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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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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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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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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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Kodiak football falls to Kenai
Kodiak’s new coaching staff found out on Saturday what it’s going to take to contend in the tough Northern Lights Conference. Kenai turned five Kodiak turnovers into three touchdowns, as the Kardinals handed the Bears their first football loss of the season, 46-18, at a drizzly Joe Floyd Track an...
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Kodiak man sentenced in 2008 fatal hit-and-run
A Kodiak man will serve four years in jail for a hit-and run that led to the death of a homeless man on Pillar Mountain in 2008. He will also serve six years for perjury and criminal mischief. Bradford Blondin was sentenced Thursday. Blondin, 27, pleaded guilty in May to criminally negligent homi...
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Cross country: Kodiak boys place third at Bartlett Invite
Kodiak’s boys put four runners in the top 22 and finished third at the Bartlett Invitational Saturday at in Anchorage. For the second meet in a row, junior Keith Osowski led the Bears, placing fifth with a 5-kilometer time of 16 minutes, 18.7 seconds. Osowski, who was the top Region III finisher,...
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Cross country competes at Bartlett
Kodiak High School’s cross-country team concludes its weeklong trip to the mainland Saturday at the Bartlett Invitational. The meet that will feature 24 schools is being called the “state preview” because the state championship meet in October is also at Bartlett High School. The boys race begins...
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