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Amazing Nature: Skates are indicators of ocean diversity
One of my favorite places to be at a low tide is the wide sandy beach that stretches from the mouth of Buskin River down to the old military roads behind Boy Scout Lake. I love the view, the seals that often stick their heads out of the waves to spy on me, and the way the dark basalt and light pumice sands create patterns and pictures on the beach. As the tide withdraws, grains of sand are set into motion, washed ...
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Troopers arrest wanted Kodiak man
A Kodiak man wanted for allegedly failing to comply with court order to complete community work service was arrested Wednesday, a trooper report said. Robert Furrow, 35, initially refused to identify himself after state troopers made contact with him to verify a report of a wanted person being sighted on Benny Benson Drive. “AST was able to obtain additional resources to positively identify Furrow and he was place...
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Fun run on the Fourth
Kodiak’s annual July Fourth 10-Kilometer Run and Walk is Saturday. The free 6.2-mile race begins at the Coast Guard base entrance at 9:30 a.m. and ends at the Kodiak Harbor Convention Center. The City of Kodiak Parks and Recreation race has been an island tradition since 1980. The course is in honor of longtime Kodiak city pool manager Steve King, who would make the walk every Fourth of July. The men’s course-reco...
Jul 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Assembly, council consider loosening regulations
The Kodiak Island Borough and Kodiak City Council discussed options Tuesday for helping Jackson Mobile Home Park residences when they have to move out next spring. Community Development Department director Bob Pederson gave some new information about dealing with movable and unmovable homes. Regarding disposal of mobile homes, Pederson said burning would only be allowed with a permit from the Department of Environ...
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Underwear thief gets 90 days in jail
Judge says he hopes the penalty will ‘scare the bejesus’ out of Cornelio
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Public Safety Blotter: July 2
June 10 Around 1:36 a.m., police conducted two bar checks downtown. At 2:05 a.m., police conducted a security check on Chichenof Street. At 2:09 a.m., police conducted a security check on Simeonoff Street. At 9:41 a.m., police responded to an abandoned vehicle. It was previously red-tagged and had moved. At 9:54 a.m., police arrested a woman on West Marine Way for a warrant. Around 11:47 a.m., police conducted two...
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Post 17 ends trip with tough loss to Juneau
A week jammed full of games in Anchorage for Kodiak Post 17 ended with a tough 7-5 American Legion baseball loss to league-leading Juneau Tuesday at Bartlett High School. The Bears finished the six-game, five-day trip with a 3-3 record, and now stand at 7-3 in league play (8-5 overall). With eight league games left, Kodiak sits in third with 31 points — a team earns four points for a win, two for a tie and one for...
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'The Wolfpack': Seven normal children in spite of a bizarre upbringing
Stage and Screen By: Bernie Karshmer Our 24-hour news cycle has exposed us to more "news" than many of us are equipped to process. This situation is complicated by a frequency and repetition of stories that we would not have known about not previously. This deluge of time-killing stories also features reports that have not been vetted carefully, or at all. In 21st-century America we get it all — whether accurate o...
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Kodiak historian to deliver speech in Jinan, China
Kodiak historian Dawn Lea Black said she will be leaving for Jinan, China next month to deliver a speech at an international conference that encourages research in all aspects of women’s history. Black, 68, co-edited “Natalia Shelikhova,” a book about the pioneering 19th-century Russian-American businesswoman who founded the Russian-American Company. The Shelikhovs played an important role in the Russian settlemen...
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Kodiak resident writes novel about murder over island
A Kodiak resident decided to throw book mysteries into the wilds, so to speak, receiving rave reviews about a murder that supposedly took place over the wilderness of the Emerald Isle. Robin Barefield has written “Murder Over Kodiak,” a novel that opens on a beautiful, June afternoon with the main character, research biologist Dr. Jane Marcus, standing on the floatplane dock at Trident Basin, waiting for her young...
Jul 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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