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The Bookworm Sez: Powerful words in this read

...Corrections Academy was accepted, he grabbed his mother and danced in their kitchen. "Hello, pension," he says.Hello, Rikers Island .In the first days of Academy, Heyward had plenty to learn: inmates knew how to intimidate, which Corrections Officers were...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2015-05-20/the-bookworm-sez-power
Arts & Entertainment
Anatomy of the worst fire year

...2004 fire season, 6.2 million acres of Alaska had burned. That broke the former Alaska record set in 1957, and not by a little. The 1 million more acres that burned in 2004 than in 1957 equates to a fire scar the size of Rhode Island.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-05-21/anatomy-of-the-worst-fire-year
Outdoors
Male cat nurtures kittens abandoned in southeast Alaska

...between Klawock and Craig on Prince of Wales Island.Children walking home from school one...humane society volunteer living on the island had the kittens flown to Ketchikan.Muench...both at her home and at her day job, Island-to-Island Veterinary Clinic in Ketchikan...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-17/male-cat-nurtures-kittens-abandoned-
News
Suzanne Clark Baldwin

...and Ivy (Sheridan) Loyd and her husband Tim of League City, Texas; her brother Bill Newton of North Kingstown, Rhode Island; her sister Emily Newton of Wilmington, North Carolina; her grandchildren Nick, Buck, Patrick, Sophie, Claire, Stephanie...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174884378
Just Kidding: Kids going to camp for the first time? Don't overtalk it

NEW YORK - Audra Friis has already decided on a Long Island day camp for her 7-year-old daughter and 5-year-old son. She's confident her oldest will do just fine after attending...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-05-13/just-kidding-kids-going-to-camp
Community
Nikiski woman accused of firing at a car for "driving recklessly"

Alaska State Troopers arrested a Nikiski woman on Monday after getting a report that she had shot at a moving car near Island Lake Road. Just before 8 p.m. troopers were called to the area and found Alice Gray, of Nikiski, according to the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-12/nikiski-woman-accused-of-firing-at-a
News
Sea stars with 'wasting disease' found in Kachemak Bay

...discovery while surveying long-term monitoring sites: a half-dozen diseased sea stars in and around tidal pools on Elephant Island.KTUU-TV reports that scientists had hoped the so-called "wasting disease" caused by a Densovirus would be unable to...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-13/sea-stars-with-wasting-disease-found
News
Op-ed: The price of cheap labor

...the brightest from abroad. But New York City's salons capture the tawdry reality of illegal immigration, which creates islands of lawlessness where people can be mistreated with little consequence.There is an economic upside to this dispensation...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-13/op-ed-the-price-of-cheap-labor
Opinion
Around the District

...Show @ SoHi Auditorium @ 5:00 p.m. ? 05/14 ? Barren Island Trip ? Only three spots left! ? 05/15 ? Retirement Party...for a time slot. Next activity on that same day include an Islands and Oceans Estuary Walk from 10:30-11:30 a.m. and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/schools/2015-05-04/around-the-district
Schools
Judge won't block plan to kill cormorants to save salmon

...the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The Corps said Wildlife Services will manage the killing. The plan also calls for destroying 26,000 nests on East Sand Island. The decision came Friday from U.S. District Judge Michael Simon.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-11/judge-wont-block-plan-to-kill-cormor
News

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