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Chiniak fire 20 percent contained, officials say
Ninety firefighters continue to attack remnants of the Chiniak fire in multiple places, but 20 percent of the wildfire that burned at least one home, the local library and a remote cabin is now contained, state forestry and local fire officials said Tuesday. Firefighters interviewed by the Kodiak...
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Kodiak pulls together
So you remember last week I was talking about how the community should get together to fight crime? How we should pull together online and in groups for a common purpose? Turns out Kodiak knows how to do that. Last Thursday night when I got the text that there was a fire in Chiniak, I of course d...
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Walter Stanley Sr.
Beloved father, brother, grandfather and great-grandfather, Walter Stanley Sr., 73, passed away Friday, August 21, 2015 in Anchorage. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, August 29, 2015 at Three Saints Russian Orthodox Church in Old Harbor, Alaska. Repass will immediately follow the se...
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KHS spikers start season against Colony
Amy Willis is a confident coach when she talks about her team’s expectations for the season. “We are going to win regions again,” said Willis, who is entering her fifth year as Kodiak High’s volleyball coach in her second tour of duty with the Bears. “I want another banner that we haven’t gotten ...
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Alaska Science Forum: Spillways of an ancient Alaska lake
Many years ago, geologists stood on the bank of the Copper River and watched Childs Glacier thunder icebergs straight into the river. Using a little imagination, one researcher remarked how an advance of the glacier could seal off the big river. He envisioned a process that has happened many time...
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17-year-old crowned rodeo's top female rider
Before the start of the Kodiak State Fair and Rodeo, Dakota Evans encountered a major problem — a stubborn horse. Ivory, her 7-year-old horse, wouldn’t stop bucking and kicking. Call it stage fright. When the lights went on, Ivory became the star of the show. “She completely turned around for it,...
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Former Kodiak setnetter takes on Don Young for congressional seat
A former Kodiak setnetter has announced his candidacy for Alaska’s lone seat in the House of Representatives, hoping to unseat 42-year incumbent Don Young. Paul Hannan, a recent law-school graduate who took the Alaska Bar exam last July, said he would be campaigning to bring back statesmanship in...
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Sea Stories: Whaling for NASA on the Tom and Al
In last month’s column, I wrote about a 1914 expedition to the high Arctic whose people were rescued by the King and Winge, a historic fishing vessel known to many in Kodiak as a crab fishing boat, from the 1970s until it sank in the Bering Sea in 1994. Not quite as famous, but still well known i...
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