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Later school day start good for teens

...school days, compared with today's standard of 180. The 10-week summer vacation came to be largely because school buildings were considered unsanitary during the hot summer months and elites feared too much time in the classroom would create...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-31/later-school-day-start-good-for-teen
News
Mobile Meals

This summer, half a dozen food trucks were established...lifestyle of a food truck can easy turn the summer into chasing one permit to the next. Katie...page and by booking space at the biggest summer events around the Kenai Peninsula, from...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-30/mobile-meals
News
Bob Franken: Labor Day pains

...of upward mobility. In truth, most of us don't ponder any of that. It's an extra day off to mark the unofficial end of summer with picnics, beach time or, yes, shopping, at stores whose salespeople usually are underpaid. It's also designated the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-08-30/bob-franken-labor-day-pains
Opinion
Ostrander smashes 1986 record on historic Kodiak course

...Hom, 20:07; 2. Peyton Young, ER, 20:30; 3. Dani McCormick, Sol, 20:53; 4. Daisy Nelson, Sol, 20:59; 5. Summer Frazier, ER, 21:06; 6. Molly Mitchell, Hom, 21:13; 7. Aurora Waclawski, Hom, 21:23; 8. Molly Erickson, Sol...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2014-08-30/ostrander-smashes-1986-record-on-h
Sports
Birch Ridge report: Here's hoping the best of fall golf is yet to come

Summer isn't over, summer isn't over, summer isn't over. ... I'm hoping if I say that enough times it will be true.The weather has been disheartening of late, but August showers typically precede September sunshine and some of the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2014-08-28/birch-ridge-report-heres-hoping-th
Sports
Refuge Notebook: Scottish kids help restore cabins on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge

In the summer of 2006 I was fortunate enough to meet...cemented over the period.During that first summer in 2006, we worked on two projects at...Emma Lake cabin on the Bench.This past summer followed a similar pattern, with Gary...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-08-28/refuge-notebook-scottish-kids-he
Outdoors

The first Sister City Youth Sports exchange took place this summer in Akita Japan with a delegation of six Kenai Central High School...experience. They practice 6 hours a day 6 days a week, they are on summer break now and they were in the gym every day," she said...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2014-08-29-1
Dispatch
Seeking out some new films on video

Late August is a rough time at the movie theater. It's not really summer, and it's not really fall. The blockbuster season is over but the awards season hasn't really ramped up yet. The same kind...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2014-08-27-2
Arts & Entertainment
Oldtimers have a blast

...the staff at the Senior Center, kitchen cooks and helpers for all your extra work. I hope you all enjoyed the memories. Next summer, Aug. 20, 2015 will be the 20th anniversary. Please mark your calenders and hope to see you all there.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-08-29/oldtimers-have-a-blast
Letters
Hunters speak out against proposed refuge brown bear closure

...frequent as they come down from the mountains to fish in the river. From his front porch he counts an average of nine bears in the summer evenings while the number of moose he has seen in the area has gone down the last few years."I'm not a hunter but the number...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-28/hunters-speak-out-against-proposed-r
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