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Kodiak hospital prepared for unlikely Ebola
Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center has released a statement regarding the Ebola virus, which was read aloud at last week’s Kodiak Island Borough Assembly meeting. In addition, the hospital plans to release a public service announcement regarding the virus today, according to Director of Qual...
Oct 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Northern Alaska joins the cryosphere
It's mid-October, 118 miles from the Arctic Circle. Time for a walk to work. Since I last wrote about my 3-mile commute through the raindrops of August, the 1,100 acres of boreal forest between my house and the university has undergone the most drastic change of the year. Ankle-deep snow covers t...
Oct 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alaska deserves better than Parnell
Editor, Every Alaskan should read the Oct. 15 Anchorage Press article “Three-Headed Monster” or the Oct. 18 Alaska Dispatch News story “National Guard documents detail chronic misconduct among recruiting leaders.” Portions of military investigation reports reveal recruiters preyed on female high ...
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Local history re-enactment group demonstrates blacksmithing
Dictionary.com hammers out a clear description of the term anachronism. It is something or someone that is not in its correct historical or chronological time. A sword, for example, would be considered an anachronism in modern warfare. In short, an anachronism could portray boredom for some. But ...
Oct 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Public Safety Blotter: Oct. 21
Oct. 8 • At 12:21 a.m., police warned a driver on Hillside Drive about a broken headlight. • At 1:09 a.m., police cited a driver on Rezanof Drive East for having no proof of insurance. • Around 1:41 a.m., police conducted two bar checks downtown. • At 1:57 a.m., police cited a driver on Rezanof D...
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Yavorsky earns first-team NLC honors
Kodiak’s Jacob Yavorsky was a force on the defensive line this season and was awarded for his efforts. The junior earned Northern Lights Conference football first-team recognition, the only Kodiak player to do so. “He had a fantastic season,” Kodiak coach Jim Schnick said. “He was the anchor of o...
Oct 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Quintet strings a display of unusual musical skills
Prior to their performance Saturday at the High School auditorium, Sybarite5, a string quintet, played a few selections for about 30 music students and some parents. What became music to the students’ ears was the unusual way the quintet played their instruments. Violinist Sarah Whitney made a sq...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Traveling for deer
As the road system deer season draws to a close, it’s time to plan hunts into the remote regions of Kodiak that will remain open through the end of the year. Even if you have venison in the freezer, hunts to outlying areas are not to be missed. For me, the road system season has always been a war...
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