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Mentor training program available
Chaplain Jim Duncan, Director of the Department of Corrections Chaplaincy Division, and Bren...
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Faith key ingredient of mentor program
Every year thousands of inmates in Alaska are released from jail or prison to re-enter a soc...
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Judgment coming, warns visiting missionary Tim Zello
BY MIKE ROSTAD America, a nation that once sent Christian missionaries to evangelize the end...
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Science
Tracking salmon to their birth streams
Strontium is a trace element and mineral people use to make glow-in-the-dark paints and toot...
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The mystery of 53 dead caribou in the Alaska Range
Forty-two years ago, an Army helicopter pilot flying over a tundra plateau saw a group of ca...
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Ever-changing: the number of Alaskan glaciers
A glaciologist once wrote that the number of glaciers in Alaska “is estimated at (greater th...
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Fisheries
Fish Factor: Tracking melting glaciers
Ocean chemists are calling it “revolutionary technology” as unmanned gliders track how melti...
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Fish Factor: Sockeyes booming at Bristol Bay
With salmon fisheries going on every summer all across Alaska, you might wonder why so much ...
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Fish Factor: Summer fisheries booming
Salmon takes center stage in Alaska every summer, but many more fisheries also are going on ...
Jun 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alutiiq Word of the Week
Alutiiq Word of the Week: Naut'staat - Plants
Naut'staat - Plants Ilait naut'staat yaatutaartut. - Some plants are poisonous. Kodiak Island is often called Alaska's Emerald Isle, a nickname that reflects its thick carpet of green summer plants...
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Business
Business spotlight: Keeping up with flooring needs keeps Wood busy
Stephen Wood hesitated at first in describing his future plans for his booming Great Alaskan...
Jun 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Business Spotlight: CrossFit legions take Kodiak
For Shanna and Tim Rockenbach, their fast-growing CrossFit gym speaks volumes on the popular...
May 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
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Petro Marine’s new fuel dock opens with event
Petro Marine’s gleaming new fuel dock boasts faster fuel times, slicker facilities, and a lo...
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Home and Garden
Garden Gate: Strawberries and radishes join forces
I love it when a plan comes together, even if I didn’t plan it that way. In the garden, we h...
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Garden Gate: Outfoxing the fox sparrow
Finally, we have a cloudy day. After a long spell of nice weather, I was secretly starting t...
Jul 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Goldenchains much coveted up north
In mid-summer, you can see them standing alongside our roads, gesturing and aiming their sma...
Jun 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Outdoors
Aim your sights at pink salmon
You would think that with a freezer brimming with king salmon and red salmon, we would yawn ...
Jul 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Outdoors Kodiak: Fine-tuning your king trolling
We’re “fortunate” in managing to catch a lot of king salmon from our boat — or at least that...
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Deer season is fast upon us
Kodiak’s deer season always surprises newcomers — it opens so early and seems to run forever...
Jul 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nature
Microbeads in toothpaste and skin care entering ocean food chains
While caring citizens may know not to leave trash and plastics behind in nature, what they p...
Jul 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nasal drift an important part of whale evolution
Many people, including myself, are mesmerized and fascinated by the sight of marine mammals....
Jun 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Finwhales and Humpbacks feeding in Kodiak
There are those days in Kodiak, where there is no place in the world I would rather be. This...
Jun 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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