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Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge celebrates refuge week with daily events
The Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge is holding events this week to celebrate National Wildlife Refuge Week. Refuge wildlife biologist McCrea Cobb kicked off the week with a Tuesday talk about non-native mammals on the Kodiak Refuge. "The animal most people are familiar with is the Sitka blacktail deer," Cobb said. Other non-native mammals include mountain goats, Roosevelt elk, feral reindeer, beavers and marten. "...
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Local Results: Oct. 10
Thursday, Oct. 4 Super Heroes 68, Team Drainage 59 Alec Canete-Hall 36 points, Juwan Sabado 10, Brian Caguing 8, Jerica Nelson 8, Jason Ramos 4 and Christian Tapia 2 for Super Heroes. Reland Cornelio 20 points, Ismael Cortez 14, Morgan Moir 7, Jay R Guevara 6, Sarah Ng 6, Greg Ibabao 5 and Lucky Ibabao 1 for Team Drainage. iTeam 55, Bases Loaded 53 Jeffrey Keodoungdy 24 points, Ryan Bezona 15, Erick Fangonilo 6, R...
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Quilters display work at annual Colors of Kodiak show
Kodiak's Bear Paw Quilters Guild showed off their members' best pieces at the Colors of Kodiak annual quilt show on Saturday and Sunday at the St. Mary's Catholic School gym. More than 110 quilts were on display for sale and viewing. Becky Church won the best of show award and was given the members' choice award voted by guild members. Jennifer Eubank won the ribbon for best large quilt, Maureen Eaton won for best...
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Sunday soccer
Aaron De Leon watches soccer in the Kodiak High School gym Sunday night. Every Sunday, the gym is reserved for City of Kodiak Parks and Recreation soccer from 7:30 to 10 p.m. (Derek Clarkston photo)
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NPFMC makes changes to observer program
The North Pacific Fishery Management Council has passed a motion calling on the National Marine Fisheries Service to make small but wide-ranging changes in a new federal fisheries observer program. The program, scheduled to begin on Jan. 1, 2013, will install fisheries observers on boats as small as 40 feet. The motion approved by the council on Friday calls for NMFS to prioritize observation of gear groups that c...
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Kodiak volleyball earns trophy to display
Kodiak High School has a new athletic trophy to display. The Bears’ volleyball team finished second at Saturday’s Lady Grizzly Invitational at Grace Christian School in Anchorage. “We haven’t had a trophy in a while,” Kodiak coach Amy Willis said. The trophy, which Willis said is “nice size,” is on display in the KHS main office alongside the school’s recent swimming hardware. Kodiak earned the trophy after breezi...
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Public Safety Blotter: Oct. 9
Friday, Oct. 5 • At 3:28 a.m., an officer was on foot patrol on Marine Way. • At 5:13 a.m. and 5:18 a.m., an officer was on foot patrol on Mill Bay Road. • At 9:12 a.m., a caller reported a speeding vehicle on Rezanof Drive. It was gone when police arrived. • At 9:20 a.m., a vehicle received a citation for a parking offense on Woody Way Loop. • At 10:07 a.m., a vehicle received a citation for a parking offense on ...
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Threshold makes recycling easy
To the Editor: Like most of us, my best friend had succumb to the old adages, "but it is on sale" or "we might use it later." The result, amass of material wealth, cardboard boxes and bubble wrap. So, when my friend and her husband had to depart from Kodiak...there began the journey of "material purging." As a friend, I was swept into a deluge of virtual moving sales, downsizing and repeated trips to Threshold Rec...
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In nationwide meningitis outbreak, experts say Alaska danger nil
An outbreak of fungal meningitis that has afflicted more than 100 people across the country is not a threat to Alaska, health experts say. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have linked the outbreak to contaminated steroid injections produced by the New England Compounding Center and used starting May 21. The CDC and the Food and Drug Administration say hospitals and clinics in 23 states received drugs...
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Demand rising at shelter, food bank
The Kodiak Baptist Mission Food Bank and the Brother Francis Shelter are reporting a rise in the number of year-round Kodiak residents seeking aid. In past years, summer users of the Kodiak Baptist Mission Food Bank have largely been seasonal workers, but this summer the food bank saw more Kodiakans using the services. "This summer we didn't see a lot of seasonal workers," said Kelli Forman, food bank public educa...
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