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Crowdfunding to help Uyak lodge with recovery
A crowdfunding effort aims to raise money for recovery costs at the Spirit of Alaska Wilderness Adventures lodge on Uyak Bay. The fire that broke out on June 2 in the lodge bunkhouse destroyed six buildings at the site before it could be extinguished, according to Shelbee Davis, daughter of Spiri...
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FISH FACTOR: Herring finding way back to US menus
There’s much more to Alaska herring than roe and bait. To prove that point, nearly 40 of Seattle’s finest restaurants and retailers will celebrate Northwest Herring Week as a way to re-introduce the tasty, health fish to the dining scene. “There’s more herring eaten all over the world than you ca...
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GARDEN GATE: Expert: Buttercups getting out of control
Janice Chumley, Research Technician for the Cooperative Extension Service, arrived in Kodiak last week with a full dance card. Her dance partners: Anyone with dealing with bugs, critters, or weeds. Janice’s visit, long overdue and warmly welcomed by home gardeners, growers and local farmers, was ...
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Bear Crawl results
Women 1. Jodi Williams, 10 minutes, 50.3 seconds; 2. Jennifer Foster, 10:50.7; 3. Susan Johnson, 11:01.8; 4. Nicole Hamilton, 11:52.0; 5. Megan Smith, 11:54.8; 6. Heather Johnson, 12:03.3; 7. Sarah Poggi, 12:05.9; 8. Ellen Dore, 12:15.4; 9. Izzy Riina, 12:50.2; 10. Brianna Gibbs, 13:22.4; 11. Kri...
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Rural tourism development part of $95K contract
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly approved a $95,000 contract with Discover Kodiak for tourism and marketing services. The contract is for $75,000 for general services for the year and an additional $20,000 for specific projects related to village tourism and an adventure travel summit. The asse...
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Housing iniatiave plans drop-in shelter
In just a few months, the homeless of Kodiak may have a place to go for a few hours during the week. Six months ago, attendees at the Kodiak Strong Planning Day put on by Healthy Tomorrows chose housing first as an initiative to work on. Over the past six months through regular meetings, the init...
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Evans headed to national rodeo
For the first time, a Kodiakan has qualified for the National High School Finals Rodeo. Dakota Evans will head to Gillette, Wyoming, in July to compete in the NHSFR, the world’s largest rodeo. This year, over 1,650 contestants from 43 states, five Canadian provinces and Australia will battle it o...
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ROCKIN' OUT: Branch into country
Rodney Atkins is an American country music artist and a singer-songwriter. He was born in Tennessee on March 28, 1969. He had his first single on the country charts in 1997. He has had a lot of popular songs and he won Top New Male Vocalist in 2006. I have chosen this country playlist because I d...
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