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Seattle mayor: Port needs new permit for Arctic oil fleet

...city's interpretation.Shell is considering offshore exploratory drilling again this summer in the Chukchi Sea off Alaska's northwest coast if it can get the necessary permits. The company has argued that its planned activities at the terminal - such as docking...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-04/seattle-mayor-port-needs-new-permit-
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Aid pours in amid aftershocks after Nepal quake kills 1,865

...at 7.8. It said the quake hit at 11:56 a.m. local time (0611 GMT) at Lamjung, about 80 kilometers (50 miles) northwest of Kathmandu. Its depth was only 11 kilometers (7 miles), the largest shallow quake since the 8.2 temblor off the coast...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-25/aid-pours-in-amid-aftershocks-after-
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Voices of the Peninsula: Connecting the coast: bycatch in the Bering Sea

...the continental shelf. Eggs and larvae get carried with the currents in a counter-clockwise direction, turning an area northwest of the Gulf of Alaska into the landing ground - the nursery - for halibut stock. This is where the Bering Sea becomes a focal...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-29/voices-of-the-peninsula-connectin
Opinion
Shell, Greenpeace spar over Arctic drilling safety zones

...approval to use two drill vessels for exploratory drilling this summer on federal leases in the Chukchi Sea off Alaska's northwest coast. A Shell manager testified Shell has spent upward of $7 billion on its Arctic project.Arctic drilling is strongly...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-28/shell-greenpeace-spar-over-arctic-dr
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Riots in Baltimore over man's death in police custody

...out just as high school let out, and at a key city bus depot for student commuters around Mondawmin Mall, a shopping area northwest of downtown Baltimore. It shifted about a mile away later to the heart of an older shopping district and near where Gray...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-27/riots-in-baltimore-over-mans-death-i
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Ostrander signs collegiate letter of intent

...familiar with a few of the runners on the team, namely soon-to-be-roommate Brenna Peloquin of Washington state, who was a Northwest region teammate of Ostrander's at the Nike Cross Nationals meet in December. Ostrander also named Juneau runner Maddie...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2015-04-15/ostrander-signs-collegiate-letter-
Sports
Support for fundraiser appreciated

...Williston, ND; Mary Kay Products ? Lindsay Johnson, Consultant, Soldotna; Midas, Soldotna; Napa Auto Parts, Soldotna; Northwest Customs, Soldotna,; Pinnacle Tax Assoc., Soldotna; Rig Dog, Williston, ND; Ryan Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep, Williston...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-04-14/support-for-fundraiser-ap
Letters

...slide toward extinction despite steep logging cutbacks in the Northwest forests where it lives.The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service...court-ordered logging cutbacks to protect owl habitat, and many Northwest towns relying on the timber industry have yet to fully recover...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/jeff-barnard/2015-04-08-0
Greenpeace group boards Arctic offshore drill rig in Pacific

...Ltd., was on board a heavy-lift vessel about 750 miles northwest of Hawaii when the activists approached in inflatable boats...summer open water season in the Chukchi Sea off Alaska's northwest coast if it can obtain all necessary permits.Shell last...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-06/greenpeace-group-boards-arctic-offsh
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Nikiski water study finds two aquifers

...silt and clay and consistently moves from the southeast to northwest, according to the study. Several businesses and residences...aquifer would likely be transported in the general southeast to northwest direction. But contaminants in the upper aquifer could be...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-26/nikiski-water-study-finds-two-aquife
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