Tag Archives: Ouzinkie

Village Farmers Explore Guard Geese and the Other Benefits of Local Growing

A White Chinese Goose similar to the one in Ouzinkie. Tracie Hall / Flickr

A White Chinese Goose similar to the one in Ouzinkie. Tracie Hall / Flickr Kayla Desroches/KMXT Island communities are growing their own produce and raising their own poultry as part of an ongoing hoop house project, and each village has its unique innovations to add in. Like beekeeping and guard geese. The participating communities of Larsen Bay, Old Harbor, Ouzinkie ... Read More »

Villages Conduct Massive Scrap Metal and Hazardous Waste Removal

Baled cubes in Ouzinkie. Courtesy of KANA

Baled cubes in Ouzinkie. Courtesy of KANA Kayla Desroches/KMXT Living on an island can prove a major barrier to getting rid of large, unwanted objects like cars or fridges, especially for small communities like those in the Kodiak Archipelago. In 2015, local partners in Kodiak began the removal of scrap metal and hazardous materials from the six island communities. According ... Read More »

Coast Guard Escorts Santa to Kodiak Villages

Coast Guard Santa waves to the community of Danger Bay, AK, before 
landing to bring gifts to the children on Dec. 13, 2016.  U.S. Coast Guard 
photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Lauren Steenson

Santa waves to the community of Danger Bay, AK, before landing to bring gifts to the children on Dec. 13, 2016. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Lauren Steenson Kayla Desroches/KMXT The Coast Guard flew out to the Kodiak communities again this winter for its Santa to the Villages program. The Coast Guard Spouses’ Association of Kodiak ... Read More »

Tusty Skips Port Lions and Ouzinkie Due To Storm Warning

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The people of two small Kodiak Island Borough communities won’t see ferry service today. That’s because of the storm coming through. Due to the heavy weather forecast of seas over 20-feet for Southcentral waters tonight and tomorrow morning, the Alaska State ferry Tustumena will be skipping its calls to Port Lions and Ouzinkie. The Tusty made it to Kodiak early ... Read More »

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