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Garden Gate: Add boron to list of top nutrients
The large hole in the ground looked like a giant coliseum. At least that’s what came to mind as I peered into California’s largest open-pit mine, the Rio Tinto Boron Mine. Formerly the U.S. Borax Boron Mine, it’s the largest borax mine in the world. Granted, a boron mine was not our idea of a pos...
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FISH FACTOR: Trackers probe black cod decline mystery
Needy Alaskans are enjoying a rare taste of sablefish, thanks to a science project that kept research fish from going over the rails. Sablefish, more commonly called black cod, are one of the world’s priciest, high-end fish, and Alaska waters are home to the largest stocks. The deepwater fish are...
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Bears fall in nail-biter
With a boisterous Kodiak crowd and the game on the line, Kenai’s Luke Beiser didn’t even flinch. The 6-foot-4 sophomore swished a pair of free throws with 4.2 seconds left that lifted the Kardinals to a 48-47 Northern Lights Conference boys basketball victory over Kodiak during a Saturday matinee...
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Parks to charge day-use vehicle fees
Alaska State Parks in Kodiak will see user fees for day use implemented in early March. Vehicles at Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park, Buskin River State Recreation Site and Pasagshak River State Recreation Site will be charged a $5 day-use fee beginning March 1, or people can buy an annual ...
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KDM EDITORIAL: Learning from our mistakes
A vulnerable member of our community underwent a traumatic experience on Sept. 16, 2015, and in the months since, Kodiak has started to process the incident that looked like our own small-town version of a national big-city issue. After the encounter between Nick Pletnikoff and three Kodiak polic...
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Achievers: Feb. 5
Benjamin Kirchenschlager of Kodiak was named to the Fall Dean's List at the University of New Hampshire for the fall semester. Two students from Kodiak were named to the The Montana State University 2015 fall semester President’s Honor Roll. Will Dumm and Axl Levan complete 12 credit hours with p...
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In the Courts: Feb. 5
August C. Aga Jr. pleaded guilty to violating conditions of release. Aga Jr. was sentenced to one day in jail. Bagnos Quirino Evangelista Blanco pleaded guilty to reckless driving. Blanco was fined $1,000 and placed on probation for two years. Harold A. Booth pleaded guilty to unlawful possession...
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Walker commits to volleyball and track at Olympic College
It’s a good thing Richelle Walker wasn’t pinning her hopes on receiving a college bowling scholarship. On a recent visit to Olympic College in Washington state, Walker went bowling with the track coach. She didn’t fill the scoresheet with spares or strikes. “About the only fault we find is her bo...
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