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Outdoor Kodiak: Silvers’ rainbow choice depends on light
Labor Day Weekend is the official kickoff of silver salmon season for many Kodiak anglers. While silvers are caught earlier in offshore waters, they usually start to enter most local rivers by our “end of summer” holiday. We certainly have lots to anticipate this year. In recent days silvers have been entering all the rivers I’ve visited, and the numbers are growing by the day. Better yet, they appear to be large ...
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Kodiak football rises in rankings
Kodiak made sure its stay in the Alaska Sports Broadcasting Network’s football wasn’t short-lived. Buoyed by four second-half touchdowns, Kodiak outlasted Homer 56-32 on Saturday and moved up to No. 3 in the medium-small schools rankings. The Bears debuted in the poll last week at No. 5. It was their first appearance in the rankings since Week 2 of last season. They dropped out the following week and never appeare...
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Playbook: Aug. 30
Friday, Sept. 2 Cross country: Kodiak at the ACS Class Races in Anchorage. Football: Kodiak vs. Palmer at Joe Floyd Track and Field, 6 p.m. Swimming: Kodiak vs. Soldotna at the Kodiak Community Swimming Pool, 5:30 p.m. Volleyball: Kodiak at Colony. Saturday, Sept. 3 Cross country: Kodiak at the Palmer Invitational. Football: Kodiak junior varsity vs. Palmer at Joe Floyd Track and Field, 10 a.m. Swimming: Kodiak vs...
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City to vote on ballot information
The Kodiak City Council will hold a final vote Tuesday on an ordinance that would allow “without limitation information that may influence the outcome of the election” in information campaigns about ballot measures. The Oct. 4 municipal election includes votes on city employee unionization and the idea of consolidating local governments. According to packet documents, the city allocates funds each year to provide ...
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Kodiak remains perfect with 56-32 win over Homer
In a span of five minutes, Shaun Walton turned a tight game into a romp. The junior scored three times — twice on interceptions — in the second half that pushed Kodiak to a 56-32 nonconference football victory over Homer Friday at Joe Floyd Track and Field. The win gave the Bears their first 3-0 start since 2008, the last year the team made an appearance in a state championship game. With five games left, Kodiak h...
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KIB interested in conservation easements
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly discussed how to fund nonprofits and received an update on potential conservation easements at their Thursday work session. In a brief update, Austin Quinn-Davidson from the Great Land Trust spoke about proposed conservation easements on Leisnoi-owned land on Long Island and at Termination Point. The Great Land Trust proposes buying conservation easements with Exxon Valdez Oil Sp...
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Public Safety Blotter: Aug. 29
July 21 At 3 a.m., police gave a man in the 3400 block of Rezanof Drive a no camping warning. At 8 a.m., police received a report of a loose dog in the 100 block of East Rezanof Drive. Police were unable to locate it. Police received a report of a neighboring residence with junk overflowing on the sidewalk on 17th Avenue. Patrolling officers spoke to the owner who was cleaning and clearing out the mess and would b...
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Fish Factor: Labeling law loophole leaves crab out
Wheels are already in motion to provide two measures of relief for Alaska’s pink salmon industry, which is reeling from the lowest harvest since the late 1970s. Rep. Louise Stutes, R-Kodiak, began the process last week to have the Walker Administration declare the pink salmon season a disaster, which would allow access to federal relief funds. Pinks are Alaska’s highest volume salmon fishery and hundreds of fisher...
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KHS XC 10th at Bartlett
Both Kodiak’s boys and girls cross country teams finished 10th at the Bartlett State Preview Saturday in Anchorage. Keith Osowski paced the boys with a seventh-place finish, while Honey Rose Macatuno was the top girls' finisher in 23rd. Osowski covered the 5-kilometer course in 16 minutes, 36 seconds. He finished 21 seconds back of winner Gus Schumacher of Service. Finn Walker of West was second in 16:07 and Trace...
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Powers: KIB needs plans, review of organization
After three months with the Kodiak Island Borough, new manager Michael Powers is calling for some changes and new directions for the borough and praises borough staff and the community for its diversity. In a three-page 90-day report, Powers calls for expanded recycling, short- and long-term goal planning, a borough facilities plan, more interaction with villages, more training and a review of borough organization...
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