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Kodiak Island Births: Oct. 14
Gabrielle Emil M. Carino was born at 1:24 a.m. on Oct. 7, 2014 to Jemlyn Carino and German Carino Jr. His parents are originally from the Philippines and now live in Kodiak. The baby’s mother works at McDonald's and the baby’s father works at Spenard Builders. Also welcoming him to the family is ...
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A fast day at Run the Rock
For Anthony Saucier, Saturday’s KMXT-FM Run the Rock marathon was more than a sprint than a long-distance race. The ultra-marathon veteran used the shorter race to his advantage and owned the 26.2-mile course on a brilliant sunshiny October day in Kodiak. Saucier pulverized the course record with...
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Students study with sensors
Three weeks ago, the Kodiak Island Borough School District installed two earthquake sensor platforms, installing one atop Kodiak High School and one at Old Harbor School. Already, students are collecting data from the sensors, which will be used to help NASA researchers learn about predicting ear...
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Fish Factor: Ballot Measure 4 is a significant initiative
A ballot measure to protect salmon in Southwest hasn’t grabbed as many headlines as pot and campaign politics. Ballot Measure 4, sponsored by the group Bristol Bay Forever, asks voters to give the Alaska legislature final say on any large oil, gas and mining projects in the 36,000 square miles of...
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The early Kodiak king crab fishery
As the King Crab fishery peaked in the mid-1960s, everyone in Kodiak knew that something extraordinary was happening. Millions of pounds of crabs were coming across the docks, new state of the art crab boats arrived every week, thousands of young people were suddenly in town, and fortunes were be...
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Garden Gate: Growing spuds
Every fall, Kodiakans start harvesting their potatoes in earnest. Funny, one question seems to crop up at the same time: “What are these ugly blotches on my potatoes?” And then, “Are they safe to eat?” The short answer: ‘scab,’ and ‘yes.’ Potato pals, you’re not alone. Common potato scab is a tub...
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Industry gives input on maritime classes
Kodiak College staff met with fishermen and maritime industry representatives last week in an effort to get ideas and feedback for new maritime classes. Right now, the college is looking at offering one to two day workshops, one to two week online classes, and credential classes, where people cou...
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Public Safety Blotter: Oct. 13
September 30 • At 1:15 a.m., police warned a driver on Maple Avenue to come to a complete stop at stop signs. • At 1:20 a.m., police warned a driver on Hemlock Street about a broken taillight. • At 2:21 a.m., police warned a driver on Alimaq Drive about a broken taillight. • At 2:26 a.m., a calle...
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