Outdoor Kodiak: Remote deer dreams don’t have to be a nightmare Before you know it, the road system deer season will be closed for the year. Anyone still hoping for sweet venison on the table will have to travel to find it.
As a matter of fact deer hunts to remote parts of the island are annual traditions for many families. The hunting can be terrific and just as important for many of us, we’re unlikely to encounter other hunters.
The reduced deer population due to last year’s...
CG inspection deadline today The deadline for a mandatory Coast Guard safety inspection is today. Any fishing boat that uses federal waters — either for transit to Bristol Bay or for actual fishing — is required to undergo inspection.
Inspections examine what the Coast Guard calls the “Big 8”: a working life raft, survival suits, rescue beacon, fire extinguishers, life rings, flooding alarms, stability instructions and safety drills.
Thomet runs well in Oregon Kodiak state cross country champion Levi Thomet showcased his talents in Oregon on Saturday.
The sophomore Thomet placed seventh in the Adidas Cross Country Classic at Fern Hill Park in Portland, Ore.
Thomet covered the 5-kilometer course in 15 minutes, 26.3 seconds, 41 seconds behind champion Andrew Gardner of Mead High School (Ore.).
Thomet was the second sophomore to finish in the varsity elite race, while th...
Palmer takes two from Kodiak Following a three-set loss to Palmer, Kodiak spent a little extra time in the locker room trying to figure out what went wrong during Saturday’s Northern Lights Conference volleyball match.
The Bears had plenty to talk about after Palmer easily rolled to a 25-14, 25-19, 25-14 win in Kodiak’s regular-season home finale.
“I give them my little speech about what I see and what I would like us to work on and I gave...
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Borough picks new manager Erick Strahl will be the next manager of the Kodiak Island borough.
In its regularly scheduled work session, the borough assembly considered a draft version of its contract with the former Menominee, Mich. city manager, who is scheduled to start his job as the borough’s top unelected official on Jan. 15.
The contract is not yet signed, but significant negotiations have concluded, and only moving expenses remain to...
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Library unveils handmade quilt A new piece of artwork in the children's section of the A. Holmes Johnson Memorial Library encourages kids to read, dream and learn.
On Saturday, the library unveiled the handmade quilt donated by the Kodiak Teachers Association.
Last year the Kodiak Teachers Association approached librarian Ellie Werbe about doing a project for the library. Werbe suggested donating a piece of artwork, and the association came up ...
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Garden Gate: Pumpkins carve niche in society Pumpkins are rolling into the stores. I’m excited, because I love to carve those shapely squashes into funny-faced characters, and later, to freeze the pulp and pressure-can it in jars. So with Halloween around the corner, I figured it’s time to highlight this many-splendored vegetable and take a look at the many ways it has carved a niche in our society.
The pumpkin speaks of fall, harvest moons and for some peop...
I will never forget Kodiak To the Editor:
I would like to address this letter to the entire community of Kodiak (men and women, young and old). It is very hard for me to express in words how I feel about my experience here, my first time outside of Africa.
My visit to Kodiak is among the unforgettable moments of my life. I was pleasantly surprised by the solidarity and synergy I saw among Kodiakans; this gave me the courage to live for a m...
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Kodiak swimmers dominate Valley Invite Kodiak’s swimming and diving teams lapped the field at the Valley Invitational on Saturday at Palmer High School.
Kodiak’s girls won 11 of 12 events to win the team title with 114 points, 61 points ahead of runner-up Soldotna.
Kodiak’s boys won eight events to collect the team title with 107 points, 50 points in front of runner-up Soldotna.
Jori Lindquist, Tahna Lindquist and Ila Hughes each won two individual ...
William “Bill” Torsen William “Bill” Torsen was born in the village of Ouzinkie on Spruce Island, on Jan. 26, 1927, the second of ﬁve children of Feodor “Fred” Torsen and Pelagiia “Polly” Ponomarev Torsen. He died peacefully Oct. 4, 2012 at his home at Covenant Shores on Mercer Island, Wash.
As a young man, he learned the ways of boats and the sea, beginning as a deckhand on cannery tenders and working his way up to skipper. The boats...