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Business Spotlight: Woodworker brings beauty and craftsmanship home from nature
There’s something holy about a forest. Walk along a cool wooded path at sunset, and you’ll realize why John Muir once said, “Everyone needs beauty as well as bread, places to play and pray, where nature heals and give strength to body and soul alike.” That philosophy, or something like it, is wha...
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Kodiak volleyball opens state with Chugiak
Kodiak drew a favorable side of the state volleyball championship bracket. The Bears open at 3:15 p.m. Thursday against Cook Inlet Conference third-seed Chugiak. The Mustangs receive a boost by playing on their home court. The winner advances to play either Mid-Alaska Conference champion West Val...
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Alumni update: Anthony qualifies for NCAA Championships
Kodiak’s Dylan Anthony picked up another running accolade Saturday. The University of Alaska Anchorage junior finished ninth at the NCAA Division II West Regional Championships in Spokane, Wash., which earned him his third all-region honor. Anthony was one of two UAA runners to place in the top 1...
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Trails summit tackles Jack and Lee lakes tonight
Hikers and bikers, four-wheel drivers and climbers will be headed indoors tonight as the Kodiak Island Borough’s parks and recreation committee holds its third trails summit. The summit, part of the borough’s trails improvement plan, is one of a series of meetings intended to bring trail users to...
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Winter’s first snow falls in Kodiak
It was only a trace, but the National Weather Service reports that the winter’s first snowfall has finally come to Kodiak. In a normal year, Kodiak sees its first snowfall in October, though in exceptional years the first snow may come as early as September. With only a trace of snowfall so far, ...
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Alaska passes Russia in Pacific salmon production
Russia’s salmon harvest has plunged by 20 percent from last year, according to new figures from the Russian Federal Fisheries Agency. The figures were released in English late last month by the US Department of Agriculture’s foreign agriculture service, which analyzes industry trends. According t...
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Around Kodiak: Nov. 12
Downtown committee meets The downtown Kodiak revitalization special committee will meet at 4 p.m. today in the Senior Center lounge area. On the committee’s agenda are reports from its subcommittees, including discussion of beautification projects. Parks and Rec committee meeting The Kodiak Islan...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Getting serious about ducks
Forty years of duck hunting on Kodiak have taught me an important lesson. The season may open in October, but the hunting doesn’t really turn on until the middle of November. There are enough birds to make it interesting earlier in the season, but the larger flocks don’t begin arriving until now....
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