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Senior Life: September is Senior Center Month
Each September the National Council on Aging declares Senior Center Month and the Kodiak Senior Center always participates. This year’s theme is: “LIFE- Learning, Independence, Friends and Energy.” And you can find all that at the Kodiak Senior Center every month. This month Golden Tones are back...
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Prep Poll: Chugiak grabs top spot
The merry-go-round atop the Alaska Sports Broadcasting Network large-school football poll continued this week. For the fourth time in as many weeks, a new No. 1 was crowned by the state’s voting media. That spot went to Chugiak. The Mustangs took down last week’s No. 1 West Anchorage, 28-21, and ...
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High-level talks on Air Force One
I was not quite a teenager when I had my first interaction with the federal government. In 1963, I was awarded the janitorial contract for the Valdez post office. Every day for an hour before school, I cleaned the building. I was excited because it meant income for my family as we struggled to pu...
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Alaska Science Forum: HAARP again open for business
Instead of falling to the dozer blade, the High Frequency Active Auroral Research Program has new life. In mid-August, U.S. Air Force General Tom Masiello shook hands with UAF's Brian Rogers and Bob McCoy, transferring the powerful upper-atmosphere research facility from the military to the unive...
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Fish meetings to address bycatch, gather input set for this week
The Kodiak Fish Work Group is hosting a series of presentations and meetings to gather and distribute information on Gulf of Alaska trawl bycatch this week. Tonight is the first with a presentation providing information on Gulf trawl fishery management, bycatch control, harvest cooperatives, catc...
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Osowski picks up first XC win
For the past two seasons, Keith Osowski watched from behind as teammate Levi Thomet repeatedly crossed the finish line first. On Friday at Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park, with Thomet graduated and in Germany, it was Osowski’s turn to grab the victory flag. The junior outkicked teammate Mi...
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Borough gets update on lawsuit
The Kodiak Island Borough assembly received an update on a lawsuit made up of three cases currently against the borough regarding the denial of a senior exemption on property tax. Borough attorney Joe Levesque said the plaintiff, Jerry Markham, did not provide the required documentation proving r...
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KHS swim begins season
Kodiak swimming and diving fans found out on Saturday that soccer isn’t the only sport that can end in a tie. The Kodiak and Colony girls also proved that swimming can end in a stalemate. After 12 events, the two Region III teams finished with 99 points during a season-opening meet at the Kodiak ...
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