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Local governments can't wait on climate change

...affect the communities and what are the responsible options for reducing the risks. When Sitka finished the expansion of its Blue Lake Hydroelectric Dam, it obtained a source of affordable, fish-friendly, clean energy for generations to come. And, with...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-08-28/local-governments-cant-wa
Letters
Sandra Poe McLane

...Sunday, Aug. 16, 2015 at her home in Lake Wales, Florida following a long battle...an active member of First Baptist Church Lake Wales. She was extremely talented with...Saturday, Nov. 14 at First Baptist Church Lake Wales.In lieu of flowers donations may...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175675725
Robin Joseph Mast

...Soldotna and sister, Julia Stewart.A celebration of Robin's life will be held 3PM Saturday, August 29, 2015 at 36201 Mackey Lake Road in SoldotnaIn lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given in Robin's name to Ellen Lloyd, PO Box 3696, Soldotna...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175676364
Fishing report: Enjoy the sunshine and the silvers

...the Kenai River below Skilak Lake last weekend and had good...mouth of the river to Skilak Lake.Reports indicate early morning...system)."Kenai Peninsula lakes are also worth checking out. Atcheson said area lakes are getting into "fall mode...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-08-26/fishing-report-enjoy-the-sunshin
Outdoors
Presidential visit clearing airspace

...companies, like Scenic Mountain Air based out of Upper Trail Lake in Moose Pass, will not be able to fly their planes while restrictions...said there is the potential to move the planes to a different lake outside the restricted radius. The FAA had not yet posted official...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-27/clear-the-air
News
Refuge Notebook: After the fire

...from the lightning-caused 2005 King County Creek fire checked spread of the Funny River fire as it moved east toward Skilak Lake. Similarly, a large portion of the 2009 Shanta Creek fire did not burn as the Funny River fire encroached upon that area...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-08-27/refuge-notebook-after-the-fire
Outdoors
BC, Alaska to draft memorandum for mine processes

...a tailings dam brach at the Mount Polley Mine in August 2014 that sent billions of gallons of toxic tailings into the Quesnel Lake watershed."It's a very difficult issue, because it's an issue that all neighboring countries, I think, wrestle with...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-27/bc-alaska-to-draft-memorandum-for-mi
News
Falling oil prices gouge state budget deeper

...out proposals for revenue legislation."It looks as if it's going to be a busier fall," said Rep. Mark Neuman, R-Big Lake and chairman of the House Finance Committee.Last week, Standard and Poor's Ratings Services lowered its outlook on the State...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-25/falling-oil-prices-gouge-state-budge
News
Isaac Paul Shadura

...Isaac's ashes were spread on his fish site by his nephew Paul Shadura, and some have been spread on his homestead lake, Lake Orpha, by his grandson Brooke, along with his beloved wife's ashes, so they will be together forever. He will be...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175643172
What others say: Good luck cleaning up water in Rio

...thing smellier than the Rio de Janeiro lake that sickened rowers preparing for next...Mitt Romney stepped in to save the Salt Lake City Olympics from the stench of corruption...water venues, including Rodrigo de Freitas Lake, where the rowing competition took place...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-08-23/what-others-say-good-luck-cleanin
Opinion

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