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Alaska Science Forum: Climate researcher says there’s still time, but not much
Painting the breeze one dozen at a time, monarch butterflies once fluttered across the meadow of James Hansen’s Pennsylvania farm. Now, the climate activist and his wife are lucky to see one. Monarchs are threatened by lack of the only food — milkweed — they eat as caterpillars. Herbicides, land ...
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Public Safety Blotter: Feb. 5
Monday, Feb. 3 • At 12:01 a.m., a caller reported a stolen vehicle on Mill Bay Road. The vehicle was later found and the caller cancelled the report. • At 12:21 a.m., an officer was served papers. • At 1:38 a.m., a bar check was conducted at Shelikof Street. • At 1:46 a.m., a bar check was conduc...
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Harold “Casper” Skonberg
Harold “Casper” Skonberg, 1930-2014. Casper, as he was known to everyone, was born in Chignik, Alaska to Alice and Gustav Skonberg, an immigrant Swedish sailor. Casper was the ninth of 15 children and the seventh of 10 sons. A life long fisherman, starting salmon fishing in 1944 and dragging for ...
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Business Spotlight: Breakfast buritos on the go
Dave Sharp has enough confidence in his product to put his face behind it. The logo of new a burrito delivery business is a drawing of a smiling, bespectacled man with a white beard that extends to his shoulders. He takes a personal touch with his business’ slogan as well. It’s: “Always eat a goo...
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Alumni update: Dunbar returns to the track
After missing last year’s track and field season because of injuries, Trevor Dunbar was back in an Oregon singlet Friday evening. The former Kodiak High School running star anchored the Oregon B distance medley team to a second-place finish at the UW Invitational indoor track and field meet in Se...
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NPFMC to discuss pot cod fishery
Freezing the historical record for the Kodiak-area pot cod fishery is up for discussion this week in Seattle. The North Pacific Fishery Management Council has a discussion about the pot cod fleet on its agenda this week at its Seattle meeting, although it’s not scheduled to take any action at tha...
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Public Safety Blotter: Feb. 4
Sunday Jan. 26 • At midnight, a witness reported a possible intoxicated driver driving slowly on Selief Lane, patrol was advised. • At 12:29 a.m., police checked on an intoxicated pedestrian on Yukon Street. He did not meet protective custody criteria. • At 12:44 a.m., police checked on a report ...
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Local results: Feb. 4
City League Basketball Thursday, Jan. 30 Nets System 67, Loose Cannons 50 Chad Pascua 18, Joe Donat 17, Joe Madrid 12, Drew DeVries 8, Skylar Gatter 7, Avery Javier 3 and Ryan Gabor 2 points for Nets System. Corey Gronn 24, Charlie Garcia 8, Jason Blondin 5, Dan Walker 4, Brad Blondin 3, Andrew K...
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