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Bow and arrow hits mark as family sport
This summer, the archery bug has definitely hit our house. (And shed. In more ways than one!)  In front of our red shed rests an archery target — a big foam square with large pink dots painted on it. Around the foam target are six hay barrels to help absorb the stray arrows. Around those barrels ...
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TROOPER REPORT
On June 13, Phillip "Joe" Rosenkranz, 30, was issued 6 citations for not meeting the residency requirement on CFEC permit applications for the years 2010 through 2015. On June 20, Kodiak AWT contacted Justin Long, 26, of Bloomington, Minn., in a skiff in Uganik Bay. Long did not have a Type 4 thr...
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Water fountains in the tundra
While tightroping on tussock heads in a bog off the Chandalar River, two companions and I heard a waterfall. Strange. Looking through binoculars, we saw a knee-high fountain of clear water in the tundra. The flow was as thick as your leg. We squished over to investigate. The three of us had never...
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Borough announces Anton Larsen dock closure
The Kodiak Island Borough announced the Anton Larsen Bay dock closure and removal date in anticipation of a new dock’s installation. Beginning Sept. 14, the dock will be closed and removed before construction of the new dock starts. The borough expects the new dock to be finished by Oct. 31, offi...
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CALENDAR OF COMMUNITY EVENTS
JULY 2 11 a.m. to noon —WILD (Wildlife, Learning, Investigation & Discovery) at the Kodiak Refuge Visitor Center. “Keep on Trackin’”: Have you ever seen a track and wondered what animal it belonged to? Join Ranger Rachel to learn about various ways to find out what animals are living around you. ...
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Alutiiq Museum named state repository
The Alutiiq Museum has been officially recognized by the State of Alaska as a Natural and Cultural History Repository, a museum news release said. The designation certifies that the museum maintains the highest standard of professional practice and is an appropriate place for the long-term care o...
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Coast Guard remembers 20-year-old plane crash
Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak personnel and local residents gathered at a memorial Friday to remember the three coastguardsmen and a civilian pilot who died in a plane crash 20 years ago. Sometime before 8 p.m. on June 30, 1995, an Island Air Piper Saratoga plane crashed into Pyramid Mountain. P...
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ART GOES BEYOND SKIN DEEP: Sholl explains process behind creating salmon leather products
What’s the secret to tanning salmon skin? Dawn soap. Nothing else will do, according to local artist Hanna Sholl. It takes about two weeks to go from start to finish from salmon to a fully tanned skin that can be made into all sorts of items. First, Sholl skins the fillets and scrapes them. Then ...
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