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Outdoor Kodiak: Fresh fish for spring
Wouldn’t really fresh fish taste good about now? We do a great job of caring for our catch each year, assuring the best possible quality all winter long. But in the end, it’s still frozen fish. And when you love fish as much as we do, there is a difference. But it’s still a long ways to summer and great fishing, right? Not so fast. Any time the weather and sea state are right for boating, you too could be enjoying...
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Kodiak Island Births: March 25
• Everly Laine Stroup was born at 8:49 p.m. March 13, 2014 to Sara Worsham and Dean Stroup. She weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and measured 21 inches long. Her parents are originally from California and now live in Alaska. Her mother stays at home and her father is in the Coast Guard. Also welcoming her to the family is Cody Ray Stroup. • Wyatt Bennett Mathews was born at 12:19 a.m. March 16, 2014 to Courtnnie Rachel...
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State notebook: Smiley watches former team win state
Stephanie Smiley, who coached the Kodiak girls basketball team for two seasons before leaving for another job after the 2013 season, was in the stands Saturday to watch her former team win the program’s first state title since 1981. Kodiak capped a perfect 27-0 season by beating Colony, 65-41, at the Sullivan Arena in Anchorage. “These girls are so special. They worked so hard and deserved every ounce of that,” Sm...
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Kodiak fans help team by traveling
The Seattle Seahawks have the 12th man; the Kodiak Bears have the sixth man. Nearly 300 crazed fans — some painted in blue and gold — rocked Sullivan Arena during the entire three-day state basketball tournament. Kodiak fans outnumbered the combined fans of every other 4A team there. “Kodiak just loves basketball,” Bears head coach Amy Fogle said. “They appreciate basketball and they just love good basketball ... ...
Mar 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Borough, chamber end relationship
The Kodiak Borough Assembly passed its strategic plan at its regular meeting Thursday while its economic development partnership with the Kodiak Chamber of Commerce formally ended earlier in the day. The assembly voted 5-0 to pass its 2014-18 strategic development plan, laying out the assembly’s vision in terms of restructuring the budgeting process, islandwide transportation, a military facility zone and economic...
Mar 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thunder Mountain ends boys’ tournament run
ANCHORAGE — A season that started during the summer in Washington state ended Friday morning at Sullivan Arena in Anchorage. Kodiak’s boys couldn’t overcome a sluggish opening half and concluded their season with an 80-64 loss to Thunder Mountain in the consolation round of the 4A state basketball championships. The Northern Lights Conference champions finished with a 16-11 record and have now lost 12 consecutive ...
Mar 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bears stomp Colony 65-41 for title
ANCHORAGE — In the final seconds of the girls 4A state championship game, Kodiak assistant coach Nick Billings turned to the Kodiak crowd inside Sullivan Arena and raised both his arms. The nearly 300 blue and gold faithful in attendance responded with an ear-piercing ovation. Moments later, the Kodiak girls capped a perfect season with a dominating 65-41 victory over Colony Saturday evening in Anchorage. The Bear...
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Record salmon head to home hatcheries
Alaska’s salmon catch of 273 million salmon set a record last year, and so did the number of salmon returning home to state hatcheries. The 2013 Fisheries Enhancement Report by the Alaska Deptartment of Fish and Game shows that a return of 112 million hatchery reared salmon contributed 36 percent to the state’s total salmon harvest. The breakdown by species was 63 percent for chum salmon, 38percent for pinks, 23 p...
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Obituary: Charles William Holt
Charles William Holt, 57, passed away March 12, 2014, at home of cardiac arrest. Charlie, as he was known to family and friends, was born May 3, 1956, at NAS Memphis, Tenn., to Jerry and Norma Howard Holt. During his early years, Charlie traveled with his parents and brother to various naval duty stations around the U.S. and for two years lived in Taiwan. The family transferred to Kodiak, Alaska, in 1967 where Cha...
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Community garden coming
Last Thursday, the first day of spring, I took a walk around the garden. The sun felt warm and nourishing. As I adjusted a panel of fishnet draped over a PVC pipe I glanced at my feet and spotted a purple crocus yawning in the sunlight, supported by winter-worn stubs of grass. I lingered a while longer, praising its tenacity (I certainly wouldn’t be able to stay put, day and night, enduring wind, rain, sleet, snow...
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