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Alaska Science Forum: Alaska blackfish in a world of its own
Imagine a shallow lake north of Hughes, in the cold heart of Alaska. In frigid, sluggish water, dim blue light penetrates two feet of ice. The ice has a quarter-size hole, maintained by a stream of methane bubbles. Every few minutes, a brutish little fish swims up, sips air, and peels back to the...
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Talon Lindquist qualifies for Junior Nationals
Talon Lindquist can check an item off his ultimate goal list. Kodiak’s talented freshman is competing at the 2014 Speedo Winter Junior National Championships, a four-day extravaganza that begins Thursday in Federal Way, Washington. The event features the nation’s best 18-and-under swimmers. “This...
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Alaska Hall of Fame 2015 class announced
The theme of the latest class of inductees for the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame? Trailblazers. Dick Mize is a builder of trails, a man whose passion and sweat helped give Anchorage a network of world-class nordic ski trails.  Nancy Pease is the queen of Alaska trail running, a woman who blazed her ...
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KHS boys hoops debuts
Kodiak High School’s boys basketball team will make its 2014-2015 season debut Thursday at the annual blue/gold scrimmage. The game begins at 6 p.m. at the Kodiak High School gym. Kodiak’s squad will split into two teams and scrimmage. The boys are the defending Northern Lights Conference champio...
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Local Results: Dec. 10
City League Basketball Friday, Dec. 4 AIB 52, Ravn Alaska 42 Joe Locke 14 points, Bong Ocampo 10, Alfie Arevalo 10, Hector Acosta 8, Marco Pastor 6, Jerry Sevilla 2 and Bem Barcelon 2 for AIB. Leexan Data 12 points, Brandon Jensen 10, Boyet Jutie 7, Jeraldo Ruiz 6, Bill McGuyer 5 and Corey Gronn ...
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Trident acquires Western Alaska Fisheries in Kodiak
CEO Joseph Bundrant tells Kodiak Daily Mirror Trident’s acquisition will be finalized on Dec. 29
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Kodiak ESS finishes third in Denali Conference
Frustration was visible on the faces of the players on Kodiak’s emerging small schools volleyball team Saturday afternoon at Kodiak Middle School. The squad of collected students from around the island ended their season in a 3-1 (25-15, 25-27, 25-20, 25-16) loss to Seldovia to finish third in th...
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Joshua Slocum and the first American salmon fishing venture in Cook Inlet
While Joshua Slocum is famous among mariners as the first person to sail alone around the world, it is not as well known that he also led the first American commercial salmon fishing expedition to Cook Inlet, in 1871. Fishing off the Kasilof River with double ended Columbia River sailing dories, ...
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