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Wrapping our hearts around wreaths
At the Kodiak Garden Club’s annual wreath-making workshop on Saturday, about 50 people gathered at St. Mary’s Marian Center around tables covered with branches, spools of wire, pliers and Christmas decorations. The air was scented with cedar and pine and charged with high expectations to come awa...
Nov 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Banner year for salmon catch expected in 2015
Alaska is poised for some big fish stories next year based on predictions trickling in from state and federal managers. For the state’s (and nation’s) largest fishery, Alaska pollock, the Eastern Bering Sea stock has more than doubled its 10-year average to top 9 million tons, or 20 billion pound...
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Where's the snow?
While snow has pelted much of the rest of the United States, Kodiak and the rest of Alaska has seen warmer temperatures and little snow. Alaska’s relatively warm temperatures compared to other areas cold and snow is pretty normal, according to Craig Eckert, the local National Oceanic and Atmosphe...
Nov 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Teeing Off: This news week is for the dogs
What a zany news week in Kodiak. In my eight years here, I don’t recall a week quite like this. A stabbing a block away from the Daily Mirror office, a captain drunk at the wheel of a boat that was grounded not just once, but twice, and a person in Chiniak who mistook oil fuel for water and blew ...
Nov 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Affidavit: Stabbing suspect said he ‘could kill’ victim
Before a fatal stabbing Sunday, a Kodiak man charged with manslaughter said he “could kill” the victim, according to a police affidavit. Teila Tofelogo, 44, faces manslaughter and assault charges in the case that left Dennis Fathke, 59, dead. The affidavit by Sgt. Tim Putney of the Kodiak Police ...
Nov 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Amazing Nature: Sustainable fisheries factor in ‘happiness index’
This semester, I am both teacher and student. I signed up for an online class from UAS titled “Local and Global sustainability.” It makes me view the issues of our times and my own actions from a different angle. First off we discussed at length how a sustainability approach integrates the five d...
Nov 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jonathan Hammon
Our loving son, brother, and friend, Jonathan Reuben Hammon, passed away Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014. He was born Aug. 30, 1970 in Hildale, Utah, to Lloyd Hunter Hammon and Charlotte Ann Thornton Hammon. He is survived by many brothers and sisters. He is preceded in death by his father Lloyd and brot...
Nov 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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ESS volleyball team enjoys success in third season
As Karluk’s one-man volleyball team, David Reft spends a lot of time in front of a wall. He bounces a ball off a wall. He sets a ball off a wall. He bumps a ball off a wall. It is easy to understand his excitement when he leaves Karluk — a town of about 37 residents, 88 miles southwest of Kodiak ...
Nov 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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