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Kodiak enduring one of the wettest Januaries on record
Look out for arks. With one week to go in the month, Kodiak has already had one of its rainiest Januaries in more than a century of recordkeeping. As of Sunday, Kodiak has started the year with 12.62 inches of rain, the most of any January since 2003. If the month ended today, January would finis...
Jan 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak girls hoops sweeps Kenai
Kodiak’s girls basketball team kept its perfect record intact on the Kenai Peninsula. The Bears blasted the Kardinals in a pair of Northern Lights Conference games Friday and Saturday. On Friday, Kodiak scored a 61-28 victory. That was followed by a 45-15 win Saturday. Kodiak pushed its record to...
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Students prepare for tsunami bowl
Five students from Kodiak High School are holding quiz sessions with local scientists to prepare for the 17th annual Tsunami Bowl competition. The Tsunami Bowl, an annual regional ocean sciences contest, will be held in Seward from Feb. 28 to March 2 as part of the National Ocean Sciences Bowl. K...
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Capitol Report: Jan. 27
Hello again from Juneau, where lawmakers have gathered for the second session of the 28th Alaska State Legislature following our nine-month interim. The interim was busy time and included many personal and professional highlights, the top among them being the arrival of my first grandchild, Isado...
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When a ferry becomes an aircraft carrier
The ferry Tustumena is an aircraft carrier. On Wednesday afternoon, James Jackson and Jay Wattum wheeled one of the most unusual vehicles to ever travel aboard a state ferry across City Pier 1 and onto the Tustumena’s cargo lift. Jackson’s four-seat Aeronica Sedan, an airplane built in 1948, is b...
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KEA will spend $200,000 to research renewable energy projects
Six wind turbines spin on Pillar Mountain. Three hydroelectric turbines rumble at Terror Lake. It isn't enough. On Thursday, the Kodiak Electric Association board of directors voted unanimously to spend $200,000 to research additional renewable energy projects for Kodiak. Throughout the KEA grid,...
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Wandersee returns after successful eye surgery
Nolan Wandersee’s wrestling season almost ended in a blur. Two months after being diagnosed with a detached retina, Wandersee made his junior season debut last week, two weeks before the Northern Lights Conference Championships. Wandersee went 2-2, and that was without getting a good look at his ...
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Lois Stover is unofficial ‘ambassador’ for her culture
If the Sami have a goodwill ambassador, it is Lois Stover. Wearing a traditional ghaki, Lois loves to tell about the Scandinavian aborigines of Finmark, who emigrated to Alaska in the twilight of the 19th century. Thursday, Feb. 6, is Sami National Day, but for Lois, a fourth-generation Alaska Sa...
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