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NLC rankings: Kodiak girls continue to stay on top
Every decent 4A girls basketball team in the state is playing at the Dimond Prep Shootout that begins today in Anchorage. The best team is not. Top-ranked Kodiak (16-0) is not one of the 16 teams participating in the four-day tournament. West Anchorage and Soldotna, the other two undefeated 4A te...
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City council approves fishery adviser
Kodiak is one step away from a new fisheries adviser. By unanimous vote at a special Tuesday night meeting, the Kodiak City Council approved lobbyist Heather McCarty of Juneau to be the joint Kodiak city and borough fishery adviser. The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly will have the final say on Mc...
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KTUU offers GCI Channel 2 Olympics coverage
Anchorage TV station KTUU is offering its competitor GCI permission to rebroadcast two weeks of Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics prime time coverage. The offer, announced by KTUU in a news release Friday, is the latest volley in a longstanding contract dispute between the two Alaska media giants. GCI d...
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Local results: Feb. 5
Kodiak Hockey League Feb. 1 Bantam/Peewee Blue 4, Gold 3 Liam Kirven 2, Aaron Hocum 1 and Luke Doerksen 1 goal for blue. Wesley Santiago 3 goals for Gold. Squirts Gold 8, Blue 7 Savana Long 4, Chase Doerksen 2, George Aquino 1 and Aiden Klump 1 goal for Gold. Dalton Horn 3, Garrick Schauff 2 and ...
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Alaska Science Forum: Climate researcher says there’s still time, but not much
Painting the breeze one dozen at a time, monarch butterflies once fluttered across the meadow of James Hansen’s Pennsylvania farm. Now, the climate activist and his wife are lucky to see one. Monarchs are threatened by lack of the only food — milkweed — they eat as caterpillars. Herbicides, land ...
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Public Safety Blotter: Feb. 5
Monday, Feb. 3 • At 12:01 a.m., a caller reported a stolen vehicle on Mill Bay Road. The vehicle was later found and the caller cancelled the report. • At 12:21 a.m., an officer was served papers. • At 1:38 a.m., a bar check was conducted at Shelikof Street. • At 1:46 a.m., a bar check was conduc...
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Harold “Casper” Skonberg
Harold “Casper” Skonberg, 1930-2014. Casper, as he was known to everyone, was born in Chignik, Alaska to Alice and Gustav Skonberg, an immigrant Swedish sailor. Casper was the ninth of 15 children and the seventh of 10 sons. A life long fisherman, starting salmon fishing in 1944 and dragging for ...
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Business Spotlight: Breakfast buritos on the go
Dave Sharp has enough confidence in his product to put his face behind it. The logo of new a burrito delivery business is a drawing of a smiling, bespectacled man with a white beard that extends to his shoulders. He takes a personal touch with his business’ slogan as well. It’s: “Always eat a goo...
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