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KHS cross country practice begins
Anthony Rubina showed up for Tuesday’s Kodiak High School cross country practice a bit sleepy-eyed. The rising KHS senior rolled out of bed just minutes before the 9 a.m. practice — the team’s second practice of the 2014 season. “I’m not used to waking up this early, yet,” Rubina said. School doe...
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One candidate so far is running in local elections
With a week and a half left for candidates to sign up to run for 17 seats in the City of Kodiak and Kodiak Island Borough, only one candidate has signed up so far. Incumbent assembly member Dave Kaplan has filed to run again for his seat. The other assembly members up for re-election are Tuck Bon...
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Alaska Science Forum: High-tech bird decoy fools flycatchers
Julie Hagelin needed a fake bird. She found one in an unexpected place. The biologist for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game is studying the mysterious olive-sided flycatcher, known for its piercing "quick, three beers!" heard above black spruce bogs throughout Alaska. The bird, which weighs ...
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Letter to the Editor: Duplicating a law is 'pure folly'
To the Editor: I have followed the fuss concerning the law recently passed by the assembly for the management of disgruntled members of the public who insult, defame, or threaten any of their members. Anyone who belongs to a board, or an assembly of any kind, should be thoroughly familiar with pa...
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Public Safety Blotter: Aug. 6
July 18 • At 12:31 a.m., police warned a driver on Rezanof Drive about a broken headlight. • At 12:41 a.m., a caller dialed 911 about an assault on Center Avenue. The fight was mutual between two men. Both received minor injuries but did not want to press charges. They separated. • Around 1:08 a....
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Volunteers build community garden beds
Over a dozen community members showed up to the new community garden location at the end of Larch Street on Saturday to put together raised beds. In just a couple hours, the volunteers had screwed together pre-cut pieces of wood into 24 12-foot by 4-foot beds. Then, a piece of lining was stapled ...
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Coast Guard rescues ailing mariner
The Coast Guard rescued an ailing mariner near Village Islands off Kodiak on Sunday. The Coast Guard received a report from the Kodiak Police Department that a 69-year-old man from the 50-foot fishing vessel Sierra Seas was suffering acute stomach pains from a pre-existing medical condition. An A...
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KHS begins football practice
The sound of whistles, coaches hollering and shoulder pads clashing against shoulder pads filled the air at Joe Floyd Track and Field Monday afternoon. Welcome to the 2014 high school football season. More than 45 Kodiak High School students were on hand for the team’s first official practice und...
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