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Garden Gate: Last call for winterizing your yard and garden
Weather for this Halloween week is forecasted to be WWW: Warm, Wet and Windy. While discussing the unusual balmy weather with a friend of mine, she said, “Yeah, we’re not in Kansas anymore,” adding, “We’re still pulling carrots.” Lately, weather has been on the front burner of many conversations....
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Thomet third in Calif.
Wearing a bright yellow Kodiak jersey, Levi Thomet zoomed through the hilly 2.9-mile Mt. Sac Cross Country Invitational course Saturday in Walnut, Calif. The two-time Alaska state champion finished third in a stocked field with a time of 14 minutes, 46 seconds. Torrey Pines (Calif.) senior Tal Br...
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Soldotna, West claim football titles
Defense was optional in the medium-schools championship football game Saturday at the Anchorage Football Stadium. Juneau and Soldotna combined for 991 yards of offense, 15 touchdowns and 44 first downs. And in the end, it was the Stars who emerged as champions with a 56-49 victory with the second...
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Popular haunted house returns
As Halloween approaches, Coast Guardsmen at the communication station are putting their scariest faces on for Haunted COMMSTA. Haunted COMMSTA, a haunted house held in the basement of the communication station on Anton Larsen Road, will return on Saturday to give Kodiak residents a frightful expe...
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City council approves first reading of park hours ordinance
With little comment, the Kodiak City Council approved the first reading of a proposal to implement closed hours at the city's public parks. If approved at a second reading during the city's next city council meeting, Ordinance 1313 will close the city's parks from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m., May through A...
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Third hydro turbine on track for November startup
A project to bring more water power to Kodiak is almost complete. A third turbine at the Terror Lake hydroelectric project is still on schedule for startup next month, Kodiak Electric Association CEO Darron Scott told the KEA board of directors on Thursday. “We’re starting to wrap up getting towa...
Oct 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak swimmer finds thrills outside of the pool
River Hanson will try anything once. That is how he found spearfishing and longboarding. “He is my adventure boy,” Kodiak High School swimming coach John Lindquist said. Of course, Lindquist limits Hanson’s in-season adventures; he doesn’t want an injury to derail the junior’s season like it has ...
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Ballot-approved Proposition 1 is in effect
Proposition 1, approved by Kodiak voters this month, is now in effect. Kodiak Island Borough clerk Nova Javier said Wednesday that the ballot measure banning contracts with sitting borough assembly members became effective when the assembly approved the results of the Oct. 1 municipal election. “...
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