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Glacial dam release affects peninsula rivers

...Seward. Its water levels were last measured at about 2,590 feet in August, according to the lake's status report on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, NOAA, website. Every two years or so in the fall, the glacial dam at the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-09-01/glacial-dam-release-affects-peninsul
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Obama visit to Arctic spotlights tough life in Alaska

...and Prevention. At the same time, temperatures in the Arctic are rising twice as fast as anywhere else on earth, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has said, bringing with it profound changes to Alaska's cherished landscape...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-09-02/obama-visit-to-arctic-spotlights-tou
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Flood watch issued for Kenai River

...release set off a chain reaction of rising water levels.The National Weather Service issued a flood watch for the Kenai River...and Kenai rivers, which are connected. Personnel at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or NOAA, are...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-09-02/flood-watch-issued-for-kenai-river
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What others say: Denali: A wrong made right

...They have stories hinging around Denali and the surrounding mountains, stories that reference family, in some cases. The National Park Service says the first recorded reference to the mountain was made in 1794 by British explorer George Vancouver...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-09-02/what-others-say-denali-a-wrong-ma
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Still time to register for fall semester

...to just over sixty percent of capacity. With a resident assistant ratio of one RA for every 16 student residents (the national average is 1:30) student support is ongoing through the academic year. In addition to being mentors and problem...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-30
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Local governments can't wait on climate change

...innovative ways to protect and preserve their communities. Climate change has become a hot-button political issue at the national and state levels, and attempts to address it have been delayed - even pushed aside - by partisanship. Political blockades...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-08-28/local-governments-cant-wa
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Investigation of fatal Kasilof plane crash underway

The National Transportation Safety Board has completed an initial investigation of a plane crash that killed two on Saturday in Kasilof.Air...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-24/investigation-of-fatal-kasilof-plane
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Two killed in Kasilof plane crash

...By 10:30 p.m., they had reopened the road and taped off the scene waiting for the arrival of investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board, NTSB. A dispatcher from the NTSB said no one was available to release incident details...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-22/plane-crashes-near-kasilof
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Keeping it fresh: Farmers markets boost farms, economies

...sales rose by 62 percent from 2007 to 2012. Direct sales totaled 3.8 percent of all farm sales, 13 times higher than the national average, according to the report. One contributing factor was the increase in availability of farmer's markets as...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-23/small-event-big-impact-farmers-marke
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Voices of Alaska: Motive behind set net ban is reallocation

...world and set net fishery has evolved over its century-long existence to harvest salmon efficiently and cleanly. The National Marine Fisheries Service has observed the set net fisheries across the state and based on those observations the agency...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-08-20/voices-of-alaska-motive-behind-se
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