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Two tales of dynamic Alaska tundra
As pungent eucalyptus trees soaked up inches of California rain, a few researchers inside San Francisco’s Moscone Center spoke of the treeless third of Alaska at the 2014 fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union. The annual gathering of Earth and space scientists attracted more than 20,000 ...
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Fun stems from coding and technology
Austin moved around the Kodiak classroom with ease. But he wasn’t in the classroom. Austin’s classmates also roamed the room Tuesday while asking Kodiak Middle School students a few silly questions: “Is it cold in Alaska?” “Do you think it’s all beachy and sunshine in California?” Austin and his ...
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Colony, Kodiak top NLC
A slew of Northern Lights Conference teams participated in tournaments across Alaska. Three-day festivals were held in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Palmer and Kodiak, and I can almost guarantee you the loudest fans were here on the island. I was especially amazed at the fans that attended Saturday’s Joe...
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Police Blotter Jan. 14
Dec. 25 Around 2:06 a.m., police conducted two bar checks downtown. At 2:32 a.m., police cited a driver on Rezanof Drive for having no proof of insurance and arrested another man for two warrants. At 3:19 a.m., police warned a driver on Powell Avenue for having no license plate light. At 3:50 a.m...
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Bears tip off at Airline Classic
By DEREK CLARKSTON Mirror Writer Before the season, Kodiak boys basketball coach David Anderson predicted three wins in his team’s first 12 games. Kodiak has three games left to get one more W. The Bears enter Alaska’s premier tournament — the Alaska Airlines Classic — with a 2-7 record. It won’t...
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Coast Guard helps injured fisherman near Kodiak
A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medevaced an ailing fisherman from the fishing vessel Irene H in the Shelikof Strait near Kodiak Island Tuesday. The Jayhawk crew rendezvoused with the Irene H, safely hoisted the man aboard the helicopter and transported him to await...
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Hundreds of irate residents pack borough code meeting
Hundreds of area residents overflowed the assembly chambers and packed the Borough Building corridors Monday evening, nearly prompting the Kodiak Island Borough Planning and Zoning Commission to cancel or postpone its meeting to seek a larger venue. “This is the fullest I have ever seen the place...
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Dunbar named coach of year
Kodiak’s Marcus Dunbar earned a top award last week. Dunbar was voted the top boys coach in Alaska in the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Association’s inaugural high school cross country coach of the year list. One boys coach and one girls coach from each of the 50 states were honored for...
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