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From Soup to Nuts: Utilizing holiday leftovers
In certain countries, the day after Christmas is known as Boxing Day. In times past, Boxing Day was observed to be a day when servants and tradespeople received gifts from their employers. Much like Black Friday in the United States, Boxing Day is observed by massive shopping sprees and returned ...
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Borough holds surplus sale
The Kodiak Island Borough has some offerings for Christmas shoppers. The borough is holding a surplus auction through 5 p.m. Dec. 6, and members of the public are invited to complete an online bid form at www.kodiakak.us/index.aspx?NID=499. Available items include office furniture, computers and ...
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Man accused of stealing kayaks
A 20-year-old Kodiak man faces a felony theft charge for allegedly stealing two kayaks valued at $720 from a Mission Road yard. Gerardo Rodas faces one count of second-degree theft, a class C felony punishable by up to five years in prison and a $50,000 fine. He was arraigned in Kodiak District C...
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Horizon Lines accused of fraud in Guam, Hawaii shipments
The federal government has accused shipping company Horizon Lines of bilking the military of millions of dollars over the past several years. According to a complaint filed Aug. 23, Horizon Lines and fellow shipper Matson Navigation Company Inc. illegally inflated the cost of shipping servicemen’...
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Turkey Trot on Thursday
Before Thanksgiving dinner is served, burn a few extra calories at Kodiak’s annual Turkey Trot. The 5-kilometer fun run, or 2-mile health walk begins at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Teen Center. Registration starts at 9:15 a.m. The race starts and ends at the Teen Center. Entry fee is $10 for adults a...
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City league volleyball set to begin
With the Kodiak High School gym near completion, the Parks and Recreation volleyball co-ed league is finally about to begin. The league was delayed a month because new flooring had to be installed at the gym. That process is almost finished, and the league will commence play Dec. 9. This is Corey...
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Alaska Science Forum: By the light of the moon
Laura Prugh knew she shouldn’t bother trying to trap kangaroo rats in the California desert on nights when the moon was shining. Professors had told her that small mammals make themselves scarce under the light of the moon, lest they become a meal for a predator that spotted them. But Prugh had n...
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