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Religion
Orthodox mission teams become part of community ‘rhythm’
Orthodox Christian Mission Center church camp leaders in Old Harbor and Ouzinkie learned tha...
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West Virginia horseman brings back cowboy look to Mission
The Kodiak Baptist Mission is getting that cowboy look again. Fences are up. Ponies and hors...
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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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Science
Alaska Science Forum: Ernest Leffingwell, scientist with a fan club
One hundred years ago, a group of men sailed to the northern coast of Alaska to find a land ...
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North slope ravens force researcher to go incognito
Some biologists hang from ropes to study birds. Many rise painfully early in the morning. St...
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Why don’t hibernating bears get osteoporosis?
Bears have the right idea. Don’t fight the cold; just shut ‘er down for six months and emerg...
Aug 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fisheries
Fish Factor: Sullivan will be at Kodiak debate
Fish on! The lure of reaching a statewide audience was too much to pass up for US Senate hop...
Sep 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fish Factor: Sullivan bows out of Kodiak fish debate
“Surprised and disappointed” was the reaction by Senator Mark Begich upon learning that his ...
Sep 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fish Factor: Boycotting Russia seafood
If Russia won’t buy seafood from the US, we won’t buy seafood from them. That’s the gauntlet...
Sep 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alutiiq Word of the Week
Alutiiq Word of the Week: Cimiyuq - Cilrayuk - Dragonfly
Cilrayuk - Dragonfly Cilrayuk alingtaakait. - They used to be afraid of the dragonfly. Did you know that Alaska has an official insect? In 1995, the state’s school children awarded the dragonfly th...
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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 | 4 4 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 | 40 40 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 | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
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Home and Garden
Garden Gate: Preparing for fall
Fall is in the air. The signs are all around us: Salmon fishermen are putting their nets awa...
Sep 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Garden Gate: All about bulbs
I’m devoting this week’s column to bulbs. For starters, now is the time to plant garlic (whi...
Sep 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Garden Gate: Phenols boost the immune system
What do onions, rhubarb and parsley have in common? For one thing, they are cool-hardy plant...
Sep 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Outdoors
Outdoor Kodiak: Transition deer hunts
If you haven’t been out for deer in a few weeks, you’re in for a surprise. All those golden ...
Sep 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Outdoor Kodiak: Mooching madness
I’ve been hearing lots of trollers moan about the difficulty in locating and catching silver...
Sep 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Outdoor Kodiak: Ptarmigan season is here
Well, I did it again. I let Aug. 10 slip right by without notice. That’s two years in a row!...
Aug 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nature
Squid swim backwards in a changing world
Heraclitus said, “the only thing that is constant is change”. He was a wise man. Every perso...
Sep 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Amazing Nature: Limiting factors decide what grows in the ocean
The last entry in my dive logbook was on August first, 1997. This August, seventeen years la...
Aug 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Jul 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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