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On Spruce Tips and Pirates
During Captain Cook’s voyages along the Vancouver Island coast in the 1700s, he often sent crewmembers ashore to pick the tender tips of spruce trees during late summer and early spring. The tips, with a mellow pine scent and crisp flavor were used to make a molasses-sweetened brew, not so much f...
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Death notice: Scott Garoutte
The funeral service for Scott Garoutte will be held Saturday, June 21, 2014, at 2 p.m. at the Holy Resurrection Russian Orthodox Cathedral in Kodiak.
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Death notice: Thomas Truitt
A memorial service for Thomas Truitt will be held Saturday, June 21, 2 p.m. at Pasagshak Point. Bring a dish to share.
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Alutiiq campout: Fun in another language
A two-day campout presents students with the opportunity to get immersed in Alutiiq culture, language and history. The Alutiiq museum and Kodiak Island Borough School District host a campout in Alutiiq language and culture on Monday at Holiday Beach starting at 10 a.m. It runs through Tuesday. Pe...
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Kodiak business owners not worried about minimum wage ballot
Kodiak’s small business owners expressed confidence on Thursday that the minimum wage increase initiative to be voted on this fall will not affect their businesses. Alaska’s minimum wage is currently $7.75 per hour, 50 cents more than the federal minimum wage of $7.25. If the initiative passes, t...
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Roll carts, bad trash habits bear scrutiny around town
Kodiak likely has a single bear causing concern around town that has brought into question sloppy trash disposal habits, the use of curbside roll carts and “persuading” bears to keep away from human-populated areas. This bear might also have been shot twice after raiding a chicken coop and a dump...
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KPD Chief: Links between drugs, crime and gang elements in Kodiak
While Kodiak many not have any actual gangs operating within its limits, the city’s criminal landscape exhibits many characteristics of gangland-type activity. As Alaska State Troopers on the island reported yet another drug bust, city Chief of Police Ronda Wallace spoke to the Kodiak City Counci...
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Kodiak begins American Legion season
Editor’s note: Author Derek Clarkston is a coach on Kodiak’s American Legion baseball team. For the first time since the 1980s, Kodiak will field a double A — or varsity-level — American Legion baseball team. Kodiak Post 17 begins its 28-game schedule with a four-game home series against defendin...
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