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JAY BARRETT: A lesson more important than gun safety
Like many of you, and many Alaskans, I am a firearm owner. I have been since I was 9 years old when my dad handed down to me the .22-caliber bolt-action rifle and single-shot, 20-gauge breech-load shotgun his father gave him around the same age. Honestly, my dad probably should have saved one for...
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Zachary Krom
(9/21/90-7/25/15) The picture you chose was me washing a window!? In this day of Photoshop you couldn’t get a photo of me riding a brown bear while lassoing a lion all while pulling in a 100,000-pound fish set ... Go big or go home people. Well crap, it appears I’ve made the part of the paper we ...
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Skyler Waite accepts $40,000 settlement in civil lawsuit
Skyler Irene Waite, the Kodiak woman whose arrest in 2013 went viral on YouTube, will get $40,000 as part of a settlement that led to the dismissal of her civil lawsuit against two Alaska State Troopers, her attorney said Monday. William Pickett, a civil rights attorney based in Yakima, Washingto...
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Bridge rally held in Kodiak
Bikes and lime green T-shirts took center stage on Friday at a rally for a peace road connecting six of the seven continents, including a highway that would link Alaska and Russia. A crowd gathered at the Kodiak Family Church, part of the Family Federation for World Peace and Unification, on Frid...
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Fermenting techniques taught in Kodiak
Almost 100 people packed the Kodiak Public Library on Friday to learn about making fermented foods from expert Sandor Katz. Katz has written two books on the subject of fermented foods and he gave a demonstration on Friday while giving tips and answering questions. Sauerkraut was the first thing ...
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Thomet selected for US Junior Mountain Running Team
Levi Thomet is not known as a mountain runner, but in a month he will be testing his skills against the best the sport has to offer. The recently graduated Kodiak High School standout runner was named to the US Junior Mountain Running Team. The honor will send Thomet to North Wales for the 31st W...
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Post 17 earns honors
A pair of Kodiak Post 17 players earned spots on the American Legion AA Baseball Team of Excellence. Joe Schactler was selected as an infielder, while Sam Bennett made the squad as a relief pitcher. Schactler, a shortstop, was one of eight infielders named to the team. In 18 league games, the cle...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Dry fishing for trout
When it comes to world class fly fishing for trout, most folks picture places like Montana, Wyoming, Idaho and New Zealand. But Kodiak, Alaska? Believe it or not, Kodiak deserves a place right alongside those hallowed trout waters. Our family enjoys a steady stream of visitors each fall who come ...
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