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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...
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 ...
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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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...
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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The northern boreal bird nursery
CUTLINES Photos: 1. A yellow-rumped warbler sits on a nest near the Middle Fork of the Chandalar River. 2. A robin chick in a nest near the Middle Fork of the Chandalar River. 3. Wilderness guide Garrett Jones of Fairbanks next to a spruce tree hosting a robin's nest at eye level. photos by Ned Rozell. MIDDLE FORK, CHANDALAR RIVER — Two-hundred miles straight north of my home in Fairbanks, I'm at the northern edge...
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Monashka Creek, Monashka Bay closed to sport fishing for king salmon
The entire Monashka Creek drainage and the waters of Monashka Bay shoreward of a straight line extending from Miller Point to Termination Point are closed to sport fishing for king salmon effective 12:01 a.m., Thursday, June 25, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game said in a news release. The closure prohibits all sport fishing, including catch-and-release fishing for king salmon. King salmon may not be possesse...
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Dealing with fight-or-flight nervous system
In my line of work as a physical therapist, I work with people whose bodies and brains think a bear is chasing them. Quite literally. No, they don't come into me with sweat pouring down their face in frenzy. It’s subtler than that. It’s the fight-or-flight nervous system response gone bananas and not turning off when it should. This presents as a series of bodily reactions that typically occur under duress. We all...
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KIVC concludes national tournament
The Kodiak Island Volleyball Club finished the 42nd AAU Junior National Volleyball Championships by going 1-1 in bracket play Tuesday in Orlando, Florida. The Kodiak club, competing in the 17-and-under division, edged Hampton Roads (25-13, 21-25, 15-10) in its first bracket match on Tuesday and then bowed out of the tournament with a loss to Intense Nfinity (24-26, 25-23, 15-4). Kodiak finished its first Lower 48 ...
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alumni Update: Horn shines down under
Alysa Horn continued her strong start with her new club in Australia on Sunday. The former Kodiak High School and University of Alaska Anchorage star poured in 19 points and grabbed eight rebounds for Logan in an 89-68 loss to Ipswich in a women’s Queensland Basketball League game. The forward hit seven of her 13 shots from the field and made all four of her free throw attempts. Horn added one steal and had three ...
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