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Outdoor Kodiak: Savings add up with custom practice loads
Bad weather and short days make winter the perfect time for ammo reloading on Kodiak. If you already reload I’m preaching to the choir. But if you haven’t started yet or if you’re a recent convert, I can give you very good reasons to belly up to a reloading bench. You’ll hear that reloading doesn’t actually save you money, and that’s accurate. Sure, the equipment will be an investment, but you’ll earn that back th...
Jan 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak Island Births: Jan. 26
Jaedon Jacob Nelms was born at 5:07 a.m. on Jan. 13, 2016, to Juliana and James Nelms. He weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces and was 21 1/4 inches long. His parents are originally from Port Graham, Alaska, and Port Angeles, Washington. The baby’s mother is a stay-at-home mom, and the baby’s father works at LS Construction. Grandparents are Alice and Mickey Anahonak from Port Graham and Pamala Sommers from Idaho. Paxton Ka...
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Local Results: Jan. 26
City league basketball Sunday, Jan. 24 St. Innocents Academy 2, SILA (forfeit) Local Electric 68, PKIMC 62 Geoff Spalinger 14 points, Donald Hill 12, Tim Fellows 10, Kevin VanHatten 9, Dan Foster 7, Gabriel Villanueva 6, Lars Wagner 6 and Wade Johnson 4 for Local Electric. Robert Wildhelm 18 points, Jason Chambers 15, Chris Polum 11, Darren Luzano 11 and Adrienne Chambers 7 for PKIMC. Nets System 73, Strangers 53 ...
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College stubs out last butt
Students and faculty at Kodiak College are breathing a lot easier after the campus went smoke- and tobacco-free on Dec. 1. “People don’t have to walk through a cloud of smoke to get through a side entrance into our buildings,” said Lorraine Stewart, the Kodiak representative to the University of Alaska Anchorage tobacco-free task force. Smoking was already prohibited at front entrances. The initiative follows a De...
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KEA: Ice caused early morning Friday outage
The early morning power outage on Friday was caused by ice on a line from the Kodiak Electric Association’s Terror Lake hydroelectric facility, according to a release from KEA president and CEO Darron Scott. The outage was system-wide. “Early indications are that heavy ice loading on the Terror Lake transmission line triggered a fault on the line, causing Terror Lake to become disconnected from town,” according to...
Jan 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fish analyst contract in question
The Kodiak Island Borough assembly voted against a contract extension for the city of Kodiak and the borough’s fisheries analyst, but will reconsider the motion at its next meeting, according to assembly member Dan Rohrer. The joint contract is with McCarty and Associates for analysis, monitoring and reporting on fisheries issues that affect Kodiak. During public comment time, three community members spoke about t...
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GARDEN GATE: Starting seeds with water, light, air
Last week I touched on a few basics of seed starting, my annual attempt to encourage more people to give it a try. After attempting to unravel the mysteries of soil-less soil, containers and seeds, I took a “brain break” by going for a walk with Marty ’round the neighborhood. My brain, though, was not taking a break. “No matter how hard I try to describe it in Reader’s Digest terms,” I said, “starting seeds always...
Jan 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Candidates loathe to touch PFD
Hello from Juneau. The second session of the 29th Alaska State Legislature is under way and a lot of work awaits lawmakers between now and adjournment. Over the next few months, legislators will debate a wide range of topics, none more important than the fiscal year 2017 budget. With a projected deficit of $3.5 billion, and predictions for low oil prices to continue for the foreseeable future, developing a budget ...
Jan 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kenai girls sweep Kodiak
Kodiak opened Northern Lights Conference girls basketball play with a pair of losses at Kenai. The Bears fell 56-28 on Friday and 43-23 on Saturday, and have now lost three straight against the Kardinals dating back to last year’s NLC third-place game. Kodiak extended its losing skid to six games and dropped to 0-2 in the NLC, 2-8 overall. On Friday, the Bears were held to five points in each of the first two quar...
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KHS boys come up short against Juneau
The Kodiak boys basketball team ran into a hot-shooting Juneau team in the Capital City. The Crimson Bears combined to knock down 16 3-pointers in topping the Bears in two nonconference games, 75-40 on Friday and 65-34 on Saturday. Kodiak dropped to 2-8 overall and extended its losing streak to five games. In the series opener, Juneau (9-2) drilled five of its nine 3-pointers in the first quarter and led 24-12. It...
Jan 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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