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Mice used in migration research
A lab at Cornell University in New York, which is researching human migration by studying the DNA in common house mice, is asking Kodiak residents for help. Camille Mangiaratti, a Cornell student studying ecology, evolutionary biology and English, is gathering mice DNA from several cities in Alas...
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McCune is fish savvy
I am supporting Jerry McCune for House District 32, which includes Kodiak and many other smaller communities in Alaska, based on his expansive knowledge of Alaskan fisheries issues. Commercial salmon fishing as a drift gillnetter and purse seiner has been his lifelong job. He has spent the better...
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Alutiiq becomes official Alaska language
Alutiiq and 19 other Alaska Native languages joined English as official state languages Thursday when Gov. Sean Parnell signed House Bill 216 at the Alaska Federation of Natives conference in Anchorage. Along with Alutiiq, HB 216 added the Inupiaq, Siberian Yupik, Central Alaska Yup’ik, Unangax, ...
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Stutes gained knowledge from local government service
Seeing a McCune for State House political sign yesterday started me thinking: Why would someone from Kodiak want a resident of Cordova to represent District 32 in the Alaska State House when a Kodiak resident as highly qualified and hardworking as Louise Stutes is also on the ballot? Maybe the an...
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Alaska Science Forum: A cool idea for locking up carbon dioxide
Jim Beget spends much of his time digging for clues from long ago, like when a volcanic island might have collapsed into the sea, sending giant waves to distant shores. He will soon engage in debate on a contemporary question: before carbon dioxide makes the world unlivable, what can we do about ...
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Kodiak prepares for emergencies
The Bayside Fire Department and the Red Cross hosted an emergency preparedness fair on Saturday. About 200 people attended the four-hour event and learned how to use a fire extinguisher, how to build an emergency kit and evacuation routes in case of a tsunami. Fire prevention was a big theme of t...
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Kodiak ESS volleyball starts strong
Kodiak Island’s rural-school volleyball players sparkled in their 2014 season debut. The Kodiak Emerging Small School team won a mix-6 tournament Saturday in Nikolaevsk on the Kenai Peninsula. ESS is a team composed of high school players from the Kodiak Island Borough School District’s rural sch...
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Alumni update: Lindquist begins season at NAU
Jori Lindquist dove into her sophomore swimming season at Northern Arizona University on Friday. The former Kodiak High School state champion scored five points in her team’s 170-130 loss to University of New Mexico. Lindquist was the top Northern Arizona swimmer in the 100-yard backstroke, placi...
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