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FISH FACTOR: Acidic ocean posing huge risk to Tanners
Increasingly corrosive oceans are raising more red flags for Bering Sea crab stocks. Results from a first-ever, two-year project on baby Tanner crabs show that higher ocean acidity (pH) affects both their shell production and the immune systems. Bairdi Tanner crab, the larger cousins of snow crab...
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Kodiak softball stung in Sitka
Kodiak softball finished its trip to the Southeast with a 27-3 loss to Sitka Friday at Moller Park in Sitka. The Bears lost all three nonconference games to the defending small-school state champions by a combined score of 77-20. Kodiak lost 25-0 and 25-17 in Thursday’s season-opening games. Kodi...
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GARDEN GATE: Master of disguise pests sneak in on compost
I stood in the greenhouse with a garden friend, admiring a tray of onion seedlings. Standing tall, the seedlings looked like tiny green chopsticks. “Would you like to take a few with you?” I asked, knowing she’d be leaving soon to return to her remote garden-home on the west side of Kodiak Island...
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Public Safety Blotter: April 18
March 28 At 1:07 a.m., police arrested a man at Mile 2 of East Rezanof Drive on suspicion of a probation violation, and arrested a woman on suspicion of driving without a license and violating conditions of release. At 5:57 a.m., police responded to an open door in the 400 block of Marine Way. Cl...
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Artists in residence teach in Kodiak
Violist Sharon Tenhundfelt and conductor Dylan Chmura-Moore arrived in Kodiak from Wisconsin on Monday, losing their luggage in typical traveling-in-Alaska fashion. So they bought some Xtratufs and fit in so well, the Kodiak Island Borough School District students asked them what part of Alaska t...
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Council approves encroachment permitting changes
The Kodiak City Council added language to their code for issuing encroachment permits. “Changes to the Kodiak City Code reflected by this ordinance remove redundancies and allow the city manager to grant access and temporary use of city-owned property by an encroachment permit,” said deputy manag...
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Kodiak baseball deals with death in the family
Nearly four hours before Kodiak’s second baseball game of the season, the program lost a member of its family. Assistant coach Mel LeVan’s wife, Alice, died at her home Thursday afternoon in Kodiak. She had been battling multiple myeloma for the past five years. “He means a lot to us and certainl...
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Achievers: April 15
Anastasia Skonberg, a Kodiak High School senior, received a Spirit of Youth Award in the category of cultural pursuits for her work teaching Alutiiq to seven elementary school classes. Skonberg has taken Alutiiq classes, studied tribal resources and attended culture camps. She plans to study anth...
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