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Garden Gate: What’s going on for garden trends this year?
Maybe you haven’t been sitting on the edge of your seat pondering that question, but Garden Media Group has. They just released its annual garden trends report for 2015. The report, called “Unearthing the Best Life” identifies consumer trends that will shape the garden and outdoor living industry and resonate in the coming year. Every year I review these declarations with hopes that maybe it will address trends th...
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KHS wrestling wins three titles at North Pole
Kodiak took five wrestlers to the John Tobin Invitational and three of them walked away as a champion. Joel Valdez, Levi Fried and Nolan Wandersee all earned titles Saturday at North Pole High School in Fairbanks. Kodiak placed seventh out of 11 teams with 88 points. South won with 205.5, while Wasilla finished second with 149 points. Valdez went 3-0 in the tournament and pinned Wasilla’s Berit Sturgeon in the 120...
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Borough adopts CIP list for city and villages
By JULIE HERRMANN Mirror Writer The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly adopted a capital improvements program list of projects identified for funding by the communities in the borough at Thursday’s meeting. Topping the City of Kodiak’s list is Mill Bay Road rehabilitation improvements coming in at $3.5 million. The other cities with their top priorities include: • Akhiok — completion of sewer upgrades at $1 million. •...
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City OKs museum contract, changes to compost contract
The Kodiak City Council moved forward to public hearing changes to the contract with Quayanna Development Corporation for producing compost. The council also renewed contract with the Kodiak Historical Society for the operation of the Baranov Museum. At a previous council work session, QDC owner Peter Olsen requested additional money for operating the city’s compost facility at the Kodiak Island Borough landfill, ...
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Kodiak girls rally from 12 points to top East
East Anchorage won the 48th Joe Floyd/Ravn Alaska Winter Classic Basketball Tournament girls’ title, but it was Kodiak that got the final celebration. The Bears avenged an early-season loss to the T-Birds, by rallying from a 12-point deficit for a 43-40 victory Saturday at Kodiak High School. East, Kodiak and Lathrop all ended with a 2-1 tournament record. The T-Birds claimed their first Floyd title since 1992 by ...
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Fish Factor: Increases in snow crab quota
Alaska seafood marketers are facing some strong headwinds heading into 2015, notably, for sockeye salmon and crab. Snow crab is Alaska’s largest crab fishery, underway now in the Bering Sea. The fleet has a slightly increased 61 million pound catch quota; boats also are tapping on a hefty bairdi Tanner crab catch, the larger cousin of snow crab. A 25 percent increase in snow crab, the unexpected 15 million pound T...
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Canete-Hall knocks off Kodiak in return to hometown
A season ago, Kodiak fans watched Alec Canete-Hall lead the Bears to their first Northern Lights Conference title in 13 years. On Saturday, they watched Canete-Hall — wearing a No. 13 blue East Anchorage jersey— pick apart his former team in the final game of the 48th Joe Floyd/Ravn Alaska Winter Classic Basketball Tournament at Kodiak High. Canete-Hall stroked four 3-pointers and scored a team-high 16 points as E...
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Joe Floyd results
Thursday Boys West Valley 55, Kodiak 30 Friday Boys Kodiak 53, Mt. Edgecumbe 30 West Valley 77, East 71 Girls Kodiak 48, Mt. Edgecumbe 40 Lathrop 37, Kodiak 34 East 73, Mt. Edgecumbe 28 Saturday Boys East 84, Kodiak 60 East 75, Mt. Edgecumbe 44 West Valley 72, Mt. Edgecum- be 57 Girls Kodiak 43, East 40 East 65, Lathrop 57 Lathrop 63, Mt. Edgecumbe 60 Individual awards Girls Free throw — Kayhe Yu, Kodiak (56 of 75...
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Lawmaker files bill to guard Alaska Permanent Fund benefit
An Anchorage lawmaker has filed a constitutional amendment proposing to further protect the Alaska Permanent Fund as the state grappled with a deepening deficit due to collapse in oil prices. The proposal, from Democratic Sen. Bill Wielechowski, was among the first wave of bills and resolutions filed ahead of the upcoming legislative session and released on Friday. The legislative session begins Jan. 20. Wielechow...
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Alaska Aerospace to return more than $20-M to state
Alaska Aerospace Corp. will return more than $20 million from a $25 million unspent grant to the state after the Kodiak Launch Complex has accomplished plans to reduce costs by joining forces with another group, CEO Craig Campell said Friday. Campbell’s statement came during the weekend as other agencies involved in the state’s five other mega projects submitted their reports outlining their operating costs and co...
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