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School district begins work on strategic plan
Community members, parents and others gathered on Thursday, Friday and Saturday to start work on a strategic plan for the Kodiak Island Borough School District. “Every time we do this each year, my hope is to just give people a voice, actually help set a direction, and then work with the (school)...
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Celestial Seasonings’ tea delivers the zing
In 1976, I lived in a small 2-bedroom apartment in north Seattle, one block from Green Lake. My roommate, Cathy Childs, was 15 years older than me. She had long blonde hair (with split-ends that I thought needed trimming), drove a Volkswagen Beetle (too fast), ate brown rice with tamari, put yogu...
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Fish Factor: Canadian gold and copper mines threaten salmon rivers in Southeast Alaska
Throughout history, arguments over land and water usages have run the gamut from tussles over fences with next-door neighbors to shootouts over inter-state grazing rights in the Old West. But when land and water rights pit one country against another, that’s when things really get tricky. That is...
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Cucumbers in Kodiak
Kodiak has a fishery that many people may not know about: Parastichopus Californicus, commonly referred to as the red sea cucumber. It kind of looks like a cucumber, except the wrong color. It’s red and while it looks prickly with spines, the spines are actually soft and not dangerous. In fact, t...
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Parks and Rec: Oct. 24-31
Aquatics Daily Schedule: Following is the daily schedule for the pool. Friday, Oct. 24 Morning Lap 5:30 – 6:45 a.m. Noon Lap 12 – 1 p.m. Evening Open 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Evening Lap 8:30 – 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25 Lap/Aerobics 9 – 10:30 a.m. Afternoon Open 3 - 5 p.m. Evening Lap 5 - 6 p.m. Sunday...
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Prep picks: Gimzo dealing with Seattle loss
Gizmo and I are both baffled at the recent play of the Seattle Seahawks. The defending champions are on a two-game losing streak, which has put the pup in a foul mood. The lack of pass rush — Seattle only has seven sacks in six games as apposed to 17 at this time last season — has turned Gizmo in...
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Public Safety Blotter: Oct. 24
October 12 • Around 1:40 a.m., police conducted six bar checks downtown. • At 3:01 a.m., police conducted a security check on Mill Bay Road. • At 4:25 a.m., police warned a speeding driver on Mission Road. • Around 4:33 a.m., police conducted two bar checks downtown. • At 5:04 a.m., police cited ...
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Tuullek; Tuulautek — Tongs
Tuullek; Tuulautek — Tongs Keniyaqama tuulautek aturtaagka. — When I cook I use tongs. Tongs were common tools in ancestral Alutiiq households. Carvers fashioned these implements by lashing together two lengths of wood shaped with flat oval ends. This created an effective tool for moving hot rock...
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