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Stock Car Shootout returns for second year
The inaugural Stock Car Shootout was so popular last year that the Kodiak Island Racing Association is bringing it back. The second edition of the event is this Saturday and Sunday at the Kodiak Island Raceway. Both days begin at 3 p.m. The event features local drivers and drivers from the Twin C...
Sep 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jackson renter’s case fails to move court
A Jackson Mobile Home Park resident is challenging eviction proceedings, claiming a new month-to-month lease offered to tenants in April negates an earlier notice to quit. Tenants of the park were served with the initial notice to quit in May 2015. That notice gave residents until May 2, 2016, to...
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GUEST OPINION: Community can talk about curriculum
This past week Kodiak High School announced the time and date for an upcoming town hall meeting titled “Community Voice.” The purpose of this meeting is to sound out our community’s views on what additional subjects could be taught in the seventh- to 12th-grade curriculum and any recommendations ...
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Bringing on barbecue
Kodiakans’ selection from mobile meal providers expanded last month as the Bar B Que Caboose joined Lerry’s Lunch Box and Happy Sushi Time along Mill Bay Road. “We just like being in business,” Caboose owner Cherie Boatwright said. Originally from Zambales in the Philippines, Boatwright has lived...
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Coho closure
The Alaska Department of Fish and Game announced Tuesday the closure of the Buskin River drainage to sport fishing, including catch-and-release fishing, for coho salmon, effective from 12:01 a.m. Friday through the end of 2016. “Coho salmon may not be possessed or retained; coho salmon caught inc...
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Alaska Science Forum: Rabies endures with help of the arctic fox
Rabies is a death sentence for any animal. Experts have wondered how a virus survives when it kills all the creatures it infects. “We don’t have a really good answer to that,” said University of Alaska Fairbanks’s Karsten Hueffer. “It probably has to do with the long incubation time of the virus,...
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Encore! to faculty recital
To the editor: Bravo! Walter Muelling’s efforts in organizing a musical recital of KIBSD music faculty members was a true delight for many of us in the community. We are thankful for the opportunity to attend an event of such excellent quality and appreciate this gift immensely. It would be heart...
Sep 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak Island Births: Sept. 13
Snowe Darling Vonn Bennett was born at 6:36 a.m. on Aug. 26, 2016 to Jesse and Diana Bennett. She weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces and was 20 inches long. Her parents are originally from Morley, Michigan, and Tacoma, Washington, and now live in Kodiak. The baby’s mother works at Alexandra’s Salon, and...
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