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Coast Guard, good Samaritan help adrift vessel
A fishing vessel disabled near Kodiak contacted the Coast Guard before another vessel towed them into the harbor, according to a Coast Guard release. The Mariner crew reported that they were drifting in Shelikof Strait in the disabled boat on Monday evening. After losing communications with the v...
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Darlo D. Dayton
“LIVELY OLD MAN OF THE SEA” Written for the Kodiak Tapestry, By Mike Rostad, adapted for Memorial Purposes by Darlo’s Family. This “old man” of the sea is a rather lively chap. He jumps from one part of the Cape Douglas to another as he inspects the cargo; then he rushes to the engine room to tak...
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Havoc MMA debuts in Kodiak
Jeff Miranda trained four months for his debut in mixed martial arts fighting. His match lasted less than 10 seconds. Miranda connected on a powerful overhand right that knocked out Brandon Steele seconds after the opening bell. Steele fell, Miranda raised both arms and the estimated 700 people i...
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Sea Stories: Commercial Fishing Safety Regulations and the 1985 Sinking of the Western Sea
For thousands of years mariners set off on their voyages trusting in their knowledge of the sea, the seaworthiness of their vessels, the gods and luck, to come home safely. And for thousands of years, when their luck ran out, mariners usually died. For sailors and their families this was part of ...
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1,000th column sprouts garden memories
In life, numbers eventually catch up with us: 50 miles to the next gas station, in 10 minutes the cookies are done, your smartphone is maxed out with photos. And then there’s the number 1,000, which caught up with me this week as the number of garden columns I’ve written to date. The number “one ...
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Softball draws Hutch
Kodiak’s softball team will face Hutchison for the third time this season when the small-school state softball championships begin Friday in Fairbanks. The two squads open the two-day, double-elimination tournament at 1 p.m. The winner advances to play Southeast Conference champion Ketchikan at 3...
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Baseball faces Chugiak
Kodiak baseball will open the state baseball tournament against a familiar foe — Chugiak. The two teams have played each other four times over the last two seasons, and that number doubles when you count last summer’s American Legion season. The Mustangs, the Cook Inlet Conference champions, won ...
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Council passes nonprofit funding change
The Kodiak City Council has approved a resolution that changes a funding requirement for nonprofits. The council decided it was unfair to existing nonprofits. The ordinance removed the cap that restricted nonprofits from receiving more than a 10 percent increase over their previous grant. With th...
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