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Kenai hands pair of losses to islanders
Kodiak Post 17 scored in each of the first four innings, but it wasn’t enough to top American Legion leader Kenai. The Twins took the lead in the third inning and rolled to a 17-6 victory in a league game Monday at Cody Alexander Field in Kenai. Kenai won the nonleague game 29-1. The Twins upped ...
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NOAA examines Western Aleutian Steller sea lion decline
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration scientists are heading out the Aleutian Chain to survey Steller sea lions this summer. According to a NOAA release, Alaska Fisheries Science Center scientists aboard the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service vessel Tiglâx will survey the Rat and Near islan...
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Healthy Kodiak: Thinking of abdominal pain
Greetings fellow islanders! I would like to share some of my thoughts on upper abdominal pain. That is, pain that occurs between the belly button and the bottom of the ribs. There are many organs in the upper abdomen and other parts of the body that can cause such pain: the heart, stomach, gallbl...
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AirSta searching for hiker near Nome
A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 helicopter crew deployed to the forward operating base in Kotzebue is assisting search and rescue operations for a missing hiker in Nome. According to an Alaska State Trooper report, 36-year-old Nome resident Joseph Balderas was reported missing at 9:30 a.m....
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Guest Opinion: Internet deleted vo-tech
Finally the school board appears to be waking up and preparing to do something about its neglect of the Kodiak High School curriculum for its non-college-bound students. Hallelujah! Now we will just have to see if they actually follow up and take some sort of significant action. Years ago, in the...
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Alaska Science Forum: After solstice, warmest days still ahead
A person might think that since we get our maximum sunlight on the summer solstice (on or about June 21), we should also get our peak warmth then. The sun’s calling the shots, right? Not entirely, said former Alaskan Martha Shulski, author of “The Climate of Alaska” and now climatologist for the ...
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City mulls ending building inspection deal with KIB
City staff is scrambling to determine the ramifications for the city after the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly voted to roll back the borough’s uniform building code to the 1997 version. Under a memorandum of agreement between the city and the borough, they city’s building department conducts buil...
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Post 17 drops road opener after long journey
After an all-night ferry ride and a drive from Homer to Kenai, it was no surprise the Kodiak Post 17 came out flat against Kenai. The undefeated Twins posted seven runs — five unearned — in the opening inning and posted an 11-1 victory in an American Legion baseball league game Sunday at Coral Se...
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