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Weather records smashed over weekend as mountain air warms
The brilliant sunshine and long daylight hours brought more than joy over the weekend for Kodiak. An 11-year weather record was obliterated on Friday afternoon when temperatures peaked at 66 degrees and temperature records fell all across Alaska. “There are at least 10 records broken,” said Chris...
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Fish Factor: Acidifcation endangers pinks’ food source
The basic laws of supply and demand are resulting in a nice payday for Alaska halibut and sablefish harvesters. Prices for both fish are up by more than a dollar per pound compared to the same time last year. Fresh halibut has been moving smoothly and demand is steady since the fishery opened in ...
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Kodiakans mostly averse to pot legalization
If an informal sampling of opinions around town is any indicator, Kodiakans are almost dead-set against the stateʼs marijuana initiative that would make pot legal in November. The Alaska Marijuana Legalization Measure is on the ballot on Nov. 4. If voters approve it, it will allow people age 21 a...
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Reports of physical and sexual abuse against children spiking in Kodiak
Alaska State Troopers reported that several incidents involving abuse or sexual abuse of minors were reported to it during the last week, indicative of a rising tide in abuse and sexual crimes against minors in Kodiak. The State Troopers reports listed two allegations of physical abuse of a minor...
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KHS softball begins NLC play at Soldotna
Kodiak’s softball team had a lot of time to regroup after opening with four straight losses two weeks ago. The Bears lost two games each to small-school powerhouses Sitka and Juneau in Sitka. It wasn’t the start of the season Kodiak coach Sam Catt envisioned. “Sitka was a filling-out process and ...
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Kodiak JV wins at Houston Invite
Kodiak’s junior varsity picked up a pair of victories Thursday at the Houston Baseball JV Invitational Tournament in Houston. Kodiak knocked off the tournament host, 6-0, and Soldotna, 4-2. Both games went two innings under the 60-minute time limit for pool play games. Against Houston, Kalen Will...
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Thomet lowers state-leading 800 time
Kodiak’s Levi Thomet lowered his state-leading 800-meter time Thursday in a tri-meet against Bartlett and Anchorage Christian Schools in Anchorage. The junior won the 800 with a time of 1 minute, 57.9 seconds — two seconds faster than his previous best time that was posted in a home meet on Satur...
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Science fair uncovers secrets of brushing, bacteria, and lemon juice
Fourth and fifth-graders at Peterson Elementary School displayed the results of their investigations of plant growth, chemistry, aerodynamics, cooking times, and other topics at a science fair, Thursday on the school gymnasium. “We didn’t do it last year,” said fourth-grade teacher Susan Gill, wh...
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