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Healthy Kodiak: Helmet essential for four-wheeling fun
Last week I had my first experience with four-wheeling. I had no idea that driving a vehicle through mud puddles, over rocks, and trailblazing could be so exhilarating. One of my kids was screaming with joy the whole ride. I must admit that I only wore a helmet on my first ride, and on my second ...
Jun 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Edible event showcases Kodiak eats
The local food movement is growing in Kodiak, and a first-time event featuring local fish, produce and foraged items showcased the possibilities. “There’s a growing interest to know who and how your food was harvested and to support the local fishers and farmers around the island and around the s...
May 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Boys repeat as 4A champions; Pillans voted athlete of meet
After finishing the 1,600-meter relay — the final event of the 4A state track and field championships — Kodiak’s Billy Alcaide collapsed on the ground with baton in hand. He earned the right to relax. The boy was spent. Running the anchor leg, Alcaide secured the Kodiak boys second straight team ...
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Garden Gate: Thank mild winter for rat explosion
It was beyond embarrassing. Years ago, during the summer garden tour, I was talking to a guest about growing celery (or was it poppies?), when suddenly she looked away from me and then lowered her voice. “Marion, an R-A-T just ran across your lawn.” After three years of non-winters, reports of ra...
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Horn brings hoops camp to the Rock
One of the most successful athletes to come from Kodiak is bringing something back to her hometown. Alysa Horn, a 2008 Kodiak High School graduate and current assistant coach for the University of Alaska Anchorage women’s basketball team, is spearheading a three-day Seawolves on the Rock basketba...
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Agreement between city and Sun’aq Tribe could bring Shelikof Street improvements
The Kodiak City Council authorized a cooperative agreement with Sun’aq Tribe that could bring in federal funding for Shelikof Street improvements. Kathy Drabek, Sun’aq’s tribal transportation program manager, approached the city seeking authorization to include Shelikof Street on the tribe’s road...
May 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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KHS baseball ends season at regions
Hours after outlasting Palmer in extra innings, Kodiak’s baseball season ended with a 15-2 loss to Colony in a consolation game at the Southcentral Conference Championships, Friday in Kenai. The Bears concluded their fourth season under head coach James Arnold with a 7-11 record. Kodiak stayed al...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Target Dollies while crowds fish for reds
This is a magical time of year for folks like me who love great fishing but hate crowds. Fish draw crowds like magnets. Or do they? The nice thing about magnets and hot fishing spots, they leave a whole lot of water and fishing opportunities unvisited and overlooked. This time of year, the big ma...
May 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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