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KHS dance team qualifies for nationals
Five members of the Kodiak High School dance team spent an eventful two weeks in Washington state attending summer camp. And they returned to the island with a ticket to Nationals in February in Orlando, Florida. The group qualified for the big dance by earning a first-place finish for their home...
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Alaska Science Forum: Tight evidence for what killed St. Paul mammoths
Using the tiniest of clues, scientists have determined what probably killed the mammoths of St. Paul Island — thirst. “It looks like climate did them in,” said Matthew Wooller, the UAF scientist who in 2013 went to St. Paul as part of a diverse team and brought back lake cores for analysis. “The ...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Deer hunt prospects
We had an incredible time last week. My wife’s cousins visited from another state and they share our enthusiasm for the outdoors. Rain or shine we hiked dozens of miles, drove every inch of road and boated most of Chiniak Bay with frequent stops to explore remote beaches and islands. We even char...
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Reporter's Notebook: Taser training
Last week, I participated in Taser training at the Kodiak Police Department. One at a time, officers entered a dim room to face a situation: a man waving a gun and threatening to kill, a suicidal person, someone shrieking for help for a choking baby and a fistfight. In each scenario, officers had...
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Town, schools welcome 144 CG families
With Coast Guard Day on Aug. 4 and the annual Welcome Aboard fair on Aug. 8, it is that time of year again when the community greets its newest Coast Guard families. Kodiak will see 144 new Coast Guard families to the community this year, according to Petty Officer 1st Class Kelly Parker of 17th ...
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Public Safety Blotter: Aug. 2
July 11 At 1:11 a.m., a person reported bottle rockets being set off in the Pillar Mountain and Hillside Drive. Patrolling officers were advised. At 11:59 a.m., police forwarded charges for two women for criminal trespass in the 2900 block of Mill Bay Road At 1:36 p.m., a man moved a vehicle out ...
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Kodiak Island Births: Aug. 2
Julianne Eilene Horn was born at 9:18 a.m. on July 22, 2016, to Bryan Horn and Abby Brown. She weighed 7 pounds, 1.8 ounces and was 20 inches long. Her parents are originally from and live in Kodiak. The baby’s father is a commercial fisherman. Also welcoming her to the family are Madden Horn, Ha...
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Bearfoot in the Park results
A star-studded team captured the 20th edition of the Bearfoot in the Park Quintathlon. Former Kodiak standouts Blake James, Levi Fried, Hayden Foster, Cody Foster and Levi Thomet powered to victory in 1 hour, 14 minutes Saturday at Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park. All five recorded the bes...
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