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GCI to offer free streaming of Olympics
More than 210 million Americans will watch the winter Olympics when they begin Feb. 6. Kodiak TV viewers will not be among them. Cable company GCI and NBC affiliate KTUU-TV are unlikely to end their feud before the Sochi games begin, which means Kodiak residents will have to turn to the Internet ...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Snowshoe hare the hard way
With the close of the waterfowl season last week, we lose yet another opportunity to be outdoors. Things might seem a little bleak for dedicated hunters or anyone else who simply wants to get outdoors. Fortunately, there’s no closed season on snowshoe hare. If you can’t think of anything else to ...
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Kodiak boy sweep Kenai
Kodiak’s boys were dialed in on Friday evening. The Bears drained 13 3-pointers and walloped Kenai 71-27 in a Northern Lights Conference basketball game at Kodiak High. Nobody was hotter than Austin Frick. The senior forward poured in eight 3-pointers and outscored the entire Kardinals team with ...
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Garden Gate: Take precautions in the warm winter weather
My concern began during a recent spin around the garden. I saw too much green for a January day: Buds forming on rose bushes, pansies still blooming, and poppies acting as though spring had arrived. Had it? I stopped near a raised bed of small evergreen trees and rhododendrons. Yikes! I spotted a...
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Wal-Mart will keep buying Alaska salmon
JUNEAU (AP) — Wal-Mart announced Friday that it will continue purchasing Alaskan wild salmon after a four-month review of the state's Responsible Fisheries Management program. Company officials toured Alaska earlier this month to see firsthand how the state handles its salmon industry, as part of...
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Coast Guard turns fishing vessel back to port for faulty life raft
The US Coast Guard turned a fishing vessel back to Kodiak after discovering six safety violations during an at-sea boarding. According to an email from the Coast Guard, inspectors from the cutter SPAR boarded the fishing vessel Arctic Storm on Thursday. During their inspection, the Coast Guardsme...
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Around Kodiak: Jan. 27
The Kodiak Soil and Water Conservation District hosts a community garden planning meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday night in the Kodiak Island National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center. If you are interested in participating in a community garden, stop by to contribute your ideas of what it should look like.
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Kodiak enduring one of the wettest Januaries on record
Look out for arks. With one week to go in the month, Kodiak has already had one of its rainiest Januaries in more than a century of recordkeeping. As of Sunday, Kodiak has started the year with 12.62 inches of rain, the most of any January since 2003. If the month ended today, January would finis...
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