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Hundreds attend Harbor Lights Festival
Julian McCarthy stood in pouring rain that soaked his red suit, but his cotton white beard couldn’t hide his smile. “Want a candy cane? Take more than one,” he told passing cars again and again Saturday night at Oscar’s Dock. McCarthy, the Santa-dressed crewman of the F/V Stella, had more than Ch...
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Kodiak girls claim Lady T-Bird title
A weather delay didn’t slow down the Kodiak girls. Playing three games in two days, the Bears cruised to the Lady T-Bird Classic title Saturday at East Anchorage High School. Poor weather on the island kept the team from making their season-opening game Thursday. That forced Kodiak to play two ga...
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Threshold pushes for recycling cardboard during holidays
Once the ribbons are untied and presents are unwrapped, Threshold Services Inc. is hoping Kodiak will turn unwanted gift boxes into a wanted gift. With the help of the Kodiak Island Borough’s solid waste advisory board, Kodiak’s nonprofit recycling agency has started a campaign to remind people t...
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Garden Gate: Searching for the right onion
Now that it’s officially winter, I tend to therapeutically indulge in seed catalogs. Before I flip through the pages, I ponder Oliver Wendell Holmes’ statement: “When I want to understand what is happening today or try to decide what will happen tomorrow, I look back.” So today I’d like to devote...
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New programs bring art to Kodiak Teen Center
When it’s too cold for outdoor play, kids can exercise their creativity indoors at the Kodiak Teen Center for Friday art day. The Kodiak Teen Center now hosts art Fridays that allow kids of all ages can come and make artwork with one of two groups. Art with Liz Ellis, an aide at Main Elementary, ...
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Capitol Report: Dec. 23
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! As I wrap up the interim, I wanted to update you on what our office has been working on and offer my general take on what to expect in anticipation of the upcoming legislative session. I also want to to invite you to our annual legislative open house on Dec. 30...
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Fish Factor: Fishing facts
Want to know at a glance how many fishing boats call the Kenai Peninsula Borough home? It’s 1,089. Or what percentage of Wrangellites fish for a living? Just over 15 percent. Or how many skippers plus crew fish out of Juneau? That number is 705. To help policymakers and the public become better i...
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Sega takes first first at West tournament
Fielding a mix of varsity and junior varsity wrestlers, Kodiak placed eighth at the West Anchorage Christmas Classic Saturday in Anchorage. The Bears tallied 107 points. Wasilla took top honors with 255, while West Anchorage was third with 251. Heavyweight Leo Sega claimed Kodiak’s only title wit...
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