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ROCKIN' OUT: Smash those squash
“Bullet with Butterfly Wings” is a song by the American alternative rock band Smashing Pumpkins. It is the lead single from the band’s 1995 double album “Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness.” The song won the 1997 Grammy award for the best hard rock performance. This song really pumps me up wh...
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AMAZING NATURE: Spring spawning for ‘sea hedgehogs’
They used to be called sea hedgehogs, their scientific name is Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis, but most people just call them green sea urchins. In Alaska, there are three species of sea urchins I know of: the green sea urchin, the red sea urchin and the white sea urchin. The most common is th...
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Study: City water rates must rise
Kodiak city water customers could see rate increases each of the next five years, under recommendations in an ongoing study by consultants CH2M. In a presentation at Tuesday’s Kodiak City Council work session, analyst Kurt Playstead of CH2M said that while the water utility covers expenses under ...
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ADQ residents speak in favor of public dock crane
All seats were full in the multipurpose room of the Kodiak Public Library for the city council work session discussion on the need for a public dock crane and ice facility. Eight Kodiak residents took advantage of the public comment period to express their support for the project. Later in the me...
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Midgets raise trophy in inaugural state tournament
The Kodiak Hockey League’s 18-and-under team went to its inaugural state championships as newbies on the circuit and three days later emerged champions. The Kodiak crew of 11 players ranging in the ages of 15 to 18 scored the 18U midget tier IV state title Sunday at the University of Alaska Fairb...
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Alaska State Troopers: March 17
Feb. 29 At approximately 3 p.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle off of L Street in Kodiak. Investigation revealed a 32-year-old Kodiak man’s white Chevy truck was the suspicious vehicle. A search of the truck revealed a small amount of suspected heroin. The ow...
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US should catch up with food recovery
To the editor: Friday’s KDM carried a very kind and thoughtful letter from Michael Kratt on the continuing need for animal food at our local Humane Society of Kodiak shelter. Coincidently, there also is a continuing need for foodstuffs and produce at our local food bank, which provides food to 26...
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WEEK IN WORDS: Giving spring, protesters a break
The year was 1861. For many, that year signals the onset of Civil War violence. But for those of us in education, it is the year that the US.. introduced the idea of spring break to the nation and to the world. And since 1861, spring break has become a global phenomenon. You’re welcome, Earthling...
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