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Kodiak drops from football rankings
Kodiak’s stay in the Alaska Sports Broadcasting Network football poll was a short one. The Bears fell out of the rankings just a week after appearing in the medium-small school poll for the first time since 2013. Kodiak, ranked No. 5 last week, suffered a 46-18 loss to Kenai that dropped the Bear...
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Teeing Off: Former KHS football star tackles cows
When I entered the Dean Blake Arena to cover the Kodiak State Fair and Rodeo, I did a double take. Was that really Stuart McFarland dressed as a cowboy attempting to tackle a cow? After rubbing my eyes, I confirmed it was. For those new to the island, let me give you a brief history lesson on who...
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Alumni update: Sabado returns to the court
Former Kodiak High School volleyball star Maureen Sabado helped a squad of University of Alaska Anchorage alumni upset the Seawolves’ current team Saturday at the Alaska Airlines Center. Sabado, who graduated from UAA last fall, powered down 10 kills in the alumni’s 3-1 (25-22, 15-25, 25-22, 15-1...
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Kodiak Island Births: Sept. 1
Silas Atkin Flett was born at 5:44 p.m. on Aug. 21, 2015, to Jesse and Rabecka Flett. He weighed 9 pounds and was 21.5 inches long. His parents are originally from Oklahoma and Idaho and now live in Kodiak. The baby’s mother works at U.S.C.G Aids to Navigation Team Kodiak, and the baby’s father w...
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UPDATE: 56 firefighters securing 30 homes in Chiniak
Update, 7:13 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 30: Almost 60 firefighters, backed by a helicopter, focused on securing about 30 homes in Chiniak on Sunday as winds gusted around the areas scorched by the wildfire that burned two homes and the local library. Phillip Bydenburg, the state Division of Forestry’s On...
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Assembly OKs letter, approves additional school improvements
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly approved a letter regarding the environmental impact statement for a Gulf of Alaska Trawl bycatch management proposal. During its special meeting Thursday, the Assembly also approved a contract for additional improvements as part of the Kodiak High School projec...
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GARDEN GATE: Northern growers reap a heap of ‘love apples’
Thanks to hoophouses, covered raised beds, and our local farmers’ market, the tomato is becoming a Kodiak staple. Thirty years ago, we never dreamed of such a bounty. Still, the tomato carries its share of myths, legends and troubles. Through history, the rich, acidic fruit that we often call a v...
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FISH FACTOR: The Blob causing havoc on Alaska
Fish deaths, drought in California, tropical creatures appearing in cold waters – those freakish happenings and more are being blamed on a giant splotch of warm water that for two years has been pushing against coastlines on the West Coast, Canada and into Alaska. “They call it the Blob because o...
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