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Rehabbed harbor seal released in Kodiak
A harbor seal pup found wounded on a beach near Kodiak in June was released at Mayflower Beach in Kalsin Bay on Wednesday. Personnel from the Alaska SeaLife Center in Seward, which rehabilitates injured marine mammals, brought the seal to Kodiak in a kennel. When the seal was released on the beach, he quickly waddled down to the water and swam away. He returned to the water’s edge for a minute before swimming away...
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Kodiak heads to West Spiketacular
Kodiak is competing at the West Spiketacular this Friday and Saturday at West Anchorage High School. This is Kodiak’s first tournament of the season after beginning with four straight Northern Lights Conference matches. Kodiak is in a pool with Chugiak, South Anchorage, Kenai, Ketchikan, Palmer and Barrow. There are three seven-team pools. Friday’s pool play places a team into either the gold, silver or bronze bra...
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Cannon to play for the Alaska Nanooks
After getting cold feet about going to college in Colorado, Carissa Cannon was set to give up basketball and attend the University of Alaska Anchorage. Former coach Amy Fogle changed those plans. “Coach Fogle ended up hunting me down and changed my mind. She talked to the (University of Alaska Fairbanks) coach and got me a spot on the team. I’m definitely thankful for her,” Cannon said. Cannon’s slot on the Alaska...
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Harbor Advisory Board considers security cameras
The Harbor Advisory Board met Wednesday, and discussed security cameras due to a recent rise in crime in the harbor area. “There seems to have been a rash of crimes in the harbor that got the attention of some boat owners,” said harbormaster Lon White. “A couple (people) came today and spoke and asked that we consider camera surveillance which we have discussed in the past.” Boats have been broken into in the harb...
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Parnell announces third-highest PFD
Alaskans will receive a $1,884 Permanent Fund Dividend this fall, Governor Sean Parnell announced this morning. It’s higher this year than it’s been in a while, and it’s the third-highest ever. The highest was $2,069 in 2008 and the second highest was $1,963.86 in 2000. Alaskans will begin receiving their PFD on Oct. 2, when it will be direct deposited into bank accounts and checks will be mailed. Through the Pick...
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Stage and Screen: 'Love is Strange' is touching and meaningful
“Love is Strange” (2014) is strange in an unexpected way. Actually, “Love is Strange,“ in point of fact, reveals that love is love – not strange. After 94 minutes of observing the trials and tribulations of an older same-sex couple one can only conclude that there is no difference between the love manifest by these two older men and the love demonstrated by a heterosexual couple at a similar stage in life. Ben (Jo...
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Alaska State Troopers: Sept. 18
September 5 • At 6:50 p.m., Alaska Wildlife Troopers cited a sport fisherman on the American River for sport fishing without a valid license. September 6 • Wildlife Troopers conducting a subsistence crab patrol at the head of Pasagshak Bay pulled subsistence Dungeness pots belonging to six different owners and cited four owners for having no escape mechanism on the pots, and two owners for having no biodegradable ...
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Local results: Sept. 19
Bowling Tuesday co-ed Sept. 9 Men: Scratch game — Daniel Kiefer, 265; Jeff Kiefer, 244; Rod Kiefer, 225. Scratch series — Bryan Larson, 614; Philip Obas, 597; Tommy Johnson, 594. Women: Scratch game — Jennifer Gunderson, 199; Ruth Barton, 179; Cherise Olsen, 174. Scratch series — Mona Johnson, 551; Bryttni Juhlin, 447; Rhubie Pasion, 444. Wednesday co-ed Sept. 10 Men: Scratch game — Charles Wilson, 267; Tommy John...
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Historical Society seeks answer to history mystery
The Kodiak Historical Society is trying to solve the mystery of a time capsule and the history of a commemorative plaque now located under Petro Marine. Between 1820 and 1860, the Russian American Company built a stone seawall next to where Pier 1 is now located, according to a statement from the historical society. The company built a wooden dock and a warehouse on top of the seawall. It stood for around a centur...
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Parnell announces third-highest PFD
Alaskans will receive a $1,884 Permanent Fund Dividend this fall, Governor Sean Parnell announced this morning. It’s higher this year then it’s been in a while, and it’s the third-highest ever. The highest was $2,069 in 2008 and the second highest was $1,963.86 in 2000. Alaskans will begin receiving their PFD on October 2, when it will be direct deposited into bank accounts and checks will be mailed. Through the P...
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