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ALUMNI UPDATE: Fried makes college debut
Levi Fried has started his collegiate running career at Black Hills State University in South Dakota. Fried, a former Kodiak great, placed 11th out of 27 runners in the school’s only home meet of the season, the Yellow Jacket Invitational, Friday in Spearfish S.D. The freshman recorded a 6-kilome...
Sep 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Poems installed at Fort Abercrombie
Two poems written by locals were installed on plaques at Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park on Saturday, two of the last poems in a three-year program to place 11 poems in seven state parks across Alaska. The Abercrombie poems were written by Leslie Leyland Fields and Fred Stager. Accompanyin...
Sep 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Common murres dying off in ‘unusual year’
Enjoying idyllic weather on the Labor Day holiday, Hal Long paddled his kayak out onto Monashka Bay Sept. 7 and saw some white objects floating off the south shore. “I thought they were floats at first,” Long said. But a closer look showed he had found about a dozen dead common murres, birds that...
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Wasilla-based driver earns 75th career victory during Stock Car Shootout
Keith Jones can be considered an Alaska dirt track legend, and on Saturday the veteran driver raced his way to a milestone victory at the Kodiak Island Raceway. Jones, one of three hobby stock drivers who ferried to the island for the inaugural Kodiak Island Racing Association Stock Car Shootout,...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Last ditch halibut
As September leaks away to become October, and important question should be occurring to you. How’s my halibut supply? Halibut fishing was tough this summer. Fish were scarce and most were small, even when you could find them. Lots of households ended up with less in the freezer than usual, even ...
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Public Safety Blotter: Sept. 15
Sept. 10 At 6:50 a.m., police conducted a security check in the 400 block of Mill Bay Road. At 9:36 a.m., police received a report of a loose dog in the 200 block of Benny Benson Drive. The owner picked it up. At 10:52 a.m., police received a report of abandoned vehicles in the 1000 block of Seli...
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Prep Poll: Bartlett is new No. 1
Just like every other Alaska Sports Broadcasting Network high school football poll this season, a different team appears atop this week’s large school rankings. Bartlett, for the second time this season, was labeled the top team in the large-school division by Alaska’s voting media. The Golden Be...
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Kodiak Island Births: Sept. 15
Theodore Raymon Bechtol was born at 2:56 p.m. on Sept. 5, 2016 to Geoff Bechtol and Nina Krumrey. He weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and was 21 inches long. His father is from Kennewick, Washington, and his mother is from Old Harbor, and they now live in Old Harbor. The baby’s mother works for the Tr...
Sep 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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