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Carnival rides to return for Crab Festival
After two years, Golden Wheel Amusements is returning to Kodiak Crab Festival next year. Chamber of Commerce executive director Trevor Brown said the change is due to input from the public, 85 percent of whom wanted carnival rides back. “They had a 40-year run with us before they went to Southeas...
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Water supply holds steady
Kodiak’s water supply has held steady over the weekend in spite of local fish processing plants starting operations for the Pollack opening. “This is the best it’s been for several days,” said Mark Kozak, public works director. “The rain we have gotten has balanced out the water usage by the proc...
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Walk and roll encourages kids to get moving
If your child comes home from school with a punch card, it’s because Island Trails Network and the Kodiak Island Borough School District Health and Wellness program are encouraging students to walk or bike to school for two weeks during Walk to School Month. From Oct. 6 through Oct. 19, students ...
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Soldotna, West finish on top of the charts
The only thing that didn’t change during this season’s Alaska Sports Broadcasting Network’s weekly football poll is the top team in the medium-small school rankings. Soldotna was ranked first in the pre-season poll, and after breezing through the regular season with an 8-0 record — the state’s on...
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Alumni roundup: Riina has career game
Izzy Riina produced the best volleyball game of her young college career on Saturday against Pacific Lutheran. The George Fox University freshman tallied a career-high 15 digs in the 3-1 loss in Newberg, Oregon. Riina, a defensive specialist, also dished out three assists and pounded her first co...
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Local author writes second children’s book
Local author Stacy Studebaker’s latest children’s book was inspired by a real life experience she and her husband had at a state park. “Octopus in the Outhouse,” which Studebaker wrote and set-netter Kay Underwood illustrated, features the main character traveling around Alaska and running into v...
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Coffee industry growing
With roughly eight businesses on Kodiak Island available to get a cup of joe any given day, one would think that might be too many for an island of 13,000 people. But, the Alaska Department of Labor is saying state coffee shops are one of the fastest growing sectors of the economy hiring 1,900 ne...
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Kodiak finishes season with 14-0 loss to Barrow
When Barrow’s Travis Adams first looked at the high school football schedule, he said he got excited about returning to Kodiak. A year ago, Adams got tackled in the end zone for a safety in Barrow’s 38-6 loss to Kodiak. What a difference a year makes. Adams, Barrow’s elusive sophomore quarterback...
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