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Alaska Science Forum: A great Alaska earthquake meets southern California
An expected event in Alaska could affect millions of Americans. Here’s how: On Thursday, March 27, 2014, a slab of the seafloor larger than human imagination fractures, rumbling beneath the Alaska Peninsula. In several planet-ringing minutes, thousands of years of potential energy releases to become kinetic. A great earthquake occurs right where scientists predicted it would. The Pacific floor plows beneath Alaska...
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Around Kodiak: Feb. 12
Healthy Tomorrows is holding a community meeting at noon today in the KANA conference room No. 1. For more information, contact 481-2424. The Kodiak Soil and Water Conservation Board meets at 5:30 p.m. today in the KSWCD conference room. For more information, call 486-5574. The Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge is hosting its Kodiak Brown Bag Lunch Series from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday at the refuge visitor center. Ke...
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Alumni update: Lindquist shines at NAU meet
Jori Lindquist of Northern Arizona University had a monster swim meet Saturday against Grand Canyon University. Lindquist, a freshman, anchored the 400-meter freestyle team that finished with a winning time of 3 minutes, 55.54 seconds. She also anchored the runner-up 200 medley relay that finished in 1:59.77. Lindquist finished second in the 100 backstroke in 1:05.47 and got fourth place in the 200 backstroke with...
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Kodiak ESS picks up basketball win
The Kodiak Emerging Small School’s basketball team picked up a 51-37 win over Kodiak’s C team in a boys basketball game Monday at Kodiak Middle School. Wade Bartelson scored 21 points for the Ravens, while Justin Phillips added 19 points. Frankie Guevara led Kodiak with nine points. ESS led 15-6 after the first quarter and 25-16 at halftime. The Ravens, a team comprised of students from Kodiak Island rural schools...
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Cleary named St. Mary's principal
St. Mary’s Catholic School principal Brian Cleary has removed the “interim” from his title. Cleary, a former Kodiak College professor came out of retirement this fall to lead the pre-kindergarten to eighth-grade school on an interim basis. He was named full-time principal last week and has agreed be principal through at least the 2014-2015 school year. Cleary came to Kodiak in the late 1980s, shortly after that he...
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Coast Guard helps mariner in the Bering Sea
A Kodiak-based Coast Guard helicopter helped transport a mariner from a fishing vessel in the Bering Sea Monday night. A MH-60 Jayhawk flew out to the 158-foot fishing vessel Arica where a man was reportedly suffering from abdominal pain, according to a Coast Guard news release. The Seattle-based ship was about 20 miles out of Cold Bay when the helicopter picked up the mariner, according to Coast Guard spokesman P...
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Business Spotlight: Kodiak man turns pallets into furniture
One man’s bonfire is another man’s raw material to build an Adirondack chair. About six months ago, Andy Hathcock began using recycled wooden shipping pallets to make chairs, benches, cubbies, chests and other types of furniture. What started as a way to keep occupied has grown into a handful of commissioned jobs as word of his work has spread around the island. His recent work includes the benches at the Java Fla...
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Kodiak boys extend winning streak to 6
Kodiak showed no signs of being tired Monday evening against Palmer. Playing in their third game in four days, the Bears raced out to a 23-point first-half lead and cruised to a 72-42 Northern Lights Conference boys basketball victory at Kodiak High. Kodiak beat Colony on Friday and Saturday in the Mat-Su Valley and only got one day of rest before entertaining Palmer. Kodiak was originally scheduled to host Palmer...
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Playbook: Feb. 11
Tuesday, Feb. 11 Boys basketball: Kodiak vs. Palmer at Kodiak High School. C squad, noon; varsity, 1:30 p.m.; junior varsity, 3 p.m. Kodiak ESS JV vs. Nanwalek, 6 p.m., and Kodiak C squad vs. Kodiak ESS, 7:45 p.m., at Kodiak Middle School.
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Around Kodiak: Feb. 11
Craft day at the library The Kodiak Public Library is hosting a Valentine craft day from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. today. The library will supply materials. The program is open to all ages. An adult must accompany children under 7. GIS meeting The Kodiak GIS User Group meets at noon today at the Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge Visitors Center. The topic of the month will be LiDAR deliverables from Kodiak Mapping for the A...
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