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Kodiak Island Births: March 15
Finn Thomas Kutyna was born at 7:25 a.m. on March 6, 2016 to Bradley Kutyna and Kylee Quass. He weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces and was 21 inches long. His parents are originally from and live in Kodiak. The baby’s mother is a homemaker, and the baby’s father works on the National Oceanic and Atmosph...
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BearTown prepares for tour season
It’s almost cruise ship season, and BearTown Market is getting ready for the new season. “We’ve got 14 cruise ships, and eight of them have almost 1,900 passengers (apiece),” said market coordinator Annie Poirier. “We have one with 1,400 people and a couple that are smaller.” This year, Poirier h...
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GARDEN GATE: Crazy weather and planting schedules
Last week, a friend from Colorado asked if we had snow in Kodiak. Snow? What snow? She was lamenting that her family was missing out on a lot of skiing this winter for lack of the white stuff. And what about Kodiak? What does this year’s weird weather mean for local gardeners? January and Februar...
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Assembly OKs one-year fisheries analyst contract
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly approved a one-year extension to their contract with the fisheries analyst they jointly employ with the city of Kodiak. The contract with Heather McCarty provided for two one-year extensions. The borough approved a six-month extension to work through issues that...
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Legislature taken over by Big Oil
To the editor: Hardly a day goes by without new scandals reported regarding the state's gross mismanagement of public funds. Last week Dermot Cole wrote that a provision of SB 21 requires the state to pay Big OIl more than 100 percent of losses in their quest for "new oil.” One executive complain...
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KHS basketball finishes season
Kodiak High School’s 2015-16 basketball season came to an end Friday with a pair of losses at the Northern Lights Conference Championships. The girls dropped a 48-23 decision to Kenai, while the boys fell to Soldotna 65-45 in consolation games at Palmer High School. The Kodiak girls lost their fi...
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Public Safety Blotter: March 14
March 7 At 1 a.m., police received a report of people going into a residence they thought was vacant. Police found the owner and it was fine. At 6:31 a.m., police were out with a suspicious vehicle on Maple Avenue. Everything was OK. At 6:48 a.m., police found multiple vehicles at the bottom of P...
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FISH FACTOR: Permit prices plummet after salmon slump
Fire sale salmon prices last year and a dim outlook for the upcoming season have caused the value of Alaska fishing permits to plummet. To another extreme — the prices for halibut catch shares have soared to “unheard of levels.” Starting with salmon permits: “A lot of people had disastrous season...
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