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Coastal Forager: Spa treatments there for the gathering
The season is upon us; it is just about time to shake off our movie binges and sweatpants and plunge headlong into the sweet, endless days of light ahead. Summer for me means wading in the ocean to look for giant geoduck shells with my niece and nephew, camping every chance I get and enjoying fre...
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Friday's prep sports cancelled
Friday's Kodiak baseball game and track meet were cancelled because visiting teams did not arrive due to dense fog surrounding the island. Both events will tentatively start at 10 a.m. Saturday. The track team is hosting Bartlett at Joe Floyd Track and Field, while the baseball team plays Houston...
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Dunbar third at USATF road mile
Former Kodiak standout Trevor Dunbar raced his way to a nice payday Thursday in Minnesota. Dunbar, a professional runner for Nike, pocketed $1,800 with a third-place finish in the USATF 1-Mile Road Championships in Minneapolis. The 2009 KHS graduate and former All-American at the University of Or...
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MOUNTAIN VIEWS: Deceased donors teach lessons in life
Gross anatomy (noun): the branch of anatomy that deals with the structure of organs and tissues that are visible to the naked eye. If there was one thing that semi-prepared me for gross anatomy class in college, it was growing up in a fishing family. Frankly, commercial fishing is "gross" in the ...
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AMAZING NATURE: Kodiak students enjoy mud flats and deep sea
It was a busy week. This year during the first week of May the Kodiak Ocean Science Discovery Program went out of town for five days of marine science curriculum. The target was the five students in the Port Lions Middle School as well as 11 students from St. Mary’s School in Kodiak. It was a gre...
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Gisli Arni Kristjansson
Gisli Arni Kristjansson, 49, Kodiak, Alaska, passed away, May 9, 2015. He was born on Sept. 12, 1966, in Vestmannajar, Iceland, where he lived until he was 17 years old. When he had the opportunity to come to America and work on the Dakota, his dad’s fishing boat in Washington, he did. Gisli was ...
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TAPESTRY: Chocolate Lovers’ Fling a ‘dress up’ affair
BY MIKE ROSTAD Lovers of chocolate and collectors of rare art will be in their glory at the annual Chocolate Lover’s Fling at 7 p.m. Saturday (that’s tomorrow, folks), May 16, at the Kodiak Harbor Convention Center. The event, sponsored by Discover Kodiak (formerly known as the Kodiak Island Conv...
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Special Olympics powerlifting results
Special Olympics powerlifting Squat Ben Stahlhut, 360 pounds; Chris Kavanaugh, 315; Aharon Dolp, 205; Brittany Tregarthen, 135; Shantele Mantalaba, 135; Amy Canavan, 130. Bench Chris Kavanaugh, 185; Ben Stahlhut, 165; Aharon Dolph, 155; Amy Canavan, 105; Shantele Mantalaba, 105; Brittany Tregarth...
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