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GARDEN GATE: When is a berry, not a berry?
‘Hello? I said to my iPhone. Nothing. “Hello?” I said a little more insistent, thinking it might be a butt call. “Wait, wait. Don’t hang up, I’m calling from Alitak on a satellite phone.” At that point I shifted gears to a familiar, slower, form of communication. I’d talked on single sideband (SS...
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A day at the dig
With every scrape of the trowel, a dozen college and high school students, interns and volunteers like me dug a little deeper into Alutiiq history. Under a cloudy sky that threatened rain, we dug in Womens Bay along Salonie Creek at an archaeological location known as the Kashevaroff site, named ...
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OFF TO L.A.: Tregarthen to compete at SO World Games
How strong is Brittany Tregarthen? Strong enough to send a punching bag spiraling through the air. That’s exactly what happened during one of her recent training sessions at the Kodiak Athletic Club. “She hits that thing, and it goes flying off the ceiling and lands on the floor,” said Lindsay Kn...
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Officials call for action at marine debris kickoff
State, federal and non-governmental representatives called for action to reduce debris Thursday, the official kickoff for a program to remove collected debris from sites around Alaska. Elaine Busse Floyd, director of the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation Division of Environmental Co...
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Public Safety Blotter: July 17
July 9 At 12:51 a.m., police conducted a security check on Rezanof Drive East. Around 1:25 a.m., police conducted two bar checks downtown. At 1:32 a.m., police conducted a security check on Mill Bay Road. At 2:16 a.m., police cited a driver in the Erskine Avenue and Mission Road area for no proof...
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Woman still seeks photo of Kurt Int-Hout
A woman from Hawaii who collects photographs to “put a face to the name” at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C., says she still hopes someone from Kodiak would get give her a photograph of Kodiak man Kurt Int-Hout. Janna Hoehn has been collecting photos for The Wall during the ...
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Don’t use the Bible as weapon to condemn
While having lunch at a local coffee shop recently, I had a couple of people stop by my table to thank me for bravely taking a stand in favor of gay marriage. I did not do it to get thanks, or to be popular, despite what many conservatives say about more open churches being so “PC,” as in “Politi...
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AMAZING NATURE: A summer day with whales and wonders
Visitors stream to Alaska every summer to share in the wonders of our amazing ocean bounty and wildlife sights. This is a very special summer for me because my parents are here. They bravely embarked on a very long trip flying from Germany across the North Atlantic Ocean, over Greenland and Canad...
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