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Oregon's Horse Butte attracts winter mountain bikers

...the Ochoco Mountains were specked with snow.Somewhere in between, I soaked in the...bike ride.I was still waiting for more snow to accumulate before snowboarding at Mt...the trails were in perfect shape. The snow had melted away to leave firm, tacky soil...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-12-25/oregons-horse-butte-attracts-win
Outdoors
Fat bikes go where no bicycle has gone before

...tires (later referred to as "Snow Cats") could glide along without...tire pressure - 6-8 psi for snow or sand and a sturdier 28-30...unimaginable routes - through snow, over sand, and for some...take my dog out when it first snows. He loves it - it (my fat...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-11-13/fat-bikes-go-where-no-bicycle-ha
Outdoors
Driveway widths back in front of Soldotna council

...The larger the driveway, the more difficult it is to clear snow and to get a vehicle behind it and push it out of the way, he...maintenance costs vary between winters depending on how much snow the city receives. He said he sees an issue in that properties...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-23-1
News
Area merchants ready for last shopping day before Christmas

...Dahlman expects the store to be busy, he said that the lack of snow this year has caused some decline in sales for items like boots, parkas and ice fishing gear. "We just need more snow," he said. Dahlman said that he thinks the warm weather and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-23-0
News
Pioneer Potluck: About Christmas Eve on the Farm

...church clothes each year. On my 12th birthday I finally got a big blue, girls Schwinn bicycle. Learning to ride a bike in the snow does not work!! And in the spring the gravel driveways were not so friendly either! After beggin and begging, I finally was...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/food/2014-12-23-3
Food
'Frozen' the entertainer of the year

...The Oscar-winning story about how the sisters Anna and Elsa overcome Elsa's terrible power to turn everything into ice and snow has songs by the husband-and-wife songwriting team Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez. It features the voices of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2014-12-23/frozen-the-entertainer
Arts & Entertainment
Weird weather lingers across region

...last place you'd expect to see equipment making snow."We want Santa to bring snow, soon," Terry Goodwin said as she hit a ski trail...the most part, it's even been too warm to make snow for local ski haunts because the machines would...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-20/weird-weather-lingers-across-region
News
Poem: New Snow Night

New Snow NightBy Barbara Njaa, NikiskiBathed in beauty,Washed in wonder -We walk in the moonlit night.Silver light gleams,On cascading snow -A spruce bough springs to the light.Pricked ears alertFeet padding softMy...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2014-12-10/poem-new-snow-night
Arts & Entertainment
Sometimes good guys finish last

...your pockets stuffed with weird lures and/or baits that would make a turkey buzzard hurl. You fish when it rains, blows, snows and in freezing conditions that would have a polar bear po'd. Have you considered seeking help?" I've never been able...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2012-09-05/sometimes-good-guys-finish-last
Community
Reaching for higher ground

...Don't you just love the first snows of winter? Just watching the...is so refreshing. The first snows are so awesome; it brings the...Sunday as the rains turned to snow, and then went back to what...obsessed with just watching the snow build up on the ground below...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2013-11-14/reaching-for-higher-ground
Community

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