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Mahle takes loss for Kenai Post 20
Brandon Mahle made his 2013 American Legion baseball debut Wednesday at Chugiak. The recent Kodiak High School graduate was his normal self from the mound for the Kenai Post 20 Twins, but absorbed a 6-3 loss to Chugiak. Mahle limited to Chugiak to four hits and struck out nine in six innings. He allowed five runs, but only one was earned as his defense committed four errors in the sixth. Kenai lost the second game...
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Playbook: June 14
Friday, June 14 Baseball: Kodiak Post 17 vs. Wasilla, 6:30 p.m. at Baranof Field. Saturday, June 15 Baseball: Kodiak Post 17 vs. Wasilla, 12:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. at Baranof Field. Racing: Motocross and ATV at Kodiak Island Raceway, 3 p.m. Sunday, June 16 Baseball: Kodiak Post 17 vs. Wasilla, 12:30 p.m. at Baranof Field.
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Fish tender crew recognized for dramatic rescue in winter 2012
The U.S. Coast Guard presented the crew of the Trident Seafoods fish tender Tuxedni with the prestigious Gold Lifesaving Medal awards for their heroic actions that saved the lives of five people from the sinking fishing vessel Heritage in 2012. Tuxedni Capt. Greg Plancich, engineer Dan Hardwick, deckhands Jim Fultz and Wayne Kit received the medals Wednesday during a special ceremony at Coast Guard Base Kodiak. “Y...
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More improvements coming to Baranof Park
On a sunny Wednesday afternoon, Kodiak kids released from school dotted the green artificial turf of Baranof Park. Some threw Frisbees. Others passed a football while parents walked laps of the park’s track. Tonight, the Kodiak City Council will decide whether or not to give those kids and their parents a little extra room to spread out in the sun. The council is scheduled to vote on the second phase of the Barano...
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Alaska State Troopers
Friday, June 7 Alaska Wildlife Troopers contacted a 19-year-old Kodiak man while he was subsistence gillnetting near the mouth of the Buskin River. During a boating safety inspection, troopers found no flares on his vessel. The man cited for not having flares on his vessel and bail was set at $60. Saturday, June 8 • Kodiak Alaska Wildlife Troopers contacted a 50-year-old Kodiak man while he was subsistence fishing...
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Around Kodiak: June 13
• The Kodiak Refuge Visitor Center will be having a new program for kids between the ages of 6-12 at the Kodiak Refuge Visitor Center every Thursday from 11 a.m.-12 p.m. from June through August. The program is called Wildlife Investigation Learning and Discovery. Kodiak Refuge Visitor Center seasonal Rangers Rory Psotka and Dana Lindauer will be the rangers leading the weekly programs throughout the summer. • The...
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Salmon surge continues as Buskin River sockeye bag limit is raised
This summer’s surge of salmon isn’t just hitting the Karluk and Afognak rivers; it’s coming to Kodiak, too. On Wednesday morning, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game announced it has raised the daily bag limit for sockeye salmon from two fish to five. Fishermen are still limited to salmon 20 inches or longer and can only have five fish in their possession at one time. The raised bag limit is the latest sign of ...
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Stage and Screen: 'The Company You Keep' — Domestic terrorism circa 1970s
The Boston Marathon bombing ignited high anxiety about domestic terrorism. We have been largely preoccupied with foreign-planned and foreign-executed terrorism carried out by suicide bomber-types operating under orders from some terror-motivated cell of evildoers bent on destroying the American way. The Boston Marathon bombers, while born in a former Soviet state, were longtime American residents who gave the appe...
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Achievers: June 13
• Earl Chaven Davidson and Michell Thomas Davidson have been named to the spring 2013 semester Dean’s List at Anderson University, a four-year Christian college in Anderson, Ind. To be named to the Dean’s List, a student must earn a semester grade-point average of 3.5 or higher on a scale of 4.0. • Anna Engvall has won a $1,500 college scholarship from the Scholarships for Military Children Program. Applicants for...
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Kodiak museum course puts 1964 earthquake history on video
The Baranov Museum will host a special screening of original videos about the 1964 Good Friday earthquake and tsunami in Kodiak. The “Waves of Change” screening will take place at 7 p.m. Saturday in the Kodiak Teen Center. Students from seventh through 12th grades made the films during a summer history and film class. The class is a partnership between the Kodiak Island Borough School District, the Baranov Museum,...
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