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State to share cost in North Pole water contamination fix

...Alaska (AP) - The state of Alaska is agreeing to share the preliminary costs to explore a water-system expansion in North Pole, where a refinery spill decades ago continues to contaminate groundwater. The agreement covers the expense of developing...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/2014-07-12
News
Polish boat sets sail for Northwest Passage

...of seven had arrived in Ketchikan.Wojnowski set sail from Sopot, Poland, on June 8, 2013, planning to circle the North Pole beginning on the Russian side, crossing the Bering Strait to reach Nome - as far south in Alaska as they intended to...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-29/polish-boat-sets-sail-for-northwest-
News
Going with the wind

...reference is to wind, northerly means blowing from the north, as in "that northerly wind has a bite to it." The North Pole lies toward the north, but the north wind blows from the north. The North Star is toward the north, but a "norther...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-06-19
Outdoors
Homer goes 2-1 on opening day of state softball tourney

...hit and five strikeouts. Homer 8, North Pole 3 The Mariners finished Friday with a win over the Patriots. North Pole suffered from eight errors, while...the third when Needham scored on a North Pole fielding error, LaRue managed to...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2014-06-07/homer-goes-2-1-on-opening-day-of-s
Sports
Murkowski hopeful that Eielson will house new jets

...to buy more than 2,000.Military officials told Murkowski that the closure of the Flint Hills Resources refinery in North Pole will not influence the decision. The refinery had supplied jet fuel for Eielson aircraft.Fairbanks officials have...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-28/murkowski-hopeful-that-eielson-will-
News
Kenai's Ostrander sets pair of state records

...5. CJ Parker, Dimond, 5-10; 6. Shane Hursh, North Pole, 5-10; 7. Brandon Nicholson, Colony, 5-08; 8. Michael Davis, East, 5-06. Triple jump...5. Eagle River 45.732; 6. Kodiak 45.864; 7. North Pole 46.676; 8. Juneau 47.012. 800 relay ? 1. West Valley 1:32...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2014-05-24/kenais-ostrander-sets-pair-of-stat
Sports
Ostrander breezes to girls 3,200 state record

...Elliott, West, 6-02; 4. Cameron Bryant, Lathrop, 5-10; 5. CJ Parker, Dimond, 5-10; 6. Shane Hursh, North Pole, 5-10; 7. Brandon Nicholson, Colony, 5-08; 8. Michael Davis, East, 5-06. Triple jump - 1. Leroy Elliott...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2014-05-23/ostrander-breezes-to-girls-3200-st
Sports
Sullivan didn't want Alaskans to stand their ground

...the damage that progressives and squishy Republicans did to get this legislation to become law. As John Coghill, R-North Pole, one of many who voted for this law, aptly put it to the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner on July 28, 2013, "People...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-05-14/sullivan-didnt-want-alask
Letters
What others say: Keeping refinery open needs leaders' full attention

...that Flint Hills was going to cease production at its North Pole refinery was just a ploy got a smack of reality on Thursday...which has affected the water of hundreds of homes in the North Pole area, has yet to be resolved. Litigation is under way...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-05-11/what-others-say-keeping-refinery-
Opinion
Slain troopers remembered

...a friend.Rich was born in Sayre, Pennsylvania, and grew up in Fairbanks. He first worked as a patrolman with the North Pole Police Department southeast of Fairbanks before deciding to join the troopers in 2011. With the troopers, he spent...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-11/slain-troopers-remembered
News

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