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Gizmo is not a fan of Tom Brady
Gizmo woke up Thursday not feeling well, and it wasn’t because his brother, Pepper Jack, was in his favorite spot on the bed. The pup is not a fan of Tom Brady. When he found out that a federal judge erased Brady’s four-game suspension, his stomach went sour. Gizmo waddled around the house with his tail down and not wagging. He didn’t touch his breakfast, which Pepper Jack devoured when I wasn’t looking. The neigh...
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PREP PICKS: Week 4 brings halfway mark of football season
The midway point of the Alaska High School season is here — it actually kicked off Thursday night with a pair of games involving Mat-Su area teams. Palmer (2-1) traveled to Eagle River (0-2) for a Northern Lights Conference matchup, while Dimond (2-1) played at Wasilla (0-3). I’m a bit disappointed that I do not get to pick those games, because they are both easy picks, and I love gimme games. Oh, well. I posted a...
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In the Courts: Sept. 4
Karen Wimmersberg pleaded guilty to possess intoxicating liquor in an open container in or upon a public place. Wimmersberg was ordered to complete 50 hours of community work service.
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KHS swimming dives into season looking to extend streaks
For those thinking Kodiak’s reign atop the Region III girls swimming podium might be over, think again. Yes, even without the dominant duo of Ila Hughes and Tahna Lindquist, the Bears enter the 2015 season with sights set on extending their regional championship streak to nine. “Hopefully we can continue that. That is one of our team goals is to win regions,” veteran Kodiak coach John Lindquist said. Hughes and Ta...
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Troopers seek info on vandalized truck
Alaska State Troopers responded to a vandalism report Saturday and found a truck with its windshield and rear window broken, according to a trooper report. The 2000 Chevrolet pickup was parked and unattended at White Sands Beach Saturday morning and both windows “had been smashed out by someone” between 2 a.m. and 5 a.m. resulting in more than $750 in damage. Anyone with information is asked to call Kodiak Crime S...
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DOT issues campaign sign law reminder
The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities has issued a reminder of campaign signage laws as elections approach. Under state law, signs cannot be placed within the right-of-way of roads or highways belonging to the state. Outdoor advertising also can’t be placed within 660 feet of the right-of-way. Roads in Kodiak owned by the state include Benny Benson Drive, Island Lake Road, Lakeview Drive, M...
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Seafood company indicted for waste, oil discharge near Kodiak
An Anchorage grand jury indicted East West Seafoods, LLC, this summer on four counts of allegedly illegally dumping oil and raw sewage into waters around the Kodiak Archipelago, including in St. Paul Harbor, near Ouzinkie and between Long Island and Spruce Island. The company and manager Christos Tsabouris were indicted in July. Tsabouris was also the fleet manager for the F/V Pacific Producer, a 169-foot seafood ...
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MOUNTAIN VIEW: Partners share in passing lifestyle to baby
This is the third and final piece in a series focusing on the transition to motherhood and working to find a balance with motherhood, exercise, work, time for self, etc. This series includes perspective from several local moms on their experiences of making the transition to motherhood. This weeks' piece was first published on the Salmon Sisters blog at aksalmonsisters.com. The author, Astrid Rose, was born and ra...
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The Week in Words: Fire
As you can probably guess, this week many people requested I write about “fire,” the obvious word of the week. As I’m writing this column, we don’t know too much about the cause of the devastating Chiniak wildfire last week, we do know quite a bit about the word “fire.” “Fire” is our modern spelling of the Old English “fyr.” (Say the word “fear” and that’s pretty close to how it’s pronounced, in wondrous coinciden...
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Kodiak XC hosts Homer, East Anchorage Friday
After starting the season with a weeklong trip to the Mainland, Kodiak High’s cross country team races at home for the first time in 2015. On Friday, the Bears host Homer and East Anchorage in what is being dubbed the Fort Abercrombie Invitational at Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park. The girls race starts at 5 p.m., followed by the boys at 5:45 p.m. The three teams head to the Kodiak Fairgrounds on Saturday ...
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