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Religion
Boston trip eye opener for Kodiak youth
Youth from the Kodiak Bible Chapel went to Boston and found dilapidated houses and cluttered...
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Dr. Weston Fields is DSS ‘broker’
Steve Green, whose family business, Hobby Lobby, recently won its Supreme Court appeal to op...
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Orthodox mission teams become part of community ‘rhythm’
Orthodox Christian Mission Center church camp leaders in Old Harbor and Ouzinkie learned tha...
Sep 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Science
Northern Alaska joins the cryosphere
It's mid-October, 118 miles from the Arctic Circle. Time for a walk to work. Since I last wr...
Oct 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alaska Science Forum: Fire on the mountain near the Yukon River
A smoking mountain near the Yukon River not far from Eagle is, after further study, still a ...
Oct 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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The mammoth mystery of St. Paul Island
One foggy day on St. Paul Island, a woolly mammoth stepped onto a trapdoor of greenery. It p...
Oct 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fisheries
Fish Factor: Bringing back the Bering Sea crab fleet
The Bering Sea crab fleet now stands at 77 vessels, a far cry from the nearly 250 boats befo...
Oct 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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The early Kodiak king crab fishery
As the King Crab fishery peaked in the mid-1960s, everyone in Kodiak knew that something ext...
Oct 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fish Factor: Ballot Measure 4 is a significant initiative
A ballot measure to protect salmon in Southwest hasn’t grabbed as many headlines as pot and ...
Oct 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alutiiq Word of the Week
Alutiiq Word of the Week: Tuma; Tumet - Footprint
Tuma; Tumet - Footprint Taqukaraat tumait ang’ut. - The bears' footprints are large. Like animal tracks, human footprints are a common part of the Kodiak environment. Today Kodiak’s muddy shores ca...
Oct 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 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...
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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 | 42 42 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 | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
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Home and Garden
Garden Gate: Dealing with the unexpected
Somewhere I read an account about washing a sleeping bag filled with down, and it made me th...
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Garden Gate: Growing spuds
Every fall, Kodiakans start harvesting their potatoes in earnest. Funny, one question seems ...
Oct 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Garden Gate: Rose hips are good for the skin
What do papaya, bell peppers, broccoli and oranges have in common? They are all top-notch so...
Oct 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Outdoors
Outdoor Kodiak: Traveling for deer
As the road system deer season draws to a close, it’s time to plan hunts into the remote reg...
Oct 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Outdoor Kodiak: Final days of deer season
The general deer season for the road system closes in roughly two weeks on Oct. 31. Do you h...
Oct 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Outdoor Kodiak: Hunting for ducks on opening day
In recent days it’s become hard to focus on fishing. There are so many distractions! Whereve...
Oct 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nature
Amazing Nature: Monkeyface pricklebacks and glob sculpin: uglies on the fish line
Sometimes life becomes so busy that it feels like a contra dance where one thing follows ano...
Oct 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Amazing Nature: Ocean shows signs of planet transition
The view out of my office window shows a quiet ocean engulfed in a tranquility that seems im...
Sep 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Squid swim backwards in a changing world
Heraclitus said, “the only thing that is constant is change”. He was a wise man. Every perso...
Sep 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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