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Religion
God suits up for anyone who really asks
What’s on your mind these days? The primaries, Super Bowl, St. Mary’s fish fry, or upcoming ...
Feb 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Blame Mondays, Obama or Bush, or …
You know the “Mutts” cartoon? The one with the dogs and cats with many different personaliti...
Jan 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Empty cup, eerie cockpit on dark morning
Reporting to you live from Anchorage — okay, I know it’s not really live, but I was alive wh...
Jan 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Science
Alaska Science Forum: Cook Inlet Basin amplifies earthquake shaking
Millions of people live in dimples on the Earth's surface — often near the ocean, in lowland...
Feb 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alaska Science Forum: A case for rallying around sea ice
The ice floating on top of the world covers pretty much the entire Arctic Ocean in midwinter...
Jan 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alaska Science Forum: Mystery of the dancing wires revealed
In this quiet, peaceful time of year, with all the noisy birds flown south and all the scary...
Dec 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fisheries
FISH FACTOR: Salmon, crab permit prices in steep drop
Unsettled” best describes the mood among brokers in the business of buying, selling and trad...
Oct 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 62 62 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 | 69 69 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 | 88 88 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 | 106 106 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 | 158 158 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 | 176 176 recommendations | email to a friend
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Home and Garden
GARDEN GATE: Nature's miracles
Did you ever wonder how and why a fall leaf changes color? Why a highbush cranberry leaf tur...
Oct 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 61 61 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 | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
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Outdoors
OUTDOOR KODIAK: December deer for taste, not trophies
The week between Christmas and New Year’s is rich with tradition. For many on Kodiak it’s ti...
Dec 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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Outdoor Kodiak: Late silvers
The crowds of silver salmon anglers have thinned noticeably, even as numbers of fish mount d...
Oct 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nature
AMAZING NATURE: Turning a New Leaf for the Ocean in the New Year
Last Friday was the first day of a new year, a good time for new beginnings. I have always f...
Jan 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 60 60 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 | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
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