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Coast Guard remembers 20-year-old plane crash
Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak personnel and local residents gathered at a memorial Friday to remember the three coastguardsmen and a civilian pilot who died in a plane crash 20 years ago. Sometime before 8 p.m. on June 30, 1995, an Island Air Piper Saratoga plane crashed into Pyramid Mountain. P...
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ART GOES BEYOND SKIN DEEP: Sholl explains process behind creating salmon leather products
What’s the secret to tanning salmon skin? Dawn soap. Nothing else will do, according to local artist Hanna Sholl. It takes about two weeks to go from start to finish from salmon to a fully tanned skin that can be made into all sorts of items. First, Sholl skins the fillets and scrapes them. Then ...
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Kodiak’s Coombs to receive scholarship
Kaya Coombs of Kodiak has been chosen as a recipient of the annual Scholarships for Military Children Program. Program organizers said Coombs will receive a $2,000 scholarship. She was among 700 college and high school students to receive the benefit. About 4,000 students applied at commissary lo...
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Hosting the annual Stan and Nita Nelson barbecue
Senior Citizens of Kodiak Inc. will be holding their annual Stan and Nita Nelson barbecue on Saturday, Fourth of July at noon. The Nelsons were great contributors to the SCOK Endowment Fund which was established in 1987 with an initial donation by Bob Bible. The Fourth of July event is held each ...
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Preparing for deer season
I got a shock while walking through our yard last week. I thought I saw flashes of red where there had been none before in the brush along the margin of lawn. A closer look revealed ripe red salmonberries! I’m talking about the third week of June here. We don’t usually expect to see such treats u...
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INTERVIEW: Coast Guard worker, attacked in case of mistaken identity, talks about his frightening experience
Aureo Peralta almost lost an eye because another man was blinded by jealous rage. The attacker thought Peralta was his wife’s paramour. But he wasn't. On Feb. 19, Peralta became subject of news stories after an angry man breached security at Coast Guard Base Kodiak. Peralta said the man mentioned...
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VA reps meet with local veterans
Representatives from Veterans Affairs visited Kodiak and Old Harbor last week, toured the Kodiak Area Native Association facilities and met with local veterans. KANA president and chief executive officer Andy Teuber said KANA provides VA services in Kodiak, since there is no VA hospital locally. ...
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Icicle Seafoods sold to Indonesian investors
Indonesian companies Convergence Holdings and Dominion Catchers, owned by the wealthy Soetantyo family, have acquired Seattle-based Icicle Seafoods Inc., one of Alaska’s largest seafood processors. Icicle owns fish-processing plants in Petersburg, Seward, Homer, Bellingham and Larsen Bay on Kodia...
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