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Yes, God loves dorks
Observations about Kodiakans No. 24 and 25: Kodiak residents are very proud of their town, a...
Apr 24, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak’s caring people show faith at work
“You must help the weak,” said the Apostle Paul as he bid farewell to his beloved Ephesians,...
Apr 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Revolutionaries wanted: No experience necessary
It's Wednesday at Harborside Flyby Coffee and Goods, where I usually write my column. But fi...
Apr 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Science
Alaska Science Forum: Recharging the overwintered Alaska battery
It has been a long winter. Like many Alaskans, I have a love/hate relationship with this ove...
Apr 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alaska Science Forum: Alaska earthworms little known
Under its own power, an earthworm gains about 30 feet of new territory each year. But that d...
Apr 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alaska Science Forum: Citizen science meets the aurora
A scientist named Victor Hessler once made an aurora detector by driving two metal rods in t...
Apr 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fisheries
Fish Factor: Hatcheries add to catch throughout state
Each year more than one-third of all the salmon caught in Alaska begin their lives in a hatc...
Apr 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fish Factor: Longliners could snag on missing pots
A mile-long string of 29 sablefish pots was lost last month in Prince William Sound after be...
Apr 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fish Factor: Wild game could be on the menu
Caribou instead of corn dogs…salmon instead of Trout Treasures… seal meat in place of spaghe...
Apr 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 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 | 29 29 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 | 47 47 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 | 86 86 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 | 112 112 recommendations | email to a friend
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Home and Garden
It’s time to take ‘stalk’ of your rhubarb
It was a few Aprils ago: As the Portland-Seattle “Cascades” train rounded a gentle turn betw...
Apr 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Garden Gate: Bumblebees on lookout for new homes
As I left the greenhouse and walked toward the house, I heard a loud puh- hh-HUP behind me. ...
Apr 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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How to help your lawn wake up
Do you feel inclined to buy an umbrella these days? Well, you’re not alone. According to Nat...
Mar 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Outdoors
Outdoor Kodiak: Jig, mooch for kings without downriggers
I’m among the legions who love king salmon, both on the line and on the table. I’ve fished f...
Apr 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Outdoor Kodiak: Time to tune up your shooting
Newcomers to Kodiak are startled by our long deer season, beginning each year on August 1 an...
Apr 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Outdoor Kodiak: Walk, bike or paddle to stay in hunting trim
The seeds for this week’s column were planted about a year ago. I “wintered” too well, gathe...
Apr 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nature
Coastal Forager: Gardener’s bane, forager’s treasure
I've always been one of those terrible romantics who finds the white feathery tops of dandel...
Apr 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Amazing Nature: Conciousness and Hunger Response in Sea Stars
This week during a class discussion about sea stars and their biology a teacher asked me the...
Apr 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Amazing Nature: Real-life sea dragons worthy of fantasy
I have recently taken up a new hobby. I had a collection of plain wooden stools, chairs and ...
Apr 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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