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Dealing with the Kodiak Krud
Here, on my first anniversary of being in Kodiak, I have achieved official status as a resid...
May 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to a young Midwestern student
I recently received a request to send a postcard and lengthier email about Kodiak to a young...
May 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Yes, God loves dorks
Observations about Kodiakans No. 24 and 25: Kodiak residents are very proud of their town, a...
Apr 24, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Science
Alaska Science Forum: Anatomy of the worst fire year
In a gorgeous warm May this year, we have not yet sniffed the bitter scent of flaming spruce...
May 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Seventeen trillion wingbeats over Alaska
And they are here. Sluggish mosquitoes, sprung from the leaves where they overwintered. Moth...
May 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alaska Science Forum: Artwork found at ancient house site
At the edge of a spruce forest in Interior Alaska, archaeologists have unearthed bone pendan...
May 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fisheries
Fish Factor: Hatcheries add to catch throughout state
Each year more than one-third of all the salmon caught in Alaska begin their lives in a hatc...
Apr 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fish Factor: Longliners could snag on missing pots
A mile-long string of 29 sablefish pots was lost last month in Prince William Sound after be...
Apr 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fish Factor: Wild game could be on the menu
Caribou instead of corn dogs…salmon instead of Trout Treasures… seal meat in place of spaghe...
Apr 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 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 | 32 32 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 | 49 49 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 | 88 88 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 | 115 115 recommendations | email to a friend
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Home and Garden
It’s time to take ‘stalk’ of your rhubarb
It was a few Aprils ago: As the Portland-Seattle “Cascades” train rounded a gentle turn betw...
Apr 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Garden Gate: Bumblebees on lookout for new homes
As I left the greenhouse and walked toward the house, I heard a loud puh- hh-HUP behind me. ...
Apr 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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How to help your lawn wake up
Do you feel inclined to buy an umbrella these days? Well, you’re not alone. According to Nat...
Mar 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Outdoors
Outdoor Kodiak: Tune up your trolling
King salmon fishing is hot right now. Just look at the entries in the 2015 KACO king salmon ...
May 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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OUTDOOR KODIAK: The strange case of this year’s spring halibut
I can use a single word to describe our early season halibut fishing. Weird! We’re not findi...
May 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Outdoor Kodiak: Try these tricks for luring year’s first Dolly Varden
Fishing for Dolly Varden is a rite of spring for Kodiak anglers. Days lengthen noticeably in...
May 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nature
Coastal Forager: Gardener’s bane, forager’s treasure
I've always been one of those terrible romantics who finds the white feathery tops of dandel...
Apr 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Amazing Nature: Conciousness and Hunger Response in Sea Stars
This week during a class discussion about sea stars and their biology a teacher asked me the...
Apr 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Amazing Nature: Real-life sea dragons worthy of fantasy
I have recently taken up a new hobby. I had a collection of plain wooden stools, chairs and ...
Apr 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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