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Kodiak Island Births: Aug. 5
Darryl Dane R. Cariaga was born at 6:34 p.m. on July 28, 2014 to Dante and Rowena Cariaga. He weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce and was 20.5 inches long. His parents are originally from the Philippines and now live in Kodiak. The baby’s mother works at Alaska Food For Less and the father works at Westwar...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Taking stock
Planning for dinner later in the evening, I opened the freezer to retrieve a pack of halibut. Call out the avalanche rescue dogs! The swinging door was followed by a cascade of slick vacuum packaged fish. Those sliding off the top shelf triggered the next shelf down, which worked its evil ways on...
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Letter to the Editor: Austerman will work for Kodiak
To the Editor, Carol Austerman is my friend and my candidate for State House. Carol has earned my support by demonstrating a positive commitment to our diverse community, strong leadership, and the willingness to work with others toward consensus on difficult issues. She is easily approachable, a...
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Opinion: Understanding ballot measure 1
Ballot measure 1 is a divisive and complex issue. Much confusion has been generated and I’ve been asked by many friends, “How am I supposed to vote?” It’s really not for me to tell you how to vote but I’m glad to tell you how I’m going to vote. I’m going to vote YES and I hope you will consider d...
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Farmers market draws vendors new and old
The Kodiak Farmer’s Market has been happening all summer, but for one vendor, it was her first time there. Cynthia Harden was selling many different items: soaps, body scrubs, jewelry, incense and key chains. “It’s my first time here, and I learned a lot about how to present items,” Harden said. ...
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Stephens leaves borough work session over police presence
Assemblyman Mel Stephens walked out of Thursday’s Kodiak Island Borough Assembly work session at the beginning of the meeting because a police officer was in attendance. Last week, at least two assembly members, Dave Kaplan and Chris Lynch, said they received threatening phone calls over a contro...
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Dunbar cashes in
After a successful professional running debut in Europe, Kodiak's Trevor Dunbar returned to the states and cashed in with a pair of top finishes. On Friday, Dunbar finished third in the GNC Live Well Liberty Mile in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with a time of 4 minutes, 4 seconds. Dunbar won $1,500 f...
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Garden Gate: Late summer brings lovely colors
During the month of August, we will lose 2 hours and 20 minutes of daylight. Does that mean that summer, this wonderfully warm and blessed summer, is almost over? It’s easy to throw your hands up and slip into the mental rut that this year’s gardening season is already behind us. But even though ...
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