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Getting (more) outdoorsy

...connection with "the imperative need for safety when using a firearm." Rebecca Weaver lives in Kasilof, on the Alaska Peninsula; BOW brought her to Juneau for the first time. She was taking Hull's class to get more comfortable with guns...
Schools in Kenai Peninsula learn how to respond to intruders

...15-year-old student sent a peer threatening text messages. Principal Alan Fields says his students were prepared and responded appropriately.___Information from: (Kenai, Alaska) Peninsula Clarion,
New Kenai Wildlife Refuge visitor center opens

...front of the center will be announced. The previous visitor center building is being converted into office space for refuge staff.___Information from: (Kenai, Alaska) Peninsula Clarion,
Senate passes resolution opposing Aleutians marine sanctuary

...the National Marine Fisheries Service to create a sanctuary of 554,000 square nautical miles in waters near the Alaska Peninsula and Aleutian Islands. The federal fisheries agency rejected the petition but told proponents they could resubmit...
Arctic domes extend growing season on Kenai Peninsula

...cover, Ticen said."There is nothing better than growing up on a farm or in a garden," Ticen said. "By my estimation at least."___Information from: (Kenai, Alaska) Peninsula Clarion,
Burmeister has lead in Iditarod, first to leave Galena

...the bit like no one's business."Zirkle fact: The Manchester, New Hampshire, native lived in a tent on the Alaska Peninsula in 1990, counting birds for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.JEFF KINGThe list of mushers with five Iditarod...
The Forgotten Battle for Alaska: Part 2

...the village.The Aleutian Islands, which are a partly submerged extension of the mountain chain that forms the Alaska Peninsula, stretch 1,100 miles from the tip of the peninsula west to Attu. From Attu, it was only 720 miles across the...
Alaska Science Forum: Two tales of dynamic Alaska tundra

...December.Alaska's tundra landscapes carpet a good portion of the state, from the North Slope to the elbow of the Alaska Peninsula. Tundra is a gathering of hardy shrubs, sedges, grasses, mosses and lichen that live in knee-high communities...
Obama withdraws Bristol Bay from offshore drilling

...industry," Obama said. "It supplies America with 40 percent of its wild-caught seafood."The bay is north of the Alaska Peninsula, which juts out west from mainland Alaska at the start of the Aleutian Islands chain.Petroleum leases sold there...
Walter Francis Baldwin

...summers seal hunting and living off the land in and around Kodiak and other places along the south shores of the Alaska Peninsula. Walter fished southeast Alaska Yakutat, Sitka, Elfin Cove and Hoonah. After his wife Dawn passed, he moved...


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