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FISH FACTOR: Removing tons of debris from Kodiak
Kodiak volunteers scrambled with front-end loaders and dump trucks to ready 200,000 pounds of super sacks for the first pick up of a massive marine debris removal project that begins in Alaska this week. The month-long cleanup, backed by state and federal agencies, nonprofits and private business...
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NEWS ANALYSIS: Reality TV bites Kodiakans
Cold memo to residents of the Lower 48 and Hawaii: Most of those reality shows you’ve seen on TV about Alaska have nothing to do with reality. But then, as the joke goes, the sad reality is you’d never know the difference, unless you live in Alaska. From Kodiak to Kenai and other parts of the 49t...
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Kodiak Wildlife Refuge worker kills charging bear
A technician working for the Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge shot and killed a brown bear Sunday when it charged him and a co-worker to within a few feet near Red Lake, on the south end of Kodiak Island, a refuge official said Thursday. Deputy Refuge Manager Tevis Underwood said the technician an...
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Public Safety Blotter: July 10
July 2 At 12:14 a.m., corrections officers requested and police provided assistance with an unruly inmate at the Kodiak Jail. At 12:29 a.m., patrolling officers were advised of suspicious circumstances on Bartel Avenue. At 1:43 a.m., police cited a driver on Rezanof Drive East for having no proof...
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Navy training harms marine life
To the Editor, NOAA (National Marine Fisheries Service) is taking public comments until July 17 regarding the Navy’s request of a Letter of Authorization to continue training and testing in the Pacific Northwest including the Gulf of Alaska until 2020. Comments can be made on NOAA’s website under...
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TAPESTRY: Memorable Saltery road experiences keep riders on alert
Just about every ATV owner in Kodiak has taken his vehicle on the narrow trail that extends from the American River near the Chiniak Highway to Saltery Cove. Dale Stratton, owner of Can’t Get Enough ATV River Fishing, is one of the first to drive the Saltery trail in the spring when there, in mos...
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God created mountains, oceans to remind us who’s in charge
This has been a week of firsts for me. First ferry ride on the M/Vs Kennicott and Tustumena each, first Xtratuf wearing (I earned the privilege later), first small boat ride on the ocean, first puffin sighting, first salmon catches (trolling, a silver and a bright pink, and several others that we...
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Alaska Flag Day: Reflecting on history, good and bad
If you grew up in Alaska, at one point or another you have learned about Benny Benson and the creation of the Alaska state flag. If you are like me, the details of the story became a little faded over the years. So, on Alaska Flag Day, I am revisiting the story of our ‘simple flag’ and I hope you...
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