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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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Thomet wins four events at Palmer Invitational
Levi Thomet led Kodiak’s boys track team to a runner-up finish at Friday’s Palmer Invitational. Thomet won the 800, 1,600 and 3,200 and ran the anchor leg of the winning 3,200 relay team as Kodiak racked up 92 points — 11.5 points behind champion Anchorage Christian. The Kodiak junior clocked a t...
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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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Weather records smashed over weekend as mountain air warms
The brilliant sunshine and long daylight hours brought more than joy over the weekend for Kodiak. An 11-year weather record was obliterated on Friday afternoon when temperatures peaked at 66 degrees and temperature records fell all across Alaska. “There are at least 10 records broken,” said Chris...
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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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Kodiakans mostly averse to pot legalization
If an informal sampling of opinions around town is any indicator, Kodiakans are almost dead-set against the stateʼs marijuana initiative that would make pot legal in November. The Alaska Marijuana Legalization Measure is on the ballot on Nov. 4. If voters approve it, it will allow people age 21 a...
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Reports of physical and sexual abuse against children spiking in Kodiak
Alaska State Troopers reported that several incidents involving abuse or sexual abuse of minors were reported to it during the last week, indicative of a rising tide in abuse and sexual crimes against minors in Kodiak. The State Troopers reports listed two allegations of physical abuse of a minor...
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KHS softball begins NLC play at Soldotna
Kodiak’s softball team had a lot of time to regroup after opening with four straight losses two weeks ago. The Bears lost two games each to small-school powerhouses Sitka and Juneau in Sitka. It wasn’t the start of the season Kodiak coach Sam Catt envisioned. “Sitka was a filling-out process and ...
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