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Mendenhall River raft tour capsizes

...degrees Fahrenheit this time of year, according to Eran Hood, professor of Environmental Sciences at the University of Alaska Southeast.Hood, who has studied temperatures in the river for years, said glacial meltwater will actually create colder water temperatures...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-31/mendenhall-river-raft-tour-capsizes
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What others say: AMHS makes the best of a bad situation

...closures to gripe and curse about. In Southeast, we have changes to the ferry schedule...a lot to do with that. The emails of Southeast Alaskans and coastal residents across...projects (if not, they should), just as Southeast residents must make the best of limited...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-26/what-others-say-amhs-makes-the-be
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Fast response, wary public keeping Alaska wildfires down

...well.Alaska's first two lighting fires of 2015 were in southeast Alaska, where both lightning and fires are infrequent. Although...Mowry said. "Whenever you have concerns about fires in southeast, it's dry. It's a rainforest."The continuing fire...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-24/fast-response-wary-public-keeping-al
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Male cat nurtures kittens abandoned in southeast Alaska

...kittens - named Jan, Marcia, Cindy, Greg, Peter and Bobby - have been adopted by Henry, an 8-month-old male cat in the southeast Alaska community of Ketchikan."We have Henry playing Alice; it was the perfect match," said Heather Muench, comparing...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-17/male-cat-nurtures-kittens-abandoned-
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Fight over Kenai River gillnet ramps up after regulation published

...Subsistence Board has ever received on a single action was in 2007, when the board designated the Southeast Alaska village Saxman and several other Southeast and Southcentral communities as "nonrural," and therefore unqualified for federal subsistence...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-13/fight-over-kenai-river-gillnets-ramp
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Lt. Governor outlines state stake in British Columbia issues

...conservationists, tribal groups and others about the potential effects of mine development in British Columbia on waters that flow into southeast Alaska, including possible effects on salmon. While the state has been involved in an environmental assessment working group...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-11/lt-governor-outlines-state-stake-in-
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Funding reallocation spares summer ferry service

...necessary, I don't like the way the AMHS has been treated in the process," Egan said. "The ferry system is the highway for Southeast and coastal Alaska and passenger and vehicle fees are its lifeblood. Because we lack a completed budget, this decision will...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-17/funding-reallocation-spares-summer-f
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Weekend softball roundup

Southeast Alaska has a well-earned reputation for tough air travel and tough softball teams.The region more than lived up to its reputation...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2015-05-09/weekend-softball-roundup
Sports
SoHi girls soccer handles Ketchikan

...cloudy and windy day, the Soldotna girls soccer team continued to fan the flames of their hot start to the season, beating Southeast rival Ketchikan 4-1 Wednesday at Justin Maile Field in Soldotna.SoHi received two goals each from Whitney Wortham and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2015-05-06/sohi-girls-soccer-handles-ketchika
Sports
Food pantry referrals jump

...places in Alaska saw less drastic increases, but Fairbanks wasn't alone, said Sue Brogan, of the United Way of Anchorage. Southeast referrals more than tripled, while the Kenai Peninsula's referrals more than doubled. Anchorage saw a 48 percent rise...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-09/food-pantry-referrals-jump
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