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Walton walks off Dimond
A strike away from the game being tied at the end of regulation, Kodiak Post 17’s Shaun Walton made sure extra innings wasn’t needed. The right-hander blasted a walk-off double to right field that scored Seth Rockenbach and gave Post 17 its first American Legion baseball victory of the season, a ...
Jun 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Films by local youth to screen Wednesday
Participants in a Baranov Museum student film program are hard at work making last-minute edits to documentaries on Kodiak’s fishing industry ahead of their premier this week. Students of the museum’s Summer Youth Film and History Intensive, a two-week filmmaking program for sixth- through 12th-g...
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Borough considers handing nonprofit decisions to local foundation
After a couple years of trying different methods of administering nonprofit funding, the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly is looking into anew tactic – handing the process over to the Kodiak Community Foundation. Borough manager Michael Powers said staff has not yet met with the foundation to discu...
Jun 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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City to raise water rates
The Kodiak City Council voted to raise water rates for some commercial and industrial customers after a water rate study indicated that current rates would not allow for future capital improvements. The study found “rate increases or adjustments to the projected costs will be necessary” to genera...
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Williamson picks up win on last lap
Jessie Juhlin was ready to grab his second main event victory of the season when disaster struck. His No. 17 hobby stock car spun coming out of Turn 4, just 20 yards from the finish line of the 25-lap race Saturday at the Kodiak Island Raceway. Jeremy Williamson swooped in for the win, his first ...
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GARDEN GATE: Recipes for homemade insect, slug sprays
Last week I talked about using Epsom salts in a liquid form to spray on, or water, ailing plants. In the garden Epsom salts provide plants with magnesium (Mg), which helps with seed germination, strengthen cell walls and ultimately boost flower production and fruiting, as in tomato formation. Pub...
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FISH FACTOR: Cleaner Kenai boaters get discounts
Boaters from Homer to the Mat-Su Valley can help protect salmon and other aquatic creatures and get discounts from popular businesses by doing so. A pilot program launched this spring is an offshoot of Cook Inletkeeper’s Clean Boating program that began in the Valley five years ago. “It all start...
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Museum seeks volunteers
The Baranov Museum is seeking a few good volunteers. The museum will hold a training event Saturday for anyone with an interest in being a volunteer or docent. The event is geared toward “anyone who’s interested in volunteering but hasn’t quite worked up maybe the courage to ask us about it, and ...
Jun 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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