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Kalakala to be scrapped; iconic ferry that was converted as a crab and fish processor in Kodiak meets its end
The historic ferry Kalakala has reached its final destination. The owner plans to have the rusting hulk scrapped later this month in Tacoma, The News Tribune reported Sunday. Constructed with the hull of another ship, the 276-foot Kalakala went into service in 1935 on Puget Sound and carried mill...
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First Kodiak 2015 baby born on Saturday
Kodiak’s first baby of 2015 was born on Saturday, a little boy born a week early. Rayu Geovan Hernandez weighed six pounds, 14 ounces and was 19 inches long when he was born at 12:26 a.m. on Saturday at Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center. Rayu was due on Jan. 5, said his mom, Gembee Hernande...
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Kodiak girls sweep Kenai
It didn’t come easy, but in the end, Kodiak’s girls emerged from their weekend set with Kenai with the early lead in the Northern Lights Conference. The Bears topped the Kardinals in a pair of rugged basketball games, winning 28-22 on Friday and 33-28 on Saturday at Kodiak High School. With the w...
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Coast Guard aids fishing vessel
A helicopter from Air Station Kodiak delivered a pump to a fishing vessel after the boat reported it was taking on water on Friday. The crew on the St. Nicholas, a longliner homeported in Homer, originally reported to Coast Guard that they were taking on water on Friday morning. The boat was loca...
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Kodiak boys sixth at Pepsi
Kodiak’s boys basketball team placed sixth at the Lime Solar/Pepsi Invitational Saturday at Anchorage Christian High School. The Bears fell to 3A Kotzebue, 53-39, in the fourth-place game. Kodiak motored into the fourth-place game by picking up its first win of the season, a 69-41 decision over 2...
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Public Safety Blotter: Jan. 5
Dec. 20 At 3:54 a.m., a 911 caller reported domestic violence on Woody Way. There was no domestic violence. A woman was taken into protective custody. Around 4:34 a.m., police conducted three bar checks downtown. At 5:22 a.m., police impounded a suspicious vehicle on West Marine Way. At 6:06 a.m....
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Around Kodiak: Jan. 5
There will be a meeting of the Kodiak Fish and Game Advisory Committee at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 21 at the Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center. The committee will hold elections for open seats and select officers. Anyone interested in serving on the committee should attend the meeti...
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Fish Factor: 2014 fish picks and pans
Biggest fish wait and see: Senator-elect Dan Sullivan Trickiest fishing conundrum: Sea otters vs. fisheries in Southeast Alaska Best fishing career builder: University of Alaska/Southeast for its hydraulics and vessel electronics courses, fish tech training – all available on-line. Best Fish Give...
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