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Port Lions, Tusty celebrate the Fourth
The Tustumena will feature large in Port Lions’ celebration of the Fourth of July and its own 50th anniversary. The ferry — which is celebrating its semicentennial too — is scheduled to leave Kodiak at 9:30 a.m. for Port Lions and will wait for the celebrations to end before heading back to Kodia...
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Fourth of July events
• Tustumena ferry leaves at 9:30 a.m. for Port Lions for the July 4th Anniversary Party of Port Lions. The ferry departs for home at 5:00 p.m., stopping in Ouzinkie. For more information, call the city of Port Lions at 907-454-2332 or the Native Village of Port Lions at 907-454-2234. • The City o...
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Super-yacht in Kodiak waters awaits orders
Kodiakans might have noticed a massive yacht anchored offshore. Its sleek design glistens thoughtfully visible from Deadman’s Curve and the Kodiak airport. The white ship is actually the Vava II, a super-yacht commissioned by the Swiss-Italian billionaire entrepreneur Ernesto Bertarelli, who gave...
Jul 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Deer season is fast upon us
Kodiak’s deer season always surprises newcomers — it opens so early and seems to run forever. But its quirks run deeper than dates on the calendar. The hunt and the conditions are different than almost any other hunting grounds I’ve encountered. I’ve never hunted in any other state with a deer se...
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Post 17 splits with Eagle River
While Kodiak’s starting pitchers labored, the bullpen came up big to earn an American Legion AA baseball doubleheader split with National Division leader Eagle River on Saturday at Baranof Field.  Post 17 received a six-inning masterpiece from reliever Sam Bennett in the first game, but lost to E...
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Kids give kick-start to Kodiak rodeo
Kodiak equestrians kicked off the 2014 rodeo season with a “Play Day” Saturday. Participants competed in barrel racing, pole bending, flag and rescue races. There were also a few family non-horse related events including a calf chase and a petting zoo. This event and three more scheduled later th...
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Babies wax patriotic at Legion contest
Babies festively dressed in Fourth of July outfits charmed the crowd at the American Legion’s annual baby contest. Contestants aren’t required to wear Fourth-themed outfits, but many do, since the contest always takes place the weekend before the Fourth of July. The outfits were creative. A littl...
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Army Corps to explain permitting to Kodiak
Anyone with a wetlands or permitting question can ask the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which is hosting an informational open house on July 8, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at the Kodiak Public Library. The corps’ regulatory division representatives will entertain permitting questions regarding requirements f...
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