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Fire crews battling 2 large tundra wildfires

...two large wildfires burning on mostly treeless tundra in the southwest part of the state.Weekend rain...hub town of Bethel.Alaska gets fewer fires in tundra than in forests, and tundra fires tend to be smaller, but they are not unheard...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-08/fire-crews-battling-2-large-tundra-w
News
Native American studio releases Inupiat game

...villages. You can also play as an Inupiaq girl named Nuna and her arctic fox sidekick traversing an endless blizzard on the tundras of Alaska, escaping hungry polar bears, navigating treacherous ice floes and exploring the traditional folklore and stories...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-23/native-american-studio-releases-inup
News
What's Happening

Best Bets ? "Moose: The Movie," a live-action, comedy/suspense, feature-length film written by Tundra Comic Strip duo Chad and Darin Carpenter, is playing Saturday at 7 p.m. at the Triumvirate Theatre, 42175 Kenai Spur Highway...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2015-05-06/whats-happening-for-ma
Arts & Entertainment
Poem: Coal For Fish

Coal For FishBy John A. Anderson, KenaiThe moon rises above the Alaska Range like anisland in the sky sleeping in the starlight ...The windsongs on the tundra are like lullabiesringing in my ears ...While the Sleeping Lady has golden tears streamingdown her cheeks ...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2015-07-08/poem-coal-for-fish
Arts & Entertainment
Men aboard ill-flated floatplane came from across US to fish

...tiny town of Iliamna, about 175 miles southwest of Anchorage, as it was taking off to head to a river. It ended up in the tundra among trees near scenic Eastwind Lake, a mile north of town, National Transportation Safety Board Alaska chief Clint Johnson...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-09-16/men-aboard-ill-flated-floatplane-cam
News
Area squads ready for state football semis

...semifinal playoff game against Barrow, which means the Bulldogs will not be making the long trip north to the blue, frozen tundra."I don't think I'd want to be in Barrow right now," Riddall said.Kenai vs. North Pole, 1 p.m. Saturday at Dimond...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2015-10-08/area-squads-ready-for-state-footba
Sports
Voices of Alaska: Welcoming President Obama to Alaska

...Alaska. Too often, federal agencies come to Alaska with preconceived ideas and leave behind the latest gizmo rusting on the tundra. Instead of simply helicoptering in, federal agencies need to collaborate with Alaskans who have been adapting and innovating...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-08-26/voices-of-alaska-welcoming-presid
Opinion
Festival showcases Alaskan craft beer

...brews receiving multiple votes and only one vote in the final tally separating a Kassik's brew from the winning "Double on Tundra" by 49th State Brewing Co. of Denali Park. "A play on words there. We have a lot of free time up there so we try to get...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2015-08-17/festival-showcases-alaskan-craft
Dispatch
Rocky Mountain National Park offers spectacular views

...National Park justice. The jagged snow-draped peaks, rocky tundra, green valleys, and roaring waterfalls render exclamation...you'll still see awe-inspiring dramatic scenery, from barren tundra to alpine meadows and ponds, with stunning views of 14,255-foot...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-08-14-0
Outdoors
Winter fire scorches tundra

...are monitoring a rare 20,000-acre fire burning on frozen tundra about 20 miles east of Kotlik on the southern coast of Norton...Vanderlinden said. The fast-moving fire burning lichens and tussock tundra was fanned by 20-30 mph winds that gusted to 40 mph. The...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/123100/ala_123100ala0030001.shtml
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