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Town sightings likely just one bear
The numerous bear sightings around town lately are likely all of just one juvenile bear, according to Alaska Department of Fish and Game biologist Nate Svoboda. “I think probably it’s one individual that’s been around town, maybe two,” Svoboda said. “But I have a tendency to believe that’s it’s j...
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Refuge, Audubon mark migration
A survivor of the Exxon Valdez oil spill visited the Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center Saturday. Hal the bald eagle, who injured his shoulder while cleanup crews tried to rescue him from an oily shore during the 1989 crisis, was one of two birds brought in by Dave Dorsey of the Bird ...
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Big trophy year for bears
The spring bear hunting season just ended, and it was a record year for trophy specimens. There are still harvested bears out in the field that haven’t yet been brought in to be sealed, but currently, the number stands at 111 harvested. Of those, 22 were large enough to qualify as a Boone and Cro...
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SOCCER: Kodiak draws Wasilla in NLC opener
For the second time in as many seasons, Kodiak’s boys’ soccer team qualified for the Northern Lights Conference Championships. And the Bears drew a first-round opponent that they played during the regular season. Kodiak, the South Division’s third seed, plays North Division No. 2 Wasilla 1 p.m. T...
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Public Safety Blotter: May 17
April 29 At 2:37 a.m., police cited a driver in the 700 block of Thorsheim Street for speeding and having no proof of insurance. At 3:22 a.m., police responded to a person sleeping in an ATM lobby in the 200 block of Marine Way. They left when police asked. At 4:02 a.m., police responded to suspi...
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Kodiak Island Births: May 17
Eleanor LeeAnne Williamson was born at 6:47 a.m. on June 5, 2016, to Christopher Williamson and Emma Helligso. She weighed 6 pounds, 10.5 ounces and was 19.5 inhces long. Her parents are originally from and live in Kodiak. The baby’s father works at AIM Maintenance. Also welcoming her to the fami...
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Outdoor Kodiak: On days when downriggers don’t deliver
I’ll date myself and say that the ultimate mooch was Wimpy, the character on Popeye cartoons always on the hunt for a free meal. “I’ll gladly pay you Tuesday for a hamburger today.” Are you so young you never heard of Wimpy from the staple cartoon series of the 1960s? I told you I was dated. Anot...
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Strip boat owner: Prosecuter, city, USCG align against civil rights
To the editor: Last week, I went on KVOK “Hotline” and explained to the public why I requested a new attorney for my “Poop Crime Against Humanity” conviction. I explained that I had recently released court transcripts of perjured testimony by Coast Guard agents and photographic evidence to suppor...
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