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No contested primaries for Kodiak seats
Alaskans head to the polls today in the primary to choose candidates for party tickets in the November election. Incumbents Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska, and Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, have several opponents apiece on both the Republican and combined Democrat, Libertarian and Alaskan Independence...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Silvers swimming into giant pink gap
An interesting advantage is emerging as the pink salmon are slow to return and their numbers are small. The early silver salmon are easier to catch! I can’t say if there are more silvers arriving early this year. Each year some arrive early right along with the pink salmon, but their numbers are ...
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Nettie Alberta LaFollette
Nettie Alberta LaFollette passed away in Kodiak on Aug. 10, 2016. She was born in Ouzinkie on Sept. 22, 1954, to Albert and Helen Torsen. She is survived by her son, Jerry LaFollette, his wife Kyla, and grandsons Joshua and Jarred of Lake Tapps, Washington. She was preceded in death by her daught...
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Soldotna, Colony top rankings
The streak continues. Soldotna football upped its state-best winning streak to 40 games with a 49-30 trouncing of West Anchorage, the defending large-school state champions, in Week 1 action. The victory kept the Stars atop the Alaska Sports Broadcasting Network’s medium-small school football pol...
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Complex relaunch: Repairs near complete, AAC preps for micro-sat, Army
A Saturday ribbon-cutting ceremony marked the near-completion of the Pacific Spaceport Complex Alaska following a rocket explosion at the Narrow Cape facility two years ago. In August 2014, a test launch of a hypersonic weapon was terminated by a self-destruct mechanism after a faulty thermal cov...
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Assembly member files for mayor
A current Kodiak Island Borough Assembly member filed to run for borough mayor. Dan Rohrer filed his application to run for mayor. Rohrer has previously served as deputy presiding officer, a position the assembly chooses. Rohrer’s assembly term ends in 2017. Dennis Symmons filed for one of two se...
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GARDEN GATE: Don’t give gray mold spores more chances
Finding a green tomato laying on the ground in the hoophouse was my first clue that something was in the air. Something was in the air alright: mold. After a couple days of rain and fog, conditions were perfect for gray mold to explode on tomato leaves and stems, causing my cherry tomatoes to los...
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FISH FACTOR: Alaska brand tops on menus nationwide
Alaska is one of a handful of U.S. states to launch a go-to website aimed at keeping ocean acidification in the public eye. The Alaska Ocean Acidification Network, a collaboration of state and federal scientists, agencies, tribes, conservation, fishing and aquaculture groups, went live last month...
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