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Achievers: March 7
• Anelise Zimmer and Brenda Castonguay have been named winners of the Spirit of Youth Award, a statewide program to recognize Alaska teens for their accomplishments in several different categories. Zimmer and Castonguay were honored in the “Science and the Environment” category for their volunteering work with the Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge. • A team of three Kodiak High School culinary arts students finished...
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Alaska State Troopers: March 7
Wednesday, Feb. 27 A 58-year-old Kodiak man was arraigned in the Naknek District Court for one count of delivering around 2,000 pounds of salmon outside the district in which they were taken. He pleaded guilty to the charge and received a $3,000 fine ($1,500 suspended) and one year of probation. Saturday, March 2 At 1:32 p.m., a 66-year-old Kodiak man reported a disturbance and property damage at a business on Rez...
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Public Safety Blotter: March 7
Monday, March 4 • At 12:59 a.m. and 1:05 a.m., an officer was on foot patrol on Marine Way. • At 8:28 a.m., an officer returned a dog to its owner. • At 12:24 p.m., a woman reported hearing a loud muffler on a vehicle going toward town. Patrol was advised. • At 12:29 p.m., a caller reported three suspicious men have been sitting in a car. They moved along when an officer asked them to. • At 4:04 p.m., a caller rep...
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Around Kodiak: March 7
At this week’s brown bag lunch lecture, listen to Bree Witteveen, assistant professor of research and marine advisory program at the Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center speak about humpback and fin whales in her presentation "Prey Use of Fin and Humpback Whales: A Case for Niche Separation.” The talk begins at noon in the Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center. Author Joe Stock will give a presentatio...
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Alaskan author unveils new book for Kodiak readers
Alaskan guider, skier and author Joe Stock will give a talk about his new Southcentral Alaska guiding book at 7 p.m. tonight in the Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center. Stock’s new book “The Alaska Factor” is a guidebook to backcountry skiing in Southcentral Alaska. The book includes photos and information about planning a ski trip to Alaska, weather and how to access backcountry ski zones. Stock is an ...
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KHS girls conclude wrestling season
Kodiak picked up three second-place finishes at the USGWA Girls State Championships Saturday. Jenny Valdez, Ashley Benton and Krystal Fabricante placed second in their weight classes at the state’s unofficial girls wrestling tournament at Service High School in Anchorage. Valdez, a junior at Kodiak High School, was second in a four-woman bracket. Her only loss came to champion Savannah Commerford. Benton, a sophom...
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Playbook: March 7
Today Boys basketball: Kodiak vs. Kenai at the Northern Lights Conference Championships at Soldotna High School, 3 p.m. Friday, March 8 Boys basketball: Kodiak at the Northern Lights Conference Championships at Soldotna High School. Girls basketball: Kodiak vs. Colony/Kenai winner at the Northern Lights Conference Championships at Soldotna High School, 4:15 p.m.
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Arborist explains how to overcome challenges with growing trees in Alaska
Growing trees in Kodiak can be challenging because of the weather and lack of space, which is why not many people do it. Around 35 Kodiak gardeners gathered together on Tuesday night to hear a state arborist address those challenges and encourage a new trend. Patricia Joyner, manager of the community forestry programs at the Alaska Department of Natural Resources, was a guest speaker at the Kodiak Garden Club’s me...
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Local results: March 7
City league basketball Tuesday, Feb. 26 Camai 60, RC Enterprise 49 Jon Sanchez 16 points, Kevin Vanhatten 15, Jeffrey Miranda 11, Petaia Sega 11, Rex Boado 4, Tommy Johnson 2 and Marcus Stewart 1 for Camai. Randy Diocares 18 points, Tyson Miranda 15, Ace Sumera 7, Charlie Garcia 7 and Eli Deardurf 2 for RC. Icicle Seafoods 93, Ocean Beauty 86 Adam Kilborn 23 points, Geoff Spalinger 22, Jaron Steele 14, Andrew Greg...
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Baranov Museum unveils plan for new exhibits
The Baranov Museum may soon host a fur warehouse, a 19th century dining room and a room wrecked by the 1964 Good Friday Earthquake. Those concepts are all part of a new design whose details were released this week by the museum, which is planning a major renovation of its exhibits. “Kodiak’s an international crossroads, and especially this building has been the heart of Kodiak’s history for 200 years,” said Tiffan...
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