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More acidic seawater poses risks in Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The release of carbon dioxide into the air from power plant smokestacks to the tailpipe on your car could pose a risk to red king crab and other lucrative fisheries in Alaska, a new report says. Ocean water becomes more acidic when it absorbs carbon dioxide released by human...
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Borough rejects call for decorum ordinance repeal
The Kodiak Island Borough has rejected a request for a referendum seeking to overturn the borough’s public decorum ordinance. Had it been approved, the referendum would have appeared on the Oct. 7 municipal election ballot and given voters the opportunity to repeal ordinance FY2014-20, commonly k...
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Public Safety Blotter: July 29
At 7:04 a.m., officers ticket a man for speeding on Ismailov Street. At 8:21 a.m., officers conducted a welfare check at a Birch Avenue address. At 8:22 a.m., officers stepped up patrols along Marine Way after a pedestrian complained of speeding vehicles, saying he was almost struck by a car whil...
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Gearing up for your opening day hunt
The buck appeared slowly from the dense willows. First an ear and a horn, then an eye, and finally its head and neck. I had frozen mid-step the instant I saw it, one foot in the air and my balance wavering. We stared at each other for a few moments then I slowly started lowering my foot. That lit...
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To the Editor: Yes for Austerman
To the Editor: Yes for Austerman Carol Austerman is an advocate for public education. Of the three Republican candidates running in the primary, I believe she is the strongest advocate. Ms. Austerman has worked closely with our school district and understands what it takes to successfully educate...
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Kodiak Island Births: July 29
• Colby James Peterson was born June 17, 2014, at 6:22 a.m. to Janell Shanagin and Fernando Peterson of Ouzinkie. He weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces, and measured 21 inches long. Also welcoming him to the family are McKayla, Logan, Gavin and Jazmin Peterson. • Iris Penelope Gandel was born July 22, 2...
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Kodiak’s road to Invite win looking steeper
The pitching of Ketchikan's Colton Paulson knocked Kodiak to the losers' bracket of the Horizon Lines Invitational Sunday in Anchorage. Paulson struck out 15 in eight innings as the Kings topped the Islanders, 7-4, in an American Legion winners' bracket baseball game at Bartlett High School. All ...
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KIRA holds motocross, raffles dirt bike
Dust, exhaust, the smell of burgers and flying dirt bikes filled the air at the Kodiak Island Racing Association’s motocross on Saturday. KIRA holds events almost weekly throughout the summer. Saturday’s motocross was the fifth one this year, and there are still four more to go as well as one mor...
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