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Garden Gate: Workshop covers several topics
When asked if eating home-grown kale could be as dangerous as eating a nitrate-laced hot dog, Lydia Clayton didn’t skip a beat. In fact, she used the opportunity to teach us something about winter vegetable gardening that we’d never considered. Originally from Oregon, Lydia Clayton knows a thing or two about gardening in a cool, moist climate. Kodiak took her by surprise. “It’s 50 degrees today. It feels like the ...
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Death notice: Linda L. Horton
Linda L. Horton, born and raised in The Dalles, Wash., passed away Oct. 31, 2013, three weeks after being diagnosed with cancer.
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School events: Nov. 18
• The Kodiak Island Borough school board will have a regular meeting at 7 p.m. tonight in the borough assembly chambers. • The Kodiak Island Borough School District is holding a parent meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium Choral Pod to discuss Standards Based Grading.
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Education: Schools celebrate recycle day
Students from Kodiak’s elementary schools collected more than 3,700 aluminum cans for America Recycles Day on Friday. America Recycles Day is part of the Keep America Beautiful campaign. It’s a nationally recognized day dedicated to the promotion of recycling in the U.S. Ken Reinke, executive director of Threshold Services Inc., participated in the campaign by holding a contest to see which school could bring in t...
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More fishing jobs in 2012, but fewer salmon jobs
New statistics compiled by the Alaska Department of Labor show the number of Alaska fishing jobs is rising even as the number of salmon fishing jobs declines. The figures were compiled by Jack Cannon and Josh Warren in the November issue of Alaska Economic Trends magazine. The two men used data from the Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission, Alaska Department of Fish and Game, National Marine Fisheries Service and...
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KHS wrestlers place fifth at Peninsula Duals
Kodiak wrestling started the season with a fifth-place finish at the Peninsula Duals Saturday at Nikiski High School. Kodiak, the tournament runner-up a year ago, edged Homer 45-33 in the fifth-place match. Andrew Caballa (120), Jay-Ar Small (126), Takahiro Kishimoto (132), Aaron Rohr (138), Josh Yavorsky (170), Kerry Powers (195), Logan Owens (220) and Leo Sega (285) all earned victories for Kodiak in the final d...
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APD seeks help in finding Eagle River man
The Anchorage Police Department is seeking the public’s help as it searches for a missing Eagle River man. Stephen Gingrich, 58, was last seen by neighbors nearly two weeks ago and was reported missing by a worried neighbor. The story was first reported by KTUU-TV on Sunday. “Police were unable to locate Mr. Gingrich at his residence, and further attempts to determine his whereabouts have been unsuccessful,” APD s...
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Fish Factor: Crab consumption increases
Americans remained true to their seafood favorites last year with shrimp, canned tuna and salmon topping the list of the 10 most popular seafoods. That’s according to the National Fisheries Institute, which compiles the list each year based on data from the government’s US Fisheries Report. Following the top three are tilapia, Alaska pollock, Pangasius, crab, cod, catfish and clams. Looking more closely at the num...
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School board named top in state
The Kodiak Island Borough school board was named the best in the state last week by the Association of Alaska School Boards. AASB presented the Kodiak school board with the Outstanding School Board of the Year Award at the organization’s 60th annual conference on Nov. 9 in Anchorage. The award was based on the school board’s work over the last 12 months. “I think it’s a recognition of student achievement in Kodiak...
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Summer without bears

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