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City Council tackles fishing pier, dog park
The Kodiak City Council discussed and voiced support for a leash-free dog park within city limits, and heard a councilman pitch the idea of building a fishing pier for local residents. Councilman Charlie Davidson told the council during Tuesday’s work session that there aren’t any good opportunities for senior citizens or children to fish without needing a boat or a vehicle. “A fishing community, and we have no pl...
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Post 17 hits road for six games
After spending the first two weeks of the season at home, Kodiak Post 17 hits the road for a jam-packed slat of games. The six-game in five-day trip begins with a nine-inning league contest against Fairbanks 11 on Friday at the Kosinski Field Complex in Anchorage. Kodiak will then play a doubleheader against Fairbanks 30 on Saturday and single games against Fairbanks 11 on Sunday, East Anchorage on Monday and June...
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Thomet to run at junior championships
Levi Thomet will finish his stellar Kodiak High School career on Friday morning at historic Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon. Thomet, one of the most accomplished runners to graduate from KHS, is running the 5,000 meters at the USATF Junior Outdoor Championships. The gun goes off at 9:38 a.m. The assembled field features a mix of college and high school runners. Notable college runners include University of Oregon’...
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Wildlife Troopers get ready for Operation Dry Water in Kodiak
Alaska Wildlife Troopers will be out on the waterways, including in Kodiak, specifically to contact boaters to make sure all vessel operators are not impaired as part of Operation Dry Water, the state’s Department of Public Safety said in a news release Wednesday. Operation Dry Water is on its sixth annual heightened awareness and educational campaign and will take place from June 26 through June 28, the news rele...
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Locals run in Mayor’s races
Three Kodiakans competed in the Mayor’s Midnight Sun Marathon and Half Marathon Saturday in Anchorage. Jennifer Webster finished 379th out of 1,070 females in the half-marathon with a time of 2 hours, 19 minutes, 12 seconds. Webster was 33rd in her age division (40-44). Kelley Vandyke finished 532nd in the half-marathon and was 81st in her age division (55-59) with a time of 2:31:24. Utah’s Ashley Hawks won the wo...
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Playbook: June 26
Friday, June 26 Baseball: Kodiak American Legion Post 17 vs. Fairbanks 11 at Kosinski Field Complex in Anchorage, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, June 27 Baseball: Kodiak American Legion Post 17 vs. Fairbanks 30 at Kosinski Field Complex in Anchorage, 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. Sunday, June 28 Baseball: Kodiak American Legion Post 17 vs. Fairbanks 11 at Kosinski Field Complex in Anchorage, 11 a.m. Monday, June 29 Baseball: Kodiak Amer...
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City’s Pier 3 gets closer to being finished
The City of Kodiak is in discussions over out-of-round pilings provided for Pier 3 as the construction of the new dock draws closer to completion. Project manager Roe Sturgulewski said during Tuesday’s city council work session that the dock itself should be about finished by mid-July. The new crane for the dock is scheduled to arrive on July 20. He said there’s still utility and electrical work to be done in the ...
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Sampling allows biologists to estimate strength of salmon run in Kodiak
ADF&G biologists “sampled” salmon from a Buskin Lake Weir on Tuesday as they aimed to make projections on the strength of the salmon run in Kodiak. “We take a scale, the length of the fish and record whether it’s a male or female,” said Tyler Polum, assistant area biologist at the department’s sport fish division. “The scales can tell us the age of the fish based on growth patterns visible under magnification.” Po...
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Net pens rearing coho in Boy Scout Lake
The three net pens floating in Boy Scout Lake are home to baby coho, often referred to as silver, salmon for the next year. The Kodiak Regional Aquaculture Association uses the net pens to house the fish as they grow before they will be used to stock streams on the road system, said KRAA’s executive director Tina Fairbanks. The net pens currently in Boy Scout Lake popped up about two weeks ago for the first time i...
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Kodiak native tribes say military training exercise is 'unacceptable'
As 200 military aircraft and about 6,000 soldiers take part in Northern Edge 2015, native tribes in Kodiak said Tuesday they’ve received letters from a general, assuring them that the naval exercises “will use a reduced scope and scale,” instead of what was stated in the military’s original environmental impact statement. The Sun’aq Tribe of Kodiak and Native Village of Afognak received letters from Lt. Gen. Russe...
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