•  
  •  
Live cam shows Arctic snowy owl, chicks in nest

...in the 23rd year of a longterm study of the owls and their main prey, brown lemmings, over a 100-square mile area on the tundra of northern Alaska."You're not able to watch the birds 24/7, even with 24 hours of daylight," he said by telephone...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-03/live-cam-shows-arctic-snowy-owl-chic
News | Outdoors
Fire footprint - ghosts of fires past

...burning areas high on the Tustumena Bench, torching alpine tundra and subalpine shrub. What struck me the most was how much forest...hemlock (500 acres). Lakes, wetlands, shrub and alpine tundra constitute the remaining area. Some think the fire raged because...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-06-12-0
Outdoors
PGA Tour pro Chip Beck goes to Birch Ridge to promote First Tee program

...excursion on the Kenai River, as well."I've gotten to see what the country is like here," Beck said. "I've never seen a tundra, never understood the way the trees grow, and I find it fascinating, the beautiful landscape."I never realized there's...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2014-06-11/pga-tour-pro-chip-beck-goes-to-bir
Sports
What others say: Making monsters of men

...place. Sullivan wants to evict woodland critters from the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge so thousands of acres of pristine tundra can be ravaged for the sake of petroleum. Legend has it, liquefied dinosaur bones is what Sullivan draws his power from...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-05-19/what-others-say-making-monsters-o
Opinion
Poem: Hunter's Hypothesis

...HypothesisBy Carl KincaidThe hunter is hunkered down on the River named Noatakwarily watching for a bear attackI'm lying on the tundra - kinda slouchedFinding it pretty comfy - like a couch My lofty thoughts I'm thinking should be writtenJust in case by bears...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2013-12-11/poem-hunters-hypothesi
Arts & Entertainment
All fun and games

...programs director for the Kenaitze Indian Tribe. "There were some, like the high kicks, that were as signals across the tundra a long way a way. You could signal 'I need assistance to help carry game back to the village.' There were no cell phones...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-01-23
News
Refuge Notebook: Defining Wilderness in a climate changing world

...co-existing with Sitka black-tailed deer, escaped lodgepole pine forests that support feral turkeys, diminishing alpine tundra unable to sustain harvestable populations of Dall sheep because of an encroaching treeline and invading orange hawkweed, and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-03-27/refuge-notebook-defining-wildern
Outdoors
Tight Lines: For a great summer fishing trip, start planning now

...Fortunately, on day five we awoke to a changed world. We took the opportunity to spread all our soggy clothing out on the tundra to dry, and after a leisurely breakfast set out with a fresh attitude, all due to this nearly forgotten bounty - the simple...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-02-19/tight-lines-for-a-great-summer-f
Fishing

...the guys who will take the field at MetLife Stadium have any complaints or concerns. They'd play this one on the New Jersey tundra or in Death Valley."My team is excited," Peyton Manning said after the Broncos' flight landed in New Jersey. "We worked...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-01-26-1
News
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
alaska

CONTACT US

  • 150 Trading Bay Rd, Kenai, AK 99611
  • Switchboard: 907-283-7551
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-283-3584
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-283-3299
  • Business Fax: 907-283-3299
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-335-1257
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback

ADVERTISING

SUBSCRIBER SERVICES

SOCIAL NETWORKING

MORRIS ALASKA NEWS