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Local Results: Dec. 31
City League Basketball Christmas Tournament Thursday, Dec. 26 Pacific Seafood 55, Island Espresso 43 Pete Oskolkoff 20, Adam Ross 13, Josh Olson 7, Joriah Barnett 6, Seth McCain 4, Jairom Barnett 3 and Elijah Patterson 2 points for Pacific Seafood. Juan Ruiz 17, Brandan Pickett 16, Noah Koller 4, Kalen Willis 2, Edmil Balila 2 and Brandon Ensley 2 points for Island Espresso. Ocean Beauty 102, ISA 87 Doug Frick 26,...
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Final fun run of 2013
The final fun run of 2013 is Tuesday. The Last Chance 5K Fun Run begins at noon on New Year’s Eve day at Kodiak High School. Registration opens at 11:30 a.m. The course starts and finishes in the high school parking lot. In between, runners navigate Near Island. The race fee is $5, with all proceeds going to the Kodiak High School cross country team. Last year, Levi Thomet conquered a field of 28 runners in 16 min...
Dec 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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8-year-old donates hair to kids in need
Hanna Moody may look like your average eight-year-old girl, but to some unknowing child in the world, she’s a hero. Moody made the decision to cut off all her hair in order to donate it to Locks of Love, a nonprofit that provides hairpieces to financially disadvantaged kids suffering from hair loss. The donations are intended to help their self-esteem and confidence. On Dec. 21, Hanna and her mom Kathy went to Viz...
Dec 30, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Garden Gate: Gardener's almanac is a gem
A delightful little book called “The Curious Gardener’s Almanac” found its way onto my desk a couple weeks before Christmas, a gift from a dear friend. As I read the paragraph on the inside flap, I knew I’d been given a gem. “A garden is not merely a haven of peace and tranquility, or a simple plot of land for vegetables, fruit, and flowers — it is a living encyclopedia of curious and fascinating knowledge, the ro...
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Fish Factor: Fishing notables from 2013
Alaska’s seafood industry worked hard again in 2013 to ramp up its message to policymakers, most of whom still overlook the industry’s economic significance to the state and beyond. What is that message? That “the industry” is made up of thousands of small businesses — the fishing boats that each support one or several families. That the seafood companies in coastal towns provide one of the state’s biggest tax bas...
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Teens in trouble after joyride ends in crash
A 15-year-old Kodiak teen is facing is facing serious charges after allegedly stealing a vehicle and crashing it into a ditch after texting while driving. According to a press release from the Alaska Department of Public Safety, Alaska State Troopers in Kodiak were notified of an accident on Puffin Drive around 7:30 a.m. Christmas Day. The investigation revealed the 15-year-old boy allegedly stole a set of keys fr...
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NMFS surveys plan to measure fishing’s side benefits
The National Marine Fisheries Service is gearing up for a big look at the side benefits of fishing. According to notices posted in the Federal Register, NMFS will survey all seafood processors and bait-and-tackle shops in the United States during 2014. Using mail-in surveys, the federal fisheries agency plans to measure the economic impact of fishing businesses. According to the notices, more than 2,500 tackle sto...
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Public Safety Blotter: Dec. 27
Monday, Dec. 23 • At 12:27 a.m., a caller requested public assistance on Mill Bay Road. All was OK. • At 10:55 a.m., a caller reported suspicious circumstances. Officers called to look at the items found. • At 11:04 a.m., an officer stopped to assist a driver on Mill Bay Road. All was OK. • At 12:26 p.m., a caller reported items were stolen from a vehicle. It is under investigation. • At 3:02 p.m., an officer impo...
Dec 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parks and Rec: Dec. 27-Jan.3
Dec. 27 – Jan. 3 AQUATICS Winter Youth Swim Lessons are separated by skill level and students must be at least four years old to participate. They will be held Thursday through Saturday, starting at 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. Dec. 26 through Jan. 4. All classes are full. Daily Schedule: Following is the daily schedule for the pool. Friday, Dec. 27 Morning Lap 5:30 – 7 a.m. Noon Lap 11 – 1 p.m. Kingfishers 3:30 – 6:30 p.m. ...
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Around Kodiak: Dec. 27
Christmas Bird Count The Kodiak Audubon Society is holding the second week of the Christmas Bird Count on Saturday. To sign up for the count, contact Rich MacIntosh at 486-3087. Volleyball bake sale Kodiak Volleyball Club is holding a bake sale from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at Safeway. Talk government The Kodiak Legislative Information Office will hold an open house from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday with Rep. Ala...
Dec 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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