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Summit inspires generation of climbers

...Sister is often enough to get people who never expected to become mountaineers into the sport.One famous example is Corvallis native Jon Krakauer, author of bestselling books "Into the Wild" and "Into Thin Air," who took his first trip up South Sister...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-09-18/summit-inspires-generation-of-cl
Outdoors
What others say: Restoring history requires many small steps

...tourists and businessmen treated Alaska Native culture as another resource to be extracted from the territory. Native art was exhibited at the 1876 Columbian...tide that carried away so much Alaska Native heritage is starting to come back in...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-09-10/what-others-say-restoring-history
Opinion

...ordered the state to help some Alaska Native language speakers understand their ballots...the Voting Rights Act lawsuit. Alaska Native voters had argued the state's voting...but I still voted," Augustine told the Native American Rights Fund, which backed the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/2014-09-03-0
Lydia M. Pollard

Soldotna resident Lydia M. Pollard, 69, left this earth on Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014 at the Alaska Native Medical Center, laughing and smiling until the end.A panikhida prayer service will be 1:15 p.m. Monday, Sept. 15, at...

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Bees aren't the only pollinators you can attract

...author of its new guide, "Farming With Native Beneficial Insects" (Storey Publishing...part of the equation. But for many crops native to the United States, like blueberries...introduction of (European) honeybees, native bees do a perfectly adequate job pollinating...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-09-04/bees-arent-the-only-pollinators-
Outdoors
Refuge Notebook: A journey through botanical time

...vegetation surveys had recorded a number of non-native plants, and I found some species mixed in with native vegetation throughout the island, including...and a rare place where absolutely no non-native plants are found. The next stop, Simeonoff...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-09-04/refuge-notebook-a-journey-throug
Outdoors
Arts institute aims to activate brains

...on art-room tables were hand-made Native hand drums. Each had been painted by...pattern. Some were traditional Alaska Native designs that volunteer Sonya Skan provided...arts, storytelling, drama, music and Native arts in the classroom; use brain theory...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2014-08-27/arts-institute-aims-to
Arts & Entertainment
Construction moves forward on new refuge visitors center

...Silver standards, great care has been given to the materials used," Eskelin said. "They include a green roof planted with native grasses, bioswale to manage parking lot rain runoff, and American-made masonry wood-fired heater." Right now paint is...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-09-03
News
KPAR selects Realtor of the Year at Annual Membership meeting

...practices as well as involvement in the REALTORĀ® Association and community," said Duffy, "Kelly Griebel is a Kenai Peninsula native and has been involved in real estate for over 13 years. She is the epitome of dedication and hard work, and sets an amazing...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2014-09-03/kpar-selects-realtor-of-the-year
Dispatch

...practices as well as involvement in the REALTORĀ® Association and community," said Duffy, "Kelly Griebel is a Kenai Peninsula native and has been involved in real estate for over 13 years. She is the epitome of dedication and hard work, and sets an amazing...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2014-08-29
Dispatch

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