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KHS students prepare for college
With spring break approaching, the counseling staff at Kodiak High School keeps busy helping seniors with final decisions about where to go after graduation — for many the end of their residence on the island. College and career counselor Bryan Rivera estimates 50 to 60 percent of the schools 190...
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Around Kodiak: Feb. 22
Andy Schroeder of Island Trails Network is presenting “Building a Bike and Pedestrian-friendly Kodiak” at noon Thursday at the Kodiak Refuge Visitor Center for this week’s Brown Bag Lunch talk. The presentation will include findings from the Safe Routes to Schools program, past successes in linki...
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12 people compete in bench press contest
Men and women displayed their strength on Saturday at the Kodiak Athletic Club. Twelve people competed in the sixth annual Kodiak Athletic Club/KMXT Bench Press Contest, a fundraiser for Kodiak’s public radio station. Heather Norton made history by becoming the first woman to bench press her body...
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Earthquake reported near Larsen Bay
A Magnitude 4.4 earthquake was reported Tuesday morning 41 miles west southwest of Larsen Bay, according to U.S. Geological Survey preliminary data. The temblor was reported at 6:56 a.m. and was 34 miles below the surface of the ocean. There were no immediate reports of damage. Contact the Daily ...
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Three bears spotted near Otmeloi
A sow and two cubs went out for a stroll Tuesday morning. A man observed the three bears wandering on his property near Otmeloi Way around 10:45 a.m., according to an email from the Kodiak branch of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. The email stated the bears were not causing problems and w...
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Business Spotlight: Olsen makes twisting balloons a business
Last September, Larissa Olsen wanted to do something special for her daughter’s fifth birthday party. Thanks to a lot of practice and Internet videos, the mother of three transformed herself into a balloon artist, scoring a hit at the party and starting a viable business to boot. “Once I started ...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Halibut fishing today
I wonder how many people realize that halibut season opened Feb. 1. For that matter, how many knew it was closed for the month of January? Almost no one fishes halibut in the winter, whether due to the weather and rough seas or the fact that halibut move into deeper water for the colder months. B...
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Public Safety Blotter: Feb. 22
Thursday, Feb. 20 • At 1:14 a.m., a caller reported a barking dog on Hillside Drive. Officers patrolled the area and were unable to find or hear a barking dog. • At 2:03 a.m., a bar check was conducted on Marine Way. • At 12:14 p.m., a male found a hypodermic needle on Alimaq Drive and turned it ...
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