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Religion
Don’t use the Bible as weapon to condemn
While having lunch at a local coffee shop recently, I had a couple of people stop by my tabl...
Jul 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 13 13 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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Science
ALASKA SCIENCE FORUM: Ancient northern pike found in lake mud
While slicing a cylinder of mud he pulled from an Interior Alaska lake, Matthew Wooller ran ...
Jul 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 4 4 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 | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fisheries
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 | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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FISH FACTOR: Removing tons of debris from Kodiak
Kodiak volunteers scrambled with front-end loaders and dump trucks to ready 200,000 pounds o...
Jul 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 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 | 34 34 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 | 52 52 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 | 93 93 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 | 118 118 recommendations | email to a friend
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Home and Garden
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 | 10 10 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 | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Outdoors
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 | 12 12 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 | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 24 24 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 | 11 11 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 | 13 13 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 | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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