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Kodiak Island Births: May 6
• Phoebe Ayren Grace Overbeck was born at 5:04 p.m. April 28, 2014, to Mark and Heather Overbeek. She weighed 7 pounds, 11.6 ounces and measured 20.75 inches long. Her parents are originally from Michigan and now live in Old Harbor. Her parents both work with Send North. Also welcoming him the fa...
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Possible “corporate shaming” campaign to aim at Lesnoi
A group of Kodiakans may start a “corporate shaming” campaign aimed at getting A1 TImber Consultants Inc. to be better neighbors. At an informal meeting Saturday in Fisherman’s Hall, about 20 area residents discussed how the Chehalis, Wash.-based firm carries out logging and trucking under contra...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Reach relaxed reds in saltwater
Is it too soon to start looking for red salmon? Run timing is variable from one year to the next, and I certainly can’t project with any certainty. My solution is to start looking for reds when the calendar page turns to May, with the likelihood of their arrival improving with each passing day. C...
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Kodiak Elks Lodge host state convention
The first female president of the Alaska Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks ended her reign over the weekend by welcoming about 130 members from the state’s 16 lodges to the organization’s annual convention, held this year in Kodiak. Janet Johnson, a Kodiak resident for 18 years, was also th...
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Fish Factor: Acidifcation endangers pinks’ food source
The basic laws of supply and demand are resulting in a nice payday for Alaska halibut and sablefish harvesters. Prices for both fish are up by more than a dollar per pound compared to the same time last year. Fresh halibut has been moving smoothly and demand is steady since the fishery opened in ...
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KEA: Kodiak at 99.4 percent renewable
As the tiny Spanish island of El Hierro in the Canary Islands becomes the world’s first landmass to power itself entirely on renewables, Kodiak Island is hovering close to the 100 percent renewables mark as well. Kodiak’s power portfolio currently holds at 99.3 percent. That’s up from 95.4 percen...
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KHS baseball takes conference game from Palmer
Kodiak split a baseball doubleheader Saturday against Palmer at Wasilla High School. The Bears won the Southcentral Conference game, 7-4, and dropped the nonconference game, 9-5. Kodiak improved its record to 3-1 in the conference, 6-6 overall. Sam Kirchenschlager drilled his second home run of t...
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Kodiak softball splits with Soldotna
Kodiak snapped a season-opening four-game losing streak with a come-from-behind win on Friday at Soldotna. Down 1-0 and without a hit through four innings, the Bears broke through late for a 4-1 Northern Lights Conference softball win. Kodiak took the lead with three runs in the fifth, all coming...
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