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GUEST OPINION: Time again to trot out the corporate media mouthpiece
The largest export from the U.S. is debt, denominated in U.S. treasuries. In exchange for this debt other countries like China send us actual stuff. Most of these countries understand that these treasuries are nothing more than IOUs that will never be paid back. This is why, in the last year, cou...
Feb 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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OUTDOOR KODIAK: How a hot mug of joe can stop the shakes
If you think fishing tackle can suffer in storage, reach i\nto your gun rack for your favorite rifle and shoulder it. Hold a while as you peer through the scope. Are things getting shakier than you remember, and sooner? As much as our outdoor gear can suffer from neglect, it’s nothing compared to...
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Local Results: Feb. 23
City League Basketball Sunday, Feb. 21 Trailblazers 60, Water of Life (B) 49 Darren Luzano 19 points, Corey Gronn 13, Brian Parnell 11, Bill McGuire 8, Jo Putnam 5 and Josh Desmaras 4 for Trailblazers. Nick Lloyd 17 points, Chris Caguing 10, Jordan Davis 8, Julian Hiner 7, Caleb Pruitt 4 and Isab...
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Assembly forwards opt out ordinance
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly passed in the first reading an ordinance to opt out of commercial marijuana establishments, but will likely add a sunset clause before a public hearing and final approval at its next regular meeting. The assembly has had much discussion at recent work sessions a...
Feb 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hospital auxiliary improves patient care
Since its inception, Kodiak’s Hospital Auxiliary has operated with the goals of improving healthcare in Kodiak, supporting community healthcare workers and creating better quality of life for patients and their families. In the past, the auxiliary provided items like waiting room chairs, curtains...
Feb 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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GARDEN GATE: Relative of berry came from China
When I was little, growing up in the rainy Pacific Northwest, spring and summer couldn’t come too quickly. Tagging along with my mother on grocery shopping trips provided a little sunshine in the form of bright red oranges. As we wheeled the cart by the larger-than-life bins in the produce sectio...
Feb 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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FISH FACTOR: Reds a bright spot in tough global market
Early signs point to continuing headwinds in world markets for Alaska salmon. Global currencies remain in disarray, the ongoing Russian seafood embargo is diverting more farmed salmon to the U.S., and tons of product remains in freezers from back-to-back bumper sockeye runs. (The majority of Alas...
Feb 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Moose drop Bears
In the closing seconds of Saturday’s 47-34 Northern Lights Conference boys basketball loss to Palmer, Kodiak’s Kobe Mendones couldn’t believe what his coach told him to do. Mendones, a senior reserve, gathered in an inbounds pass underneath Palmer’s basket and was ready to pass the ball back to h...
Feb 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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