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Forsberg, Jornet rewrite Mount Marathon record book; Ostrander dazzles in debut

...41 minutes, last year, taking 42 minutes off the course record. Jornet, Gates and Anchorage's Jim Shine all reached the summit within three seconds of each other. Eric Strabel, the three-time and defending champ, was just more than a minute behind...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2015-07-04/forsberg-jornet-rewrite-mount-mara
Sports
Trail drawing upsurge of hikers seeking a 'Wild' adventure

...go."Lenka Jensen, who hiked the trail in 2014, is revisiting parts of the trail this year, journeying from the Siskiyou Summit to Crater Lake this week. The Czech-born backpacker, who now lives in Los Angeles, will next cover about 60 miles in the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-06-25/trail-drawing-upsurge-of-hikers-
Outdoors
Hip Hop Culture

...recently from a stage at Begich Middle School during a recent summit aimed at punctuating that very idea. "It's a culture...Hamilton said.Over Memorial Day weekend, Martinez convened the summit at Begich Middle School that was funded by a grant from the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-06-19/hip-hop-culture
Community
Beer retirement community

...September.As for what types of bees the StoneRidge brewers choose to make, it's a group decision. "It's like the Obama beer summit," Langlois says. "Beer is a democratic drink."The cooperative process applies to naming the beers as well as group approval...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/food/2015-06-16/beer-retirement-c
Food
Team: Climber 1st to solo summit Mount McKinley in January

...becoming the first solo climber to reach the summit of Alaska's Mount McKinley in the month...Grand Marais, reached the 20,320-foot summit of North America's tallest peak at 2...from the same coordinates as McKinley's summit.Plummer then posted on the expedition...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-12/team-climber-1st-to-solo-summit-moun
News
On the road to recovery

...Brown said. "It was a standard route." The two vehicles were crawling up the highway nearing mile 55, which is near the summit. The DOT truck's cab had a light on it, but "that's 50 feet from the end of the trailer," Brown said. The back wheels...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-13/still-on-the-road-to-recovery
News
Astronaut's visit excites Ketchikan students

...singer" to the list of resilient guests, which already includes Swanson, a professional rodeo champion, the first amputee to summit Mount Everest and a retired general who spent six years as a prisoner of war. And that's a list the Powers said will keep...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-25/astronauts-visit-excites-ketchikan-s
News
Local boy to attend state capital summit

...Environmental Action Civics and Conservation Summit in Juneau. The event takes place March...state's Capitol Building.The annual summit attracts students from across Alaska to...the opportunity to participate in the summit was too great to pass up. "I thought...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-07/local-boy-to-attend-state-capital-su
News
Support for Soldotna High School After Prom appreciated

...Express Car Wash, Ciao Bella Hair Design, Dairy Queen, Gamas Designs, Jersey Subs, Dane & Tonya Gilmore, The Grind, Summit Cleaners, Tina's Hair Pros, Soldotna Elks, Bill & Denise Anderson, Pizza Boys, Jack & Debbie Brown, Alaska Cab, Elite...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-05-08/support-for-soldotna-high
Letters
Extreme weather makes Mount Washington a hiking challenge

...he spies the top of an antenna on the summit. Soon, the crampons of his mountaineering...tough obstacle. That's kind of what the summit cone is like. You can see the top and...The payoff is being able to stand on the summit of 6,288-foot Mount Washington, the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-03-19/extreme-weather-makes-mount-wash
Outdoors

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