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Religion
Ruckers’ ‘yes’ brought them to Kodiak
Saying “yes” to God opens doors to places — geographical and spiritual— that you never dream...
Jul 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dressing up for tea
Wow! It really is true that you appreciate the sun much more when you only see it one-third ...
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My personal experience about life after death
I got an ominous email today from an address that was a string of numbers, and that said onl...
Jun 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Science
The northern boreal bird nursery
CUTLINES Photos: 1. A yellow-rumped warbler sits on a nest near the Middle Fork of the Chand...
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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ALASKA SCIENCE FORUM: An intriguing rock in the Alaska wilderness
NEAR THE MIDDLE FORK, CHANDALAR RIVER — Our knees pressed into crunchy lichen, three of us h...
Jun 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rocks from space in Alaska backcountry
On February 26 at 1:06 p.m., someone in northern Alaska may have seen a torch of light in th...
Jun 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fisheries
Bright spots despite bleak salmon global sales
As Alaska’s salmon season heads into high gear, a few bright spots are surfacing in an other...
Jun 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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43,000 signatures gathered by anti-salmon setnet advocates
A one-handed clap best describes my reaction to the 43,000 signature dropped off by anti-sal...
Jun 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Big payoff for fishermen depends on species
Salmon fisheries are opening up this month from one end of Alaska to the other. Total catche...
Jun 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 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 | 33 33 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 | 50 50 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 | 91 91 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 | 117 117 recommendations | email to a friend
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Home and Garden
The truth about lice
Last week, I noticed a Facebook post by someone who’d planted a pepper plant in her greenhou...
Jun 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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GARDEN GATE: When is the best time to water your plants?
Last week, the National Weather Service issued an advisory for Southcentral Alaska for unusu...
Jun 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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1,000th column sprouts garden memories
In life, numbers eventually catch up with us: 50 miles to the next gas station, in 10 minute...
Jun 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Outdoors
Outdoor Kodiak: Zeroing in on halibut
I have to admit that we haven’t spent as much time halibut fishing as we should. King salmon...
Jun 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Outdoor Kodiak: Catching the first pink salmon
Warm sunny days are made for lolling on beaches. And pink salmon fishing! Pink salmon in Jun...
Jun 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Outdoor Kodiak: When is it time for a new rod?
Is it time for new fishing rods in your collection? I thought we were pretty well set up unt...
Jun 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nature
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 | 6 6 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 | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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