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Kids give kick-start to Kodiak rodeo
Kodiak equestrians kicked off the 2014 rodeo season with a “Play Day” Saturday. Participants competed in barrel racing, pole bending, flag and rescue races. There were also a few family non-horse related events including a calf chase and a petting zoo. This event and three more scheduled later this summer are designed to help kids and adults build up points that will help someone win a saddle or belt buckle during...
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Babies wax patriotic at Legion contest
Babies festively dressed in Fourth of July outfits charmed the crowd at the American Legion’s annual baby contest. Contestants aren’t required to wear Fourth-themed outfits, but many do, since the contest always takes place the weekend before the Fourth of July. The outfits were creative. A little boy in a sailor suit won Mr. Fourth of July while a baby in a white tutu with red and blue feathers won Miss Fourth of...
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Army Corps to explain permitting to Kodiak
Anyone with a wetlands or permitting question can ask the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which is hosting an informational open house on July 8, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at the Kodiak Public Library. The corps’ regulatory division representatives will entertain permitting questions regarding requirements for placing fill and structures in waters of the United States. “We do have folks in Kodiak who have projects that may im...
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Public Safety Blotter: July 1
June 12, 2014 • At 2:30 a.m., police responded to suspicious circumstances on East Rezanof Drive. • At 3:17 a.m., police responded to suspicious circumstances on Shelikof Street. • At 7:47 a.m., someone reported a reckless driver on Mill Bay Road. It was gone when police arrived. • At 10:17 a.m., someone reported having a loose dog on the Chiniak Highway. Officers took the dog and contacted the owner who will pick...
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Kodiak Island Births: July 1
• Amelia Jane Campbell was born at 9:39 a.m. June 20, 2014, to Elainia Campbell and Karl Campbell. She weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and measured 19.25 inches long. Her parents are originally from Lubbock, Texas and now live in Kodiak. Her mother works as a stay at home mom and her father is stationed on the United States Coast Guard cutter Munro. Also welcoming Amelia to the family is Madison Campbell. Grandparents ...
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Deer season is fast upon us
Kodiak’s deer season always surprises newcomers — it opens so early and seems to run forever. But its quirks run deeper than dates on the calendar. The hunt and the conditions are different than almost any other hunting grounds I’ve encountered. I’ve never hunted in any other state with a deer season opening on August 1. Even the special archery seasons start later. August 1 is the middle of summer on Kodiak, and ...
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Osowski wins KMXT Bear Crawl
Keith Osowski topped a 66-person field to win the inaugural Kodiak Bear Crawl Saturday at the Kodiak Island Raceway. The rising Kodiak High School sophomore blistered through the 1.25-mile obstacle race in 8 minutes, 8.1 seconds — 20.3 seconds ahead of runner-up finisher Neil McCarthy. Only three runners finished the course in less than nine minutes. Competitors had to navigate eight obstacles, which included a mu...
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Runners get muddy and have fun at the Bear Crawl
About 70 Bear Crawl race participants got covered in mud and had a good workout during the obstacle-filled 1.25-mile race on Saturday. The course cleared hurdles, scaled up a net wall, hurdled across a tire romp, hoisted up a climbing wall, and hastened through a bunch of hanging buoys and other obstacles, making eight in all. The runners were released in several waves, and many ran with their friends. Some partic...
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Dunbar caps Oregon career at USA Championships
Kodiak’s Trevor Dunbar officially ended his career at the University of Oregon on Friday at the USA Track and Field Championships in Sacramento, California. The Oregon senior placed sixth in a star-studded 5,000-meter field with a time of 13 minutes, 34.96 seconds. The Kodiak native wearing a green Oregon jersey with a giant O on the chest covered the last 800 meters in 1:59 and finished just over three seconds be...
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Public Safety Blotter: June 30
June 10, 2014 • At 12:01 a.m., someone reported a bear sighting on Mozart Circle. It was gone when police arrived. • At 12:24 a.m., someone called 911 requesting a welfare check on Mill Bay Road. The man did not meet protective custody requirements. • At 1:24 a.m., police cited a woman on Thorsheim Street for having no proof of insurance. • At 1:55 a.m., police warned a driver in the Rezanof Drive and Mill Bay Roa...
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