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Religion
Room for everyone at cowboy church
This Sunday, Aug. 30, some Kodiak church folk will leave their stain-glassed buildings for a...
Aug 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak is full of volunteers
Want to meet some of the finest people you will ever meet? Look for a volunteer. Despite wha...
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Until God is enough: Dealing with food
I ate a McDonald's Egg McMuffin in front of Lindsay today. Yes, THAT Lindsay. Gym trainer Li...
Aug 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Science
ALASKA SCIENCE FORUM: A float down the Tanana River
This is not Henry Allen's Tanana River. Nor is it the Trail River of people living here thou...
Aug 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alaska Science Forum: The loneliest camp on Earth
One of the quietest places in Alaska was temporarily home to a few hardy people when the May...
Aug 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alaska Science Forum: Red-backed voles climb into scientific literature
A few years ago, Link Olson wanted students in his mammalogy class to see one of the neatest...
Aug 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fisheries
Kodiak’s sockeye catches lackluster
Alaska’s salmon season so far has been characterized by ups and downs, and it will be a stre...
Aug 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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FISH FACTOR: Results of hearings may change face of Alaska fishing
Two hearings this month could change the face of Alaska’s salmon fisheries forever. On Augus...
Aug 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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FISH FACTOR: Sockeye salmon run goes from bust to unbelievable
The world’s biggest sockeye salmon run at Bristol Bay went from “bust” to “unbelievable” in ...
Jul 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alutiiq Word of the Week
Alutiiq Word of the Week: Kayunguq — Stormy
Kayunguq Stormy Kayunguq, eh? It’s stormy, eh? Despite mild temperatures, Kodiak lies in one of the most meteorologically active regions on earth. From September to April, a storm crosses the Gulf ...
Feb 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Business
Alaskan business awarded money to develop new food product
ANCHORAGE — USDA-Rural Development Alaska state director Jim Nordlund announced Tuesday that...
Aug 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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Business spotlight: Keeping up with flooring needs keeps Wood busy
Stephen Wood hesitated at first in describing his future plans for his booming Great Alaskan...
Jun 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 100 100 recommendations | email to a friend
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Business Spotlight: CrossFit legions take Kodiak
For Shanna and Tim Rockenbach, their fast-growing CrossFit gym speaks volumes on the popular...
May 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 124 124 recommendations | email to a friend
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Home and Garden
GARDEN GATE: 7 tips for the art of weeding
Go often to the house of thy friend; for weeds soon choke up the unused path. —Scandinavian ...
Aug 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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GARDEN GATE: How to control cabbageworms
“What a pretty white butterfly!” said Kathy, a visitor from Minnesota. She was touring our g...
Jul 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Garden Gate: Summertime and the hawkweed is blooming
There’s a reason why hawkweed is known devil’s paintbrush. (Such names aren’t given to angel...
Jul 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Outdoors
Outdoor Kodiak: Dry fishing for trout
When it comes to world class fly fishing for trout, most folks picture places like Montana, ...
Aug 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Outdoor Kodiak: Time to get serious about pink salmon
Masses of pink salmon may not crowd river mouths just yet. But their numbers along beaches h...
Jul 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Outdoor Kodiak: Camping in the rain
How was your Fourth of July weekend? If you were camping, you got a firsthand look at Kodiak...
Jul 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nature
AMAZING NATURE: Old Harbor Summer Camp with Ocean Science
Remember those summer days at camp when so much was happening all in one week that it all be...
Aug 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Amazing Nature: Skates are indicators of ocean diversity
One of my favorite places to be at a low tide is the wide sandy beach that stretches from th...
Jul 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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AMAZING NATURE: Famine for California sea lions
The news from California are drab. Apparently, the marine mammal rescue centers are flooded ...
May 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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