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Around Kodiak: Oct. 29
Rodeo meeting tonight The Kodiak Rodeo and State Fair board of directors will meet at 7 p.m. tonight in the Kodiak Electric Association meeting room. The public is invited to attend, and board members are needed. Choir concert scheduled The Kodiak Island Borough School District’s 2013 fall choir concert, featuring choirs from sixth through 12th grades, is tonight at 7 p.m. in the Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium. Donat...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Hunting like our forefathers
Deer season closes on the road system this Thursday. That’s true for all but a few hunters, those who have gone through the steps to qualify for a special “primitive weapon” season running November 1 through November 14. Primitive weapons are of course muzzleloaders and bows. There are additional restrictions on the configuration of the arms, but it’s best to go directly to ADF&G for answers. They’re found on Page...
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Coast Guard Blotter: Oct. 29
Thursday, Oct. 17 A Coast Guard Station Ketchikan small-boat boarding team terminated the voyage of a vessel involved in the geoduck clam dive fishery. The fishing vessel did not have a survival craft or survival suits aboard, which presented a considerable danger to the crew. Mariners can visit www.fishsafe.info for information on required safety gear and regulations for the vessel they operate. Friday, Oct. 18 T...
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Search under way for Akhiok man
Alaska State Troopers, the US Coast Guard and local volunteers are combing the hills of southwest Kodiak Island for a missing Akhiok man. According to the troopers, 20-year-old Brandon Phillips was last seen about 6:20 p.m. Saturday when he left Akhiok on an ATV, possibly on a hunting trip. When Phillips failed to return by 10:30 p.m., village public safety officer Speridon Simeonoff organized a search and called ...
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Fried outlasts Pysher for reverse Pillar Mt. title
A pair of Run the Rock winners from two weeks ago duked it out Saturday for the Orion’s Mountain Sports Reverse Pillar Mountain men’s title.  And on this day the conditions were perfect for running, unlike their last competition.  Kodiak High School junior Levi Fried used the calm conditions to outduel Chad Pysher and claim his first reverse Pillar title in 1 hour, 1 minute, 37 seconds — 34 ticks ahead of Pysher. ...
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Woman starts diaper bank
A Kodiak woman has started a diaper bank to help low-income families in Kodiak. Emily Arnick, an employee with Kodiak Area Native Association’s Cama’i Home Visiting Program, came up with the idea for the diaper bank after doing some research on problems that affect low-income families in Kodiak and nationally. “I read an article that said — it came out in July — diaper need creates stress and ultimately affects a ...
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Hypothermia specialist taught in Kodiak
Local search and rescue volunteers had the opportunity last week to learn about cold-water hypothermia from a California doctor who specializes in hypothermia research. Dr. Thomas Nuckton, a critical care physician from San Francisco, traveled to Kodiak to participate in a weeklong national search and rescue certification course, SARTECH II, with members of Kodiak Island Search and Rescue. The course taught the ba...
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Weather expected to stay wet
A storm bringing warm, wet weather from the central Pacific near the Hawaiian Islands has dampened Kodiak, and more is on the serving platter this week. No records have been set thus far as the National Weather Service predicts a seasonably wet week through the Kodiak archipelago. As of 6:15 p.m. Sunday, 8.36 inches of rain had been recorded at Benny Benson State Airport, more than an inch above normal to that poi...
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Kodiak volleyball losses heartbreaker in finals
Kodiak got its revenge on Dimond, but it was the Lynx who walked away with the title. Coming through the losers’ bracket, Dimond rallied to beat Kodiak 31-29 in the “if necessary” Service/Dimond Volleyball Tournament championship match Saturday evening at Dimond High School in Anchorage. Dimond, which beat Kodiak in the finals of the West Spiketacular earlier this season, forced the final set to 30 points by handi...
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Garden Gate: Last call for winterizing your yard and garden
Weather for this Halloween week is forecasted to be WWW: Warm, Wet and Windy. While discussing the unusual balmy weather with a friend of mine, she said, “Yeah, we’re not in Kansas anymore,” adding, “We’re still pulling carrots.” Lately, weather has been on the front burner of many conversations. Skiers and deer hunters wring their hands, waiting for snow, while Chiniak commuters are grateful for ice-free roads. N...
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