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Doubleheader: Kodiak enjoys back-to-back nighttime shows Tuesday and Wednesday thanks to clear skies, strong solar activity
Sarah Lovette knew it was going to be a good night for the northern lights by about 6 p.m. Tuesday, when the four Aurora Borealis apps on her phone started going nuts. Lovette has long had an ambition to photograph the northern lights during her two tours to Kodiak with the Coast Guard. Last mont...
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Father and son, old and new merge on long flight
At 10,000 feet, conversations between father and son become intimate and meaningful. No other voices to compete with. No place to find refuge if the conversation gets uncomfortable. Just dad and son in the pilot and co-pilot’s seat at a height where the mundane and trivial look as minuscule as th...
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KIVC puts on men’s tourney
The Kodiak Island Volleyball Club’s second men's tournament is Saturday at Kodiak High School. The 4-on-4 tournament begins with pool play at 9:30 a.m. Bracket play is scheduled for 1 p.m. In pool play, teams play two games to 21 points and, while bracket play is a best of three sets. Entry fee i...
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Around Kodiak: Feb. 21
The Kodiak Public Library is showing the movie "Sleepless in Seattle" at 6:30 p.m. tonight. The Audubon Society is holding a meeting at 7 p.m. tonight at Kodiak College in Room 106. Dave Kubiak is presenting a slideshow called "Iceland: Rugged Jewel of the North Atlantic." The Kodiak High School ...
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Kiefer overcomes hand injury to take bowling title
Faced with the decision to give up bowling or to re-learn to bowl with his pinky, Rod Kiefer chose to learn how to bowl all over again. That decision, two years ago, paved the way to his second all-events scratch title at the Kodiak Island United States Bowling Congress City Championship Tourname...
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Fewer boats out for Kodiak pot gear season
The state pot gear for Kodiak waters opened at noon Thursday, offering a potentially lucky margin for fishermen who follow the tradition of not sailing on a Friday. Onboard the fishing vessel Chisik Island in St. Herman Harbor, skipper Victor Buchanan looked forward to a good haul as he bustled a...
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Bench press competition Saturday
Veins will be popping Saturday at the Kodiak Athletic Club. The sixth annual Kodiak Athletic Club/KMXT Bench Press Competition begins at noon. Weigh-ins start at 11 a.m. Men can either press half their body weight or their full body weight as many times as possible, while women compete in the hal...
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Kodiak sputters in loss to Thunder Mt.
In a battle of state-ranked teams, No. 3 Thunder Mountain downed No. 4 Kodiak, 51-36, in a nonconference boys basketball game Thursday in Juneau. Up by eight points at halftime, Thunder Mountain put the game away with a dominant third quarter. The Falcons outscored Kodiak by 12 during that frame ...
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