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Eco Challenge returns Saturday
After a year absence, the Eco Challenge will reappear on Saturday. The Eco Challenge is a Coast Guard Morale Well-Being and Recreation event that starts at 8 a.m. in an undisclosed location. The event is an endurance, scavenger-hunt type race. Teams, which are comprised of four people, don’t know...
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LIST OF GUNS STOLEN FROM WILD TRADER’S
Wild Trader’s owner Kim Davidson gave the following details about the 17 guns stolen from his pawn and locksmith shop during a burglary Saturday morning: • Ruger Super Blackhawk .44 Magnum, Alaska 50th Anniversary Diamond Edition, commemorative pistol in glass and wood presentation case, Serial N...
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Burglar steals 17 handguns from Wild Trader’s
A burglar smashed the front door of Wild Trader’s Pawn and Locksmith Shop on Saturday morning and stole 17 handguns and 2 riflescopes out of the display case, police and the pawnshop owner said Tuesday. Wild Trader’s owner Kim Davidson said the masked burglar could be seen in the store’s surveill...
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Alaska's largest crane will arrive in Kodiak on Thursday
In a visual event that observers say, “will be the biggest thing Kodiak has ever seen,” Matson will accept delivery of its new 65-ton gantry crane to replace one half its size at the company’s Kodiak Terminal on Thursday, company spokeswoman Keoni Wagner said Tuesday. Standing more than 340 feet ...
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Life and beer are very similar: Chill for best results
Are you familiar with beer? I know it’s pretty obscure in some places. But this is Kodiak, so you, like me, are probably drinking one right now. Beer likely started out accidentally when grain got wet, some airborne yeast floated into it and bubbled away for a while. Then some thirsty and adventu...
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The real threats to Kodiak youths
I wholeheartedly agree with Dr. Zimmer’s comments about vaccines in his recent letter to the editor. I would like to expand on his assessment of the largest threat to our children. There is a growing body of research proving that trauma and/or chronic stress is a major factor that determines phys...
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A debate can make a world of difference
Going into the Aug. 6th Republican Debate I did not have any strong feelings about any of the candidates. After hearing Carly Fiorina speak I was excited to hear a smart, articulate, and accomplished conservative candidate representing the Republican Party. I believe someone like her will stand t...
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Alaska Science Forum: The loneliest camp on Earth
One of the quietest places in Alaska was temporarily home to a few hardy people when the Mayflower landed at Plymouth Rock. An archaeologist has fleshed out what life might have been like during a winter on St. Matthew Island in the 1600s. In some ways, St. Matthew, more than 200 miles from the n...
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