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Pyles to continue hoops career in Wash.
Midway through signing her national letter of intent, the pen Megan Pyles was using dried up. Just like on the basketball court, Pyles did not miss a beat. She simply asked for another pen, which drew chuckles from the crowd of family, friends and coaches watching the ceremony on May 14 at Kodiak High School. “I thought that pen was working. It was going pretty good. It just died,” Pyles said. Pyles’ mom, Tammy, s...
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Coast Guard: Boating deaths down in 2013
Boating fatalities are down nationwide, but alcohol and lack of life jackets remain the primary causes of recreational boating deaths. In a report issued as part of National Safe Boating Week, the U.S. Coast Guard reported that boating fatalities last year totaled 560 nationwide, the lowest number on record. Alcohol use was the leading contributing factor in fatal boating accidents and almost 77 percent of all fat...
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Kodiak red king crab successfully reared at hatchery for release experiments
Researchers from the Alaska King Crab Research, Rehabilitation and Biology program said on Tuesday they successfully reared red king crab larvae collected on Kodiak at the Alutiiq Pride Shellfish hatchery in Seward this spring. Those larvae could eventually be released in Kodiak waters if further experiments are successful. “The goals of the rearing season were to produce juveniles for out-planting research and to...
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Alaska Science Forum: Seismologists answer the call to rural Alaska
Natalia Ruppert was at the dentist when she heard the ping of a text message on her phone. When she rose out of the chair, she noticed a magnitude 4.2 earthquake happened near Noatak. “Aftershock,” she thought, as she remembered her recent visit to the northwest Alaska village of about 500 people. Ruppert, a seismologist with the Alaska Earthquake Center in Fairbanks, last week flew north at the request of Northwe...
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Kodiak track heads to state
Kodiak’s track and field team will send 13 individuals and four relay squads to the state championship meet that begins Friday at Dimond High School in Anchorage. “It is a good size group,” Kodiak coach Marcus Dunbar said. “We are going to be well represented.” Leading the way is junior Levi Thomet, the defending state champion in the 1,600- and 3,200-meters. He has the state-leading times in the 800, 1,600 and 3,...
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Land sale nets $894,000 at borough auction
A sale of Kodiak Island Borough land netted almost twice as much expected at a public outcry auction held Saturday. “We were pleasantly surprised,” borough manager Bud Cassidy said. Based on assessed values, borough officials set minimum bids totaling $483.000 for the eight residential-zoned lots in the sale. As of the last gavel blow, the borough had made $894,000. “I don’t think in our wildest dreams did we thin...
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KANA gets $384K in depression grant
Kodiak Area Native Association received $384,000 in grant funds to increase access to treatment for depression, U.S. Sen. Mark Begich's office said on Tuesday. The funds will be used to treat depression patients in Kodiak through a primary care setting by using a team approach, including a consulting psychiatrist and a depression care manager, which doubles the positive results of usual depression care. KANA was a...
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Kodiak Jig Seafoods ships first fish
The jig could be up for farmed fish if a group of Kodiak jig advocates have their way. But first, getting a few thousand pounds of fish off the line, packaged, shipped and put on the plates of discerning customers in Alaskan restaurants has been quite a doing — and all during the buildup to Kodiak’s salmon season. Kodiak Jig Seafoods shipped 1,500 pounds of Pacific cod and black rockfish to a couple different rest...
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Bear shot on Selief may be injured coop raider
A rash of bear sightings over the weekend is making bear experts a little wary of a possible lone and increasingly brazen bear. Several sightings — quite possibly of the same bear — were reported on May 18. Police were called on four occasions. The first report, in the wee hours of the morning May 18, described a bear on Selief getting into garbage. Police were called and chased it off into the woods. Next, a bear...
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