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Alaska Science Forum: Rain graces the Alaska landscape
In warm Alaska summers like this, in which Fairbanks has set a record for most 80-degree Fahrenheit days and Anchorage has exceeded 70 with similar frequency, rainfall has been a phenomenon many people have not missed. But even though we are a species that scurries when water falls from the sky, ...
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Pure Adornment creates custom jewelry
Every piece of jewelry Danielle Ringer owns, she created herself. Ringer is the owner of Pure Adornment, a business that offers custom jewelry in Kodiak. Ringer was born and raised in Homer. She started making jewelry when she was 12 years old after attending a jewelry-making class with her mothe...
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Board of Fish sets Kodiak agenda
Alaskans have 367 ideas to improve the state’s fisheries. Over the next year, the Alaska Board of Fish will decide if any of them are good ideas. This week, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game released the proposal book for the six board meetings scheduled between October 2013 and March 2014. ...
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KHS football gets first-week bye
It’s official. Kodiak High School’s football team will have no opponent during the first week of the season. KHS activities director Bryan Ferris said Tuesday the team was unable to find a Week 1 opponent after Voznesenka, a new team in the Greatland Conference, backed out because it did not have...
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Reports show burgeoning salmon run
Kodiak is packed to the gills with pink salmon. As the pink salmon run reaches its peak, figures released by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game show a salmon run that continues on course to beat preseason expectations. Through Sunday, fishermen have harvested 16.7 million salmon, including 13...
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Fried leads One-ders to Quintathlon title
It didn’t matter that Levi Fried misfired on all 10 targets during the shooting portion of Saturday’s Bearfoot in the Park Quintathlon. He did enough in his other two events to power his team — The One-ders — to the top of the podium at Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park. Dakota Benton took t...
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Thomas Wilson Temple
Thomas Wilson Temple Homer resident Tom Temple, born Feb. 15, 1957, passed away June 6, 2013 at Alaska Regional Hospital in Anchorage from complications related to his heart transplant. He was surrounded by his wife and children. Son of Anchorage residents Sarah (Sally) May Johnston and Brad Temp...
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Kodiak opens season fifth in football poll
Kodiak emerged as the fifth-best team in the preseason medium-small schools football rankings released Monday by the Alaska Sports Broadcasting Network. The Bears were rewarded from finishing last season with a 4-5 record, third in the tough Northern Lights Conference. Medium-schools newcomer Nor...
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