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Let’s reflect on Kodiak’s priorities
Back in my college years, I had a college economics professor whose favorite saying was “what do you want — guns or butter?” If you have limited resources and unlimited demand for goods and services then logic dictates that you determine priorities and concentrate those limited resources on those...
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DERBY CHAMP: 3-year-old bests 131 anglers
She caught a pink and went home with a green. Delyna Froehlich hooked a salmon that weighed 5 pounds and 11 ounces, winning the Kodiak Kids Pink Salmon Derby on Saturday, organizers said. Nothing newsworthy about that, except that she’s not even 3 years old yet, organizers said, describing her fi...
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Kodiak rallies past Nikiski
A thrilling final 35 seconds made Bill McGuire a winner in his debut game as Kodiak’s head coach. The Bears scored a pair of touchdowns in the closing seconds to rally past Nikiski, 25-15, in a nonconference football game on a rainy Saturday at Nikiski. Less than a minute after Nikiski grabbed th...
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GARDEN GATE: When things don’t grow as planned
My attempt to grow bush-type zucchini plants in the greenhouse produced a total of three squash. Oh, there were plenty of flowers that received the bliss of pollination, but within days, the flower end of the “fruits” developed a bruise. Then the bruise grew into a brown and moldy mass. Yuck. Cha...
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Alumni Run Results
Boys Kodiak 25, Alumni 30 1. Michael Parnell, Kod, 16 minutes, 54 seconds; 2. Levi Fried, Alumni, 17:20; 3. Curtis Mortenson, Alumni, 17:22; 4. Keith Osowski, Kod, 17:38; 5. Jack Hannah, Kod, 17:42; 6. Richie McKinney, Kod, 18:04; 7. Stig Yngve, Alumni, 18:13; 8. Chaven Davidson, Alumni, 18:24; 9...
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Kodiak’s sockeye catches lackluster
Alaska’s salmon season so far has been characterized by ups and downs, and it will be a stretch for the total catch to make the forecasted 221 million fish. “It just depends on how these late returning pink salmon at Prince William Sound performs, and whether or not pinks pick up at Southeast. It...
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Prep football: Week 1 scores
Week 1 Friday Soldotna 21, South 17 East 14, Colony 13 Houston 22, Homer 14 Palmer 28, Chugiak 20 North Pole 54, Ketchikan 8 West 45, West Valley 15 Eielson 43, Thunder Mt. 0 Saturday Service 57, Wasilla 10 Bartlett 47, Kenai 6 Dimond 54, Eagle River 0 Kodiak 25, Nikiski 15 Monroe 20, Seward 8 Ju...
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STEEL BEHEMOTH DOCKS: Alaska’s biggest crane impresses Kodiakans
It wasn’t media hype, after all. No need for hyperboles and metaphors. Kodiakans looked proud Thursday when the vessel “Zhen Hua 19” reached the Emerald Isle after a 19-day transit from China. The ship appeared like a giant floating artwork as it was transporting eight steel behemoths, including ...
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