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Thomet snags award
Kodiak senior Levi Thomet was named the state’s male Gatorade cross-country runner of the year last week. Thomet also won the award as a sophomore and junior. Kenai’s Allie Ostrander was the female recipient for the fourth consecutive time. Thomet won his third straight 4A state title in October ...
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Outdoor Kodiak: The long season
Waterfowl season closes at sundown this Thursday, Jan. 22. But it’s no reason to put away your guns until fall! January 23 marks the start of my favorite hunting “season.” In truth there’s no closed season for snowshoe hare on Kodiak and no bag limit, but the next three months are my favorite per...
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KHS alumni roundup: Griffing returns to the pool
University of Idaho’s Laura Griffing returned to the swimming pool last week after nearly two months off for winter break. The senior scored eight points in her team’s 167-133 victory over New Mexico State University Wednesday, in Idaho. Griffing’s best performance was a second-place in the 200-y...
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Kodiak Island Births: Jan. 20
Owen Robert Yatteau was born at 7:37 p.m. on Jan. 13, 2014 to Robert and Erin Yatteau. He weighed 6 pounds, 1.2 ounces and was 19.5 inches long. His parents are originally from Boston, Massachusetts and Seattle, Washington and now live in Kodiak. The baby’s mother works at KANA and the baby’s fat...
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Teeing Off: Seattle mounts historic comeback for the ages
Improbable. Incredible. Implausible. Impossible. There are not enough adjectives in the English language to describe Sunday’s NFC Championship game. I prefer unbelievable. If you are a sports fan, you know the story by now. The Seahawks, down 19-7 with 3 minutes, 52 seconds left in their season, ...
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Hunter wins contest with 109-point buck
The winner of the 2015 Eric Lochman Big Buck Contest took home a prize worth $2,500 and bragging rights for taking home the biggest deer rack in Unit 8, all of the islands in the Kodiak Archipelago, in the last year. Mack's Sport Shop has held the contest for more than 25 years, and 46 racks were...
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Don’t blame oil tax reform for budget deficit
"Blaming oil tax reform for Alaska's current budget deficit is just plain wrong" Our budget deficit today is a result of low oil prices, low oil production and overspending, not oil tax reform. A group of Native leaders, unions, businessmen and thousands of Alaskans who care deeply about Alaska's...
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Build code that works for Kodiak
It seems we all can agree that the new proposed codes are overreaching and oppressive and if implemented will suffocate our community and our way of life. There is one portion that I have only heard comment on by only one person: subsistence. It is my understanding that if we go from rural to urb...
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