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Kodiak resident writes novel about murder over island
A Kodiak resident decided to throw book mysteries into the wilds, so to speak, receiving rave reviews about a murder that supposedly took place over the wilderness of the Emerald Isle. Robin Barefield has written “Murder Over Kodiak,” a novel that opens on a beautiful, June afternoon with the mai...
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Washington state medicine student lives, works and learns in Kodiak
Like most people visiting Kodiak for the first time, Ryan Bosler’s thoughts Tuesday drifted on seeing a big bear. He had his sights set on the largest subspecies of brown bear. But Bosler, 26, is not a hunter. Before leaving Kodiak, he’d like to see the famed Kodiak bear only to shoot photos that...
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School Board approves $46.9 million budget
The Kodiak Island Borough School District Board of Education approved its $46.9 million budget at a special meeting on Monday. Much of the district’s budget comes from the State of Alaska, through a calculation called the foundation formula, which includes the base student allocation of $5,880, t...
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Bow and arrow hits mark as family sport
This summer, the archery bug has definitely hit our house. (And shed. In more ways than one!)  In front of our red shed rests an archery target — a big foam square with large pink dots painted on it. Around the foam target are six hay barrels to help absorb the stray arrows. Around those barrels ...
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TROOPER REPORT
On June 13, Phillip "Joe" Rosenkranz, 30, was issued 6 citations for not meeting the residency requirement on CFEC permit applications for the years 2010 through 2015. On June 20, Kodiak AWT contacted Justin Long, 26, of Bloomington, Minn., in a skiff in Uganik Bay. Long did not have a Type 4 thr...
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Water fountains in the tundra
While tightroping on tussock heads in a bog off the Chandalar River, two companions and I heard a waterfall. Strange. Looking through binoculars, we saw a knee-high fountain of clear water in the tundra. The flow was as thick as your leg. We squished over to investigate. The three of us had never...
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Borough announces Anton Larsen dock closure
The Kodiak Island Borough announced the Anton Larsen Bay dock closure and removal date in anticipation of a new dock’s installation. Beginning Sept. 14, the dock will be closed and removed before construction of the new dock starts. The borough expects the new dock to be finished by Oct. 31, offi...
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CALENDAR OF COMMUNITY EVENTS
JULY 2 11 a.m. to noon —WILD (Wildlife, Learning, Investigation & Discovery) at the Kodiak Refuge Visitor Center. “Keep on Trackin’”: Have you ever seen a track and wondered what animal it belonged to? Join Ranger Rachel to learn about various ways to find out what animals are living around you. ...
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