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.
Scientists from the conservation group Oceana, which is based in Juneau, spent eight days aboard a research vessel circumnavigating the Kodiak archipelago.
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.
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 threshold to qualify for the relief has also changed — applicants now have to show they lost at least 30% of their gross revenue between 2019 and 2020 because of the pandemic.
The ban on Russian seafood imports is part of a series of escalating sanctions against Russia over its invasion of Ukraine.
Fifteen large and small cruise ships are scheduled to call in Kodiak, unless COVID-19 or the situation in Ukraine disrupts those plans.
This year’s contributions include stories from mail carriers in Appalachia and healthcare workers in the Hudson River Valley. Wisniewski’s recordings will be the first from Alaska.
About 30% of male Kodiak bears don’t den at all.
The Kodiak Crab Alliance Cooperative and local canneries agreed to $8.10 per pound.