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Public Safety Blotter: Sept. 21
Sept. 14 At 8:47 a.m., a woman brought in a cell phone from her husband’s cab. At 9:13 a.m., police red tagged a vehicle in the 1000 block of East Rezanof Drive. At 9:13 a.m., a man reported things missing from his residence on Tagura Road. It’s under investigation. At 9:16 a.m., a person reporte...
Sep 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Plants’ urge to grow survives darkness
My humblest inspirations occur when I’m putting the garden to bed in the fall. Will I experience this cerebral “bump” when I near the end of my life? I wonder. The fall equinox is upon us, and the garden says, “I am growing old.” The potato vines are limp and the tubers huddle underground in thei...
Sep 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fish Factor: Annual ‘crab map’ showing big drops
Catches for Alaska’s premier crab fisheries in the Bering Sea could take a dip this year, based on results from the annual summer surveys. The annual report by NOAA Fisheries called “The Eastern Bering Sea Continental Shelf Bottom Trawl Survey: Results from Commercial Crab Species” (long dubbed t...
Sep 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak gets small wave from Chile earthquake
The 8.3 Chile earthquake Wednesday caused a tsunami that moved across the ocean and rolled onto Kodiak beaches early Thursday afternoon in a tiny tidal wave. A 6.7-inch wave from the earthquake splashed Kodiak beaches at 10:47 a.m. Alaska time, according to the National Tsunami Warning Center. A ...
Sep 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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PREP PICKS: Kodiak to get taste of Friday night football
Kodiak fans will get a taste of Friday night football tonight at Joe Floyd Track and Field. I didn’t play football in high school — my career ended in eighth grade when I tore up my left wrist — but I never missed a Friday night game at Davis Field in Elma, Washington. The hometown Eagles were su...
Sep 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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GROUNDBREAKING: KHS tennis competes at home for first time
It was worth the wait, even though the wait was close to a decade. On a sun-soaked Thursday afternoon at Baranof Park, Kodiak High School tennis players looked across the net, and for the first time in the nine-year history of the program they saw a different color other than blue and gold. It wa...
Sep 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak football hosts Juneau for first time
In what has turned into a season of firsts for the Kodiak football team, it is only fitting that the Bears welcome Juneau-Douglas to the island for the first time. Earlier this season, Kodiak hosted Eagle River for the first time, while last week the Bears made their first voyage to North Pole. K...
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Teeing Off: Picking against the Hawks
It doesn’t happen very often, but this week I’m picking against the Seattle Seahawks. Yes, this 12 is going against his team. This doesn’t mean that I won’t be rooting for the Seahawks when they play Sunday night at Green Bay, I just don’t see them winning. Without Kam Chancellor, the Hawks’ seco...
Sep 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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