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Norwegian king scheduled to visit Homer next week

...then take a tour boat to Tutka Bay and stop at Tutka Bay Lodge for lunch. On his tour of Kachemak Bay he will be briefed by scientists on the effects of climate change. The king is traveling with the Norwegian ambassador to the United States and other officials...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-22/norwegian-king-scheduled-to-visit-ho
News
Kenai local heads to Mrs. Alaska-America Pageant

...exemplify the values of the pageant, including volunteerism, community and family, she said. This year, an Iditarod musher, scientist and pilot are finalists, Corwin said. There are no restrictions on size or age for contestants, Corwin said. The competition...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-14/kenai-local-heads-to-mrs-alaska-anch
News
Don't let the slobber fool you, your dog could be a brainiac

...pooch that bonds easily and can solve problems on its own or with people, according to dog intelligence measures created by scientists and trainers. The Dognition Assessment uses 20 games to determine a dog's level of empathy, communication, cunning...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-05-14/dont-let-the-slobber-fool-you-yo
Outdoors
Lawn-care basics: how much to cut, irrigate, fertilize

...developing a healthy stand of turf is using the right plant in the right place at the right time," said Mark Schmidt, principal scientist at John Deere.Consider climate when choosing seed mixtures. Yarrow is a good drought plant. Rye grass does well in rain...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-05-07/lawn-care-basics-how-much-to-cut
Outdoors
Sea stars with 'wasting disease' found in Kachemak Bay

...monitoring sites: a half-dozen diseased sea stars in and around tidal pools on Elephant Island.KTUU-TV reports that scientists had hoped the so-called "wasting disease" caused by a Densovirus would be unable to spread to the chilly waters of Kachemak...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-13/sea-stars-with-wasting-disease-found
News
Just Kidding 2015: Camps

...and field trips. Tuesdays mornings bring your swim suit!? June 15-19 ($275), 9 a.m.-5 p.m.K-3 Mad Scientists Day Camp - Activities include: Team-building, Space Elevators, Glitter Volcano, Crazy Putty, Star Lab, Outrageous...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-05-13/just-kidding-2015-camps
Community
Book helps readers fall in love with the night sky

...he was nine years old, he was "in love with the night sky" and at eleven, he knew he wanted to be an astrophysicist (a scientist that studies the universe). He was so fascinated by planets and stars that he almost got in trouble with a telescope when...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2015-04-22/book-helps-readers-fal
Arts & Entertainment
Researchers track elusive wolverines

...we had a lot of people trained and then the snow melted and didn't come back," said Steve Gehman, the project's lead scientist from Wildthings. "But it was the best response we've ever gotten to one of our workshops, and we're ready to go. We're...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-04-30/researchers-track-elusive-wolver
Outdoors
Editorial: Artist lives on in hearts of Alaskans

...visit with Rie at her son's house that involved Russian scientists who had recreated the bust of Vitus Bering, using all types...attention to Rie's wit, candor and charm.Somehow, Russian scientists were laughing along with Rie's tales.She could laugh at...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-16/editorial-artist-lives-on-in-hear
Opinion
Life in the Pedestrian Lane: Where's winter?

...suggest the change is due to Earth's shifting slightly because the moon doesn't rise in the same place as in the old days. Scientists have also recorded a slight shift they attribute to earthquake activity. The shift realigned the Earth in relation moon and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-05-02/life-in-the-pedestrian-lane-whe
Community

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