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Not the final farewell, but always à Dieu
This week, after waffling seriously over whether or not I could actually leave Kodiak, I am ...
Apr 29, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Millenials embracing community service
Last week I was privileged and burdened to read the 28 scholarship applications for the 2016...
Apr 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Spiritual victory not shown in final score
To all you UAA women’s basketball fans out there, I feel your pain — watching your team get ...
Apr 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Science
Alaska Science Forum: Carpeting the Denali Fault with earthquake sensors
NEAR MILLER CREEK — Crouching amid scratchy spruce branches and surrounded by feet of snow, ...
Apr 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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ALASKA SCIENCE FORUM: White creatures changing with the season
One morning, through the west window, I noticed a flash of white. I looked up from breakfast...
Apr 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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ALASKA SCIENCE FORUM: The giant wave of Icy Bay
A landslide last fall caused a giant wave of the type not seen in Alaska since the storied 1...
Apr 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fisheries
FISH FACTOR: Salmon, crab permit prices in steep drop
Unsettled” best describes the mood among brokers in the business of buying, selling and trad...
Oct 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak’s sockeye catches lackluster
Alaska’s salmon season so far has been characterized by ups and downs, and it will be a stre...
Aug 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
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FISH FACTOR: Results of hearings may change face of Alaska fishing
Two hearings this month could change the face of Alaska’s salmon fisheries forever. On Augus...
Aug 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 81 81 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alutiiq Word of the Week
Alutiiq Word of the Week: Kayunguq — Stormy
Kayunguq Stormy Kayunguq, eh? It’s stormy, eh? Despite mild temperatures, Kodiak lies in one of the most meteorologically active regions on earth. From September to April, a storm crosses the Gulf ...
Feb 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 99 99 recommendations | email to a friend
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Business
Alaskan business awarded money to develop new food product
ANCHORAGE — USDA-Rural Development Alaska state director Jim Nordlund announced Tuesday that...
Aug 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 117 117 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 171 171 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 | 187 187 recommendations | email to a friend
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Home and Garden
GARDEN GATE: Nature's miracles
Did you ever wonder how and why a fall leaf changes color? Why a highbush cranberry leaf tur...
Oct 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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GARDEN GATE: 7 tips for the art of weeding
Go often to the house of thy friend; for weeds soon choke up the unused path. —Scandinavian ...
Aug 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
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GARDEN GATE: How to control cabbageworms
“What a pretty white butterfly!” said Kathy, a visitor from Minnesota. She was touring our g...
Jul 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
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Outdoors
Outdoor Kodiak: Rust spot sounds death knell for hooks
The first fishing trip of the season can be challenging. It seems that no matter how much yo...
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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OUTDOOR KODIAK: December deer for taste, not trophies
The week between Christmas and New Year’s is rich with tradition. For many on Kodiak it’s ti...
Dec 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
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Outdoor Kodiak: Late silvers
The crowds of silver salmon anglers have thinned noticeably, even as numbers of fish mount d...
Oct 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nature
Amazing Nature: Sea star fights predators with yucky slime
Have you noticed that whenever you drove by and looked at the beach this month it looked lik...
Feb 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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AMAZING NATURE: Turning a New Leaf for the Ocean in the New Year
Last Friday was the first day of a new year, a good time for new beginnings. I have always f...
Jan 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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AMAZING NATURE: Old Harbor Summer Camp with Ocean Science
Remember those summer days at camp when so much was happening all in one week that it all be...
Aug 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
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