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Healthy Kodiak: Thinking of abdominal pain
Greetings fellow islanders! I would like to share some of my thoughts on upper abdominal pain. That is, pain that occurs between the belly button and the bottom of the ribs. There are many organs in the upper abdomen and other parts of the body that can cause such pain: the heart, stomach, gallbl...
Jun 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alaska Science Forum: After solstice, warmest days still ahead
A person might think that since we get our maximum sunlight on the summer solstice (on or about June 21), we should also get our peak warmth then. The sun’s calling the shots, right? Not entirely, said former Alaskan Martha Shulski, author of “The Climate of Alaska” and now climatologist for the ...
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City mulls ending building inspection deal with KIB
City staff is scrambling to determine the ramifications for the city after the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly voted to roll back the borough’s uniform building code to the 1997 version. Under a memorandum of agreement between the city and the borough, they city’s building department conducts buil...
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Gov.'s NPFMC appointments confirmed
The U.S. Commerce Department announced on Monday the appointment of 19 new and returning members to the eight regional fishery management councils that partner with NOAA Fisheries to manage ocean fish stocks. These include the appointments of Michael “Buck” Laukitis of Homer and Theresa A. Peters...
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Births: 6/28/16
Robert Anthony Graham was born at 8:24 a.m. on June 19, 2016, to Robert Graham and Mary Avila. He weighed seven pounds, 5 ounces and was 19.5 inches long. His parents are originally from Oregon and the Philippines and now live in Kodiak. The baby’s mother works at North Pacific Fuel, and the baby...
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Post 17 drops road opener after long journey
After an all-night ferry ride and a drive from Homer to Kenai, it was no surprise the Kodiak Post 17 came out flat against Kenai. The undefeated Twins posted seven runs — five unearned — in the opening inning and posted an 11-1 victory in an American Legion baseball league game Sunday at Coral Se...
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Outdoor Kodiak: A little tweaking adds relish to recipes
It’s that time of year again. Fresh fish in the house! We like fish a lot, to the point of eating it five or six days a week. As much as we fish however, we still don’t have fresh fish in the house every day. We enjoy a mix of fresh, fresh frozen, and prepared. We also like leftovers. Our secret ...
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Contracts bring library demolition, fire station expansion closer
The city is moving forward with plans to demolish the old library building on Mill Bay Road, with authorization of two agreements for preliminary services totaling $64,000. At Thursday’s regular meeting, the Kodiak City Council approved two contracts related to the demolition project, which paves...
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