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Alutiiq plant book to get update
With a $48,208 grant from the Institute for Museum and Library Services, the Alutiiq Museum will partner with Alaskan ethnobotanist Priscilla Russell to publish her Kodiak Alutiiq Plantlore, a 1995 report on plant use traditions, according to an announcement from the Alutiiq Museum. Russell’s ext...
Jul 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Word & Deed: Glorious island looking better than ever
Isaiah 42:12 says, “Let them give glory to the Lord and proclaim his praise in the Islands.” Kodiak, you are beautiful. Returning to the emerald island is more than a pilgrimage; it is a homecoming. A Kodiak summer is a slice of abundant active life of beauty, sunshine, a cool breeze, salmon jump...
Jul 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obituary: Lou Ann Hanson
Lou Ann Hanson passed away at 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 19. She was attended by her Husband of 23 years her doctor and pastor. She was proud and courageous to the very end. She never showed her fear or tears, never an ounce of self-pity. But always a smile and concern for those around her. Born in Fai...
Jul 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak Tapestry: Junior Cross: Always a fisherman at heart
Junior Cross has fished just about every kind there is. As a young man he trolled salmon up and down the coast from Neah Bay, Washington, to San Francisco. He fished Dungeness crab. He dragged for shrimp, purse-seined salmon and herring. He pioneered a Korean joint venture. Junior was the only no...
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Young athlete preparing for prosthetic arm
After losing her arm in an all-terrain vehicle accident on Sunday, Elianah Micael is recovering at a hospital in Seattle. Wednesday, Micael was able to leave her bed and walk around the hospital. She already had one surgery on her arm and is waiting for a second. “Hopefully, they will be able to ...
Jul 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Council to assembly: Talk to us before vote
The following letter from the Kodiak City Council to the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly was dated July 18. The assembly regular meeting for today includes first reading of an ordinance “Authorizing The Submission Of An Advisory Question To The Qualified Voters Of The Borough At The October 4, 201...
Jul 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Week in Words: Convention overcomes fear of plagiarism
The Republican National Convention is off to a strange, fear-mongering start, and, at the time that I’m writing this column, the news is all abuzz with Melania Trump’s uncreative plagiarism and Trump’s B-list celebrity friend speeches. But let’s start off on a positive note. “Convention” has turn...
Jul 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Troopers 7/21/2016
July 12 At approximately 8:46 a.m., Alaska State Troopers in Kodiak responded to the community of Ouzinkie for the report of a residential burglary. Subsequent investigation revealed that someone had entered an unoccupied home and had destroyed the majority of the property inside. The estimated v...
Jul 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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