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Garden Gate: Making the most of a berry good season
During the summer I spend almost every day or evening on our boat hosting wildlife tours or dinner cruises. So it was a special treat to get above sea level the other day to hike in the alpine areas. As corny as it sounds, “The hills are alive,” the title song from “The Sound of Music,” rang thro...
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Fish Factor: UFA out to tap fishermen’s habitat savvy
Who knows more about local salmon and their habitats than Alaskan fishermen? That’s the impetus behind a new information-gathering project spawned by United Fishermen of Alaska that aims to provide useful and timely news about the health of the state’s salmon runs. The Salmon Habitat Information ...
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Police blotter 9/1/2016
July 9 At 1:07 a.m., police responded to multiple people in the square in the 300 block of Center Avenue. They arrested one man on suspicion of violating conditions of release and having an open container. At 2:30 a.m., police cited a driver in the 800 block of East Rezanof Drive for having no pr...
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Local dogs rising in the ranks
Sorry, Kodiak duck hunters. There are new top dogs in town. Alaska’s Hammertyme and Alaska’s Liberty Belle, a pair of English Labrador retrievers, earned bragging rights over the weekend at a hunt test at Turnagain Arm with new American Kennel Club titles of junior and senior hunter. Hamm, as own...
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Kodiak Tapestry: Frontier Baptist founders back before 50th
Raymond and Diane Kerr, founding members of the Kodiak Frontier Southern Baptist Church, finally made that long-awaited “return to Kodiak” trip, just a year before the church celebrates its 50th anniversary. The Kerrs and fellow charter members — mainly military — initially met at the Kodiak Elec...
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Relay takes on cancer in all-nighter
The Kodiak Relay for Life kicks off at 11 a.m. Saturday and continues continue until 11 a.m. Sunday, rain or shine. According to event volunteer Angela Graham, proceeds from the event go to the American Cancer Society and have directly helped Kodiak families through donated flights to Anchorage a...
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Hundreds of crayfish invading Buskin
Crayfish, an invasive species, have been found occasionally in the Buskin watershed, and the Sun’aq Tribe is taking samples to figure out why it’s spreading. The problem is more widespread than previously thought. Since the early 2000s, the crustaceans have been spotted and reported occasionally....
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Mountain Views: Town, firefighters, police won’t run out of love
As I drove towards town my kids told me to drive faster. They were worried that the yogurt shop would run out of ice cream. It was one week ago on a sunny Thursday afternoon and we were on our way downtown to get frozen yogurt in support of Elianah, the teenager who recently lost her arm in a fou...
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