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Runners take aim at Quintathlon
Runners are set to invade Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park Saturday. The 17th annual Kodiak Bearfoot in the Park Quintathlon begins at noon. Registration starts at 11 a.m. The race begins with a 500-yard Lake Gertrude swim, followed by a 9.5-mile bike ride to the Veterans of Foreign War ent...
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Hatchery-raised king crab to enter ocean
A big test has never looked so small. Swimming in a pair of plastic tanks within the first floor of the Kodiak Fisheries Research Center are 13,000 red king crab, each no bigger than half a pinky fingernail. In three weeks, the first of these crab will be released into the ocean, marking the firs...
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Expedition visits most remote island in Kodiak archipelago
A new expedition to Kodiak’s most remote island may shed light on life here before Russians arrived. Four archeologists and bird experts from Kodiak, Boston University and the University of Alaska Fairbanks traveled to uninhabited Chirikof Island last month on an expedition partially funded by Na...
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Engineer recommends 3 snow dump sites
The city of Kodiak is still searching for a solution to its snow problem. Last winter, the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation closed the city’s snow-dumping pier over concerns about salt and garbage contamination of Kodiak’s nearshore waters. The pier has been used for decades to dis...
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Kodiak High issues awards
Kodiak High School activities director Bryan Ferris announced the 2012-2013 senior athletes of the year on Tuesday. Winning the fall awards were Jori Lindquist and Michael Smith. Sarah Ng and Eddy Burris claimed winter honors, while Marley Wilkins and Brandon Mahle earned the spring recognition. ...
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Alutiiq Museum receives $35,000 grant to develop weaving exhibit
A $35,000 from the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation will allow the Alutiiq Museum to create an exhibit and educational booklet about Alutiiq weaving. On Monday, the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation announced the Alutiiq Heritage Foundation was one of the grant recipients in its latest round of fund...
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Around Kodiak: Aug. 8
The Kodiak City Council meets for a regular meeting at 7:30 p.m. tonight in the borough assembly chambers on Mill Bay Road. The public is invited to attend. The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly meets for a regular work session at 7:30 p.m. tonight in the borough conference room on Mill Bay Road. Th...
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Public Safety Blotter: Aug. 8
Thursday, Aug. 1 • At 5:49 a.m., a woman requested an officer check on a man. She had received some disturbing texts from him. Officers spoke with him at length and he was OK. • At 11 a.m., a woman was cited for having windows tinted too dark. • At 11:44 a.m., a caller reported a motor vehicle ac...
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