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Evening by the River

...The first Evening by the River started out at Soldotna Creek Park under tents and perfect blue skies, "It was a beautiful summer evening on the banks of the Kenai River and gave us the opportunity to host a unique evening with excellent food and inspirational...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2015-06-29/evening-by-the-river
Dispatch
'Weird winters' a challenge for peony growers

...hear that bundles of buds expected to bloom this season never showed up. Michael Druce's 3-year-old operation, Alaska Summer Peonies on Robinson Loop Road in Sterling, was hit hard. "It was maybe too ambitious in the first place," Druce said...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-28/weird-winters-a-challenge-for-peony-
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Business news

...Clubs ? Alaska are teaming up and celebrating the fifth annual Summer of Heroes program to recognize local youth making a difference...and individuals in our search for the 2015 heroes. Visit the Summer of Heroes website for program rules and details about the nomination...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-29/business-news
News
Peninsula burn ban not taken seriously

...the beaches, and there is a possibility many of them will be unaware of the burn ban. The Kenai Police Department increases summer staff to maintain safety during dip net season. Lt. Dave Ross said six Temporary Enforcement Officers have been hired to handle...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-29/peninsula-burn-ban-not-taken-serious
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Across state, early salmon catches underweight

...In 2014, it was pretty consistent that fish returned smaller on average. When temperatures are warmer, their metabolism increases but there's not as much to eat."DJ Summers can be reached at daniel.summers@alaskajournal.com.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-25/across-state-early-salmon-catches-un
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Friday: Oilers take Studs down a notch

...Peninsula Oilers some of their swagger back. After starting the summer 4-2 in the Alaska Baseball League, the Oilers promptly lost...striking out seven. Stanton is averaging an ERA of 1.92 this summer over 18 2-3 innings, including 13 strikeouts. "He's a...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2015-06-27/friday-oilers-take-studs-down-a-no
Sports
From the braids of the Kviachak to shores of Bristol Bay

...Riddles, who owns a lodge near Igiugig, on the river, and takes clients fishing there daily in the summer, had spent the early part of the summer checking in on how the river had changed from the year prior.When we reached the shallowest spots...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-27/from-the-braids-of-the-kviachak-to-s
News
Oilers pitcher beats cancer to resume baseball career

...go," Diaz said. "I'd always wanted to go there." That summer, when Diaz was just 20, a doctor finally got fed up with Diaz's...him. "The worst case is I can say I played baseball for a summer in Alaska," said Diaz, who got in some salmon fishing last...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2015-06-27/oilers-pitcher-beats-cancer-to-res
Sports
Faces from the fire

...Crew 5 Job: "Rookie" Days on Card Street fire: 4 What made you want to become a firefighter? "I was looking for a fun summer opportunity. I'm still in college. I took a class while I was in school, a basic course on wild land firefighting." Name...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-27/faces-from-the-fire
News
Learning for Life: Pest scouts ready to help

...helping us collect native lygus bugs and thrips on peony farms in Alaska. We are working with seven cooperating farms this summer and plan to expand to most peony farms next year.We all know that Alaska is amazing for a variety of reasons. For me, one...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-06-27/learning-for-life-pest-scouts-r
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