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Area B&Bs view community, websites as key to bookings
With more than 40 bed and breakfasts on the island, Kodiak’s B&B market can offer a lesson on healthy competition with a generous helping of community enthusiasm. We asked a few bed and breakfasts around town how they competed in a town with so many B&Bs and what it takes to thrive here. Beating ...
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Kodiak High School alumnus honored
Add “informatics research” to the list of Kodiak’s contributions to the world. The University of Washington School of Medicine gave Kodiak High School alumnus Erik Van Eaton an Early Achievement Award for his writing and software development work. Van Eaton, a graduate from Kodiak High School (Cl...
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Chamber firming up fall debate schedule
The Kodiak Chamber of Commerce said Monday it was preparing a debates schedule for candidates for local, state and national offices that could see the first candidates hitting the stage in early August. First up should be a pre-primary debate for the Alaska House of Representatives District 32 in...
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Public Safety Blotter: June 18
May 31, 2014 • At 12:12 a.m., someone called 911 from Thorsheim Street. There was no emergency. • Around 3:27 a.m., police conducted three bar checks downtown. • At 7:18 a.m., police ticketed a man in the Birch Lane and Mill Bay Road area for having no proof of insurance and arrested him for driv...
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Horn joins NWAACC school
While all her teammates signed their national letter of intents at Kodiak High School in front of friends and family, Adriane Horn picked a quieter place — her dinning room table. “It was the middle of the day,” Horn said last week, about a month after signing her national letter of intent to pla...
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The word Parnell refuses to say…'deficit'
Alaskans take pride knowing we are the largest state with the most lakes, tallest mountains and longest summer days. But there are other extreme facts we aren’t boasting about, nor is our governor willingly discussing. Under Parnell, we have blown through 35 percent of our savings and are saddled...
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Arctic Alaska shines in a different light
Slicing through the top quarter of the Alaska map, the Arctic Circle marks the boundary of perpetual light. North of the line, the sun won't set on summer solstice. But somehow the breezy, treeless tundra of Barrow has a more arctic feel than Fort Yukon, also pole-ward of the line but home to den...
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Flu numbers higher than normal for Alaska
The Alaska Division of Public Health said Tuesday that the influenza virus is on the move in the state at the moment. It may not have hit Kodiak, but still should serve as a fair warning to anyone in the state because the virus can travel far during high-season tourism months. “This year the reas...
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