Ghugiak-Eagle River Star 

Eagle River veterinary pathologist finds national spotlight


September 17, 2017

EAGLE RIVER, Alaska (AP) — When Dr. Kathy Burek first began working as a veterinary pathologist more than two decades ago, magazine reporters and reality TV weren't part of the picture.

Fast forward to 2017. In January, Burek's work was featured in a lengthy article in Outside magazine. A few months later, the story was reprinted in the Alaska Dispatch News. Then came the queries from reality television producers and Vice News.

"I said, 'Really? Vice News? No. I don't watch TV, I don't get HBO,'" Burek said, laughing. "It was very funny."

But the producer was persistent, she said. She agr...

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