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Austerman receives award for promoting safe boating
Rep. Alan Austerman, R-Kodiak, has received a national award for his efforts in promoting safe recreational boating in Alaska. On Feb. 21, the National Association of State Boating and Law Administrators presented Austerman with its 2012 legislative award for carrying a bill that promoted safe boating through the Alaska Legislature in 2012. “I’m humbled to have received this national award,” Austerman said in a st...
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Murkowski is blackmailing the country for political gain
To the Editor: Recent newspaper stories and Internet news sites bring to light the pork barrel politics of our Senator, Lisa Murkowski (R, AK). Specifically, she is threatening to freeze the nomination process for the new Secretary of the Interior (REI’s CEO, Sally Jewell) unless the Department of the Interior allows a right-of-way for a road through the nearby Izembek National Wildlife Refuge. Which is amusing, c...
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Split between two buildings, Kodiak Marine Supply is growing
Kodiak Marine Supply has a new home and an expanded selection of big marine items. Kodiak Marine Supply recently purchased the Harbor Building on Shelikof Street and is operating out of both its old and new locations until it can move completely into its new home. This new location will be Kodiak Marine Supply’s third since it was established in 1985. Kodiak Marine Supply manager Debra Davis said the business, own...
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Playbook: Feb. 27
Today Boys basketball: Kodiak ESS vs. Nanwalek at the Peninsula Conference Championships at Lumen Christi High School in Anchorage, 8 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 28 Boys basketball: Kodiak ESS at the Peninsula Conference Championships at Lumen Christi High School in Anchorage
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Local results: Feb. 27
City League basketball Thursday, Feb. 21 Camai 69, Air Station 61 Jon Sanchez 27 points, Petaia Sega 11, Rex Boado 10, Kevin VanHatten 10, Jeffrey Miranda 5, Marcus Stewart 3 and Tommy Johnson 3 for Camai. Sean Donahue 24 points, Mike Kohler 13, Jacob Dillon 10, Jesse Wilkins 6, Mark Lyons 5 and Jeremy Andrews 3 for Air Station. Petro Marine 86, Icicle Seafoods 85 Randy Dela Cruz 23 points, Godfrey Agmata 17, Yung...
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After vandals strike harbor, new calls for cameras
Smashed windows are a rare occurrence in Kodiak’s harbors, but a recent act of vandalism is renewing calls for video surveillance on the city’s working waterfront. Just before 11:30 p.m. Sunday night, boat owner Kiril Basargin was awoken by a late-night phone call from the captain of his boat, the Ocean Ranger. Returning from shore, the captain found the portside window of the Ocean Ranger smashed and the cabin in...
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Volunteer history detectives fill in the blanks of Alaska history
Kodiak and Karluk are separated by 79 miles and a mountain range. On Monday afternoon in the Kodiak College library, a dozen history detectives poured over a 130-year-old letter, deciphering the handwriting and trying to answer the question — was that word Kodiak or Karluk? It’s more than an academic question. Over the next two months, these volunteers will participate in the largest crowdsourced history project i...
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Alaska Age Group Championships results
The Kodiak Kingfishers finished third at the Age Group Championships that concluded Sunday at the Kodiak Community Pool. Results Age Group Championships Combined team (top 5) 1. Glacier Swim Club, 567; 2. Aurora Swim Team, 493; 3. Kodiak Kingfishers, 453; 4. Ak-Knik, 385; 5. Baranof Barracuda Swim Club, 271.5. Kodiak Kingfishers results (top 8) Girls 10 and under 50-yard backstroke — 8. Vivy Wages, 42.62. 50 butte...
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Horn concludes home career for UAA
Alysa Horn concluded her University of Alaska Anchorage home basketball career with a monster performance on Saturday. The senior from Kodiak had 20 points and 16 rebounds in UAA’s 61-41 victory over Western Oregon in a women’s Great Northwest Athletic Conference game in Anchorage. This was Horn’s third straight double-double and eighth this season. The senior shot 8 of 10 from the free-throw line to reach the 20-...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Getting crafty
The number of comments and questions I received following last week’s column surprised and delighted me. It’s clear that lots of folks are feeling hemmed in by the weather and are looking for things to do. Ideas for craft projects head the list of questions. Making things is fun in its own right, but when those things are useful in your outdoor interests, they’ll enrich your life. I take a lot of pride in using th...
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