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Outdoors Kodiak: Shopping for the Holidays
Christmas is just three weeks away, and it’s time to think seriously about gifts for the outdoor enthusiast. If you’re shopping for someone with sharply different interests than yours, that can be tough. I’m fortunate, in that my wife is my favorite outdoor companion. I have lots of time in the field with her, so it’s pretty easy for me to come up with a list of things she really wants and needs. She would probabl...
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Kodiak Island Births: Dec. 2
Raegan Danielle Taylor was born at 8:33 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, to Stephanie Danielle Taylor and James Christopher Michael Taylor. She weighed 9 pounds, 4 ounces and measured 22 inches long. Her parents are originally from Alturas, California, and now live in Kodiak. Her mother is a stay-at-home mom and her father works for the U.S. Coast Guard. Also welcoming her to the family is Liam James Taylor. Proud...
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Alumni Update: Dunbar cashes in for the holidays
Kodiak’s Trevor Dunbar earned a little extra spending money this holiday season. Dunbar, a 2009 Kodiak High School graduate and professional runner for Nike, collected $600 for his 10th-place finish in the 78th Manchester Road Race Thursday in Connecticut. Dunbar covered the 4.748-mile course in 22 minutes, 3 seconds. Ben True of West Lebanon, New Hampshire won the race in 21:34. True, a professional for Saucony, ...
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South Korea ship sinks in Bering Sea; more than 50 missing
35 Indonesians, 13 Filipinos among crew of fishing ship that sank in the Bering Sea
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Kiwanis tree sale brings joy
The weather outside may have been frightful, but that didn't stop hundreds from picking out the perfect Christmas tree at the annual Kiwanis tree sale during the weekend. On Friday, the first day of the sale, a line stretched from the World Wide Movers warehouse door, down the steps and into the yard before the doors even opened at 5 p.m., despite the rain. Once in the doors, it was warm and jolly with Christmas m...
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Black Friday gives Kodiak shoppers the green light
To the outside world, a mere mention of Kodiak ignites images of fierce hunting. Kodiak shoppers bolstered that reputation on Black Friday as they headed out early and hunted for the best possible deals. Kodiak stores reported an influx of bargain hunters, more than the usual traffic as shoppers searched for perfect Christmas gifts and great discounts. Walmart employees saw huge crowds lining up for discounted ite...
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Public Safety Blotter: Dec. 1
November 13 • Around 1:03 a.m., police conducted three bar checks downtown. • At 1:38 a.m., police advised a driver on Mill Bay Road about an equipment violation. • At 1:49 a.m., police arrested a woman on Metrokin Way for a warrant. A man was arrested on suspicion of felony eluding, driving with a revoked license, and two counts of violating conditions of release. • At 4:12 a.m., a permanent trespass notice was g...
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Around Kodiak: Dec. 1
BOARD OF EDUCATION NOTICE There will be a Board of Education Work Session beginning at 12:30 p.m. today at Akhiok School. If weather does not allow for a flight to Akhiok School, the meeting will take place at 12:30 p.m. in the Central Services Conference Room. The Work Session in Akhiok will be broadcast via VTC and can be accessed in the Central Services Conference Room. The meeting agenda is available at the Ce...
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Fishing industry to get first glimpse of 2015 halibut catches
It’s the time of year when Alaska’s fishery meetings kick into high gear — with five set for this week alone. The industry will get a first glimpse of potential 2015 halibut catches when the International Pacific Halibut Commission convenes Dec. 2-3 in Seattle. It’s been a wait-and-see attitude among fish circles. Will Alaska’s catch limits again be reduced, down already 70 percent over a decade to just 16 million...
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Garden Gate: Amaryllis blooms brighten any space
I never know when garden questions will come my way. Take Thanksgiving, for example. One of the guests at a friend’s house arrived with a gift for the hostess. Recognizing the bright red box as containing an amaryllis bulb, a friend turned to me and said, “How do you grow those things, anyway? I’m always afraid I’m going to kill it.” I told her that most amaryllis bulbs are pre-planted and that all you have to do ...
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