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Alaska State Troopers: Sept. 18
September 5 • At 6:50 p.m., Alaska Wildlife Troopers cited a sport fisherman on the American River for sport fishing without a valid license. September 6 • Wildlife Troopers conducting a subsistence crab patrol at the head of Pasagshak Bay pulled subsistence Dungeness pots belonging to six different owners and cited four owners for having no escape mechanism on the pots, and two owners for having no biodegradable ...
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Stage and Screen: 'Love is Strange' is touching and meaningful
“Love is Strange” (2014) is strange in an unexpected way. Actually, “Love is Strange,“ in point of fact, reveals that love is love – not strange. After 94 minutes of observing the trials and tribulations of an older same-sex couple one can only conclude that there is no difference between the love manifest by these two older men and the love demonstrated by a heterosexual couple at a similar stage in life. Ben (Jo...
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Kodiak heads to West Spiketacular
Kodiak is competing at the West Spiketacular this Friday and Saturday at West Anchorage High School. This is Kodiak’s first tournament of the season after beginning with four straight Northern Lights Conference matches. Kodiak is in a pool with Chugiak, South Anchorage, Kenai, Ketchikan, Palmer and Barrow. There are three seven-team pools. Friday’s pool play places a team into either the gold, silver or bronze bra...
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Local results: Sept. 19
Bowling Tuesday co-ed Sept. 9 Men: Scratch game — Daniel Kiefer, 265; Jeff Kiefer, 244; Rod Kiefer, 225. Scratch series — Bryan Larson, 614; Philip Obas, 597; Tommy Johnson, 594. Women: Scratch game — Jennifer Gunderson, 199; Ruth Barton, 179; Cherise Olsen, 174. Scratch series — Mona Johnson, 551; Bryttni Juhlin, 447; Rhubie Pasion, 444. Wednesday co-ed Sept. 10 Men: Scratch game — Charles Wilson, 267; Tommy John...
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Historical Society seeks answer to history mystery
The Kodiak Historical Society is trying to solve the mystery of a time capsule and the history of a commemorative plaque now located under Petro Marine. Between 1820 and 1860, the Russian American Company built a stone seawall next to where Pier 1 is now located, according to a statement from the historical society. The company built a wooden dock and a warehouse on top of the seawall. It stood for around a centur...
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Parnell announces third-highest PFD
Alaskans will receive a $1,884 Permanent Fund Dividend this fall, Governor Sean Parnell announced this morning. It’s higher this year then it’s been in a while, and it’s the third-highest ever. The highest was $2,069 in 2008 and the second highest was $1,963.86 in 2000. Alaskans will begin receiving their PFD on October 2, when it will be direct deposited into bank accounts and checks will be mailed. Through the P...
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Kodiak runners compete in Anchorage meet today
The long layoff for Kodiak’s cross country team will come to an end today. The Bears are competing in the New Balance Urban XC Classic today on the Park Strip in Anchorage. The race was added to the schedule after inclement weather kept Kodiak from flying to last Saturday’s Seward Invitational. Today’s meet — a 3-kilometer race — will be Kodiak’s first since the Kodiak Invitational on Aug. 29. Kodiak coach Marcus ...
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Soldotna, Bartlett remain on top
Soldotna flexed its muscle over Kodiak on Saturday and kept its top spot in the Alaska Sports Broadcasting Network’s high school football poll. The Stars defeated the Bears, 48-0, for their 24th straight victory and remained No. 1 in the medium-small school rankings. Soldotna coach Galen Brantley Jr. was glad to get the win after his team endured a long and rocky ferry ride to Kodiak. It was the Stars’ first North...
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Alaska Science Forum: Maverick red aspens in a world of gold
Will Lentz, a reader from Fairbanks, asks a question that flares every fall: why do some aspens turn red? A few scientists from Fort Collins, Colorado, pondered that subject in the late 1970s. Curious about red aspen trees people had noticed for half a century, they studied why these existed amid those with the more common leaf color, yellow. Before getting to the scientists' results, a quick refresher on why tree...
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Around Kodiak: Sept. 17
Port and Harbor meeting The Port and Harbor Advisory Board meets at noon today in Fisherman’s Hall. For more information, contact the Harbormaster’s office at 486-8080.
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