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From the Sea: The wreck of the Eclipse on Sanak Island in 1807
In September 1807, a new American sailing ship, the Eclipse, wrecked on Sanak Island, twenty five miles southwest of Unimak Island. Aboard was a young Scotsman, Archibald Campbell, whose account of the wreck follows here. But while Mr. Campbell’s take is a quite riveting sea story, it also holds ...
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NEW DIGS: Kodiak wrestling moves back into the high school
After spending a season and a half practicing at an elementary school, Kodiak High School’s wrestling team is finally back at home. It was worth the wait. The Bears stepped into their new mat room at the high school over Christmas break, and on Monday the wrestlers were enjoying their new digs as...
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Here's one to tweet about: Kodiak birders count in record numbers
Kodiak birders participating in the annual Audubon Society Christmas Bird Count turned out in record numbers and saw an Alaska-high number of bird species on Dec. 14. Eighty-five people, a Kodiak high, observed 13,560 birds in 81 species on Dec. 14. An additional six species were seen during coun...
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Supporting student success in Kodiak
In Kodiak, as in most places, schools are a vital part of the community and nothing gets folks more riled up than when we talk about the education of local kids. What’s the recipe for successful students and schools? First we need to recognize that there are 4 equal parts: students, parents, educ...
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Around Kodiak: Jan. 6
Starring Join the Alutiiq Museum to welcome a caroling visit from the Russian Orthodox faithful and celebrate Russian Christmas. There will be free refreshments and singing in the museum’s gallery. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 7, For information, call 907-486-7004.
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Outdoor Kodiak: Final chance to hunt ducks
The start of a new year is always a mixed blessing for this old duck hunter. The season ends on January 22, and it’s a long wait until it opens again in October. But the hunting is often best in the final weeks! Lots more birds are on hand than at any other point in the season, even as fewer hunt...
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Megan Pyles impressing at Clark College
Megan Pyles continued tearing up the Northwest Athletic Conference over the weekend. The Clark College freshman picked up her second double-double of the season, exploding for 17 points and 12 rebounds in an 83-46 women’s basketball victory over Green River Saturday in Washington state. The 2014 ...
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Kodiak Island Births: Jan. 6
Ruger Clark Fields was born at 3:01 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014, to Joshua and Angela Fields. He weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces and measured 20 inches long. His parents are originally from Cherry Tree, Pennsylvania, and San Diego, California, and now live in Kodiak. His father works for the U.S....
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