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From Soup to Nuts: Cooking with children
At around two years old, both my children started “helping” me in the kitchen. You might think children aren’t really much help at this age, though mine really were. Oh, they each did their share of playing while I prepared meals and snacks. My son would leave Legos in the potato bin in place of ...
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Fish board holds steady on allocation questions
The Alaska Board of Fish declined to substantially change the allocation of state-waters cod in a meeting that ended Tuesday. During its five-day meeting in Anchorage, the fish board heard several proposals that would have reallocated cod quota from the federal waters fishery to the state. Other ...
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ADF&G closes most elk hunting to preserve herds
Afognak Island’s elk hunting season opens to the general public today with the start of the registration hunt, but hunters will find fewer legal targets this year. On Wednesday, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game closed the bull elk harvest by emergency order, citing winter kill as a concern....
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School board gets new president
Katie Oliver is the new head of the Kodiak Island Borough school board. In a meeting Monday, Oliver was selected to replace Melissa Borton, a longtime school board representative who did not run for re-election during this month’s municipal election. Serving as school board vice president is Rick...
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Alaska Science Forum: Scientists endure nights on mountaintop perch
Leaning against her Thermarest pad in a helicopter coated with ice, Taryn Lopez imagined herself as the little girl rocking to sleep in her parent’s boat. Just before she drifted off on that early September night, the volcano researcher wondered if the climbing ropes would hold the Jet Ranger to ...
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Around Kodiak: Oct. 23
Make a tidepool The Kodiak Ocean Science Discovery Lab invites adults and children of all ages to the touch tank building on Near Island Thursday, Friday and Saturday to create pocket tidepools. The free art workshop runs from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday....
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Downtown revitalization committee gets to work
The Kodiak downtown revitalization committee has taken the first steps toward improving downtown Kodiak by identifying the area’s major problems. The committee has held two meetings, and identified three areas of focus: social issues and public safety, beautification and public space improvements...
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Alumni update: Sabado has career night for UAA
The University of Alaska Anchorage volleyball team had two huge road wins the past week, and Kodiak’s Maureen Sabado was a big reason why. The junior powered a career-high 11 kills in a sweep of Simon Fraser (Canada) Thursday. Sabado did not make in error in 16 attempts for a sparkling .688 hitti...
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