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Assembly, P&Z talk future of land code
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly and Planning and Zoning Commission discussed the future of controversial proposed updates to three sections of borough land code. P&Z didn’t get a chance to talk about future plans before the joint work session due to failing to have a quorum at a work session o...
Mar 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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What hunters need to know about bear dens
Say “bear den” and for many, the cartoonish image of a cave comes to mind, the entrance littered with bones. Boyd Porter and his colleagues spent the past four years studying black bear dens on Prince of Wales Island in southern Southeast Alaska, and for him the word that comes to mind is “nest.”...
Mar 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thomet ‘in the hunt’ for national win
Levi Thomet wasn’t planning on running any more races in the Lower 48 until the summer. His second-place finish in the 3,200-meter run at the Simplot Games in February changed his plans. The Kodiak High School senior couldn’t pass up an invitation to compete in the two-mile run at the New Balance...
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Snailfish puts cuckoo’s egg in king crab
Spring was almost here, but now it feels like winter is back to remind us that we live relatively far north on the surface of our planet and it should be cold here. In my childhood days, when I was living somewhat south of here, spring would often come with the sounds of a cuckoo calling out for ...
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St. Patrick vs. March Madness, spring training
This time of year is always a collision of interests for me, with the promises of baseball and an upcoming spring break trip to Arizona pending, March Madness shaping up with its bracket of 64 plus two teams, and, of course, St. Patrick’s Day. Oh, and there is the fact that my brother’s and siste...
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Local faith leaders on ‘why’ of Jesus’ death
Our post-Christian culture may be trading Bible stories for vampire and “Hunger Games” tales. It may be more attuned to Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber than Moses and John the Baptist and care more about being politically correct than going to Heaven and avoiding Hell. But even with biblical ignoranc...
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3 KEA board members seek re-election
Kodiak Electric Association board of directors members Stosh Anderson, Cliff Davidson and Michael Brechan are running for the three-year board seats that come open as their current terms expire. KEA will not hold a candidates’ forum, but members may submit questions through email addreses avaiabl...
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Kodiak Whale Fest cancelled, organizer says
The official celebration of spring marked by whales returning to Kodiak has been cancelled this year due to a lack of volunteers and time, but unofficial events will still be taking place. This year would be the 19th year of Whale Fest, which celebrates Eastern Pacific Grey Whales returning to Al...
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