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Refuge Notebook: Living with climate change in our backyards

...effects of a changing climate are becoming obvious in many ways, including the discouraging plus-forty-degree rain and lack of snow cover. We can celebrate lower heating costs, but many of us have missed our usual winter activities. We likely all agree that...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-03-26/refuge-notebook-living-with-clim
Outdoors
Out of the clouds, into the bright blue sky

...back from where I had just drove. I saw the darkest blanket of clouds rolling down a mountain side flowing with fresh fallen snow, trees covered like cotton candy and what appeared as a tunnel where the highway came rolling through. Yes, I finally made...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-03-26/out-of-the-clouds-into-the-brig
Community
Curling surges in popularity

...is taking changing ice conditions into account as the pebbles melt or are scraped down over the course of a match."If it snows... we start all over again," Crane said. "We're fighting against nature."Richards, a longtime curler in his native...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-02-19/curling-surges-in-popularity
Outdoors
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

...I'm ready for a foot or so of snow all at once."The storm system...driving out of the Midwest brought snow to Ohio on Sunday and was expected...We'll get there before it snows, and we're coming back when...comes in for the ice melt, snow shovels, snow brooms."Snow...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/verena-dobnik/2015-01-25
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Tree clearing shouldn't be budget priority

...Ninilchik? Maybe if the State DOT has to cut all the trees off the ROW they should also keep our driveways clear on the ROW every time it snows 2 inches. Does public opinion mean anything to these money spenders? Who are they really working for?

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2013-12-27/tree-clearing-shouldnt-be
Letters
Iditarod show goes on despite lack of snow

...during the ceremonial start. A lack of snow south of the Alaska Range created treacherous...stalled jet stream pushed Arctic air and snow into the Midwest and the East Coast, but...delivered up to 350 dump truck loads of snow and spread it out over city blocks so the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-07/iditarod-show-goes-on-despite-lack-o
News
Seaveys take top spots in Nome

...sled dog race, it was this year. Warm weather and a lack of snow in much of Alaska forced organizers of the Iditarod Trail Sled...for the Iditarod. "We saw a lot of 40-, 50-below zero, snow," said Seavey, of Willow. "This was a very tough race...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-18/1-2-seavey-finish-in-nome
News

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