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Deaths of whales off Kodiak may remain a mystery

...Researchers may never solve the recent deaths of 18 endangered whales whose carcasses were found floating near Alaska's Kodiak Island, a scientist working on the case said Monday. Samples taken from one of the 10 fin whales were at least a week old...
Alaska court rules bison can roam freely on Kodiak

...Alaska (AP) - The buffalo can roam freely again on Kodiak Island.The state Board of Game had previously decided that...Dorman, who raised bison that were prone to roam on Kodiak Island, sued to stop the hunt. Dorman originally lost, but...
Stranded harbor seal pup released in Juneau

...Alaska (AP) - An abandoned harbor seal pup that narrowly avoided death by seagull was returned to the wild off a Kodiak Island beach. The seal was released Wednesday by representatives of the Alaska SeaLife Center.A kayaker in June spotted...
What others say: Waking up from Alaska's aerospace dream

...track of your feet.Last week, the 17th rocket since 1998 lifted off from the state-owned Kodiak Launch Complex on Kodiak Island. Four seconds after leaving the launchpad, the rocket exploded.The blast damaged the complex - how extensively...
Rocket with Army weapon explodes after launch

...said. The rocket carrying the Advanced Hypersonic Weapon was terminated near a pad of the Kodiak Launch Complex on Kodiak Island shortly after liftoff, spokeswoman Maureen Schumann said. After an anomaly was detected, testers made the decision...
If Seattle doesn't want Shell, head north to the future isn't risk-free - anyone who lived through the Exxon Valdez oil spill or saw the Kulluk aground on Kodiak Island knows this. But this state long ago decided that oil was worth the risk. The drilling takes place in our back yards...
IDEA graduates plan ahead

...the seiner that he will soon captain, and has developed a local reputation as one of the best skiff men working on Kodiak Island. Home-schooling also helped Roth maintain a close connection with his family, who offered essential financial support...
Bear mauls man on Kodiak Island

...searching for Hutchins, who was found about 500 yards away. A helicopter returning from a training mission was called in and Hutchins was flown to an area where an ambulance awaited to transfer him to Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center.
Prosecutors lay out case in Coast Guard homicides

...Coast Guard civilian technician on Kodiak Island meticulously planned an alibi...Kodiak is a community of 6,300 on Kodiak Island, some 250 miles south of Anchorage...knowledgeable antenna mechanic on Kodiak Island and possibly the entire Coast...
Jury convicts Alaska man in Coast Guard killings at a Coast Guard communications station on Kodiak Island.James Wells, 62, was charged in the 2012 shooting...back and walked away as associates shook their heads.Kodiak Island, some 250 miles south of Anchorage, is home to the...


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