Kirsten Dobroth, KMXT - Kodiak
Researchers hope Kodiak’s ‘Bat Week’ will help answer some questions about the animals’ lives in Alaska
“Our biggest question and what we wanted to know is: Where (do) these bats go during winter and what do they do when we’re not seeing them?" said Natalie Velez-Suarez.
According to records, Anastasia Ashouwak was taken from an orphanage on Woody Island in the Kodiak Archipelago and sent to the Carlisle Indian Industrial School after her mother died in 1901.
The remains of the four buried recently in Kodiak were too old to be identified, but there’s a sense that they’re finally home, the executive director of the Alutiiq Museum said.
Data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics points to nearly 150,000 vacant pilot positions that will need to be filled over the next decade.
Troopers said there were no obvious signs of foul play identified at the scene and the investigation into the boy’s death is ongoing.
Sawyer Cipolla went missing Saturday afternoon.
Most paralytic shellfish poisoning cases were among Alaska Natives, but state lacks data for subsistence foods
Cases on Kodiak comprised 25% of statewide incidents of the illness. Areas in Southeast Alaska — like Juneau, Ketchikan and Prince of Wales Island — also recorded high case rates.
The ban on Russian seafood imports is part of a series of escalating sanctions against Russia over its invasion of Ukraine.
This year’s contributions include stories from mail carriers in Appalachia and health care workers in the Hudson River Valley. Seldovia fisherman Josh Wisniewski’s recordings will be the first from Alaska.
By late November and into early December, they head into their dens for hibernation — but not all of them. About 30% of the Kodiak male bear population don’t den at all, according to a state biologist.
The Kodiak Crab Alliance Cooperative and local canneries agreed to $8.10 per pound.
“It was just 0.1 percent,” said David Howell, the state demographer. “But still, it broke our trend of population losses that we’ve been seeing.”
Temperatures in Unalaska soared to 56 degrees on Saturday. And in Kodiak on Sunday, temperatures hit 67 degrees.