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Tourism expected to hold the line in 2014

...the state's largest city still felt the economic impact of Whittier and Seward being "turn-ports" for cruise ships. Being...Anchorage."If you're a hotel in Anchorage you like Seward and Whittier as a stop more so than Anchorage as a port of call," Saupe...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-12/tourism-expected-to-hold-the-line-in
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Artist carves out booming niche decoy business

...has developed into a successful business. Whittier Spear Fishing Decoys, owned by Rick Whittier, sells beautifully painted, carved wood...to their popularity in the United States, Whittier regularly ships his pieces to customers in...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-01-23/artist-carves-out-booming-niche-
Outdoors
Great Alaska Quake shook up science

...below the water, that is ready to give way. When added to nearby towns built on the only flat areas near sea level - Valdez, Whittier, Seward - it makes for dangerous sum."What we learned is - stay away from these places. If you can't stay away run like...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-22/great-alaska-quake-shook-up-science
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Southcentral Conference hoops preview

...press, and they have a lot of scorers who score a lot of points."With many visiting teams taking the long ferry ride out of Whittier en route to Cordova, opponents will be getting quite familiar with each other this weekend before what promises to be an action-packed...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2014-03-05/southcentral-conference-hoops-prev
Sports
Marion Dean Wilson

...from Humboldt State University. In May of 1963, he moved to Whittier, Alaska where he met the love of his life, Ruth, in 1972...Soldotna and have lived there ever since. While living in Whittier he was employed by the Alaska Railroad, worked for Crowley...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000170286277

WHITTIER, (AP) - The Coast Guard says a fish...was refloated at high tide and limp to Whittier under its own power.The spill was contained...happened in Passage Canal, six miles east of Whittier in sensitive habitat for Steller sea lions...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-07-07-3
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State finds electrical problems in Whittier tunnel

ANCHORAGE (AP) -- An inspection of the Whittier Tunnel has turned up electrical code violations that could have, in a worst-case scenario, led to explosions, fire, electrocution...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/031700/ala_03170ala027.shtml
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Looking for the "Suq'a"

...Saturday when my wife, Sue, and I drove to Whittier. She had never been to "The Gateway...Doug died, I spent a lot of time in Whittier. The "Suq'a," Doug's 20-year-old...back then, when the only way to get to Whittier was on a train that took you through...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2012-06-29/looking-for-the-suqa
Outdoors
Heavy rain causes flooding across Kenai Peninsula

...Rivers and Stariski Creek and Deep Creek. The flood watch is in effect through Saturday morning. The communities of Seward, Whittier, Girdwood and Moose Pass had their flood watch updated to a flood warning at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. Seward city officials...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-09-20/heavy-rain-causes-flooding-across-ke
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Seattle engineers will guide new Tustumena project

...business Wednesday, the ferry board learned that repairs to the Whittier ferry loading ramp should be complete by the middle of this...a contractor damaged the ramp during renovations.With the Whittier ramp out of service, Cordova residents en route to Anchorage...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-11-17/seattle-engineers-will-guide-new-tus
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