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Around Kodiak: Jan. 6
The Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center hosts a public session from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday to listen to questions about cattle removal from Chirikof Island. Grazing is not authorized on the refuge and the cattle are damaging refuge natural resources. This is the first step in a publi...
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Volunteers return from Philippine relief efforts
Last month, Kodiak resident Jun Belen was feeding kids at a school on the Philippine island of Leyte when he was struck by the kindness of one boy. At one of the schools where he cooked and distributed food, Belen saw a boy holding onto his plate of chicken and spaghetti, not eating it. He asked ...
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Kodiak girls claim back-to-back tournament titles
Not even Dimond could stall the Kodiak girls in their hunt for the Joe Floyd Tournament title. The Lynx gave it their best shot by running a stall offense, but the Bears found ways to score in a glacial 36-19 win during Saturday’s final game of the 47th Joe Floyd/Era Aviation Winter Classic Baske...
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December wraps a dry year for Kodiak
Though Kodiak’s December weather was highlighted by a pair of snowstorms, the month was exceptionally dry for the island city. According to measurements taken by the National Weather Service at Kodiak Benny Benson State Airport, Kodiak finished December with just 4.45 inches of precipitation, jus...
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Garden Gate: Seed catalogues are a cheerful sight
Have you seen the giant red tomato on the cover of Burpee’s 2014 seed catalog? Size matters. The world’s biggest beefsteak tomato is said to tip the scales at up to 3-plus pounds. It’s enough to pull you out of a bad-weather funk. Seed catalogs are arriving earlier this year, and with this soggy ...
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Fish Factor: New year brings new fishing seasons statewide
Salmon will always be the heart of Alaska’s fisheries. That’s why many people think of summer as “the fishing season.” But that’s not the case. Deep winter is when Alaska’s largest fisheries get under way each year. On Jan. 1, hundreds of boats with hook and line gear or big pots begin plying the...
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Kodiak girls overpower 3A Sitka
Kodiak’s girls played like the top 4A basketball team in the state Thursday against Sitka. The Bears scored 22 of the first 24 points and rolled to an easy 52-12 victory on the first night of the Joe Floyd/Era Aviation Winter Classic Basketball Tournament at Kodiak High School. Kodiak made a seri...
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Afognak Native Corporation moves into new building
Employees of the Afognak Native Corporation have a new 10,000 square-foot home on Near Island. The Afognak Native Corporation, formed in 1971 under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, has 969 shareholders and is growing. The corporation’s board of directors had wanted a new Kodiak office bui...
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