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Achievers: Justin Blott graduates from Air Force pilot training
Second Lt. Justin Blott, a 2013 graduate of the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., graduated from the U.S. Air Force Specialized Pilot Training Program in Del Rio, Texas, on May 21. The 26 members of his class each received about 200 hours of flying instruction, 60 hours of simulator i...
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Consider trailer park co-ops in Kodiak
I lived in one trailer park or another for much of my childhood. They can be wonderful neighborhoods for kids if they are well run, but the specter of having the land they live on sold out from under them hovers over every family. There is a solution, however. Some communities in the Lower 48, wh...
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Every halibut counts
Having worked in Alaska’s fisheries for 40 years, I was surprised to learn only recently that about half of all halibut caught by sport fishermen are released. Anglers let them go because they are too small, too big, would exceed the size or bag limits, or they just enjoy catch-and-release fishin...
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Playbook: June 4
Thursday, June 4 Baseball: Kodiak vs. Chugiak at the state championships at Mulcahy Field in Anchorage, 7 p.m. Friday, June 5 Baseball: Kodiak at at the state championships at Mulcahy Field in Anchorage, Softball: Kodiak vs. Hutchison at the small-school state championships in Fairbanks, 1 p.m. S...
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Coach, players sport Mohawks for state baseball tournament
At Kodiak’s final home baseball practice of the season on Tuesday, coach James Arnold wore a faded blue cap on his head. Not unusual. What was unusual was underneath the cap. The third-year coach sported a blue Mohawk with zigzag designs on both sides of his head — a far cry from what he became a...
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Softball gets four conference awards
Four Kodiak High softball players earned Northern Lights Conference accolades. Senior Dannika Catt and sophomore Sage Glamann were placed on the first team, while seniors Celeste Chichenoff and Tracy Pedersen were selected to the second team. Catt, a four-year, first-team selection, hit .486 and ...
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Alaska State Troopers: June 4
May 23 Alaska Wildlife Troopers contacted a man aboard a personal watercraft that did not have current flares aboard. The man was cited for expired flares. AWT contacted a man operating a powerboat in Danger Bay. He was cited for failing to display the boats Alaska identification number and valid...
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STEEPED IN ADVENTURE: Local ski enthusiasts slice through Kodiak’s High Country snow
It’s a well-kept secret, but some of the best skiing in Kodiak take place in May and June, local ski enthusiasts say. Kodiak skiers Sharon and Steve Wielebski, Lisa McCormick and Greg Rosenkranz took a short flight with Sea Hawk Air to Terror Lake on Thursday morning. “A short 10-minute walk up t...
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