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CHICK PRIEST: No easy answers for homeless, impaired
Sitting in the Alaska Coffee Roasting Co. this time, reflectinga on my last couple of weeks ...
Jun 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chick Priest: Safe after rough slide into new home base
It is 10:28 a.m. as I write this, and I have been up since 5:10 a.m., having slept in the An...
May 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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CHICK PRIEST: Mountains, oceans remind us what’s what
Sitting in the Brew Crumberland’s Best coffee shop in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, waiting ...
May 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
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Science
Alaska Science Forum: Moose hard to locate on Tanana River
LOWER TANANA RIVER — On a day like this 121 years ago, a hungry U.S. Army explorer passed he...
Jul 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Healthy Kodiak: Thinking of abdominal pain
Greetings fellow islanders! I would like to share some of my thoughts on upper abdominal pai...
Jun 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alaska Science Forum: After solstice, warmest days still ahead
A person might think that since we get our maximum sunlight on the summer solstice (on or ab...
Jun 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fisheries
Fish Factor: Clean method revolutionizes use of chitin
Turning crab shells into everyday products is becoming a reality for the Tidal Vision team o...
Jun 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 113 113 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 | 113 113 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alutiiq Word of the Week
Alutiiq Word of the Week 7/22/2016
Tuuciik Elderberry Tuuciiqutat alagnangq’rtaatut. The elderberry bushes always have berries. Red elderberry (Sambucus racemosa) is a large shrub with toothed leaves and soft wood that grows up to 1...
Jul 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 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 | 163 163 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 | 221 221 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 | 231 231 recommendations | email to a friend
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Home and Garden
Garden Gate: Maggots make the most of early season
This summer has been weird on many accounts: salmonberries ripe enough in June to make pies ...
Jun 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 91 91 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 | 117 117 recommendations | email to a friend
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Outdoors
Outdoor Kodiak: Changing tactics to keep up with ocean
For most of my 40 years on Kodiak, great halibut fishing was almost a sure thing, with lots ...
Jul 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 66 66 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 | 111 111 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 | 68 68 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 | 69 69 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 | 118 118 recommendations | email to a friend
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