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Amazing Nature: Conciousness and Hunger Response in Sea Stars
This week during a class discussion about sea stars and their biology a teacher asked me the question how sea stars, which have no brain, know that they are hungry. Though it is a seemingly simple question, it actually sent me on an odyssee of reading articles about animal consciousness. Now, aft...
Apr 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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KHS baseball downs West Valley 14-6
Hours before Kodiak’s game against West Valley, Baranof Field was covered in snow and the chances of baseball being played Thursday was slim to none. “I got to school and everything was snowy and it kind of carried out throughout the day,” senior catcher Josiah Chya said. “Then I heard the team w...
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Watching whales from Kodiak’s historic sites
Spring is a great time to visit Narrow Cape and view migrating grey whales. The giant creatures swim close to shore on their way to feeding grounds in the Bering Sea, particularly cows with their newborn calves. My daughter Abigail and I watch them from our favorite perch. It is on the cape above...
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Kodiak students learn about natural resources
Using fake bear spray, dissecting a live crab, counting tree rings and much more were all part of the 2015 annual Envirothon. The local Envirothon is a learning experience for students taking the natural resources class at Kodiak High School and those involved in Future Farmers of America, about ...
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Remains of missing pilot found; Kodiak Coast Guard chopper, plane joined search
The Coast Guard suspended its search for a missing pilot near Perry Island in Prince William Sound after his remains were discovered Wednesday evening, a news release said. 
The news release said the crew of the Alaska State Trooper vessel Churchhill located and recovered the man's remains and th...
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KHS track explodes into the season
Kodiak High’s boys track team exploded out of the gates in its season opener. Had team scores been kept at last week’s Big C Relays, the Bears easily would have stood atop the standings. “Now that the rest of the teams have seen us they are going to be working hard to try to improve,” coach Marcu...
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One of the biggest scams in America
PART 3 Editor’s Note: This is the third installment of the six-part “How safe is your money?” Financialization (crony capitalism) is the primary cause of wealth inequality, not free market capitalism. A perfect example of how this financialization helps the elite class and hurts the middle class ...
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Construction companies need to be held accountable
To the Editor, As a citizen of Kodiak, I am concerned about the recent $2.24 million settlement to Pacific Pile for the Pier 3 construction. As I understand from public records, the city supplied sheet steel and pipe steel to the contractor. Sheet Pile was inspected by PND and received by Pacific...
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