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Fish Factor: Finding the reason behind the decline of Chinook salmon
More than 100 researchers and three-dozen projects are underway to find clues as to why Alaska’s Chinook salmon production has declined since 2007. The ambitious effort marks the start of a state-backed five-year, $30 million Chinook Salmon Research Initiative that includes 12 major river systems...
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Garden Gate: Getting rid of slugs
When the weather forecast called for drizzle and rain, I thought, “Uh, oh, time to go on a slug defensive.” I started by walking around the garden, looking for potential hiding spots where slugs might be lurking. It didn’t take me long to find the mother of all slug hangouts: inside a garden orna...
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Thomet begins season with win
Kodiak’s Levi Thomet started the 2014 cross country season with a comfortable victory at the Tsalteshi Invitational on Saturday at Skyview Middle School. The senior standout covered the 5-kilometer course in 15 minutes, 41.4 seconds — 12 seconds faster than runner-up finisher Ty Jordan of Chugiak...
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Public Safety Blotter: Aug. 25
August 27 • At 12:01 a.m., a 911 caller from Hemlock Street reported his vehicle was stolen. Police found it later that day, and there was no visible damage. • At 2:03 a.m., a 911 caller reported a man was yelling at several other men in the Center Avenue and Mission Road area. Police gave him a ...
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KHS boys cross country team enters season with state title hopes
Kodiak High School’s boys cross country team has lofty expectations for the 2014 season, and rightfully so. That’s what happens when you have the best runner in the state in senior Levi Thomet and a solid supporting cast. “Their goal is set on being at the top of the podium at state,” Kodiak coac...
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Tapestry: Micah Burnett’s midnight brush will stay with him a long time
Micah Burnett thought it was going to be quick. He had to run outside to retrieve his brother’s skateboard. That’s all. But before he returned to his room that night, he had an encounter that will likely be in his head for a long, long time. And those eyes. He’ll remember them for the rest of his...
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Public Safety Blotter: Aug. 22
July 26 • At 1:34 a.m., police warned a driver on Ismailov Street for speeding. • Around 2:15 a.m., police conducted five bar checks downtown. • At 4:53 a.m., a 911 caller reported a fistfight on West Marine Way. • At 5:45 a.m., someone reported being harassed by a man. She did not want to press ...
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In the Courts: Aug. 22
Casey Eads pleaded guilty to attempted manufacturing and delivery of a controlled substance in the second degree. Eads was sentenced to 72 months in jail (48 suspended) and placed on probation for five years. Andrew Panamarioff pleaded guilty to violating conditions of release. Panamarioff was se...
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