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Rocket with Army weapon explodes after launch

...reported. Kodiak photographer Scott Wight watched the launch from Cape Greville in Chiniak, about a dozen miles from the launch site. He described the explosion as quite loud and scary. A fire afterward burned brightly. The rocket was the booster...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-25/rocket-with-army-weapon-explodes-aft
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State takes ownership of Eagle Rock Boat Launch

...deeply ingrained habit, the Poore's have owned the boat launch site since the 50s, and he can keep an eye on things now...Area board. Planned upgrades to the Eagle Rock boat launch site include new signs and landscaping, a camping site for...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-20/new-ownership-at-eagle-rock-boat-lau
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Launch scheduled for next year from Kodiak

...Orbital Sciences, a potential partner in the third pad expansion, likely won't make a decision on a West Coast launch site any time soon, Campbell said.The company is focused on operations at Wallops Flight Station in Virginia, and Campbell...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-11-24/launch-scheduled-for-next-year-from-
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...south and higher winds blow north, meaning balloonists can travel one direction, then backtrack to land near their launch site by changing elevation. That keeps the colorful balloons bobbing over the city rather than drifting away.A cold front...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-10-06-5
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...After sitting fully suited up in his capsule for nearly 45 minutes, Baumgartner left the capsule and departed the launch site in his Airstream trailer without speaking to reporters.The feat, sponsored by energy drink maker Red Bull, was supposed...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/jeri-clausing/2012-10-09
Economic stimulus proposals include natural gas line, railroad, utility plants Variety of bills attack fiscal gap

...million plus area. It will create 250 jobs this year and ongoing for several years. There will be upcoming work at the launch site in Kodiak, as well. The Legislature is working on a general obligation bond package for schools that will spread money...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/030402/ope_030402ope0030001.shtml
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"Kenai Peninsula SeaGlass" wins Caring for the Kenai for Nikiski's Jenna Hansen...

...Girls Clubs. Taking fourth place honors and $750 was Madison Orth of Cook Inlet Academy. Orth mapped the emergency launch sites for Central Emergency Service so they can respond more quickly to water emergencies. Coming in fifth and winning...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2012-04-25/kenai-peninsula-seaglass-wins-ca
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Bridge work puts boat owners in a squeeze

...purchased a $300 wide-load state permit to transport his charter boat from his base of operations in Ninilchik to launch sites on the southern Kenai Peninsula. "What it is to me is government acting without regard for the people of the state...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/051309/new_293803413.shtml
Rockets probably won't lift off this year from the Kodiak Launch Complex

...an advantage.'' A U.S. Army web page last year listed ''theater targets'' missions and named Kodiak as the launch site for four long-range target launches, one in 1999 and three in 2000. Ramsey, an Air Force officer, said she didn't...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/022900/ala_022900ala011.shtml
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New operator launches business in Anchor Point

...Allred, owner of The Tractor Factor, who operated the launch site for 11 years before Hylen took over the contract. Warner also has purchased...Allred said. In the 11 years Allred operated the launch site, he and his crews routinely sent more than 100...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/051007/business_0510bus001.shtml
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