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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
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
The last kid in Cold Bay

...outpost at the western edge of the Alaska Peninsula surrounded by tundra lavish in mid-July with wildflowers and crowned by a volcano...will again race the gravel roads on their bikes and roam the tundra with pellet guns. Those who remain here hope for that. The...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/michelle-theriault-boots/2015-08-13
News
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
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
Soldotna's Holly ready to compete at EAA AirVenture

...halt before the rear wheel passes by.All the times he has spent getting a plane to land on gravel bars, beaches and bumpy tundra in the Last Frontier has prepared Holly for the AirVenture contest. "You can't land short because you're going to wreck...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2015-07-18/soldotnas-holly-ready-to-compete-a
Sports
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
Wildfires blister Alaska with increased frequency, intensity

...researches and projects forest ecology, said Alaska's forests and tundra have evolved to burn with high intensity. Issues arise, Rupp...several years.This season, nearly 500 fires have blackened tundra and forest lands. Close to half are still blazing."This...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-24/wildfires-blister-alaska-with-increa
News
[Update] Rehabilitation to start on Card Street fire

...currently working the fire are focused on protecting structures, he said. Right now, the fire is burning up black spruce trees, tundra and marshy areas, but is a direct threat to at least 200 structures, Alexandrou said. The fire laid down some overnight...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-16/update-card-street-fire-crews-reach-
News
Card Street Fire advances during second day of blaze

...closer to the $200,000 range per day at least, Alexandrou said. Right now, the fire is burning up black spruce trees, tundra and marshy areas, but is a direct threat to an estimated 200 structures, Alexandrou said. Crews are mainly focused on protecting...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-16/card-street-fire-advances-through-ou
News

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