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We can reap benefits from state elders' knowledge if we listen

...representatives of one of Alaska's greatest political triumphs. As the years pass, we will have fewer and fewer of these tall trees around to grace us with their wealth of experience, and before long we will find ourselves as the first generation of Alaskans...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-07-29/we-can-reap-benefits-from-state-e
Opinion

...Fisher's was Barry Solie and his son of Solie's Homestead Enterprises who were offering Alaskan Chaga tea that grows on birch trees and has been used by ancient peoples of Alaska for medicinal purposes for millenniums, "There's different kinds but this...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2014-07-28
Dispatch
Time for borough to enforce animal welfare standards

...distracted from reality when the issue is about children or puppies." The reality is there are puppies chained tightly to trees with no shelter from the elements, no water or food, shown by their ribs sticking out from mange infected skin. There are...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-07-27/time-for-borough-to-enfor
Letters
Watch for flying objects in area parks

...rip down the fairway as it curved around trees then landed a few feet from the chained...advance through the 18-hole par 3 course, trees, hills, ledges, tall grass, bushes...short holes and longer distance one with trees that obstruct a clear shot," he said...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-24/watch-for-flying-objects-in-area-par
News
Rhines Road residents wary of improvements

...also expressed concerns about tree removal for the increased road width. Knackstedt said the borough tries to keep as many trees as possible, but opening the right-of-way will allow for sunlight to get in the area and help with snow melt during breakup...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-21/rhines-road-residents-dont-want-impr
News
Researchers study Southeast Alaska watershed changes

...about the fluctuating health of different trees' populations. Especially on the coast and farther south, yellow cedar trees are dying. They're "tricked" by...especially if there's no snowpack. Alder trees are also important to deglaciated environments...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-07-17/researchers-study-southeast-alas
Outdoors
Voices of the Peninsula: Searching for solutions to K-Beach flooding

...which will decimate, as mentioned before, hundreds of homes. Hundreds of trees are dying on borough and private land due to the high water table. Some of these trees are 50-foot white spruce that have never been inundated with this much water...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-07-16/voices-of-the-peninsula-searching
Opinion

...on a cold night, out-stubborn a cantankerous mule pulling the plow, concoct feeds, medications and pesticides, cut down trees and cut it to lengths for firewood, operate a sawmill, add rooms to the house or erect barns, and supervise a field full...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2014-07-18-1
Community
Dexheimer, Wright win All-Alaska skins game under glorious skies

...Dexheimer and Wright won hole two for $400 and birdied hole seven for $900. "I hit a perfect drive, a little cut off the left trees with the wind," Dexheimer recalled. "Chris hit it 84 yards, I think, he had a perfect little lob wedge. It stopped eight...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2014-07-14/all-alaska-skins-game-held-at-birc
Sports
Pye' Wackets enjoying new location

...Sterling Highway between Kobuk Street and Riverside Drive. Gonzalez said she likes the new location better; the front yard has trees. Gonzalez first opened Pye' Wackets next door to her new location. "I just got sick and tired of the rat race and crying...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2014-07-09/pye-wackets-enjoying-new-locati
Community

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