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End of winter heralds arrive of mosquitoes

...summer." Some of the smaller mosquitoes overwinter as pupae and emerge when enough thermal energy builds up. A warm winter and spring means they emerge sooner. Other small mosquitoes overwinter as eggs, deposited by the female in just about any place that...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-02/end-of-winter-heralds-arrive-of-mosq
News
Life in the Pedestrian Lane: Where's winter?

...thinking a lot about sunshine lately, but I heard someone on the radio mention photosynthesis in conjunction with this lovely spring weather, and I thought, what the heck. It's a phrase we all learn in elementary school, use it a couple of times a year...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-05-02/life-in-the-pedestrian-lane-whe
Community
Denali National Park wolf count drops below 50

...wolf numbers have reached a new low this spring with an estimated population of just 48...analysis of a few un-collared wolves. This spring's count is the lowest since an estimate...1986 and is the lowest on record for any spring count.The park's Chief Wildlife Biologist...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-28/denali-national-park-wolf-count-drop
News
Police: Moose fatally stabbed in Anchorage park; 3 men arrested

...men were arraigned Wednesday in the death of the yearling moose Tuesday night near a bike trail in Anchorage's Russian Jack Springs Park. All three were arrested on charges of animal cruelty, wanton waste of big game and tampering with evidence.Three...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-29/police-moose-fatally-stabbed-in-anch
News
Crabapples come in many varieties (some aren't even crabby)

...white blossoms that are followed by pea-size, yellow fruits? Royalty has the most dramatic leaf color: glossy purple in spring, greenish purple in summer, then brilliant purple in fall. The flowers are few, but are dark crimson, almost purple, and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-04-30/crabapples-come-in-many-varietie
Outdoors
Researchers track elusive wolverines

...continuing with the study reported findings as they repeated the routes, called transects, throughout the winter and into spring.Two of those volunteers, Gary Ingman and Joe Donohoe, met in early March to run one of the transects and see what animals...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-04-30/researchers-track-elusive-wolver
Outdoors
Sterling fair shows shift

The Spring Craft Fair at Sterling Community Center brought local hobbyists, enthusiasts...but now make the desserts at request and to sell at events such as the spring fair, she said. Setting up shop Saturday was also an opportunity to network...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-26/sterling-fair-shows-shift
News
Learn your states

...Welcome to the Augusta area. Whether you are a visitor to our area or a local golf fan just now awakened from your hibernation by spring, it's good to have you out and about.If you haven't figured out the local weather patterns yet, don't sweat it. Al...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-04-25/learn-your-states
Community
Weekend soccer roundup

...nonconference play Saturday in Homer."We had such a good time today, we started talking about Eagle River visiting Homer in the spring every year," Homer coach Warren Waldorf wrote in an email.Homer scored in the 33rd minute with Charles Rohr assisting Quinn...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2015-04-25/weekend-soccer-roundup
Sports
Full Spring ahead at KPC

The public is invited to attend a surplus auction of equipment, furniture, office-related equipment, tools and other miscellaneous items. The complete list of items can be viewed online at http://bit.ly/1IIRp9H .

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/schools/2015-04-27/full-spring-ahead-at-kp
Schools

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