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Osowski conquers; Kodiak boys win 15th in a row
One of the first things that Keith Osowski did after winning his first cross country regional individual title was call his brother. He couldn’t resist. See, his brother, James Osowski, won a regional title on Tsalteshi Trails — nearly the exact course Keith ran on on Saturday — in 2010. “I had a faster time and the same place. I finally have bragging rights over my brother,” Keith said. Keith, who was last year’s...
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Assembly approves letter asking for a landing requirement
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly approved sending a letter asking for the North Pacific Fisheries Management Council to include community protections in potential Gulf of Alaska trawl bycatch management. Assembly member Rebecca Skinner, who sits on the borough and city of Kodiak’s Fisheries Work Group, said at a Thursday special meeting of the assembly that the letter is intended to be a joint one with the city ...
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Council accepts security grant
The city of Kodiak will receive funding from the Alaska Department of Military and Veterans’ Affairs’ Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management for upgrades to the Emergency Operations Center. An after-action report completed following the Chiniak wildfire found the EOC is lacking equipment necessary to allow successful transfers of information to and from field operations, according to city manager A...
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Lindquist, Cummiskey defend Pentathlon titles
With both their cross country and swim and dive teams in town for meets, Kodiak High School was well represented over the weekend on the central Kenai Peninsula. Friday afternoon at the Soldotna High pool, the Bears running team — a program rich in talent and success that was in town for the Region III meet — got to see one of their own thrill the crowd in the water at the 35th annual SoHi Pentathlon, and with the...
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GARDEN GATE: A garlic made for Kodiak
Before corporate seed companies arrived on the scene, seeds were traded between neighbors, over the fence. In many cases, a plot of land and a cache of viral seeds--grown, harvested and planted in the same region generation after generation--was more valuable than having money in the bank. While money in the bank is a good thing, so are regionalized seeds, plants, and bulbs. They’ve developed traits that enable th...
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Kodiak falls to W.V.
Senior Josh Cummings and his West Valley Wolfpack teammates celebrated homecoming in a big way Friday night. Cummings rushed for 197 yards on 20 carries and scored four rushing touchdowns to lead the Wolfpack to a 46-28 nonconference high school football victory over the Kodiak Bears. The West Valley defense also came up with some big plays, with five interceptions and a recovery of a muffed punt. Cummings had one...
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FISH FACTOR: Poor pink run prompts potential bailout
Governor Bill Walker has officially requested that the federal government declare a disaster for four Alaska regions hurt by one of the poorest pink salmon returns in decades. In a Sept. 19 letter to U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker, Walker said fishery failures that occurred this summer at the Kodiak, Prince William Sound, Lower Cook Inlet and Chignik management areas are having a “significant...
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Panel project would grace mall wall
The Kodiak man responsible for bringing vintage salmon label trash cans to Kodiak is now seeking approval for his next vision for beautifying the downtown area — interpretive panels highlighting the history of Kodiak Island canneries. Bruce Schactler and local historian Anjuli Grantham have been working on research and design for three 5-by-10 foot panels for possible display on the outside wall of the downtown Sa...
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8-year-old racer recovers after accident
Bryttni Juhlin is not a runner, but her motherly instincts turned her into one late Sunday evening. She was tending to her daughter when she heard a horrifying cry — one a mother never wants to hear — from the motocross track at the Kodiak Island Raceway. Several hundred feet away from where she was at, her 8-year-old son, Damean, was on the ground after just being involved in a serious dirt bike accident that lef...
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Week in Words: Faith needs both oars
But someone will say, “You have faith; I have deeds.” Show me your faith without deeds and I will show you my faith by what I do. James 2:18 I had the privilege this week to participate with friends in some community ministry and I found a slip of paper with a little slogan or saying on it, a saying I consider simple and true, while at the same time layered with depth of thought. Ready? “Prayer without faith is li...
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