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Disovery Channel announces new Kodiak-based reality show
Get ready to see more of Kodiak Island on TV. On Tuesday, a Discovery Channel spokeswoman confirmed the network and production company Orion Entertainment are filming here for “Kodiak,” a four-part series set to air in 2014. “We are currently in production, and we just started filming this week,” wrote Discovery spokeswoman Kate Aconfora in an email. According to information released by Discovery and confirmed by ...
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Playbook: Nov. 6
Thursday, Nov. 7 Volleyball: Kodiak vs. Colon/Wasilla winner at the Northern Lights Conference Championships in Soldotna, 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2 Swimming: Kodiak at the Region III Championships in Kenai. Volleyball: Kodiak vs. Palmer at Palmer High School. C squad, 10 a.m.; junior varsity, 11 a.m.; varsity, 12:30 p.m.
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Kodiak toppled as top halibut port in Alaska
Kodiak will not take Alaska’s halibut title for a second year. With 97 percent of the halibut quota in the central Gulf used, Homer has landed 4.39 million pounds of halibut to Kodiak’s 3.38 million. The halibut season ends Nov. 7, and just under 339,000 pounds of halibut quota remains in the central Gulf of Alaska. Statewide, 20.53 million pounds of the state’s 21.81 million-pound quota have been taken. After Hom...
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Filmmaker writes book about Kodiak Island
Swedish filmmaker Stefan Quinth has released a book that he claims is the largest book about Kodiak Island. His new book, “Kodiak, Alaska: The Island of the Great Bear” was released in English this month and will be available for purchase at various locations around town. The 270-page, 18-chapter book includes photos, interviews and stories about Kodiak Island, its people and the bears. The book covers the history...
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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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