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Utterly shocked to see stranded marine mammal
Last weekend, I found a dead baby sea otter on a beach while kayaking around the harbor. I took several photos and knew I should report it, but wasn’t exactly sure where. I searched online and found results for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, as well as the Alaska Department ...
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Thomet, Fried to run in Oregon
A pair of runners off of the Kodiak boys track and field state championship will be running in Oregon over the weekend. Graduated seniors Levi Thomet and Levi Fried will be participating in the Portland Track Festival, a two-day meet that begins Saturday at Lewis and Clark College. Thomet, the st...
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Why I’m restoring Alaska Hire requirements
On June 10, my administration issued an Alaska Hire determination to require that Alaskans get at least 90 percent of jobs on state public projects. At a time when our capital budgets are severely constricted, it doesn’t make sense to spend our limited Alaska tax dollars paying the salaries of ou...
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Run for Rescue Saturday
The fourth Run for Rescue is Saturday. The run begins at 10 a.m. at Monashka Bay Park (the corner of Otmeloi and Monashka Bay road). Registration begins at 9 a.m. Runners can tackle 5 kilometers, 10 kilometers or a half-marathon. All courses follow Monashka Bay Road. All proceeds go to Project Re...
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COASTAL FORAGER: Plenty of fruits native to Kodiak are berry sweet
Nibbles of sugar are waiting just outside your door. Juicy salmonberries, blueberries, lingonberries and raspberries speckle the landscape. In the next few weeks you'll see people stopped on the sides of trails with buckets at their feet and berry-stained mouths. Salmonberries are one of the few ...
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Alaska One Realty, Westward Seafoods collaborate to help shelter expansion
Alaska One Realty and Westward Seafoods Inc. have joined forces to donate furnishings from a Westward property to help furnish the expansion of the Kodiak Women’s Resource and Crisis Center. The property, formerly employee housing, contains several beds and other furnishings, according to an Alas...
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Seeing things in a new light
I went totally retro on Wednesday, and put pen to paper, stamp to envelope, and card in mailbox to my 96-year-old mother-in-law in Grizzard, Virginia, who just fell and broke her hip. Not to worry, though. She had already conquered the stairs in her first week of rehab, so she'll be going home ve...
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NOAA seeks information on Steller sea lions killed near Cordova
On June 1, NOAA Fisheries received a report of several dead Steller sea lions on a beach near Cordova. With operational assistance from a District 17 US Coast Guard helicopter crew, NOAA biologists and law enforcement personnel visited the site where several dead marine mammals were found with wo...
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