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Capitol Report: E-cig youth restriction gets hearing
Greetings from Juneau. This year’s legislative session has passed the halfway point, and while much work is ahead of us before our scheduled adjournment on Sunday, April 17, I think we are on pace to finish on time. As you can imagine, the FY 2017 budget continues to dominate the discussions in t...
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Public Safety Blotter: March 9
March 4 At 12:17 a.m., a caller requested police assistance in removing a man from the 300 block of Center Avenue who was causing problems and refusing to leave. He left when police asked. At 6:19 a.m., a person reported lots of trash and refuse on Near Island in the 100 block of Alimaq Drive. Pa...
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Wrestlers snag gold at Arctic
Kodiak’s Krystal Fabricante and Shaun Walton captured gold medals at the 24th Arctic Winter Games Tuesday in Greenland. Fabricante and Walton won all eight of their matches to lead Team Alaska wrestling to the top of the podium during team competition. Alaska won all four of its duals by a combin...
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Coffee to Coffee Run results
Coffee to Coffee Run March 5 3.3. miles 1. Michael Parnell, 18 minutes, 50 seconds; 2. Sawyer Olsen, 20:03; 3. Brenden Thompson, 20:16; 4. Anthony Maghupoy, 21:14; 5. Marcus Dunbar, 21:14; 6. Richie McKinney, 21:23; 7. Camrin Yturbe, 21:26; 8. Cory Thompson, 22:14; 9. Youji Seto, 22:16; 10. Jen F...
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Alaska Science Forum: Barrow’s extreme spring of one year ago
For a town of its size (4,300 people), Barrow receives more visits by scientists than anyplace in America. The northernmost community in the U.S. has hosted researchers since Army Lt. P. Henry Ray built a polar observatory there in 1882. This different-than-anywhere-else place with fewer people t...
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Local Results: March 9
Kodiak Hockey League March 5 Midgets/Bantams Blue 7, Gold 0 Goals: Blue — Evan Dano (2), Aaron Hocum (2), Matt Schaff (2) and Carly Glover. Assists: Blue — Tyson Duboc and Aaron Hocum. Peewee Gold 6, Blue 5 Goals: Gold — Daniel Powers (3), Dalton Horn (2) and Gavin Baxter; Blue — Garrick Schauff ...
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Sea Stories: Baranov, Yankee trader team up on otters
In the summer of 1792, Alexander Baranov, the 45-year-old manager of the Russia’s Kodiak colony, chanced upon the British ship Phoenix in Prince William Sound, commanded by Hugh Moore and his first mate Joseph O’Cain, an Irish Bostonian. The three men hit it off immediately, using German to commu...
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Old Harbor student takes on radioactive gas
Old Harbor — Few people in our villages know what radon is. Yet, it is the No. 1 cause of lung cancer in non-smokers and the second leading cause of lung cancer, after tobacco, in smokers. It is a colorless, odorless, radioactive gas that seeps up from the earth. When inhaled, it gives off radioa...
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