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Why don’t hibernating bears get osteoporosis?
Bears have the right idea. Don’t fight the cold; just shut ‘er down for six months and emerge when it’s warmer. Why didn’t we think of that? For one thing, our bones would wither. We’d all get osteoporosis, a disease in which bones become more fragile. Bears don’t get osteoporosis, even though th...
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Alaska Aerospace downplays failed launch
Alaska Aerospace Corporation officials are downplaying the consequences of Monday’s failed rocket launch, but the road to the Kodiak Launch Complex remains closed as an investigation gets under way. “There isn’t a whole lot of damage to anything,” AAC senior vice president and COO Mark Greby said...
Aug 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak remains out of football rankings
Earning its first victory of the season wasn’t enough to propel Kodiak into the Alaska Sports Broadcasting Network’s weekly high school football rankings. The win was thrilling — a 22-20 Northern Lights Conference decision over Homer. Kodiak went ahead on a two-point conversion with under nine mi...
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Death Notice: David Pestrikof
Funeral services for David Pestrikoff, who passed away peacefully in Kodiak on Friday night, will be held at Holy Resurrection Cathedral on Wednesday, Aug. 27 at 1 p.m., followed by graveside services and burial in Ouzinkie around 4:30 pm. Following the burial, a repast will be held in Ouzinkie a...
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Public Safety Blotter: Aug. 26
August 28 • At 1:52 a.m., a caller on Thorsheim Street reported a dog barking for the last two hours. The owner brought it inside. • At 8 a.m., police were investigating an instance of violating conditions of release. • At 9:15 a.m., police were investigation a domestic violence restraining order...
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Kodiak Island Births: Aug. 26
Kinsley Grace Fulghum was borne at 6:09 a.m. on August 17, 2014 to Cale and Krista Fulghum. She weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces and was 20 inches long. Her parents are originally from northeast Georgia and now live in Kodiak. The baby’s mother works at Kodiak Veterinary Clinic, and the baby’s father ...
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Air space over Kodiak launch site closed
The Federal Aviation Administration has closed the air space over the Kodiak launch site where a rocket exploded on Monday. A radius of two miles around the site is closed to 2,000 feet up. The closure is effective until August 30 and is due to air space congestion, according to the FAA notice. C...
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Lions silver salmon derby begins
The Kodiak Lions Club's annual silver salmon derby began on Sunday, and tickets are already selling. Entrants can buy a $20 ticket that is good for both entering a fish and entering a raffle for a four-wheeler. The derby ends on Sept. 30. Salmon can be weighed at Pickled Willy's on Shelikof Stree...
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