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Don’t rule out harmful sonar tests as possible cause of whale deaths
To the Editor, Regarding the July 15 KDM article on the cause of the recent whales deaths: Just because there have been no dead whales discovered since the Navy’s Northern Edge Training Exercise in June does not rule out the possibility that the Navy may have been testing harmful sonar previous t...
Jul 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Public Safety Blotter: July 22
July 6 At 12:33 a.m., police admonished a speeding driver on Selief Lane. At 12:46 a.m., police advised a driver in the 17th Avenue and Mission Road area about a taillight out. At 12:54 a.m., police conducted a security check on Rezanof Drive East. Around 1:01 a.m., police conducted three bar che...
Jul 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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10 years in Kodiak after being Shanghaied
Well, 10 years ago last Saturday (or Sunday or Monday; turns out I don’t really remember), I got off the Alaska State Ferry Tustumena in Kodiak. Which was quite a surprise to me at the time, because the last thing I remember I was enjoying a cold one at the Salty Dawg Saloon in Homer. By all indi...
Jul 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 267 267 recommendations | email to a friend
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MOUNTAIN VIEWS: Porthole offers a view of magical boat rides
When I was in my shed looking for camping gear recently, I came across a boat porthole in a box. It was the porthole from the boat I spent a very memorable part of my youth on — The Anna D. The boat was a green, 48-foot Kodiak commercial fishing boat. I loved being on it. My bedroom and my house ...
Jul 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 241 241 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sunday power outage due to fault
Some Kodiak residents lost electricity shortly before 5 p.m. Sunday due to a suspected underground fault in Kodiak Electric Association power lines. Buildings in the Mission Road, Spruce Cape and Woodland Acres areas were affected by the outage, which lasted approximately three and a half hours, ...
Jul 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 266 266 recommendations | email to a friend
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ALUMNI UPDATE: Horn back in action
Coming off of a bye, Alysa Horn played two games in three days last week in the women’s Queensland Basketball League in Australia. Her team, Logan, came out victorious in both, beating Suncoast Clippers, 78-57, and Gold Coast Rollers, 66-62. Horn, a former Kodiak High School and University of Ala...
Jul 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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ALASKA SCIENCE FORUM: Ancient northern pike found in lake mud
While slicing a cylinder of mud he pulled from an Interior Alaska lake, Matthew Wooller ran into a snag. The wire he was using to cut the mud stopped when it hit something solid. He grabbed a knife, carved around the obstruction, and made a discovery. "There were a bunch of bones and very sharp t...
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Relay races strong for 2015 cancer fundraiser
Kodiak’s Relay for Life, the annual 24-hour fundraiser to raise money for and awareness about cancer research, is ramping up. During Relay events, people sign up as part of a team and raise money for the American Cancer Society. Then, the goal is for at least one member of each team to walk on a ...
Jul 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 186 186 recommendations | email to a friend
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