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Jay Scott Garoutte
Jay Scott Garoutte died in Honolulu, Hawaii on Feb. 16, 2014. Born in Kodiak on Nov. 4, 1952, he was a longtime resident, graduated Kodiak High School in 1970, attended Alaska Methodist University in Anchorage, then worked at the U.S. Coast Guard Commissary warehouse. He later worked many years at Sutliff’s True Value Hardware. In 1999, he moved to Honolulu and worked at Hardware Hawaii in Kailua. Poor health disa...
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Fish group hears about CFA
The joint borough-city Fisheries Work Group heard about a rough draft proposal for a Community Fishing Association, a topic that may come before the North Pacific Fishery Management Council later this year. At a meeting chaired by borough assembly member Chris Lynch Monday morning, Theresa Peterson and Alexus Kwachka presented the proposal intended to help “build a construct that will protect the community into pe...
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KHS soccer finishes season in Homer
Kodiak High’s soccer club concluded its brief season with a marathon of soccer on Saturday. The club played four matches — two boys and two girls — in Homer. The Bears went 1-2-1 on the day. The boys club picked up the lone victory of the day, a 5-1 win over Seward’s varsity team, and later finished in a 2-2 tie with Homer’s junior varsity. The girls club — playing in its first matches of the season — lost 5-3 to ...
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Kodiakians deployed to Australia
Two Kodiakans are taking part in a space-tracking project in a place possibly even more far-flung than Alaska. Try far-western Australia. Master Sgt. John E. Swearingin and Tech Sgt. Abigail Olivares, both graduates of Kodiak High School, are part of a 34-person detachment from Alaska Air National Guard’s 176th wing sent to relocate 75 tons of space-surveillance equipment to Fort Holt, on the western tip of Austra...
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Alumni update: Dunbar second in Pac-12
Trevor Dunbar nearly snagged a Pac-12 track and field title on Saturday. The University of Oregon senior finished second in the 5,000-meter run at the Pac-12 Track and Field Championships at in Pullman, Wash. Dunbar, a 2009 Kodiak High School graduate, finished the 5,000 with a time of 13 minutes, 45.26 seconds, just .001 seconds ahead of third-place finisher Eric Jenkins of Oregon. Arizona’s Lawi Lalang won the e...
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Borough assessors enjoy luxury ride
To the editor, Recently, as I was taking an early morning walk outside my cabin, I was startled to see two fancy outdoor clad people come out of the woods. Initially, my dog was more upset than I was and wouldn’t let them past. I tied him up and they brushed past me with very little introduction or even asking my permission to traipse all over my property. I turned around and there were three more! One to hold a n...
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Kodiak Island Births: May 21
• Derek Ovidio Hernadez was born on May 9, 2014, toTeresa and Jose Hernandez. He weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces. His parents are originally from El Salvador and and now live in Kodiak. His mother and father both work at Trident Seafoods. Also welcoming him the family are Nelly, Jazlyn, Leysis and Jason. Grandparents are Maria Marina Hernandez from Kodiak and Patty Helms from Kodiak. • Nathan Sidney Clark-Pruitt was b...
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Hike to another world at high elevation
May and June are my favorite months for hiking on Kodiak. The weather is warming while the grass and brush are still low. The wildlife viewing can be spectacular as animals move and feed all day following a long winter on short rations. Migratory birds are returning, and especially in June wildflowers will be erupting almost everywhere you look. The scenery is unimaginable, to the point you’ll kick yourself if you...
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Around Kodiak: May 20
Senior Citizens Board Meet The Senior Citizens of Kodiak, Inc. regular Board of Directors meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, May 21, 1 p.m., in the multi-purpose room. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, call 486-6181. City Council Meetings The Kodiak City Council is holding a special meeting at 6:30 p.m. today, at the Kodiak Public Library to discuss Horizon Lines Contract Negotiations. A po...
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Meeting on replacing Tustumena set for Wednesday
The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities said it was scheduling a public meeting in Kodiak for its input on the Tustumena Replacement Reconnaissance Report later this month at meetings. The meeting is slotted for 5-7 p.m. Wednesday in the Kodiak Public Library multipurpose room. It will also be teleconferenced to Port Lions, Ouzinkie and Old Harbor. To participate by teleconference, dial 1-800...
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