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Garden Gate: Training season for seedlings before big move
How to transplant seedlings For Kodiak’s outdoor lovers, this is eagle-watching time. Lured by the all-you-can-eat buffet along cannery row, bald eagles flock to trees, rooftops and light poles searching for the next gourmet meal. The food fest goes on for weeks. Then as winter fishing slows, eagles disperse to lofty nests to raise chicks. They mature quickly, these chicks. So do their feathers, all 7,000 of them....
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Fish Factor: Packing on the price form dock to retail
If a fisherman gets 50 cents per pound for his reds, how can the fish fetch $10, $15 or more at retail counters? “It’s all the other stuff that happens after he sells the fish. A lot of costs, margins and profits are included in that retail price,” said Andy Wink, a fisheries economist with the McDowell Group in Juneau.  It’s an apples and oranges comparison when it comes to using weights paid for the raw goods an...
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Talon Lindquist shatters state records
Kodiak’s Talon Lindquist set seven Alaska swimming records while competing at the Speedo Sectionals that concluded Sunday in Federal Way, Washington. The talented sophomore set new standards in open and 15-and 16-year-old divisions in the 100-meter backstroke, 400 freestyle and 200 backstroke. He also lowered the 15-and 16-year-old state mark in the 200 free. Lindquist’s best finish at the all-star meet, which fea...
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Democrats can pre-register now for Saturday caucus
Registered democrats interested in participating in Saturday’s caucus can pre-register to attend through Wednesday at the Alaska Democratic Party website. Registering in advance is not required, but it is recommended in order to save time on the morning of the caucus, said Alaska Democratic Party executive director Kay Brown at a Saturday delegate workshop in Anchorage. Over 2,500 democrats throughout the state ha...
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KPD asks residents to keep car locked
Alaska State Troopers and the Kodiak Police Department are asking residents to keep car doors locked and make sure valuables are either out of sight or taken out of vehicles entirely after a string of break-ins and thefts. Last week, troopers reported a rash of complaints of vehicles being entered and pillaged between Spruce Cape and Mill Bay Beach. On Saturday, KPD issued a Nixle alert citing “several reports of ...
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State basketball champs crowned
Four basketball teams claimed titles Saturday at the 1A/2A state championships at the Alaska Airlines Center in Anchorage. In a battle between Peninsula Conference foes, the Ninilchik boys outlasted Nikolaevsk in overtime 41-37 in the 1A title bout. Ninilchik netted 17 points in the third quarter that helped erase a 21-8 first-quarter deficit. Austin White led Ninilchik with 25 points. In the 1A girls’ championshi...
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City wants more time on borough’s ADU change
Kodiak City Council members voiced their concerns with a proposed zoning change, Wednesday during a joint work session with the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly. In December, the assembly began the process of changing borough code to allow accessory dwelling units in R1 zones. Much of the residential land in the city is R1, and concerned residents brought the issue before the city council in public comments. In a Fe...
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In the Courts: March 18
Jerry V. Clark pleaded no contest to a charge of consuming liquor in a public place. Joseph Blair Markoski was convicted od criminal trespass 1 in a dwelling and sentenced to jail for 75 days, 75 days suspended, and fined $500 with $500 suspended. He is on probation two years. Peter J. McGrath pleaded guilty to attempted unsworn falsification. He was fined $1,000 and ordered to pay $190 restitution. John Alpiak pl...
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Public Safety Blotter: March 18
March 11 At 12:28 a.m., a man was arrested for assault IV domestic violence at St. Paul Harbor. At 4:25 a.m., community policing at East Addition Park. At 4:28 a.m., community policing at Baranof Park. At 4:33 a.m., security check at post office. At 4:34 a.m., community policing at Hillside Park. At 9:27 a.m., Officers provided traffic control for a large building being moved on Center Avenue. At 9:51 a.m., an inm...
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Pillans signs to play football at Mesa Community College
At an early age, Kordell Pillans was faced with the decision to play football or soccer. He picked football for one reason — a shorter season. “I was the definition of lazy,” Pillans said. Hard-working would be the adjective used to describe Pillans now. The Kodiak High School senior inked his National Letter of Intent to play football for Mesa Community College in Arizona at a signing ceremony last Friday at KHS....
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