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Kodiak’s mixed-bag economy
After about a year on the market, a mainstay business in downtown Kodiak may have found a buyer. On Tuesday, Russian Heritage Inn manager Elke Carros learned that the hotel’s owners have reached an agreement with an interested party. Businesses like hotels might have an advantage in the current e...
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NLC Power Rankings: Push for regional seeding heating up
The high school basketball season is winding down. Only two weeks of play are left before the Northern Lights Conference Championship tips March 10 in Palmer. Kodiak, though, finishes regular season play this weekend and will sit back and watch the final week of the season play out. Both NLC titl...
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Kodiak sports trivia: Feb. 24
QUESTION: What team did the Kodiak boys basketball team beat to win the 2014 Northern Lights Conference title? It was the program’s first title since 2001. MONDAY’S ANSWER: Tahna and Talon Lindquist have combined for four Alaska high school swimmer of the year awards. Tahna, a freshman at the Uni...
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Alaska Science Forum: Country bird, city bird, all the same bird
The upper Colville River is one of the quietest places on the planet, a land of cliffs and tundra and tangles of willow. Fashion Island is one of the most human-altered landscapes in America, where developers long ago replaced the native vegetation with a Cheesecake Factory and P.F. Chang’s. A fe...
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Forestry: Downed power line set Chiniak ablaze
The Twin Creeks Fire, often referred to as the Chiniak fire, was caused by trees falling onto a downed power line, according to the official Twin Creeks Fire Investigation Report. The fire began the evening of Aug. 27 and burned 4,862 acres, according to the report. Three structures including a r...
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City faces high legal fees
Legal spending for the city of Kodiak has jumped to more than double the amount usually allotted for an entire year. The city’s budgeted allocation for legal expenses for one year is typically $50,000. It is unusual for the city to exceed this amount, city manager Amiée Kniaziowski said. In the f...
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Researchers create school seafood guide
University of Alaska Fairbanks researchers, including one from Kodiak, created a guide to help Alaska schools feed their students with local seafood. Seafood marketing specialist Quentin Fong with Alaska Sea Grant at the Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center, research assistant Jennifer Nu and...
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ALUMNI ROUNDUP: Lindquist caps first college swim season
When Tahna Lindquist started her swimming career at the University of Hawaii in August, she traded an indoor pool for an outdoor pool. It took some time for the 2015 Kodiak High School graduate to get used to her new home facility. “Being a backstroker, when you are indoors you have a ceiling to ...
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