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Earl D. Peterson
Earl D. Peterson, better known as “Pete” to all his friends, passed away March 3 at his Home in Kodiak. He was born to Otto and Meryle Peterson in Moose Lake Minnesota on Jan. 27, 1930. He came with his mom and dad and six siblings with the colonists to the Matanuska Valley in 1935. As a teenager...
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Alaska State Troopers: March 10
Feb. 19 Kodiak Alaska Wildlife Troopers received information from an officer of the United States Coast Guard Cutter Spar who had boarded a fishing vessel in the Kodiak area. He observed two lingcod on the vessel’s aft deck during the boarding. Wildlife troopers conducted an investigation and a 6...
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KIBSD to administer controversial test again
Kodiak Island Borough School District students will take the Alaska Measures of Progress test one more time before the state replaces it next year. The test was first used last year, and it was controversial because of reporting delays quality issues, and after students scored low on the tests al...
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Longliner workshop set for Wednesday
Researchers from Washington Sea Grant and Oregon State University will present about albatross bycatch during a workshop for longliners on Wednesday. “We’re going to be providing an overview of albatross biology and why they are sensitive to bycatch, and give an update on conservation efforts,” s...
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Kodiak girls get new life at tournament
There is no sugarcoating it; the 2015-16 Kodiak girls’ basketball season has been challenging. Three games into the season the team lost one of its three returning players — Kahye Yu — due to early graduation. Near the end of the season, junior Nelly Hernandez, the team’s second leading scorer at...
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Historic kayak on its way home
A rare Alutiiq warrior kayak from the 1860s will soon go on display at the Alutiiq Museum after a lengthy conservation project. The kayak will be the subject of Thursday’s noon hour Brown Bag Lunch presentation at the Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge Visitor’s Center. In 2003, Sven Haakanson of th...
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KKF finishes sixth in Oregon
Kodiak’s Talon Lindquist picked up three wins and led the Kodiak Kingfisher boys swim team to a sixth-place finish at the Senior/Region XII Speedo Short Course Championships over the weekend in Gresham, Oregon. The Kodiak High School sophomore notched victories in the 200-yard breaststroke (2 min...
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Healthy Kodiak: Screening for common cancer saves lives
Cancer is a scary word. Many people do not like to talk or think about cancer. We all hope we never get cancer. Today, I want to give you some really good news about cancer. Some cancer is preventable, which means you can avoid getting it. Cancer prevention is worthwhile and saves lives. By parti...
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