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Kodiak election forum set for Monday
KODIAK — The smattering of campaign signs that have popped up around Kodiak during the past few weeks belie a competitive six-way race for borough assembly, with the election now less than three weeks away. To help voters meet local candidates for the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly and learn where each candidate stands on a range of issues involving the community, a network of nonprofit organizations will give the...
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Kodiak fish hatchery taps savings account after poor pink salmon harvest
KODIAK — While a lower-than-expected return of hatchery-raised pink salmon slows work at the Kitoi Bay Hatchery, the health of its parent company, Kodiak Regional Aquaculture Authority, remains good, KRAA executive director Kevin Brennan said Wednesday. Across Kodiak Island, pink salmon were found in fewer numbers and in different places than preseason fishing estimates foretold, leading to ripple effects across t...
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'Stolen' car was a case of mistaken identity
KODIAK — It was a case of mistaken identity. Alaska State Trooper Dennis Dupras said Wednesday that one of a pair of cars reported stolen early this week has been recovered — and it wasn’t actually stolen. “It was a case of someone making a big mistake,” he said. On Sunday morning, the owner of a red, 1992 Nissan Sentra reported someone had taken the car after she lent it to a family member who works at Kodiak Sta...
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Baranov Museum welcomes new collections curator
KODIAK — The Baranov Museum welcomes new collections curator Anjuli Grantham to Kodiak this week, part of the museum’s effort to increase its focus on the artifacts it contains rather than the building housing them. “In the last five years, we’ve spent a lot of energy and effort in the preservation of our facility,” said museum executive director Katie Oliver. “In the next five years, we’re interested in the prese...
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Birth — Sept. 13
Kaiden Robert Detorres was born at 8:35 a.m. Sept. 2, 2011, to Roberta Anderson and Scott Detorres. He weighed 9 pounds, 5 ounces, and measured 21 inches long. His parents are originally from Ouzinkie and now live in Kodiak. His mother works at KANA Dental and his father works at North Pacific Fuel. Also welcoming him to the family is Adrienne Lynn Detorres. Proud grandparents are Robert and Ruth Anderson of Ouzin...
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Kodiak's community archaeology project answers millennia-old questions while raising others
KODIAK — Going into the community archaeology dig this summer, Alutiiq Museum curator Patrick Saltonstall hoped to find one of the oldest inhabited sites on the Kodiak archipelago. What Saltonstall and a team of volunteers unearthed this year at the Amak site, near the Salonie Creek Rifle Range, was something different but no less important for understanding the people who lived on Kodiak Island thousands of years...
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Alaska State Troopers hunt two stolen cars
KODIAK — Alaska State Troopers in Kodiak are searching for a pair of cars reported stolen this week. One was believed taken from a home on South Russian Creek Road, while the other was reported stolen from Kodiak State Airport. The first missing car is a red, two-door 1992 Nissan Sentra with license plate number FEH-413. The second is a red 2003 Subaru Forester with license plate EJP-508. Trooper Dennis Dupras is ...
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Car accident kills Kodiak bear
KODIAK — An early morning traffic accident between a company vehicle owned by the Alaska Aerospace Corporation and a Kodiak bear along the Chiniak Highway resulted in the death of the bear, extensive damage to the vehicle and two bruised and sore but otherwise uninjured aerospace corporation employees. The accident occurred before 5 a.m. Tuesday on the stretch of road between the AC store and Java Flats in Bell’s ...
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Kodiak baseball players take their pitch for new field to joint government meeting
KODIAK — If it had been a game, it would have been a blowout. Kodiak baseball teams ran through their lineups Tuesday night, standing up one after another. Instead of walking to the batter’s box, players walked to the podium at a joint work session of the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly and Kodiak City Council. They were part of a group lobbying effort to encourage the two governments to support a renovation plan f...
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Soggy September continues as Kodiak keeps on track to break month's rainfall record
KODIAK — Even by Kodiak standards, this September has been abnormally wet. Through the first 12 days of the month, the city has seen almost half again its normal amount of rain for all of September. As of midnight Tuesday morning, the National Weather Service has measured 10.97 inches of rain at Kodiak State Airport. The average amount for all of September is 7.84 inches. On Monday, Kodiak received 3.46 inches of ...
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