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Land sale moves closer
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly took the first step toward a potential land sale this fall, approving a resolution to get 13 parcels scattered around town ready for sale. Over the next few months, staff will go through the process of reviews, rezones, comprehensive plan changes, surveys and pl...
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GARDEN GATE: Change tasks to give your back a break
The Kodiak Garden Club's annual plant sale is scheduled for Saturday, June 4 at the Baranov Park skating rink. It’s more like a fishing derby: The doors open at 10 a.m., though the line forms earlier with folks sipping hot coffee—early birds hoping to take home trays of choice, locally grown flow...
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Soccer finishes fourth
Kodiak’s bid to qualify for the boys state soccer tournament came up one win short. After knocking off Wasilla in a quarterfinal thriller, the Bears fell to Kenai, 7-2, and Soldotna, 5-2, to place fourth at the Northern Lights Conference Championships Saturday in Kenai. “It was a tremendous seaso...
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Track: Boys win 10th title in past 11 years; Bigley, 400 relay tops for the girls
Make it back-to-back Region III track and field titles for the Kodiak boys, and 10 in the past 11 years. The Bears racked up eight titles and rolled to a 28-point victory over Colony at the Region III Championships Saturday at Colony High School. Seniors Billy Alcaide and Kordell Pillans each ear...
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FISH FACTOR: Small fish, high prices open salmon season
Alaska’s salmon season officially got under way on May 16 with the arrival of thousands of sockeye and king salmon at the Copper River near Cordova, and high prices were the talk of the town. The first opener produced a catch of 25,000 sockeye and about 1,500 kings. “It was pretty slow to start. ...
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Softball drops 2 in the Valley
Kodiak’s softball team concluded its trip the Mat-Su Valley with a pair of nonconference losses to Palmer and Colony. Kodiak lost to Palmer 17-4 on Friday and 11-8 to Colony on Saturday. First-year Kodiak coach Michelle Stratton called Saturday’s performance “the best softball we have played all ...
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Achievers: May 20
Kodiak Morning Rotary named eight students to receive $1,000 scholarships. Competition was intense in three categories: graduating high school seniors, continuing education and vocational.   The vocational awards are given in memory of Chris McVay. Chris was longtime member of Morning Rotary and ...
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Hollow remains: Chiniak fire leaves few stands of healthy trees
On a walk through the Kodiak Island Borough’s parcel of land in Chiniak, you can see thousands of burned dead trees, as well as brush and foliage starting to come back after the August 2015 Twin Creeks Fire. With A-1 Timber Consultants’ Kent Cross, I hiked about two and a half miles on the land W...
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