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Fisheries work group keeps advisory committee
After listening to public comments, the city and borough fisheries work group has decided that more advice is better, at least for now. The work group met to discuss on Monday morning to discuss dissolving the Kodiak Fisheries Advisory Committee, a suggestion brought up at the October meeting by the committee chairman Trevor Brown. KFAC was established in 2007 to provide recommendations to the Kodiak City Council ...
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Alumni update: Past KHS stars meet in college
A pair of former Kodiak High School swimming standouts met in the pool Saturday in Arizona. Jori Lindquist, a freshman for Northern Arizona, and Laura Griffing, a junior at the University of Idaho faced each other for the first time at the collegiate level, and it was Lindquist’s squad that walked away with a 175-125 victory. Lindquist got the best of Griffing as she swam the anchor leg of the second-place 400-met...
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Kodiak swimming sends 14 to state
Kodiak swimming and diving qualified 14 individuals to the state meet that begins Friday in Juneau. Kodiak’s girls are the two-time defending champions and will try for a 3-peat with a squad of six. That small number does include juniors Tahna Lindquist and Ila Hughes, who are seeded first in both of their individual events. The two have combined to win eight individual state titles the past two years. Lindquist h...
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Public Safety Blotter: Nov. 5
Wednesday, Oct. 30 • At 5:05 a.m., a caller reported she came home and her lights were on and her dog was missing. She called back to say her brother took the dog for a walk. • At 8:07 a.m., a caller reported his satellite phone was stolen. • At 10:40 a.m., an officer seized a marijuana pipe for destruction. • At 12 p.m., a 911 caller reported a vehicle hit hers. There was minor damage. • At 2:59 p.m., an officer ...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Fishing reflections
Our boat is winterized and covered, and the tackle is cleaned and stored. Those are clear signs our 2013 fishing season is over for us. If you’re still fishing, more power to you! I have to laugh a little at the psychology of our season’s end. In April we couldn’t wait for days when the temperature topped 40 degrees and the seas were calm enough to launch our boat. Come fall, even 50 degrees is too cold. Of course...
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Births: Nov. 5
• Haven LaRayne Suydam was born at 11:39 a.m. Oct. 25, 2013, to Levi and Desirae Suydam. She weighed 5 pounds, 9.4 ounces and measured 19 inches long. Her parents are originally from Kodiak. Her mother works for the Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center’s Care Center. Proud grandparents are Tammy Hulsey, Ray and Lenn Hulsey, Pamela Sullivan and Steven and Linda Suydam. • Dante James Carlsen was born at 9:29 p.m....
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KTUU still negotiating with GCI, but deadline is Friday
Consider it a stay of execution, not a pardon. Last month, cable provider GCI and NBC affiliate KTUU-TV in Anchorage reached an 11th hour deal to keep KTUU on the air for GCI customers. That deal expires Friday, meaning NBC broadcasts could soon end in Kodiak. The two sides are deadlocked in negotiations over carriage fees, the amount of money KTUU can charge GCI to carry its signal. KTUU does not charge any fee r...
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Kodiak Library has a new director
The first thing that struck Katie Baxter about the new Kodiak Public Library was that it was a community effort. “I could tell immediately it’s a wonderful facility that has the support of the community,” she said. “It’s a very positive energy that seeps through every nook and cranny.” Baxter is the new executive director of the Kodiak library. She arrived in Kodiak Oct. 18, the day the library closed to prepare f...
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Grant gives medical coding students access to distant labs
A new project at Kodiak College is allowing students to use laboratories around the world without leaving the island. The Consortium for Healthcare Education Online (CHEO) project allows colleges to develop distance-delivered certificate programs in the health care field. Kodiak College was recently awarded around a $500,000 Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) grant from the...
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Kodiak swimming continues region dominance
Kodiak High School’s swim teams aren’t ready to give up their spots atop the region. Behind six record-breaking performances, Kodiak’s boys and girls kept their streaks alive at the Region III Swimming and Diving Championships Saturday in Kenai. The girls, with a combined four individual victories from juniors Tahna Lindquist and Ila Hughes, scored their seventh straight regional title with 82 points — 22 better t...
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