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Food poisoning limits Lindquist at juniors
Food poisoning dampened Talon Lindquist’s second trip to the Speedo Winter Junior Championships. Lindquist missed both of his swimming events on Saturday — the 200-yard backstroke and the 200 butterfly — because of food poisoning, according to John Lindquist, his father and coach. “Really bummed ...
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FISH FACTOR: Program bringing Alaska fish to Alaskans
Caught by Alaskans for Alaskans is a business concept that bested 170 others in a global fisheries business competition last month at Stanford University in California. The contest, sponsored by Fish 2.0, awards creative approaches that build demand for sustainable seafood, reduce waste and suppo...
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Ferry system to standardize fares
With more budget cuts likely during the upcoming legislative session, the Alaska Marine Highway System has some options for saving money and is gathering more from staff and the public. One option Department of Transportation and Public Facilities Deputy Commissioner Mike Neussl heard from staff ...
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Lakings’ greatest gifts survive Chiniak fire
David Lakings and Sara Fish said their goodbyes as they looked in the direction of their Chiniak home at King Crab Way. The area was shrouded by black, billowing smoke. It would be a matter of time before the flames engulfed the house. At the moment, they were caught up in the flurry of evacuatio...
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Karluk School to stay open despite low enrollment
Except for Karluk School, the small schools in the Kodiak Island Borough School District have stayed above the state minimum enrollment, including the newly re-opened school at Danger Bay. Karluk’s enrollment has fallen under the 10 students required to receive state funding. Despite the shortfal...
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Kodiak wrestling heads to NLC Championships
Mike Hautala is ready for his inaugural Northern Lights Conference wrestling championships. Haircut. Check. New tie. Check. Nice clothes. Check. Kodiak’s first-year coach hopes at least one of his wrestlers reaches Saturday’s spotlight finals at Wasilla High School so he can show off his duds. Th...
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Council OKs Thelma C lease
The Kodiak City Council unanimously approved in the first reading a lease for the Kodiak Maritime Museum’s planned fishing boat display in downtown Kodiak. The lease allows the museum to use a small area on the spit next to Oscar’s Dock to display the restored fishing vessel Thelma C with histori...
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Donald J. Lawhead Sr.
Donald J. Lawhead Sr. passed away suddenly on Saturday, Dec. 5, with his wife Joyce by his side. Donnie was born in Vancouver, Washington, on May 20, 1948, to Donald and Irene Lawhead. He graduated from Kodiak High School. He was a volunteer for the fire department. He honorably served our countr...
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