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Bill Bissett remembers rancher Omar Stratman
The late Omar Stratman was a quiet man, recalls his ranch hand, Bill Bissett. The two drove from Kodiak to Omar’s ranch at Pasagshak, some 30 miles away, without Omar uttering a single word. Omar had few words to share with strangers and even those who worked closely with him. But with his tender...
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Everyone gets an invitation to heaven
Hunkered down at Monk’s Rock Coffee Shop on a rainy day (t’s about time it rained again! whew! the salmon need it!), I am reflecting on salvation, as I munch on a bagel with hummus. Both are homemade. Mmm. Probably not the salvation. In fact, if there’s one thing I am certain of, it is that salva...
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Tools and Tips for foraging success
People have been stopping me around town in the middle of my errands, like, you know, shoveling seaweed and buying shotgun shells, to ask questions about foraging. Most of the queries regard what resources I use and how to correctly identify plants. Curiosity and timidity make sense. As a nation ...
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Former Kodiak resident releases bio-medical thriller set in Afognak
DAILY MIRROR REPORT MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Run. Fight. Die. Those are your options. In James Rains new thriller, “Afognak” is under attack from an unknown and deadly force. The citizens must decide on a plan of attack to survive. Rains’ writing style will mesmerize the reader, while his research wi...
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Washington fugitive arrested in Kodiak
A 43-year-old man wanted in Washington on an extraditable warrant on charges of assault with a deadly weapon has been arrested in Kodiak, the Alaska State Troopers reported Thursday. Michael Sholund, a Washington resident, was in community custody in the state of Washington after he pleaded guilt...
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Man found dead aboard Kodiak fishing vessel
A 61-year-old man was found dead aboard a fishing vessel docked in Larsen Bay, but investigators found nothing suspicious, a state trooper report said Wednesday. Steven King of Randle, Washington died of “apparent natural causes” aboard the fishing vessel, the report said. The Larsen Bay medical ...
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City Council tackles fishing pier, dog park
The Kodiak City Council discussed and voiced support for a leash-free dog park within city limits, and heard a councilman pitch the idea of building a fishing pier for local residents. Councilman Charlie Davidson told the council during Tuesday’s work session that there aren’t any good opportunit...
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Kodiak resident completes 80-day spring course
Lander, Wyo.— Daniel Zimmer, 19, of Kodiak, Alaska, recently completed a Wilderness Medicine and Rescue Semester traveling in the Rocky Mountains with the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS). Zimmer and his coursemates began their semester with wilderness emergency medical technician traini...
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