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Fish Factor: Finding the reason behind the decline of Chinook salmon
More than 100 researchers and three-dozen projects are underway to find clues as to why Alaska’s Chinook salmon production has declined since 2007. The ambitious effort marks the start of a state-backed five-year, $30 million Chinook Salmon Research Initiative that includes 12 major river systems...
Aug 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thomet begins season with win
Kodiak’s Levi Thomet started the 2014 cross country season with a comfortable victory at the Tsalteshi Invitational on Saturday at Skyview Middle School. The senior standout covered the 5-kilometer course in 15 minutes, 41.4 seconds — 12 seconds faster than runner-up finisher Ty Jordan of Chugiak...
Aug 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Public Safety Blotter: Aug. 25
August 27 • At 12:01 a.m., a 911 caller from Hemlock Street reported his vehicle was stolen. Police found it later that day, and there was no visible damage. • At 2:03 a.m., a 911 caller reported a man was yelling at several other men in the Center Avenue and Mission Road area. Police gave him a ...
Aug 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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KHS boys cross country team enters season with state title hopes
Kodiak High School’s boys cross country team has lofty expectations for the 2014 season, and rightfully so. That’s what happens when you have the best runner in the state in senior Levi Thomet and a solid supporting cast. “Their goal is set on being at the top of the podium at state,” Kodiak coac...
Aug 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tapestry: Micah Burnett’s midnight brush will stay with him a long time
Micah Burnett thought it was going to be quick. He had to run outside to retrieve his brother’s skateboard. That’s all. But before he returned to his room that night, he had an encounter that will likely be in his head for a long, long time. And those eyes. He’ll remember them for the rest of his...
Aug 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Guest opinion: Opposition floats negative Walker messaging
Polling shows that Bill Walker is the only candidate who can beat the incumbent governor in November. As a result, a target has been slapped on Bill's back. Democratic fundraising efforts claiming Bill is wealthy with money to burn and just another cookie-cutter Republican fooling Alaskans by run...
Aug 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fructuosa (Tosing) Labitad
Fructuosa (Tosing) Labitad, 88, died on Aug. 14, 2014, at Providence Hospital in Anchorage. Visitation was at 12 p.m. with service at 1 p.m. on Aug. 21, 2014 at Legacy Witzleben Funeral Home located at 1707 S. Bragaw Street. Burial followed at 2 p.m. at Anchorage Memorial Park Cemetery located at...
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Pigskin picks: Ketchikan surprises in opening week
Life is good. Another week has passed and the Seattle Mariners are still in the playoff hunt. I’ve forgotten what it is like for your team to be in contention in August — nothing is better than scoreboard watching and sitting on the edge of your seat for every pitch. I even skipped a workout at t...
Aug 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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