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Business spotlight: Eagle View Equestrian surges in popularity
The rain drips through the roof of the Kodiak Island Fairgrounds’ rodeo arena. Quietly, with only the drumming of rain on metal and the soft pounding of hooves in sawdust, Chelsea Tracy exercises her horse. It’s a quiet moment in a busy day for Tracy, who today welcomes instructors Jim and Donnette Hicks to Kodiak. Tracy learned from the Hicks as she grew up in Utah, and now she hopes their arrival will help her o...
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Kodiak softball lands four on all-conference team
Kodiak’s softball team placed four players on the Northern Lights Conference all-conference teams. Junior Kaia Yatsik and sophomore Dannika Catt earned first-team honors, while junior Megan Pyles and sophomore Kaitlyn Clark both made it on the second team. Catt, appearing on the first team for the second straight season, led Kodiak with a .621 batting average (36 for 58), 20 runs batted in and 34 runs scored. “Las...
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Carolyn Rae Haakanson Davis
Carolyn Rae Haakanson Davis of Kodiak went to Heaven on May 29, 2013 with her family by her side. She was born in Kodiak on Oct. 22, 1963. Carolyn graduated Port Lions High School where she received her high school diploma and then continued onto Ayers Institute where she received her certified bookkeeping degree. Carolyn had a quiet, gentle spirit and infectious laugh. She was a joy to be around. Carolyn grew up ...
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Betty “Betz” Boskofsky Lukin
Betty “Betz” Boskofsky Lukin, 69 entered into eternal peace with the Lord on May 31, 2013. She was born in Afognak to Dimitri and Mary (Yurioff) Boskofsky on May 20, 1944. A memorial service was held June 3, 2013 in Anchorage at St. Innocent Cathedral at 401 Turpin St. with Father Alexei Knagin officiating. A repast will take place after the service at the church. A memorial service in Kodiak was June 4, 2013 at H...
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Tustumena's return delayed until late July
The clock said it was just before 1 a.m., but you couldn’t tell that by looking at the activity at City Pier 2. Early Monday morning, lines of cars spilled across the pier, backing up onto Rezanof Drive as tired drivers waited to file their vehicles aboard the ferry Kennicott. It’s a scene that’s likely to repeat for the next two months. On Tuesday afternoon, the Alaska Marine Highway System announced that the fer...
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North Pacific Council begins meeting in Juneau
The North Pacific Fishery Management Council begins its June meeting today in Juneau with eyes toward limiting the number of king salmon that end up in trawlers’ nets. The council is scheduled to take final action this week on a proposal to limit the number of king salmon that Gulf of Alaska trawlers can catch as bycatch in non-pollock fisheries. A 25,000-fish king salmon bycatch cap is already in place for the po...
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Hershey Track and Field results
Hershey Track and Field Girls Standing long jump 9-10 — 1. Avery Fogle, 4 feet, 8 inches. 11-12 — 1. Katie Parnell, 4-09.5. 13-14 — Hannah Glover, 6-02.25. Softball throw 11-12 — 1. Carly Glover, 101-0. 100-meter run 9-10 — 1. Avery Fogle, 19.9. 13-14 — 1. Hannah Glover. 400-meter run 9-10 — 1. Avery Fogle, 1:50.2. 11-12 — 1. Carly Glover, 1:28.7; 2. Katie Parnell, 1:34.2. 800-meter run 11-12 — 1. Carly Glover, 3:...
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Alaska Airlines to introduce new plane to Kodiak next spring
Alaska Airlines will be presenting a new face to Kodiak next year. On Tuesday, the airline announced that it will introduce the Bombardier Q400 aircraft on one of two daily Anchorage-Kodiak flights that use Boeing 737s. The Q400 is a twin-turboprop 76-seat aircraft and will be operated by Alaska subsidiary Horizon Airlines. Alaska’s 737 Combi (half-cargo) aircraft that serve Kodiak have 72 passenger seats. A full-...
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Alaska Science Forum: When volcanoes awaken
“This morning the seismic tremor was down just a little bit from yesterday. We’re hoping it calms down before too long, but it might last for awhile.” Jeffrey Freymueller was on the phone last week with the electric utility in Cold Bay, a community about 40 miles from the Pavlof Volcano, which had been erupting for more than a week. The utility was wondering how much ash fall to expect and whether it would need to...
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State approves SEALs' land use request
The Alaska Department of Natural Resources has approved a request from the Naval Special Warfare center in Kodiak to conduct training missions on state land. In a letter dated Tuesday, natural resource manager Cliff Larson writes, “The Southcentral regional office of the division of mining, land and water has no objection to the Navy SEALs training activities … The activities fall within the category of generally ...
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