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Military plans exercises in Gulf of Alaska for spring despite widespread opposition

Phyl Frets and Sophie Frets at a 2015 Northern Edge protest in Kodiak. (Photo Courtesy of Sun’aq Tribe of Kodiak) Daysha Eaton/KMXT After requests from Gulf of Alaska communities that the U.S. Military reschedule or cancel its Northern Edge exercises in the Gulf, officials recently announced they’ll go ahead and hold the training this spring. Northern Edge involves all five …

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Old Harbor garden bears veggies, residents hope to keep it going

Lettuce growing at the farm in Old Harbor, Alaska. (Photo by Daysha Eaton/KMXT) Daysha Eaton/KMXT This summer, the community of Old Harbor on Kodiak Island harvested vegetables and fruit from their farm in significant quantities for the first time. The agricultural experiment provided enough produce to sell at the local store. One employee and some seasonal helpers have overseen the …

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