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Treehouse is recycled getaway
With the number of trees in Kodiak, Brenda Friend is surprised there are not more treehouses. Except for the one she and her husband built as a 10th anniversary present for each other, Friend said she has yet to see another one in Kodiak. Friend co-owns Friend Contractors with her husband, Jerrol...
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Tracks across Greenland ice, 60 years apart
On top of an ice body more than two miles thick, Chris Polashenski last summer hoped to find a candy wrapper that might have fallen from Carl Benson's pocket 60 years ago. As he repeated the Alaska glaciologist's measurements on the Greenland ice sheet, Polashenski realized that six decades of sn...
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Class of ’94 heads back to Kodiak
It’s been 20 years since the class of 1994 graduated from high school, and they’re getting back together in Kodiak this weekend. The class of ’94, according to reunion organizer Zoya Saltonstall, was tight knit and close. Saltonstall graduated that year and remembered that several members of the ...
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Kodiak knocked out of Horizon Lines Invitational
Kodiak Post 17's inaugural American Legion varsity season ended Monday afternoon in Anchorage. Fairbanks 11 pitcher Casey Lewandowski tossed a complete-game gem with 13 strikeouts in knocking Kodiak out of the Horizon Lines Invitational with an 8-4 win in a losers' bracket baseball game at Bartle...
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Rolando Calibo ~ 1944 - 2014
Beloved friend and family member Rolando M. Calibo passed away on July 26, 2014, while staying at Providence Alaska Medical Center. A service will be held from 4-7 p.m. today at Legacy Funeral Home's Bragaw Chapel, 1707 S. Bragaw St., in Anchorage. Rolando was born in Enrique Vilanueva, Siquijor,...
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Public Safety Blotter: July 30
July 11 At 12:34 a.m., officers responded to a call of domestic violence at a Selief Lane address. At 12:58 a.m., community policing units patrolled Marine Way. From 1-1:17 a.m., officers performed bar checks along Center Avenue, West Marine Way and Shelikof Street. At 1:18 a.m., officers conduct...
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More acidic seawater poses risks in Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The release of carbon dioxide into the air from power plant smokestacks to the tailpipe on your car could pose a risk to red king crab and other lucrative fisheries in Alaska, a new report says. Ocean water becomes more acidic when it absorbs carbon dioxide released by human...
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Borough rejects call for decorum ordinance repeal
The Kodiak Island Borough has rejected a request for a referendum seeking to overturn the borough’s public decorum ordinance. Had it been approved, the referendum would have appeared on the Oct. 7 municipal election ballot and given voters the opportunity to repeal ordinance FY2014-20, commonly k...
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