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Fish Factor: Clean method revolutionizes use of chitin
Turning crab shells into everyday products is becoming a reality for the Tidal Vision team of eco-entrepreneurs from Juneau. The products are derived from chitin in the crab shells, the second-most abundant biopolymer on the planet after cellulose. Chitin is found in fungi, plankton and the exosk...
Jun 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thomet falls short of world games
Levi Thomet’s first race back in the states was a doozy. Unfortunately, the former Kodiak high school standout painstakingly missed earning a berth two the IAAF World Junior Championships by a blink of an eyelash. Thomet placed fourth in a loaded 10,000-meter field at Friday’s USA Junior Outdoor ...
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Garden Gate: Maggots make the most of early season
This summer has been weird on many accounts: salmonberries ripe enough in June to make pies and foxglove stalks already stretched out in full bloom. And a couple days ago, while hiking in Abercrombie, I saw fireweed blossoms about to pop.  Things on the garden front seem speeded up, too. My brocc...
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Downtown farmers markets continues to grow
Six months after the Kodiak Strong Planning Day in December, a new farmers market downtown is up and growing. The idea started as an initiative to revive downtown Kodiak. “The thought behind having one in town is that we do have the Saturday market at the fairgrounds, but some people don’t want t...
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Harbor rate hike postponed, other fees go up
The Kodiak City Council voted to postpone increases in harbor use rates and fees, but moved forward on other rate hikes for several city services at Thursday’s regular meeting. Council member John Whiddon moved to postpone the vote on a resolution that would have implemented a 6 percent across-th...
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Morin takes on top youths from across the nation
This past season, Kodiak’s Josh Morin proved to be one of the best youth bowlers in the state. Now, the Kodiak teenager is taking on America. Next week, Morin takes flight for a bowling tour, competing at a pair of prestigious youth tournaments. The first stop: Teen Masters July 2-8 in Fort Laude...
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In the Courts: June 24
Joshua Allan Goss pleaded guilty to driving without a valid operator license. He was sentenced to jail five days and fined $500. Merlita Q. Esmerelda pleaded guilty to driving without a valid operator license. She was fined $100. Laurie Lee Pikus pleaded guilty to reckless driving. She was senten...
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Achievers: June 24
Adriane L. Horn graduated with Honors from Wenatchee Valley College on June 10, earning a 3.99 GPA. She will be attending Montana Tech University in Butte, Montana, in the fall. Anna Anderson, senior, daughter of Mark and Andria Anderson was named to the dean’s list for academic excellence for th...
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