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Rat rods: Vintage vehicles made into rusty rides

...SAUGERTIES, N.Y. - Peter Duvaloois' rat rods are way cooler than your car.The...highway.That's pretty much the point of rat rods, which look like post-apocalyptic...both are generally low-slung and loud, rat rods wear their rust proudly and never touch...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-12-18/rat-rods-vintage-vehicles-made-i
Outdoors

...extraordinary.In her life, it wasn't.Penwell was raised in White Center, a King County community that embraces its nickname, "Rat City," on the city website. It's where her love of animals began."I had rabbits, dogs, cats, ducks, chickens and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2015-01-19
Arts & Entertainment
Rats gone, but birds found dead

There are no more rats on Rat Island, but the massive...signs of brown Norway rats, which ran rampant...field monitoring on Rat Island, the survey...2008, brown Norway rats, which came ashore...had run rampant on Rat Island, all but annihilating...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/062409/new_354084165.shtml
Rat Island is rat-free, name-change proposed

ANCHORAGE - Rat Island was once over-run with rats. But with the rats dead and...the island was infested with rats. That was decades after a rat-infested Japanese ship went...spilling hungry Norwegian rats that decimated the island's...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-02-11/rat-island-is-rat-free-name-change-p
News
Former 'Rat Island' has whole new look

...island - once known as Rat Island because of its infestation of invasive Norway rats - is now teeming with...said islands infested by rats are "void of wildlife, more or less," with the rats basically eating themselves...one finds instead are rat scat-covered rocks...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-10-23/former-rat-island-has-whole-new-look
News

...environment.")Other words in there included "hippocampus," "grid cell," "nerve cell" and "rats" ? the only part that made sense was the rats.All I know is, any Nobel laureate who doesn't take me into consideration hasn't earned his...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2014-10-17
Community
Dracula ? from villain to hero

...blend in. One of the coolest little tricks in the 90's version was to have Dracula transform into a mass of small animals - rats in one scene, and I'm pretty sure bats in another. "Untold" does that effect to death, making a creepy effect into a mode...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2014-10-15-1
Arts & Entertainment
Reader disagrees with use of chemical

...pike in lakes and streams. 1. Rotenone at undetectable levels is used in laboratories to cause Parkinson's disease in lab rats. (Obviously there have been no lab tests on humans to gauge human levels needed to induce Parkinson symptoms.) 2. The article...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2011-10-28/reader-disagrees-with-use
Letters
Pirates and salmon

...prepare to be boarded! Arrr!"When answerin' the phone, instead of "Hello," ye might growl, "Avast, ye scurvy bilge rat! Arrr!" and hope it be a friend callin' who knows you be a bit "off."This be a day when ye can go a bit overboard singin...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-09-18/pirates-and-salmon
Outdoors
Juneau School District hires lawyer to investigate hazing

...willing to testify for various reasons, including fear of retaliation, being ostracized by their teammates and not wishing to rat out friends. Another reason may be that athletes feel this is a rite of passage.Johnson said the investigation showed the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-13/juneau-school-district-hires-lawyer-
News

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