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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 | 16 16 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 | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Science
Alaska Science Forum: Historic changes in species, water, on Kenai Peninsula
Larger than West Virginia, the Kenai Peninsula has the best of Alaska: coastal rainforests, ...
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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ALASKA SCIENCE FORUM: Much of Arctic now significantly lower
When botanist Janet Jorgenson first visited a patch of tundra east of Kaktovik in 1988, it w...
May 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alaska Science Forum: Yukon River breaking up with a whimper
CIRCLE — As the pilot of a chartered Cessna 206 curved in for a landing above the Yukon Rive...
May 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 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 | 83 83 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 | 87 87 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 | 99 99 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 | 115 115 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 | 133 133 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 | 186 186 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 | 202 202 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 | 61 61 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 | 87 87 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 | 93 93 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 | 37 37 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 | 79 79 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 | 88 88 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 | 39 39 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 | 38 38 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 | 90 90 recommendations | email to a friend
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