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Center offers smoked salmon workshop
It’s been a record year for Alaska salmon. Through Wednesday, fishermen have taken more than 260 million salmon of all types, and more are still coming in. In Kodiak, most salmon head to big commercial processing plants, where they’re gutted, packaged and prepared for shipment to the world’s fish...
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Kodiak boys swim team loaded with depth
By DEREK CLARKSTON Mirror Writer John Lindquist claims he didn’t do any recruiting, but judging by the number of boys in the pool, he must have done something. Kodiak High School’s swimming roster of 28 boys is as deep as it has ever been under the Lindquist era. “I think the program is starting ...
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Kodiak girls swim team aiming for 3-peat
The question everybody wants to answer: Can the Kodiak girls swimming team three-peat? “I tell the girls work hard, put it together and we will give it a shot — we are not going to give it away,” veteran coach John Lindquist said. Kodiak owns the last two state titles and has enough firepower rem...
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Kodiak football fills bye week with junior varsity opponent
For the second straight season, Kodiak’s football team will play a large-school junior varsity team. The Bears play South Anchorage’s JV squad at 3 p.m. Saturday in Anchorage. “I always think it is better to play up in competition,” Kodiak coach Jim Schnick said. “Nothing against South or anythin...
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Assembly talks bear safety measures
Kodiak's bears are enjoying a bonanza of fresh salmon and wild berries, but in a few weeks, they'll come looking for something even more tasty — garbage. Last year, Kodiak residents reported an unprecedented number of urban bear sightings and close calls. Two bears were killed and one hiker was i...
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Setnetter hits the trail on her horse
A woman who grew up fishing in Uganik Bay has taken her Alaska-grown affinity for the outdoors to the Pacific Crest Trail where she is attempting a solo through-ride of the 2,650-mile trail in one season. Alina Dudding, 27, started her journey on the trail April 22 at its southern terminus in Cam...
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Keeping Whales, Sea Lions, and People Safe
Here in Alaska, we live with some of the most incredible wildlife in the world. Wildlife viewing is part of what makes our corner of the planet so special and draws so many visitors to our state. Living in the middle of wildlife habitat as we do in Alaska comes with responsibility — the responsib...
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Alaska education standards are basically 'Common Core'
To the Editor: Can we afford the new Alaska standards for our schools? I called the Alaska Dept. of Education and Early Development earlier this spring, and after repeated phone calls, I received a reply. The gentleman assured me that the State of Alaska was not going to adopt the “Common Core” S...
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