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What others say: Defend the Coast Guard

The U.S. Coast Guard rescues Alaskans. Now, it's...creating the largest reorganization of the U.S. government since the creation of the Department...Homeland Security Act, authority over the U.S. Coast Guard was transferred from the Department...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-12-17/what-others-say-defend-the-coast-
Opinion
Tight Lines: Dolly Varden or Arctic char, that is the question

...I did on lake fishing in the Swan Lakes/Swanson River recreation area near Sterling. Since then, my friend, retired U.S. Fish and Wildlife biologist Jack Dean, has castigated me many times for misidentifying Arctic char (not only here but...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-12-17/tight-lines-dolly-varden-or-arct
Outdoors
Bob Franken: Political cruelty

...monstrous policies.Another one is the term that two psychologists created to describe the state of mind they wanted from U.S. captives subjected to that torture: "learned helplessness." The intent of their brutal interrogation tactics was to...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-12-16/bob-franken-political-cruelty
Opinion

...nuts are not well-known outside of Hawaii and the West Coast. If they were as well-known in the Central and Eastern U.S., there wouldn't be enough nuts to supply demand."Almost all of Hawaii's macadamia nuts come from the Big Island...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/food/2014-12-16-4
Food
Fort Greely to get $50 million under spending bill

FAIRBANKS (AP) - Congress has approved $50 million toward a ground-based missile defense system at Fort Greely.U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski's office, in a release, said the funding was included in a $1.1 trillion spending plan that...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-16/fort-greely-to-get-50-million-under-
News
Murkowski, Sullivan receive committee assignments

JUNEAU (AP) - U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski has retained her spot on the Senate Appropriations Committee, while incoming senator Dan Sullivan was assigned...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-15/murkowski-sullivan-receive-committee
News
Moratorium on vessel discharges passed in U.S. Senate

The U.S. Senate voted to extend a moratorium on an EPA regulation which could affect...Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Florida, passed unanimously and is headed to the U.S. House for a vote before the current session ends. Senators approved a three-year...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-10/moratorium-on-vessel-discharges-pass
News
Judge clarifies order in Pebble Mine case

JUNEAU - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, while a lawsuit is pending, must stop...development of the Pebble Mine, a federal judge says.The action comes after U.S. District Judge H. Russel Holland last month restrained the EPA from...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-08/judge-clarifies-order-in-pebble-mine
News
Arctic drill ship company pleading to 8 felonies

...The agreement calls for Noble Drilling U.S. LLC to plead guilty to eight felony...vessels, and failing to notify the U.S. Coast Guard of hazardous conditions...said Kevin Feldis, first assistant U.S. attorney in Anchorage. The vessel...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-08/arctic-drill-ship-company-pleading-t
News
Cal Thomas: Why release a report on the CIA in wartime?

...politicians and intelligence experts as to whether these tactics resulted in any information that was helpful in defending the U.S. from another terrorist attack. In a recent op-ed piece in the Wall Street Journal, former CIA Directors Michael Hayden...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-12-13/cal-thomas-why-release-a-report-o
Opinion

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