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Coast Guard responds to Kodiak fishing vessel on fire west of Adak
Five Kodiak fishermen are safe today after their fishing vessel caught fire about 70 miles west of Adak. The crew of the fishing vessel Western Venture abandoned ship Sunday morning after reporting a fire in an email to the ship’s owner. The Coast Guard scrambled aircraft from Kodiak and Sitka bu...
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Kodiak sweeps Wasilla
Kodiak’s run through the Northern Lights Conference continued against Wasilla. Behind superior serving, the Bears wasted little time dispatching the visiting Warriors in a pair of NLC volleyball matches at the Kodiak Middle School gym. Kodiak swept Wasilla 25-13, 25-19, 25-17 Friday and swept the...
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Around Kodiak: Oct. 21
The downtown Kodiak revitalization and beautification subcommittee will meet at 7 p.m. in the Kodiak College campus center. The meeting is open to the public. Author and historian James Mackovjak will present a lecture on salmon traps, their history and impact on Alaska communities at noon Tuesda...
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Garden Gate: TomTato: Growing two cooking staples together
I’m all about combining potatoes and tomatoes together when cooking a soup, but I never thought about combining them in the garden until now. Thompson & Morgan, the seed catalog company, has developed a new tomato variety that not only produces fruit (described as sweeter and better tasting than ...
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Fish Factor: Crabbers facing bad news this season
The Bering Sea crab fleet was ready to head to the fishing grounds over the weekend after the government shutdown and unissued licenses stalled the Oct. 15 start of the crab season. Skippers of the 80 boats estimated the extra time tied up in Dutch Harbor cost them each $1,000 per day. Meanwhile,...
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Swimmers win Valley Invitational
Kodiak’s swimming team made a late-season statement in the Valley Invitational Saturday at Palmer High School. Both the boys and girls squads emerged victorious in the invitational that is billed as a Region III Championship preview. Behind four individual victories, Kodiak’s boys overwhelmed the...
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Tustumena expected to return to Kodiak today
If all goes as planned, the Tustumena will arrive at City Pier 1 this afternoon. On Thursday, Alaska Department of Transportation spokesperson Jeremy Woodrow said the likelihood that the ferry will be in Kodiak looked good. “We are optimistic that it will be sailing,” he said in a message. “We ha...
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Soldotna, Juneau reach football finals
Soldotna and Juneau will collide in the medium-schools state championship game Oct. 26 in Anchorage. The Stars secured their second state trip to the title game with a 66-33 win over North Pole on Saturday at the Dimond Alumni Field in Anchorage. In the other semfinal, Juneau defeated Kenai 42-15...
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