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What others say: Need for icebreakers keeps getting cold shoulder

America's only active heavy-duty icebreaker, the Polar Star, is mission-ready once more. The problem: The elderly vessel should have been decommissioned in 2006, and even with its current repairs, its life has only been extended 5 to 20 years.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-11-19/what-others-say-need-for-icebreak
Opinion
Despite lingering questions, Alaska LNG project progresses

Several reporters, industry representatives from ExxonMobil and the Alaska LNG project visited the Kenai Peninsula last week during a showcase of the research projects currently underway to determine whether Nikiski is a viable site for the terminus of a massive energy project. On Thursday, Alaska LNG, a group with representatives from the state, oil companies and pipeline builders, flew several reporters to Nikiski where the group has been purchasing land and conducting geotechnical surveys near a site that could house a liquefaction plant for the project.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-13/despite-lingering-questions-alaska-l
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KPBSD staff, law officers receive intruder training

...Alaska, the Matanuska-Susitna Borough and Valdez City school districts practicing ALICE procedures. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Run Hide Fight is a similar program that moves from encouraging being passive in intruder situations...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-31/school-administrators-law-enforcemen
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Assembly approves nearly $6 million in grants

Service areas and projects throughout the Kenai Peninsula saw millions of state dollars appropriated Tuesday night. The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly members unanimously approved nearly $6 million in government grants.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-09-03/assembly-approves-nearly-6-million-i
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CAIRO- Egypt's military-backed interim government declares the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist group, criminalizing all its activities, its financing and even membership to the group from which the country's ousted president hails.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-12-25-0
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Jack-up rig to leave Homer in late March

It now looks like the Endeavour jack-up rig will move from its moorage in Homer to the rig's first exploration site in Cook Inlet in late March, an Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority official said Feb. 15.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-02-20/jack-up-rig-to-leave-homer-in-late-m
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Team finds options to reduce marine oil spills

The Cook Inlet Risk Assessment Advisory Team recently identified eight oil spill risk reduction options they feel could be immediately implemented to reduce the chances of accidental oil spills, or to reduce the impact of spills in area waters. The U.S.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-03-10/team-finds-options-to-reduce-marine-
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Buccaneer: No living invasive species on rig

Buccaneer Energy officials say a preliminary report generated by an independent biologist shows there is no risk of invasive species on the Endeavour-Spirit of Independence jack-up rig currently stationed near Homer in Kachemak Bay. "The preliminary report is in and it states that no living organisms were found," said Jay Morakis, of JMR Worldwide, a public relations firm hired by Buccaneer, on Saturday. Morakis said the full report will be available later this week and will be delivered to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game for review.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-09-15/buccaneer-no-living-invasive-species
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Escopeta rig heads to Cook Inlet

The rig is under tow by three ocean tugs operated by Foss Maritime. It is expected to arrive in Cook Inlet on approximately Aug. 1, company spokesman Steve Sutherland said.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2011-07-28/escopeta-rig-heads-to-cook-inlet
News
Subdivision road rules on tap

The proposed ordinance that would establish new rules for building subdivision roads will be back before the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly at its meeting tonight.

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/012208/news_3696.shtml
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