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Outdoor Kodiak: Getting started for king salmon
The purr of the idling outboard was numbing as we slowly followed the shoreline in search of king salmon. After an hour without a strike on our trailing lines, conversation had died off and we even quit watching our rods. All that changed in an instant when my reel screeched. I looked back in time to see a boil in the water and a broad tail in our wake, kicking the motor out of gear and reaching for the rod in one...
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Kodiak Island Births: April 15
Martin Edmund Lutack III was born at 1:06 p.m. April 5, 2014, to Martin Lutack Jr. and Haley Barker. He weighed 6 pounds, 1.6 ounces and measured 19.5 inches long. His parents are originally from San Diego, Calif. and Kodiak and now live in Kodiak. His mother works at Tony’s, Tropic Lanes Lounge and Henry’s Great Alaskan Restaurant and his father is a fisherman. Grandparents are Martin and Melinda Lutack from San ...
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Around Kodiak: April 15
Senior Citizens of Kodiak, Inc is holding a Board of Directors meeting at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Senior Center. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, call the Kodiak Senior Center at 486-6181.
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Lindquist sets more state swimming records
Talon Lindquist added to his growing list of swimming state records on Saturday at the Kodiak Community Pool. Lindquist, an eighth-grader at Kodiak Middle School, set the 13- and 14-year-old state records in the 1,000-yard freestyle and the 1,650 freestyle during the final Kodiak Kingfishers home meet of the season. Lindquist clocked a time of 9 minutes, 53.58 seconds in the 1,000, which topped the previous record...
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Monashka pump house bids come in high; council to examine
High bids on the Monashka Bay pump house upgrade could create late-game planning adjustments prior to the project’s approval — seen as “critical” to Kodiak’s water supply — next week. Public Works Director Mark Kozak told the Daily Mirror bids were “higher than the engineer estimates” and city officials were busy examining them. “We’re still trying to evaluate where we can go with the Monashka pump house project. ...
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Grass fire burns hill at White Sands Beach
Bayside Volunteer Fire Department responded to a grass fire near White Sands Beach at 4:10 p.m. Thursday. According to a release from Bayside, the fire was on a steep hillside next to the parking area at the end of Monashka Bay Road. It measured about 100 feet by 100 feet when responders arrived and grew to about 200 feet by 500 feet before being extinguished. Three units and eight firefighters responded. There we...
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City OKs nonprofit funding measures, travel money for city employees
The Kodiak City Council on Thursday approved one-time increases above current nonprofit funding caps as well as increases of travel funds for city employees. In a speedy regular meeting punctuated by pleasant weather outside and sunny moods within the borough chambers, the council voted unanimously on all seven items introduced. The city updated its policy statement on nonprofit funding caps, enabling one-time fun...
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Assembly returns from Washington D.C.
A delegation from the Kodiak Island Borough government lobbied in Washington, D.C., last week to push an agenda including Karluk Lake fertilization, leachate water treatment and Coast expansion in the Arctic. Mayor Jerrol Friend, borough manager Bud Cassidy and assembly members Carol Austerman and Dave Kaplan met with the Sen. Lisa Murkowski, Rep. Don Young, senior staff from Sen. Mark Begich’s office and federal ...
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Cannon hits game winner for blue all-stars
Kodiak’s Carissa Cannon drilled the game winner to propel the blue all-stars past the gold all-stars, 86-84, in the Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches senior girls all-star game Friday at Anchorage Christian School. Cannon hit the shot from the top of the key and ended with six points. Kodiak’s Hannah Wandersee also played for the blue team and posted a double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds. Kodiak’s ...
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Thomet clocks 3,200 time of 9:00.68 in Calif.
Facing the toughest field he has seen this season, Levi Thomet produced a personal-best time in the 3,200-meter run. The talented Kodiak High School junior blazed to a time of 9 minutes, 00.68 seconds that placed him 21st in a loaded men’s invitational field of 35 runners at the Arcadia Invitational Saturday night in California. Thomet beat his previous-best time by nine seconds, which was set last week at the Big...
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