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Voices of Alaska: Many contribute to wood bison project

...on a job well done. Thanks to your efforts, magnificent wood bison are once again ranging free in the meadows and woodlands of the Lower Innoko/Yukon Rivers.Sam Cotten is the Commissioner of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-19/voices-of-alaska-many-contribute-
Opinion
Refuge Notebook: What do you value about living on the Kenai Peninsula?

...lowland wetlands are being colonized by trees and shrubs. White spruce forests killed by bark beetles are converting to open woodlands and even grasslands as grass-fed fires in spring become the new normal. Some animals and plants are already shifting their...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-04-09/refuge-notebook-what-do-you-valu
Outdoors
Kenai needs stricter noise ordinance

Why isn't there a stricter noise ordinance in the city of Kenai? When my family and I bought our home in the Woodlands subdivsion we were thrilled ... that is, until a neighbor decided that playing drums at any and all hours of the day is...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/022610/let_485464307.shtml
Opinion
Refuge Notebook: Book puts a finger on the 'nature-deficit disorder'

...illuminates a dimly perceived problem and issues a ringing call of alarm. In the 1950s wild birds were disappearing from yards and woodlands. Rachel Carson's book, "Silent Spring," articulated this decline and pointed the finger at DDT as the culprit. In...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/112808/out_273372456.shtml
Weekend hoops roundup

...33SEWARD (37) - Moriarity 0 0-0 0, Anderson 2 0-0 4, Honebein 0 0-0 0, Jackson 1 1-2 3, Baldwin 0 0-0 0, Woodland 3 0-0 6, Perea 5 6-8 16, Clemens 3 2-3 8. Totals - 14 9-13 37.BETHEL (33) - Poe 0 0-0 0, Williams 5 0-0...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2015-01-17/weekend-hoops-roundup
Sports
Trails

...year with area residents and maintained by the Tsalteshi Trails Association. Not much in the way of scenic views, but the woodland setting with rolling hills can be very relaxing. How to find it: Just south of Soldotna, behind Skyview High School. Also...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/explore-the-kenai/information/trails
Information
Reeling it in: One more trip to Middle Earth

...stolen it and is now carrying it around in his coat. Back outside the mountain, with little or no foreshadowing, an army of Woodland Elves from the forest of Mirkwood have arrived to challenge the dwarves. Apparently they are very anxious to retrieve some...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2014-12-23/reeling-it-in-one-more
Arts & Entertainment
Refuge Notebook: Tracking time in the New and Old Worlds

...first Sphagnum peatlands were indeed being laid down in the Kenai Lowlands 18,000 years ago. As white spruce colonized woodlands composed of alder, willow and birch on the Kenai Lowlands 8500 years ago, Neolithic humans in the Mediterranean were transitioning...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-07-10/refuge-notebook-tracking-time-in
Outdoors
Harnessing the power of words

...the University of Alaska Anchorage, Ben Woodland worked as a tutor. With the help of one...didn't really know how to read and write," Woodland said. After seeing the monk pass his test, Woodland felt something click. "That was when...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-01-01/harnessing-power-of-words
News
Bees aren't always sweet

Regarding the issue with beekeeping in Woodland subdivision in Kenai, as a homeowner in that subdivision...However, the fact is that bees are a stinging insect, and Woodland is a densely populated neighborhood where children, and family...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/072810/let_687387201.shtml
Opinion

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