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Amazing Nature: Sea angels and sea butterflies swirl through the oceans
It is the Christmas season and the occasional snowflake is making its way to the ground on a cold day. On my walk along the shore of Mill Bay I feel a chill wind, and the sight of the ocean surface is anything but inviting. The gray waves and their whitecaps look dangerously cold. Nonetheless, I ...
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School bus is among slideoffs after 8 inches of snow falls in Kodiak
No students were injured after a school bus slid off the road Thursday morning in the Coast Guard’s Lake Louise Housing development. The slideoff was the most notable result of the midweek snowstorm that brought 8 inches of snow before tapering off into rain. The Kodiak Police Department reported...
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Coast Guard Blotter: Dec. 20
Dec. 13 The Coast Guard monitored and coordinated response efforts to a gasoline spill in Kake. Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation and the city of Kake first responders worked together to mitigate the reported spill of 7,000 gallons of gasoline in the local harbor. All vessels were r...
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Coast Guardsman dies in Seattle from injuries suffered in Bering Sea
A 28-year-old Coast Guardsman died in a Seattle hospital Wednesday from injuries he sustained during a search and rescue operation in the Bering Sea last month. According to a Coast Guard press release, Petty Officer Third Class Travis Obendorf died following surgery at the Swedish Hospital with ...
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Local Results: Dec. 20
City League Basketball Christmas Tournament Wednesday, Dec. 18 Era 63, Commsta 54 Lexxan Data 19, Tim Filburn 14, Jeraldo Ruiz 10, Brandon Jensen 8, Charles Bona 6 and Bill McGuire 6 points for Era. Brett Lawson 25, Bryan Knagin 13, Justin Atkins 6, Heath Hardison 5, Jose Leiva 3 and Sam Gainer 2...
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Prep hoops: Kodiak girls season-opener postponed
Kodiak’s girls season-opening basketball game against Eagle River was canceled Thursday. Because of poor weather on the island, the team was unable to fly to Anchorage in time for Thursday’s 4:30 p.m. game at the Lady T-Bird Classic at East Anchorage High School. The game has been rescheduled for...
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Playbook: Dec. 20
Friday, Dec. 20 Boys basketball: Kodiak at the Service Cougar Tip-Off at Service High School in Anchorage. Girls basketball: Kodiak vs. Eagle River at the Lady T-Bird Classic at East Anchorage High School, 8 a.m. If Kodiak wins it plays at 5:45 p.m. If Kodiak losses it plays at 2:15 p.m. Wrestlin...
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2014 salmon season expected to return to average
After a salmon season that approached record territory, 2014 is expected to bring a return to average. So says the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, which presented its preliminary 2014 Kodiak-area forecast at the Tuesday night meeting of the Kodiak Fish and Game advisory committee. According t...
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