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Fish Factor: Tracking melting glaciers
Ocean chemists are calling it “revolutionary technology” as unmanned gliders track how melting glaciers may be intensifying corrosive waters in Prince William Sound. “It’s been hugely successful. We’ve flown these things all over inside and outside of Prince William Sound, we’ve had great control...
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Dunbar sets another state record
Trevor Dunbar’s professional career couldn’t have started any better. A few days after clocking a sub-4 minute mile, the Kodiak High School graduate recorded the fastest 3,000-meter time in Alaska history at the Morton Games in Dublin, Ireland. Dunbar finished second in the 20-man field with a ti...
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Natives leadership teams finalizes absentee in-person voting for villages
A Native leadership team said on Friday it completed the final list of absentee in-person and early voting sites in rural areas in Alaska. The Native leadership team said it completed its work and signed up 128 villages in 11 business days. The program was organized by the Alaska Federation of Na...
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Safeway closes due to reported fire
Safeway closed Sunday as a result of a reported fire. The Kodiak Police Department issued a Nixle warning Sunday afternoon that Safeway would be closed until further notice due to an emergency. Observers on the scene said that they saw fire trucks at Safeway and chatter on Facebook indicated that...
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Flashing the leather
Baseball gloves come in all forms and have been around since the late 1800s. There are outfield gloves, infield gloves, first baseman gloves and catcher mitts. The common thread is that all gloves are cherished by their users. “There is a bond between a player and his mitt,” Kodiak Post 17’s Bran...
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Students to learn Russian culture at camp
Next week, Kodiak students will learn Russian songs and dances at a cultural camp sponsored by the Baranov Museum, the Kodiak Russian Balalaika players and the Kodiak Arts Council. Students will try traditional foods, dress, music and dance at the Kodiak High School and the museum. “The first day...
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Coast Guard, Good Samaritans help in two boat rescues
U.S. Coast Guard assets from Kodiak and Good Samaritan ships were involved in three different rescues Wednesday, one locally, one on the Kennicott ferry and another near Kotzebue. In the local operation, the Coast Guard and the crew of the fishing vessel Katherine assisted three men aboard the ve...
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Sun’aq Tribe starts Buskin study ahead of runway
The Sun’aq Tribe of Kodiak announced that it is starting an environmental investigation of the Buskin River outlet. This is being done partly to mitigate for the loss of fish habitat and other adverse environmental impacts associated with the Kodiak Airport runway extension beginning this summer....
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