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Saturday prep hoops: Kenai girls topple Palmer

PALMER - During their three-day tour of the Mat-Su, there was at least one thing that remained consistent throughout the long weekend.The effort and work on the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2015-02-23/saturday-prep-hoops-kenai-girls-to
Sports
Saturday hoops roundup: Kenai girls topple Palmer

PALMER - During their three-day tour of the Mat-Su, there was at least one thing that remained consistent throughout the long weekend. The effort and work on the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2015-02-21/saturday-hoops-roundup-kenai-girls
Sports
Kenai Peninsula tourism evolves under pressure

...will help them develop competitive skills, she said. Guided tours are expanding to appeal to the "adventurer traveler," Hamrick...said. Wildlife viewing, zip lining, kayaking and glacier tours are becoming more of a marketing focus, Hamrick said. Fishermen...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/trends/2015-02-23/kenai-peninsula-tourism-evolves-un
Trends
Soldotna sees steady growth

...the continued success of the local tourism industry was the ability of local residents to diversify their offerings. Guided tours were focused solely on the fishing industry for so long, Glaves said. As the fisheries dwindle, companies are expanding their...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/trends/2015-02-23/soldotna-sees-steady-growth
Trends
Faced with uncertainty, fishing guides innovate

...the Kenai Peninsula will have to change to stay viable. "We added clam trips to the other side of the Inlet, we offer eco-tours, things like that," he said. "But how do you go from a harvest-type industry to an eco-tourism type thing? It is really...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/trends/2015-02-23/faced-with-uncertainty-fishing-gui
Trends
Deep-water port proposed for vessels in Arctic waters

...Beaufort seas. The company is considering drilling again this summer in the Chukchi if it can obtain the necessary permits. Tour boats travel across the Bering Strait, and state and federal officials anticipate shipping companies could someday use Arctic...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-23/deep-water-port-proposed-for-vessels
News
Snowshoeing offers solitude - if you can find snow

...general manager of Bend's Wanderlust Tours, whose outdoor excursion offerings include snowshoe tours.Jaggard adds that snowshoeing is possible...we're actually able to get out farther on our tours than usual, just because the going's a...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-02-12/snowshoeing-offers-solitude-if-y
Outdoors
'American Sniper': A Different Perspective

...away while his family needed him at home. The film also highlighted the corrosive, cumulative effect that multiple combat tours has on military families; an effect that for many has resulted in either broken home lives or the early termination of a promising...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-02-17/american-sniper-a-differe
Letters
Rich Lowry: The return of the war hero

...best-selling memoir and was known as "The Legend" within the military for his record number of confirmed kills during four tours in Iraq. The success of the movie, where he is played by Bradley Cooper, also means he will be remembered as a larger-than-life...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-01-21/rich-lowry-the-return-of-the-war-
Opinion
Reeling it In: 'American Sniper' an expertly crafted film

...last decade or so of his life, through SEAL training and four tours in Iraq, a wife and two kids, and a difficult re-entry into...balancing a relationship and a family while serving multiple tours abroad. Bradley Cooper, long a champion of getting this story...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2015-01-28/reeling-it-in-american
Arts & Entertainment

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