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Birch Ridge Golf Report: With arrival of July, tourney calendar picks up

...to his ball in front of the green, drops him off and drives over to his ball on the cart path.Kurt watches in amusement as sparks shower down from the practice swings of his opponent, then, in amazement as a perfectly struck shot lands on the green and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2015-07-02/birch-ridge-golf-report-with-arriv
Sports
Refuge Notebook: Common grass has uncommon attributes

...peninsula experienced three other grassland fires that burned significant acreage. The Caribou Hills Fire began in June 2007 when sparks from a shovel being sharpened by a grinder ignited dry grass, eventually burning 55,400 acres and almost 200 cabins, homes...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-07-02/refuge-notebook-common-grass-has
Outdoors
Weekend rains bring relief for wildfire crews

...in place. But there's a concern among fire managers that illegal fireworks displays set off in July 4th celebrations could spark more fires. After all, human-caused fires have been ignited despite the burn ban."A little bit of rain doesn't do much...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-29/weekend-rains-bring-relief-for-wildf
News
Investigators at Alaska site of plane crash that killed 9

...Kranenburg, 73, and Leonard Kranenburg, 63, of Medford, Oregon and Margie Apodaca, 63, and Raymond Apodaca, 70, of Sparks, Nevada.Ketchikan-based airline Promech Air, operators of the airplane, said the pilot who also died - 64-year-old...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-27/investigators-at-alaska-site-of-plan
News
Open burns suspended

...careful when partaking in any outdoor activity that "can cause a spark or produce heat," such as using power tools or smokers. Alexandrou...Wind can pick up embers and carry them to nearby brush and spark a flame, he said. "We want to make sure the risk factors...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-15/open-burns-suspended
News
Facing disaster, community pulls together

...hot and dry conditions, peninsula residents and visitors should be mindful of other activities that can spark a fire, such as heat or sparks from power tools or motor vehicles. Please use common sense. Stay out of the way of fire crews responding...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-06-18/facing-disaster-community-pulls-t
Opinion

...trillion to the nation's debt in its first decade.That approach keeps with conservative economic thinking that the best way to spark growth and increase wages is to reduce the tax burden on businesses, the wealthy and investors. Rubio would also eliminate...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-18
News
Twins open season by sweeping Eagle River

...to play with, Bowe crushed a home run off a fastball from Eagle River pitcher Lauren Frost in the top of the third inning to spark a 10-run inning for the Twins in the first game. "Everyone tries to load up big," Bowe said about finding the big hits...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2015-06-09/twins-open-season-by-sweeping-eagl
Sports
Region III track brings record breakers to state

...boys 1,600-meter relay, is scheduled for 5:10 p.m., and if history is any indication, it should provide the best spark to end the meet. "Some of the best races I've seen in my life have been (1,600 meter) relays," Hanson said. "As...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2015-05-28/region-iii-brings-record-breakers-
Sports
Refuge Notebook: The chaga warriors

...some lichen and birch bark, and a nicely stacked arrangement of kindling. Striking the rock with the hatchet produced a spark that got the chaga going. By blowing on this while holding it next to lichen and birch bark, he grew the initial ember until...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-05-21/the-chaga-warriors
Outdoors

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