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Road closed due to water
Last Sunday saw wind and a mix of snow and rain pelting Kodiak with 1.06 inches of precipitation falling, along with 0.2 inches of snow. The snowfall is average so far for October, but total precipitation is more than normal, according to NOAA weather station manager in Kodiak, Craig Eckert. “We’re an inch above normal,” Eckert said. As of Monday afternoon, Kodiak had received 4.47 inches of precipitation in Octob...
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Bazaars fill weekends as holidays approach
As the holiday season begins, another season is starting. Bazaar season. Kodiak will see at least half a dozen bazaars before Christmas arrives, with items ranging from food to paintings to pottery. On Friday and Saturday, the Kodiak Harbor Convention Center will be inundated with soap, hand decorated apparel, jewelry, original paintings and prints, locally sourced or made food items, photography, baskets and “cre...
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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 German Enzo, Gee Ehriel and Georgina Elize Carino.
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Outdoor Kodiak: Final days of deer season
The general deer season for the road system closes in roughly two weeks on Oct. 31. Do you have fresh venison in the freezer? If not, you had better get busy or start making plans for alternate hunts. Sure you can move off the road system or qualify for the primitive weapon season that extends through November 14 for archery and muzzleloaders. If that sounds like a lot of expense or hassle, I’ll return to my point...
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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 a time of 3 hours, 10 minutes, 2 seconds — 23:42 better than Neil McCarthy’s 2013 record. “I wasn’t trying,” Saucier sa...
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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 earthquakes. “All the projects that the students are doing are real time, really important projects, and they’re being coun...
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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 could get an industry-recognized credential, said L.A. Holmes, the college’s maritime workforce development coordinator. Th...
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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 caller requested a subject removal on West Rezanof Drive. • At 3:35 a.m., a caller reported an intoxicated pedestrian on Bara...
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Records shattered in wins over Dimond
Senior Blake James broke a Ben Millard record Friday evening. It just wasn’t the record he thought he would break. James teamed with Talon Lindquist, Nathan Schauff and Dyton Schauff to break the 200-yard freestyle relay school record — one of the oldest marks on the board — with a time of 1 minute, 29.66 seconds in a duel meet against Dimond at the Kodiak Community Pool. The time replaced the 2004 record of 1:30....
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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 tuber disease that occurs throughout the potato growing areas of the world. It is caused by the microorganism called S. sca...
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