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Build code that works for Kodiak
It seems we all can agree that the new proposed codes are overreaching and oppressive and if implemented will suffocate our community and our way of life. There is one portion that I have only heard comment on by only one person: subsistence. It is my understanding that if we go from rural to urb...
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Fish Factor: Loading up on sockeyes
Alaska seafood marketers are ramping up promotions and bankrolling a $1 global million media blitz to counteract a tough sockeye salmon market. Sockeyes are by far the most valuable salmon catch, often worth two-thirds of the value of Alaska’s entire salmon fishery. But last summer’s unexpected s...
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Garden Gate: Decide early for your spring garden
While it may seem a tad early, there are some major decisions that you should be making about this spring’s garden. For example, are you adding box-in raised beds or turning back some lawn for landscape gardens? Do you plan to buy shrubs or trees this season? Do you need to set aside space for co...
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Don’t blame oil tax reform for budget deficit
"Blaming oil tax reform for Alaska's current budget deficit is just plain wrong" Our budget deficit today is a result of low oil prices, low oil production and overspending, not oil tax reform. A group of Native leaders, unions, businessmen and thousands of Alaskans who care deeply about Alaska's...
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Wrestling: Fried wins again
Kodiak’s Levi Fried is making up for lost time on the mat. The senior picked up his second tournament victory in as many weeks by taking the 132-pound Glen Vandergaw title Saturday at Dimond High School. Fried, a senior who didn’t wrestle last season, got a late start to the season because of pos...
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Kodiak boys place eighth
Kodiak’s boys basketball team placed eighth at the Alaska Airlines Classic Saturday at West Anchorage High School. After losing to tournament host West in the opening-round on Thursday, Kodiak dropped its final two games — 49-34 to Cypress Bay, Florida, and 50-26 to Colony. The Bears have lost th...
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Kodiak resident cooked for Obama, dignitaries
Laron Jones, one of Kodiak’s newest residents, is not a celebrity, but his résumé surely includes cooking for dignitaries and famous people, including President Barack Obama. Jones is a Coast Guard food service specialist who was stationed at Homeland Security headquarters in Virginia, where he g...
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Saturday hoops: Kodiak girls win
Kodiak increased its Northern Lights Conference winning streak to 18 games with a 43-25 victory over Palmer in a girls basketball game Saturday at KHS. Ila Hughes dropped 16 points, while Kristhel Fangonilo added three 3-pointers and 11 points. The Bears finished their home season with a 6-1 reco...
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