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Kingfishers swim well in Homer
Amaya Rocheleau and Nevin Lee led a contingent of Kodiak Kingfishers at the Sprint Championships that concluded March 28 in Homer. Rocheleau was the top point-scorer in the girls’ 8- and-under division, winning the 25-yard backstroke and 25 and 50 freestyle. Lee tied for the top point-scorer in t...
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Police: Man found dead in Kodiak harbor
Police recovered the body of a man from St. Paul Harbor in Kodiak Friday night and initial investigation indicated it was that of a Homer fisherman who was reported missing since Feb. 22, police said. Kodiak Police Chief Ronda Wallace said the body’s clothing and physical characteristics matched ...
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America’s unofficial holiday: Opening Day
Christmas, Thanksgiving and Halloween are all great holidays, but they can’t hold a fungo to the best day of the year — Opening Day. Opening Day is America’s unofficial holiday. It is the only day on the baseball calendar where every team is still in contention for the World Series. Stadiums will...
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Mallot, Stutes, state officials speak at ComFish
Lt. Gov. Byron Mallot spoke largely about the state budget and listening to Alaskans on issues, while District 32 Rep. Louise Stutes addressed concerns over House Bill 112, a bill she authored, at ComFish 2015. At the annual commercial fishery trade show, Mallott and Stutes were joined by Sam Cot...
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Coastal Forager: Our friend moss, from tea to diapers
The recent deluge of rain led me to contemplate the lives of those who made their home on Kodiak before my time. Imagine the Rock before planes and barges supplied us with grapefruit, soap, tarps, bullets, socks, dishes and toys. Imagine life before oil heating. And woe of all woes, imagine livin...
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Learning through names
How did Heitman Mountain get its name? How about Three Saints Bay? Tiffany Brunson, executive director of the Baranov Museum, told attendees at a talk on Thursday about the history of some of the names of Kodiak places. “We can track the history of a place through the names that are recorded for ...
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Kodiak baseball focused on improving
Former Kodiak baseball coach Rick Langfitt preached defense more than any other thing during his nine-year run at the helm of the Bears. Third-year coach James Arnold is taking a page from Kodiak’s most successful coach. “The No. 1 thing I’m looking for, and I’m going to quote coach Langfitt, is ...
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Bears’ schedule packed to the brim
For years Kodiak High School’s baseball team wouldn’t play a game until late April. That is a thing of the past. For the second straight season, Kodiak will open its baseball season the first week of April. The Bears host South Anchorage, Chugiak and Dimond for the inaugural Red Edward Matautia I...
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