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Kodiak breaks rain record
A week after the winter’s first blizzard, a storm saturated the island with a record amount of rain. The National Weather Service recorded 1.25 inches of rain Sunday at the Kodiak Benny Benson State Airport, breaking the Feb. 15 record of .66 inches set in 2012. As of 2 p.m. Monday, Kodiak had re...
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Public Safety Blotter: Feb. 17
Jan. 12 At 10:40 a.m., a caller reported criminal trespass on Thorsheim Street. The caller did not want them banned. At 11 a.m., police warned a driver on Von Scheele Way for not stopping completely at a stop sign. At 11:43 a.m., police cited a driver on Willow Street for having no proof of insur...
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Kodiak Island Births: Feb. 17
Veda Mae Stabnau was born at 2:07 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015, to Jared and Catherine Stabnau. She weighed 8 pounds, 10.2 ounces and measured 20 inches long. Her parents are originally from Missoula, Montana, and now live in Kodiak. Her father works for the U.S. Coast Guard. Fiona Mae Ponce Ri...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Get ready for fishing
My eyes were really opened in January. We were fortunate enough to be invited for three weeks of fishing in Florida, and of course we accepted. The first few days were devoted exclusively to fly fishing, but my awakening came on the day I was handed a spinning rod for tossing jigs. It was a very ...
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Jay Hammond must be rolling in his grave
In his first term as senator, the young Jay Hammond sought a way to protect education and fish and game commissioners from political cleansing by the then new Republican administration. Sen. Hammond devised and passed a clever way to balance the system: An appointed board for fish management, ano...
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Can you say recall?
To the Editor, I had every intention of speaking today about the city council meeting last week in which I saw my first uniformed armed guard since visiting the death chamber of the Walla Walla State penitentiary back in the late 60s and early 70s. That memory of absolute police control in an abs...
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Alumni update: Miles Dunbar races at UW Open
Former Kodiak and Chico State University star Miles Dunbar re-emerged on the track Sunday. Dunbar finished seventh in the 3,000-meter run at the University of Washington Open indoor track meet with a time of 8 minutes, 30.17 seconds. University of Alaska Anchorage’s Henry Cheseto crossed the line...
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ESS drops three at Seldovia
The Kodiak Emerging Small Schools boys basketball team lost all three games at the Seldovia Tournament that concluded Saturday. ESS fell to tournament champion Seldovia, 63-39, Birchwood (score not reported) and Nikolaevsk, 64-40. The three losses dropped ESS to 2-4 in the Peninsula Conference af...
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