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Young chefs impress
A trio of young chefs cooked their best on Thursday in an attempt to impress a trio of local judges, including a chef and a restaurant owner. Roseanne Boado along with her assistant Clarizza Macapugay took the crown with her giant meatball with spicy sauce and an accompanying spinach dip made with spinach from the Kodiak Middle School greenhouse. Instructor Mia Ottesen’s students faced off in front of student chef...
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Showers, crane hoped for harbor’s future
The city of Kodiak continues to weigh options for downtown and harbor improvements for fishermen and the public at large, potentially including a public crane, showers and changes to the Shelikof bathroom building. Fisherman’s Hall At a Tuesday city council work session, harbormaster Lon White presented a preliminary proposal for changes to the Harbormaster Building to include three showers, a common area and incr...
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KIB finding space for displaced trailers
Trailers displaced by the imminent closure of Jackson Mobile Home Park — although not their occupants — might get a place to go, if the Kodiak Island Borough works out kinks in a proposed licensing agreement. The borough assembly already approved temporary storage of mobile homes on public use and conservation-zoned land. The assembly is now ironing out details of the agreement needed between the borough and owner...
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TAPESTRY: Flinders finds niche as skipper of tender
From Fish and Game biologist to fisherman and tender operator, Val Flinders has experienced the gamut of the Alaska fisheries. Currently Flinders is gearing up for tender stints in Bristol Bay and Southeast. Flinders came to Kodiak in 1973 as a biologist with the International Pacific Halibut Commission. He took a shine to the island and decided to stay. He dabbled in crab fishing, worked at the Alaska Department ...
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In the Courts: May 13
John Richard Aga Sr. pleaded guilty to driving under the influence. Aga Sr. was sentenced to 60 days in jail (57 suspended) and fined $1,500 and has his license revoked for 90 days and ordered to use an ignition interlock device for six months after regaining the license and ordered to comply with recommendations of alcohol/substance abuse screening and placed on probation for two years. Bradley Anderson pleaded g...
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Achievers: May 13
Katie Banks, a ninth-grade art student at Kodiak High School, had her artwork selected to represent Alaska in the Western Governors Association Art Competition. Winners of the next round among entries form 19 states collect a cash prize and their work will be displayed in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, during the association’s June 12-14 meeting. Katherine Gronn of Kodiak graduated from the University of Alaska Anchorage ...
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CHICK PRIEST: Mountains, oceans remind us what’s what
Sitting in the Brew Crumberland’s Best coffee shop in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, waiting for my Americano to cool down and for my head to stop spinning. A week ago I left Kodiak with my three dogs and my car aboard the Kennicott to Homer, then drove to Anchorage, where I had to stop for the night, because I discovered that I had lost my highway legs while living in Kodiak, where you never drive more than two ho...
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KIB finding space for displaced trailers
Trailers displaced by the imminent closure of Jackson Mobile Home Park — although not their occupants — might get a place to go, if the Kodiak Island Borough works out kinks in a proposed licensing agreement. The borough assembly already approved temporary storage of mobile homes on public use and conservation-zoned land. The assembly is now ironing out details of the agreement needed between the borough and owner...
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Kodiak baseball battles Soldotna in South Division contests
Kodiak baseball coach James Arnold is hoping that momentum gained from a 3-1 road trip to the Mat-Su Valley carries into this weekend’s away series with Southcentral Conference South Division leader Soldotna. Arnold knows that topping the Stars is not going to be easy; he coached most of their players several years ago while a member of the Kenai Twins — the Peninsula’s American Legion baseball team — coaching sta...
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Kodiak track hosts Chugiak in home finale
After successive invitational victories, Kodiak’s boys’ track and field team is primed at making a run at defending its 4A state title. “We certainly are thinking that we have state potential,” longtime Kodiak coach Marcus Dunbar said. Kodiak has three weeks to get in tip-top shape, and it starts today and Saturday as the Bears host Chugiak in the final regular-season meet at Joe Floyd Track and Field. Kodiak has ...
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