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Let's make school year a safe and successful one

...Drivers on peninsula roads are going to see an increase in traffic, with school buses and parents ferrying students. Give yourself...changes to school configurations, particularly in Soldotna, traffic patterns may be different this year, too.Many students walk...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-08-21/lets-make-school-year-a-safe-and-
Opinion
Safe route to school imperative for Skyview Middle students

...decision was made to relocate these younger students with all their ties to town ? to a school with no safe means for the bike and foot traffic bound to ensue. I think someone bet against some tall odds that things will just be alright.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-08-15/safe-route-to-school-impe
Letters
Second Binkley Street roundabout now open

...roundabouts constructed on Binkley Street in Soldotna is now open. The intersection of Redoubt Avenue and Binkley has seen thru-traffic since Wednesday afternoon, said project manager Lee Frey. People began driving through almost immediately, he said. Construction...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-07/second-binkley-street-roundabout-now
News
Refuge Notebook: Wind carries insidious exotic plant seeds

...other species. I often bike the Unity Trail, enjoying the exercise while musing about the waterfowl on Kenai Flats or the RV traffic or whatever happens to be blooming. Over the past few years, the chronology of invasion by exotic plants along the trail...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-08-07-0
Outdoors
Salmonstock brings out miniature music lovers

...three day festival opened at noon Friday and runs through 9 p.m. Sunday. Ninilchik is swarmed with people for the weekend. Traffic backs up for miles as many park along the Sterling Highway and the narrow side roads in the small fishing town on the Kenai...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-02/salmonstick-brings-out-miniature-mus
News
Kenai launches new enforcement boat

With boat traffic around the mouth of the Kenai River nearing its summer peak, the City of Kenai has obtained a new rescue patrol boat that will...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-14/kenai-launches-new-enforcement-boat
News
Beaver Loop culvert nearing completion

Kenai Watershed Forum officials said Beaver Loop Road is expected to be open to two-lane traffic July 26, six weeks after the original target date for the culvert replacement project. Robert Ruffner, executive director for...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-15/beaver-loop-culvert-nearing-completi
News
What others say: Can Brazil repeat success with Olympics?

...Against daunting odds - the slow pace of construction, demonstrations by displaced slum dwellers, long distances, impenetrable traffic and the collapse of one hastily built overpass - Brazil pulled off what is universally and rightly regarded as a successful...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-07-16/what-others-say-can-brazil-repeat
Opinion
What others say: Headlight rule meant to prevent collisions

...That's many drivers' first reaction. But, second, upon reflection is: Well, if the new rule will do well in preventing traffic accidents, then OK.The Alaska Department of Transportation has imposed a rule requiring use of headlights on specific Southeast...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-07-28/what-others-say-headlight-rule-me
Opinion

...features often damage Yellowstone's roads and boardwalks. Steaming potholes in asphalt roads and parking lots - marked off by traffic cones - are fairly common curiosities.However, the damage to Firehole Lake Drive is unusually severe and could take several...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-07-10
Outdoors

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