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'Weird winters' a challenge for peony growers

...two years, Riley said. But even that doesn't explain what is damaging crops on a mass scale, Druce said. From his own research he found the freezing and thawing should not compromise the health of the plant so dramatically. Riley is concerned Alaska...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-28/weird-winters-a-challenge-for-peony-
News
Earthquake felt on Kenai Peninsula

...registered at 5.8 on the Richter scale, said Ian Dickson, a research technician at the Alaska Earthquake Information Center. The...Dickson said. "It's off the road system."Dara Merz, a research technician with the Alaska Earthquake Information Center...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-24/earthquake-felt-on-kenai-peninsula
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Federal regulators criticize HEA hydroelectric project

...Coordinator Kenneth Hogan wrote that the research contains "potential deficiencies and...the creek -- referred to in HEA's research as "Reach 6" -- is naturally a steep...Lake have not been included in recent research efforts." The FERC comments noted that...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-25/federal-regulators-criticize-hea-hyd
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Earthquake felt on Kenai Peninsula

...registered at 5.8 on the Richter scale, said Ian Dickson, a research technician at the Alaska Earthquake Information Center...about 75 miles northwest of Anchorage, said Dara Merz, a research technician with the Alaska Earthquake Information Center...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-24/anchorage-earthquake-felt-on-kenai-p
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Maine mountain climbing

...start giving away reserved parking spots at 7 a.m. We got the last parking spot for Hunt Trail at 8 a.m. on a weekday.Research your route. There are a half-dozen trails up Katahdin. The mountain's peak is the northern terminus for the Appalachian...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-06-25/maine-mountain-climbing
Outdoors
Wildfires blister Alaska with increased frequency, intensity

...but hoping for the best."The blazes come as a new study from Climate Central, a group of scientists and journalists who research climate change, indicates that the number of large Alaska wildfires have nearly doubled in the 1990s and 2000s compared to...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-24/wildfires-blister-alaska-with-increa
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Voices of the Peninsula: What if we're wrong about salmon buffer zones?

...fact. I can only say to the repeal group that I did listen to your position, tried to question my positions, and tried to research the risks involved. I am asking you to do the same.Ken Tarbox, a retired Alaska Department of Fish and Game fish biologist...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-06-20/voices-of-the-peninsula-what-if-w
Opinion
The Longest Day in Alaska Residents take time to raise Alzheimer's Awareness

...father, whom she was married to for nearly 65 years.Harris said it is imperative more annual funding goes to Alzheimer's research. Funds collected from The Longest Day go directly to finding ways to prevent and treat the disease, which is why Harris got...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-20/the-longest-day-in-alaska-residents-
News

...fellow at the Cato Institute, a libertarian public policy research said the government shouldn't be subsidizing the bio-based...Some U.S. companies, embracing plant-based materials research, have been studying alternatives to petroleum based fibers...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/david-pitt/2015-06-17

...but not the federal government, is in a unique and complicated situation. Chief of Staff Ali Bovingdon said she'll suggest Bullock's legal counsel research whether any statutory options exist to expand the tribe's hunting access.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/alison-noon/2015-06-16

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