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2014-09-25 23:12:29

Famous for its brown bears, wild seafood and coastal scenery, the best of Alaska’s Kodiak Island is now highlighted in a 2015 wall calendar filled with recipes, stunning photos, tips and quirky

2014-04-08 08:21:19

TACOMA, Wash., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Fast Freight, Inc. and American Relocation Services, a division of American Fast Freight, Inc., are expanding and will be opening

2011-12-16 08:00:00

Project stakeholders will leverage e-Builder’s Cost, Schedule, Processes, Forms, Documents, Reports, Dashboards, and Project Calendar. Ft.

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2011-02-13 07:15:00

A Kodiak Island bald eagle survived 25 years of Alaska's hazards but eventually met its fate on the crossbar of a utility pole last month.

2010-10-14 07:48:00

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2009-07-17 07:15:00

LARSEN BAY, Alaska, July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Kodiak Legends Lodge, Alaska's premier fishing, hunting and wildlife-viewing lodge, is proud to announce the official re-opening of the lodge after significant renovation and rebranding.

2009-06-21 14:40:43

The salmon population in the Gulf of Alaska has been dwindling as Pacific Ocean currents shift, Alaskan fisheries biologists say. The Anchorage Daily News said Saturday the Pacific decadal oscillation may be to blame for an increase in cooler waters in the Gulf of Alaska, where king salmon fishermen have struggled for two straight years. Changing water temperatures have also been blamed for the poor king salmon catches at Canada's Kodiak Island, Susitna Valley and Kenai Peninsula. As an...

2009-05-12 15:00:00

BOULDER, Colo., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of Alaska's 50th anniversary of statehood, the best Alaska tours avoid crowds and mega-cruises in favor of small-group, off-the-beaten-track adventure travel and grizzly bear tours.

2008-07-13 03:00:15

Ten people were evacuated from a remote island in Alaska Saturday after a volcanic eruption in the Aleutians, the U.S. Coast Guard reported.

2008-06-20 18:00:16

What happened to the king salmon run in Alaska may be remain a mystery, but what's known for sure is a popular fishery has closed because of a dismal return.


Latest Kodiak Island Reference Libraries

Kodiak Bear, Ursus arctos middendorffi
2013-06-07 13:18:33

The Kodiak bear (Ursus arctos middendorffi), also known as the American brown bear, the Kodiak brown bear, or the Alaskan grizzly bear, is a subspecies of the brown bear. It can be found in southwestern Alaska, on the islands of the Kodiak Archipelago. Most coastal bears that occur in Alaska are called Kodiak bears, but the true Kodiak bear only inhabits the islands of the Kodiak Archipelago. The Kodiak bear was first described as a distinct species by the taxonomist C.H. Merriam. Merriam...

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