kodiak kodiak  /ˈkoʊ di ˌæk/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an island off southern Alaska in the Gulf of Alaska; site of the first European settlement in the area which was founded by the Russians in 1784
  2. (n) brown bear of coastal Alaska and British Columbia

Usage(s):

  • One is Timothy Treadwell, the very engaging, and borderline bonkers, star of Grizzly Man, who lived among kodiak bears each fall in southern Alaska.

News

  1. Kodiak Networks Sets New Benchmark with Enhanced Push-to-Talk (PTT) Features and Capabilities

    Wi-Fi Network Coverage, LMR Interoperability, and Encryption added to Kodiak-Powered PTT Offering (PRWeb June 12, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/push-to-talk-by-kodiak/wi-fi-encryption-interop/prweb10823488.htm
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Kodiak man gets prison for seafood plant theft

    A Kodiak man will serve more than two years in a federal prison for his part of a scheme to defraud the Trident Seafoods plant of nearly a half million dollars.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Seattle Times

  3. Kodiak man gets prison for embezzlement scheme

    A Kodiak man will serve 28 months in a federal prison for taking part in a scheme to embezzle nearly $500,000 from the Trident Seafoods plant in Kodiak.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Seattle Times

Quotes

  1. "With more than 25 million gallons of oil on board (the Kodiak), a vessel grounding in the inclement weather could have been catastrophic," said Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska.
    on Jan 19, 2010 By: Lisa Murkowski Source: MiamiHerald.com

  2. "It was in 1962 (when I was 5), that I remember walking out of the grocery store, holding an outdoor life magazine," said Csonka. "There was a Kodiak bear on the cover. I was mesmerized. From that point forward, I promised myself I would go...
    on Dec 20, 2007 By: Larry Csonka Source: Eagle Tribune

  3. "When it comes to qualifying for these loan programs, there should be no difference between the corn farmer in Iowa and the fisherman in Kodiak," said Senator Ted Stevens (R-AK), sponsor of the provision.
    on Jul 20, 2008 By: Ted Stevens Source: SitNews

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