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Faith key ingredient of mentor program
Every year thousands of inmates in Alaska are released from jail or prison to re-enter a soc...
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Mentor training program available
Chaplain Jim Duncan, Director of the Department of Corrections Chaplaincy Division, and Bren...
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Judgment coming, warns visiting missionary Tim Zello
BY MIKE ROSTAD America, a nation that once sent Christian missionaries to evangelize the end...
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Science
An archaeologist’s field guide to coffee cans
The year is 1905. You are a prospector in Alaska relaxing in your cabin after a chilly day o...
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Alaska Science Forum: Late summer arrives in the boreal forest
It's early August, 118 miles from the Arctic Circle. Time for a walk to work. The last time ...
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Alaska Science Forum: High-tech bird decoy fools flycatchers
Julie Hagelin needed a fake bird. She found one in an unexpected place. The biologist for th...
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Fisheries
Fish Factor: Russia's ban hurts Alaska
Seafood is by far Alaska’s top export and as it heads overseas, global politics play a big r...
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Fish Factor: U.S. Senate candidates sound off in Bethel
Breached mine tailings dams be damned! As millions of Fraser River sockeye salmon head for s...
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Fish Factor: Permits may not be required to clean fishing decks
Fishermen won’t need special permits to hose off their decks thanks to a bill moving through...
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Alutiiq Word of the Week
Alutiiq Word of the Week:
Nagaayuq - Refuge Rock; Fortress Nagaayuq Ikani et’uq. - There is a refuge rock over there. To protect their families from raiders, Alutiiqs built temporary settlements at the top of precipitous cl...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Home and Garden
Garden Gate: A berry good summer
So far this summer, many berry crops—salmonberries, blueberries, raspberries, strawberries, ...
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Garden Gate: Last call for summer
With the recent wet spell (which seems to be making up for a dry summer), garden flowers, ve...
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Garden Gate: Late summer brings lovely colors
During the month of August, we will lose 2 hours and 20 minutes of daylight. Does that mean ...
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Outdoors
Outdoor Kodiak: Are you ready for silver salmon?
The recent pattern of heavy rainfall and swollen rivers couldn’t have been timed any better....
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Outdoor Kodiak: All that fish
After reading last week how much fish we eat, you might be wondering how we manage to do it ...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Taking stock
Planning for dinner later in the evening, I opened the freezer to retrieve a pack of halibut...
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Nature
Microbeads in toothpaste and skin care entering ocean food chains
While caring citizens may know not to leave trash and plastics behind in nature, what they p...
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Nasal drift an important part of whale evolution
Many people, including myself, are mesmerized and fascinated by the sight of marine mammals....
Jun 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Finwhales and Humpbacks feeding in Kodiak
There are those days in Kodiak, where there is no place in the world I would rather be. This...
Jun 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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