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Alaska Science Forum: Northern lab cranked out the quirky and creative
"Rectal Temperature of the Working Sled Dog." "Cleaning and Sterilization of Bunny Boots." "Comparative Sweat Rates of Eskimos and Caucasians Under Controlled Conditions." These are some of the studies completed by scientists who worked for the Arctic Aeromedical Laboratory from the late 1940s to...
Nov 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two injured in banya explosion
Two people were injured in a Chiniak banya explosion on Tuesday after mixing up fuel and water, according to the Alaska State Troopers. The man and woman in the banya, a sauna-like building, accidentally used fuel oil instead of water in the banya, said trooper spokesman Eric Olsen. Both people w...
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Kodiak Island Births: Nov. 18
Piper Marie Griffith was born at 10:18 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 5, to Justin Robert Griffith and Samantha Marie Griffith. She weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces and measured 19.5 inches long. Her parents are originally from Amarillo, Texas, and now live in Kodiak. Her father works for the United States C...
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Underwear bandit caught, admits brief crime spree
“He just told me right now, ‘I’m sorry mom. I don’t know why I did it. I’m not gonna do it anymore,’” Cornelio’s mother, Resie, said in a phone interview with the Kodiak Daily Mirror, moments after visiting her son in jail.
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Kodiak man stabbed dead, suspect arraigned
The blue house with a white picket fence and a well-manicured lawn strikes its neighbors as the classic definition of the American Dream. But those neighbors said they had no clue that the pretty house at the corner of Ole Johnson Avenue and Simeonoff Street was the scene of a fatal stabbing Sund...
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Jerica Nelson makes Seawolves debut
A member of the 2014 undefeated Kodiak girls’ basketball team made her collegiate debut over the weekend in Anchorage, and remained perfect. Jerica Nelson, a freshman guard for the University of Alaska Anchorage, came off the bench in the Seawolves’ victories over Holy Names and Chaminade Univers...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Doldrum ducks
The recent heavy rain and warm weather make for challenging duck hunts. There is so much water on the road system, the ducks have lots of places to rest and feed. Add to that all the open water off the road system, and the distant ducks still have no reason to move here. Right now there aren’t al...
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Assembly hears about energy
The Kodiak Island Borough assembly received a presentation on the Kodiak Regional Energy Plan from a Southwest Alaska Municipal Conference representative at their Thursday work session. The regional plan is the first step in a planning process that is part of an effort by the Alaska Energy Author...
Nov 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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