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Alaska Science Forum: Spillways of an ancient Alaska lake
Many years ago, geologists stood on the bank of the Copper River and watched Childs Glacier thunder icebergs straight into the river. Using a little imagination, one researcher remarked how an advance of the glacier could seal off the big river. He envisioned a process that has happened many time...
Sep 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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17-year-old crowned rodeo's top female rider
Before the start of the Kodiak State Fair and Rodeo, Dakota Evans encountered a major problem — a stubborn horse. Ivory, her 7-year-old horse, wouldn’t stop bucking and kicking. Call it stage fright. When the lights went on, Ivory became the star of the show. “She completely turned around for it,...
Sep 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former Kodiak setnetter takes on Don Young for congressional seat
A former Kodiak setnetter has announced his candidacy for Alaska’s lone seat in the House of Representatives, hoping to unseat 42-year incumbent Don Young. Paul Hannan, a recent law-school graduate who took the Alaska Bar exam last July, said he would be campaigning to bring back statesmanship in...
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Sea Stories: Whaling for NASA on the Tom and Al
In last month’s column, I wrote about a 1914 expedition to the high Arctic whose people were rescued by the King and Winge, a historic fishing vessel known to many in Kodiak as a crab fishing boat, from the 1970s until it sank in the Bering Sea in 1994. Not quite as famous, but still well known i...
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KAC welcomes three new directors at annual meeting
The Kodiak Arts Council welcomed three new members to its board of directors following elections during the organization’s annual meeting, Sunday at the Kodiak Public Library. New to the board are Ella Saltonstall, Marc Ignacio and Barbara Russell. They join continuing directors Cece Esparza, Mel...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Deer in tough weather
When I say “tough weather” you might picture the kinds of conditions that make people uncomfortable. Wind, rain, cold, and more. Deer certainly are affected by weather, but not the same weather in the same way as we are. Knowing the difference can yield big dividends when putting venison on freez...
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Kodiak drops from football rankings
Kodiak’s stay in the Alaska Sports Broadcasting Network football poll was a short one. The Bears fell out of the rankings just a week after appearing in the medium-small school poll for the first time since 2013. Kodiak, ranked No. 5 last week, suffered a 46-18 loss to Kenai that dropped the Bear...
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Teeing Off: Former KHS football star tackles cows
When I entered the Dean Blake Arena to cover the Kodiak State Fair and Rodeo, I did a double take. Was that really Stuart McFarland dressed as a cowboy attempting to tackle a cow? After rubbing my eyes, I confirmed it was. For those new to the island, let me give you a brief history lesson on who...
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