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School to ask for proposals for K-Hi-C repairs
The Kodiak Island Borough School District’s boat used in marine classes needs some fixing, and the KIBSD Board of Education recently approved the issuance of a request for proposals for fixing the 42-foot fiberglass fishing vessel. Alaska Marine Surveyors in an April survey recommended that the K-Hi-C get a repairs within one year for deterioration of the deck due to stress cracks allowing water in that then freez...
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Presentation on food security
A food systems analyst is giving a presentation tonight on food security in Alaska. “I will be telling stories from around the state of people I interviewed of the key insights that they gave me about what successes they’ve had in raising food for Alaskan residents, what obstacles they’ve encountered, and suggestions they have for what would make this a better system,” said Ken Meter, the president of Crossroads R...
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Alaska State Troopers: Sept. 24
Sept. 18 The Alaska State Troopers received a report of a boat trailer stolen from a Rezanof Drive business between June and September 2015. The trailer is a triple axel 2014 EZ Loader, model TIEZ102 with yellow rollers and license plate number 8724TD. Anyone with information is asked to contact the troopers at 486-3121 or Crime Stoppers at kodiakcrimestoppers.com.
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Town golfers defeat Coast Guard in inaugural event
A group of eight town golfers defeated a team of Coast Guard golfers in the inaugural Bors Cup over the weekend at the Bear Valley Golf Course. The two-day event that concluded Sunday was based on the Ryder Cup where teams competed in several match play competitions. The town team of Alan Skaw, Peter Allan, Jim Kennedy, Jamie Schilbach, Randy Ensign, Jerry Lafollette, Neal Russell and Dan McFarland defeated the Co...
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KHS spikers take on rest of state
Through the first three weeks of competition, Kodiak volleyball has been untouchable. At 6-0 in the Northern Lights Conference (8-0 overall), the Bears are the only undefeated squad left in the six-school circuit. On Friday, Kodiak ventures outside of the conference to take part in the West Spiketacular in Anchorage. The two-day event that concludes Saturday features 21 teams from around the state. “It is our firs...
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Public Safety Blotter: Sept. 24
Sept. 18 At 1:53 a.m., a group of people left the 900 block of Pillar Mountain Road area when police asked. At 2:17 a.m., police warned a driver in the Birch and Larch streets area for having taillights out. At 2:41 a.m., police warned a speeding driver in the 500 block of East Rezanof Drive. Around 2:45 a.m., police conducted two bar checks downtown. At 3 a.m., police warned a driver in the 1400 block of Mill Bay...
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Learn and live the Girl Scout motto
It was a sunny Saturday morning and the girl scouts climbed out of their family cars ready for an adventure. They each had their own backpack which held a water bottle, sack lunch and jacket-all the makings needed for a good Kodiak adventure. Our troop was finishing up hikes working towards the Girl Scout Kodiak Hiker badge. On this September fall day, the troop was heading up Kasheverof mountain. One scout carrie...
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Week in Words: Disporting by the port
It’s autumn now, and with the changing of the leaves and the sinister glare of termination dust creeping down the mountain peaks, comes the fanfare and delight of sports. We watch Serena Williams attempt a grand slam, the pennant races in Major League Baseball and, of course, the new NFL season. Locally, we’ve seen some great sports stories come through the news: high school football wins, cross country and volley...
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Stage and Screen: Lily Tomlin – at her best and not so much
Lily Tomlin has been a stellar comedy performer for many years. Recent performances in “Grandma” (2015) and “Grace and Frankie” (2015) illustrate how a established talent like Tomlin can either shine or fall flat based on direction and/or story. Sadly, “Grandma” (2015) is one of those films that promises one thing but delivers something else. The promise: A film that explores inter-generational tensions and a film...
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Low water keeps silvers from heading upstream
Silver salmon trying to get upstream to spawn are running into problems with low water in rivers, but the local Alaska Department of Fish and Game office thinks Kodiak will see rain before they need to spawn. Little rain means both water and oxygen levels in rivers are low, said Tyler Polum, the assistant area manager in the sport fish division for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. “Typically by this point, ...
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