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Fish group hears about CFA
The joint borough-city Fisheries Work Group heard about a rough draft proposal for a Community Fishing Association, a topic that may come before the North Pacific Fishery Management Council later this year. At a meeting chaired by borough assembly member Chris Lynch Monday morning, Theresa Peterson and Alexus Kwachka presented the proposal intended to help “build a construct that will protect the community into pe...
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KHS soccer finishes season in Homer
Kodiak High’s soccer club concluded its brief season with a marathon of soccer on Saturday. The club played four matches — two boys and two girls — in Homer. The Bears went 1-2-1 on the day. The boys club picked up the lone victory of the day, a 5-1 win over Seward’s varsity team, and later finished in a 2-2 tie with Homer’s junior varsity. The girls club — playing in its first matches of the season — lost 5-3 to ...
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Hike to another world at high elevation
May and June are my favorite months for hiking on Kodiak. The weather is warming while the grass and brush are still low. The wildlife viewing can be spectacular as animals move and feed all day following a long winter on short rations. Migratory birds are returning, and especially in June wildflowers will be erupting almost everywhere you look. The scenery is unimaginable, to the point you’ll kick yourself if you...
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Kodiak Island Births: May 21
• Derek Ovidio Hernadez was born on May 9, 2014, toTeresa and Jose Hernandez. He weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces. His parents are originally from El Salvador and and now live in Kodiak. His mother and father both work at Trident Seafoods. Also welcoming him the family are Nelly, Jazlyn, Leysis and Jason. Grandparents are Maria Marina Hernandez from Kodiak and Patty Helms from Kodiak. • Nathan Sidney Clark-Pruitt was b...
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Jay Scott Garoutte
Jay Scott Garoutte died in Honolulu, Hawaii on Feb. 16, 2014. Born in Kodiak on Nov. 4, 1952, he was a longtime resident, graduated Kodiak High School in 1970, attended Alaska Methodist University in Anchorage, then worked at the U.S. Coast Guard Commissary warehouse. He later worked many years at Sutliff’s True Value Hardware. In 1999, he moved to Honolulu and worked at Hardware Hawaii in Kailua. Poor health disa...
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Alumni update: Dunbar second in Pac-12
Trevor Dunbar nearly snagged a Pac-12 track and field title on Saturday. The University of Oregon senior finished second in the 5,000-meter run at the Pac-12 Track and Field Championships at in Pullman, Wash. Dunbar, a 2009 Kodiak High School graduate, finished the 5,000 with a time of 13 minutes, 45.26 seconds, just .001 seconds ahead of third-place finisher Eric Jenkins of Oregon. Arizona’s Lawi Lalang won the e...
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Meeting on replacing Tustumena set for Wednesday
The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities said it was scheduling a public meeting in Kodiak for its input on the Tustumena Replacement Reconnaissance Report later this month at meetings. The meeting is slotted for 5-7 p.m. Wednesday in the Kodiak Public Library multipurpose room. It will also be teleconferenced to Port Lions, Ouzinkie and Old Harbor. To participate by teleconference, dial 1-800...
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Waite criminal trial on hold until fall
Alaska Superior Court Judge Steve Cole delayed the criminal trial of Skyler Waite to make room for a late expert witness addition by the defense. Waite’s jury trial was scheduled to begin last week, but after the defense added a new expert witness, the judge allowed the case to be continued to Oct. 22. The Waite case, made famous by a viral YouTube video showing her arrest by Alaska State Troopers on April 29, 201...
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KHS softball salvages a game against Service
After struggling with command in a pair of losses Friday on the artificial turf at Baranof Field, Kodiak pitcher Kaia Yatsik was determined to get her accuracy back on Saturday. And she did. The senior hurler sprinkled dirt in her back pocket, which helped her grip the softball as Kodiak salvaged the three-game series with Service with an 8-4 nonconference win. This was Kodiak’s first time playing on the multimill...
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Garden Gate: Helping your garden be all it can be
“What’s that shrub?” Many people asked this question about a blueberry-like bush as they strolled through the garden during our open house on Saturday. The handsome shrub is a honeyberry, an edible honeysuckle, and its upright growth makes it a perfect companion to a small garden with a mission to grow more food. People grow their own food (I’m also including chickens here) for a number of reasons. It can be self-...
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