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Summer season winding to close at Denali park

...exploration. On a recent trip in late August and early September, the fall colors were in full force - bold reds and browns and yellows drenching the landscape in areas not already covered by snow. Wildlife sightings included grizzly bears, ptarmigan (birds...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-09-17/summer-season-winding-to-close-a
Outdoors
Bumpy track creates interesting evening at Twin City Raceway

...of racing, nearly all of them due to spinouts. Seventeen yellows were waved in the first two heats of each class alone, before...the field in the opening laps, but saw it erased with a late yellow flag. Just two laps after the restart, Thomas and Barber...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2015-07-19/bumpy-track-creates-interesting-ev
Sports

...Lansdowne Stadium with teammate Lauren Holiday. They were suspended for the match because of yellow card accumulation - both had received their second yellows in the knockout-round opener against Colombia. Both will be back for Germany.The Germans...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/anne-m-peterson/2015-06-27
Small is sometimes better in the vegetable world

...does not taste better than one allowed to swell up before harvest - as long as that full-size one is picked before its skin yellows and seeds start to harden. Similarly, the taste of baby carrots can't compare with fully grown ones, unless the "baby...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-07-24/small-is-sometimes-better-in-the
Outdoors
Refuge Notebook: Nature shows off its red, white and blue for the Fourth

...high concentration of carotenoids. Carotenoids are pigments that give rise to a myriad of different colors ranging from soft yellows to brilliant oranges to vibrant reds. Carotenoids are found throughout nature: in leaves (for example, when the green chlorophyll...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-07-03/refuge-notebook-nature-shows-off
Outdoors
Native plants offer fruit, beauty

...autumn, turn a rich, golden yellow. With some varieties, the...when its leaves turn a clear yellow. The fruits, though, carry...in purples, oranges, and yellows; and the plants continue to...dooryard shrub whose large, yellow flowers would waft spicy fragrance...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2014-02-22/native-plants-offer-fruit-beaut
Community
Migration of Arctic caribou herd is awesome spectacle

...was early September but already the spongy tundra was draped in reds and rusts while trees lining the Kobuk River wore showy yellows and golds. Daytime highs were running in the 40s and the chill, wind-whipped rain unerringly found the seams in our layers...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/051002/wil_051002wil0010001_.shtml
wildlife
After long absence, art returns to middle-high school

...decorated in the Bulldogs? silver and black. This year, the school colors have some competition from a pallet of bright reds, yellows and oranges, and deep greens and blues. ?It?s made a tremendous difference,? principal John O?Brien said of...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/031407/schools_0314sch001.shtml
Schools
Popular glow ball tournament set to roll at The Bird

...revision of last week's, so here we go! Wow! Fall is definitely here. Each day I drive the road, you can see more and more yellows and oranges, and of course more and more hunters. So I haven't seen any animals, unless you consider the two-legged...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/092107/sports_3252.shtml
Alaska gears up for aurora tourism

...of Fairbanks, because the night sky there offered Carter something most people never get to see: the aurora borealis."Yellows, oranges, greens. There were light bursts that would come from time to time," Carter said during his trip. "There were...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2013-02-21/alaska-gears-up-for-aurora-touri
Outdoors

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