Kodiak Coast Guardsman receives military service award A Kodiak-based Coast Guard rescue swimmer was named the GEICO 2012 Military Service winner for his work in drug and alcohol abuse prevention.
Claude Morrissey traveled with his family to Washington D.C. last month to receive the award at the annual GEICO Military Service Awards dinner.
Each year ...
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Garden Gate: Solve your pot problems by picking up a larger container It’s late May and I have seedlings with roots poking through the bottom of the containers. They need to get into the ground, but it’s chilly at night. What should I do?
Occasionally your seedlings will outgrow their containers before you are ready to move them into their permanent homes in the di...
Fish Factor: New tech preserves salmon for months without ice National Maritime Day on May 22 is a holiday created by Congress in 1933 to honor America’s seagoing industry. It marks the day when the SS Savannah set sail from Georgia on the first trans-Atlantic voyage by a steamship.
As celebrations are underway, another maritime benchmark will be set as th...
Coast Guard Blotter: May 20 May 10
• Coast Guard 17th District command center watchstanders received a satellite phone call from hunting party in the Ayakulik Flats requesting a medevac for a 76-year-old man who was unconscious May 10.
The man had been hunting for last five days and been doing well until that morning when ...
Ash steers clear of Kodiak for now Kodiak residents awoke Saturday to find a strange powdery deposit on the hoods and roofs of their cars.
While Pavlof Volcano 30 miles from Cold Bay has been erupting for the past week, the yellow powder wasn’t volcanic ash — it was spruce pollen produced by the island’s blooming stands of Sitka S...
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Boskofsky ends career as state’s best high jumper For someone who thought she would never win a state title, Port Lions’ Raissa Boskofsky certainly proved herself wrong.
The senior jumped past the 1/2/3A field to win her third consecutive high jump title Friday at the state track and field championships at Lathrop High School in Fairbanks.
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Kodiak doesn’t escape record weekend cold Runners jogged in place to keep warm at the starting line of Saturday’s Coast Guard 5K, and tree-planters bundled up against a chilly wind. Still, Kodiak was lucky.
The calendar says mid-May, but Alaska is shivering like March as unseasonably cold weather drapes the state from the North Slope to ...
Wells requests bail review hearing James Wells, the man accused of murdering two Kodiak Coast Guard employees in April 2012, has requested a bail review hearing in Anchorage.
Wells was indicted Feb. 19 on two counts of murdering a federal employee, two counts of using a firearm in a violent crime and two counts of first-degree mur...
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