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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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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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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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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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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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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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Kodiak student places in nationwide art contest
Grace Westling, 14, of Kodiak, has been awarded third place in her age category during the annual art contest sponsored by the Virginia-based Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA), an association news release said. Homeschooled students ages 7 to 19 were invited to submit artwork capturin...
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Kodiak orthodox cathedral vandalized, suspect arrested
Kodiak’s Holy Resurrection Cathedral sustained severe damage after it was vandalized Wednesday night, police and church officials said Thursday. A suspect was arrested that night, and he was arraigned Thursday. The relics of Saint Herman of Alaska, considered by many to be the patron saint of Nor...
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