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New USGS report: Coastal erosion threatens northern Alaska

...year, she said.Still to be studied in the national project are Alaska's western and southern coast, as well as the Great Lakes area on the mainland.The erosion in northern Alaska tends to occur only in the few warmer months in the summers, Gibbs said...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-02/new-usgs-report-coastal-erosion-thre
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Church news

...provided and evening events are planned for the entire family. Call 262-9259.- Birch Ridge Community Church, 33325 Echo Lake Road, will host G-Force Adventure Park Vacation Bible School from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. July 20-24 for children ages...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-07-02/church-news
Community
Skilak Lake Loop Road reopened

...Thursday, 1 p.m.: The west entrance to the Skilak Lake Loop Road has reopened, said Division of Forestry...Officer Andy Alexandrou. The boat launch on Skilak Lake and the Lower Skilak Lake Campground have reopened as well, he said. Management...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-28/firefighting-efforts-wind-down-on-ca
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What others say: Watershed officials advocate for use of herbicide on Elodea

...herbicide into local waterways Chena Lake and Chena Slough in an effort...up hundreds of acres of Chena Lake and Chena Slough, and traditional...the state in recent years in lakes on the Kenai Peninsula. Armed...would need to be done at Chena Lake, a borough-run park, perhaps...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-07-01/what-others-say-watershed-officia
Opinion
Fire operation shifts to local personnel

...and firework restrictions.The Juneau Lake fire is 80 percent contained and the Stetson...Bean Creek Trail and the Romig, Trout Lake and Swan cabins along the Resurrection...release. Stetson Creek Trail and the Juneau Lake cabin remain closed. Warthin warned that...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-01/fire-operation-shifts-to-local-perso
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Area fires cool off, burn bans lifted

...team is attempting to reopen the Skilak Lake Loop Road as well."We're working with...Stetson Creek fire's perimeter.The Juneau Lake fire has moved into what Warthin called...managers will continue to monitor the Juneau Lake fire."Warthin said Tim Charnon, a firefighter...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-30/area-fires-cool-off-burn-bans-lifted
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Pioneer Potluck: About Fourth of July on the farm

...our new friends would get together at a lake where most of us resided, built giant...ages 2 to 14, jumped in and out of the lake water, roasted wieners and marshmallows...when it was just dusk, shot out over the lake. Some of us went home at 3 and 4 in the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/food/2015-06-30
Food
Crashes in Alaska brought safety steps for tourism flights

...include Misty Fjords National Monument in southeast Alaska, where the plane operated by Promech Air crashed on a cliff above a lake.The cause of the crash has not been determined and an investigation was continuing.The safety measures were implemented after...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-29/crashes-in-alaska-brought-safety-ste
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Crews focus on containment for area fires

...percent containment yet, we are not focused on rehab yet." The Stetson Creek fire is 90 percent contained, and the Juneau Lake fire is 80 percent contained. Warthin said waiting to begin rehabilitation of the area makes sense from a safety and operation...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-29/crews-focus-on-containment-for-area-
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'Weird winters' a challenge for peony growers

...network and help their neighboring operations, he said. Last year local growers flocked to Irene and Richard Repper's Echo Lake Peonies, the first stop on Saturday's tour, when the buds on their peonies bloomed en masse and could not be picked quick...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-28/weird-winters-a-challenge-for-peony-
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