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Spinning a yarn tells their story
Most people don’t think about where their clothes come from, but members of the Society for Creative Anachronism, who re-enact medieval lifestyles, know it takes a lot of work to get from raw fibers to clothing. On Saturday, members of the local SCA group held a hands-on day for learning about ar...
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Borough manager to retire next year
The Kodiak Island Borough manager is retiring from the position next year, and the borough is beginning the process to find another manager. Manager Bud Cassidy’s contract ends in mid-January 2016, but he has offered the assembly the option to extend the contract until the end of June 2016 to pro...
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Gold is insurance for currency collapse
PART 5 Editor’s Note: This is the fifth installment of the six-part “How safe is your money?” During the Cold War West Germany wisely stored its gold in the U.S., England and France fearing an invasion from the Soviet Union. In 2012 Germany asked for the repatriation of 300 tons out of 1,500 tons...
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Fish Factor: Longliners could snag on missing pots
A mile-long string of 29 sablefish pots was lost last month in Prince William Sound after being run over by tugs towing barges at Knight Island Passage. “It appears that some tug boats passed back and forth across where the gear was set, and now we have no idea where it is,” said Maria Wessel, a ...
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Kodiak blows past West Valley
Brandan Pickett entered Saturday’s contest against West Valley with only four innings pitched in his entire Kodiak baseball career. The senior surpassed that with a brilliant performance at a drizzly Baranof Field. Pickett twirled a one-hit shutout to power Kodiak to a 12-0 nonconference victory ...
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Barcelon, Thomet grab Pentathlon titles
Who knew Levi Thomet could high jump? The nationally ranked distance runner showed his diversity on the track in claiming his second straight Invincible Pentathlon boys title on a blustery and rainy Friday at Joe Floyd Track and Field. His path to the crown started Wednesday when he cleared 5 fee...
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Public Safety Blotter: April 20
April 4 At 5:01 a.m., police gave a driver on Marine Way a driving advisement. At 9:17 a.m., a caller reported an annoying animal on Wilton White Way. The owner will stop the barking. At 11:09 a.m., a caller requested a subject removal on West Marine Way. They left when police asked. At 11:59 a.m...
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Community events: April 20
Today 6:30 p.m. — Kodiak Electric Association annual membership meeting, Kodiak Harbor Convention Center. 6:30 p.m. — “Downton Abbey” night, Kodiak Public Library. 7 p.m. — KIBSD Board of Education regular meeting, borough assembly chambers. Tuesday, April 21 12:30 p.m. — Food distribution, Food ...
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