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Baptist Mission gears up for Currier and Ives, Bazaar
Kodiak is a town of great ideas. Like little seeds planted in fertile soil, these ideas spro...
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Frontier Baptist Church hosts ‘Gathering’
Quiet neighborhoods in old Kodiak on Sunday morning meant that the residents were in church ...
Nov 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Baptist leads Lutheran worship
What’s a Baptist boy doing in a Lutheran church on Sunday morning? Leading worship, of cours...
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Science
The scoop about mastodons: Researchers were wrong
A long, long time ago, a hairy elephant stomped the northland, wrecking trees and shrubs as ...
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Alaska Science Forum: Alaska blackfish in a world of its own
Imagine a shallow lake north of Hughes, in the cold heart of Alaska. In frigid, sluggish wat...
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Villager's remains lead to 1918 flu breakthrough
The revival of the virus responsible for the 1918 Spanish flu, the killer of millions of peo...
Nov 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fisheries
Fish Factor: Next Senate fish chairman will not be Alaskan
It went down to the wire, but fishermen were relieved to learn they can continue to hose dow...
Dec 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Joshua Slocum and the first American salmon fishing venture in Cook Inlet
While Joshua Slocum is famous among mariners as the first person to sail alone around the wo...
Dec 09, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pacific halibut stocks rising
The Pacific halibut stock appears to be rising from the ashes and that bodes well for catche...
Dec 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alutiiq Word of the Week
Alutiiq Word of the Week: Dec. 5
Cikuq Ice Nanwat cikumaut. The lakes are frozen over. Kodiak may lie south of the frozen Arctic regions of Alaska, but from 1852 to 1870 it was a known for its ice. In the 1850s the California gold...
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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...
Jun 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 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 | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
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Home and Garden
Garden Gate: Make your Christmas tree last
One of my favorite days of the year is right around the corner: Winter Solstice, which signa...
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Garden Gate: How to eat a rainbow
The winter solstice, the official start of winter in the northern hemisphere, is around the ...
Dec 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Garden Gate: Amaryllis blooms brighten any space
I never know when garden questions will come my way. Take Thanksgiving, for example. One of ...
Dec 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Outdoors
Outdoor Kodiak: Stocking tradition rivals main gift event
Christmas mornings are a high point of the year for families. And each family does it differ...
Dec 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Outdoor Kodiak: Ducks for Christmas
For many families Christmas translates into at least a week off from work and school between...
Dec 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Outdoors Kodiak: Shopping for the Holidays
Christmas is just three weeks away, and it’s time to think seriously about gifts for the out...
Dec 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nature
Amazing Nature: Marine snow is food for deep sea life
When I took a leasurely walk this morning I admired the beautiful snow capped peaks of the m...
Dec 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Amazing Nature: Sustainable fisheries factor in ‘happiness index’
This semester, I am both teacher and student. I signed up for an online class from UAS title...
Nov 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Amazing Nature: Monkeyface pricklebacks and glob sculpin: uglies on the fish line
Sometimes life becomes so busy that it feels like a contra dance where one thing follows ano...
Oct 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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