BSEE are agencies of the U.S. Department of Interior. The company must also obtain government opinions that find Shell can comply with terms and conditions of the Endangered Species...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-11/shell-clears-major-us-government-hur
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