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Majors fall in District I Finals
Late-inning errors cost the Kodiak Major Little League All-Star baseball team in the opening-round of the District I Finals Monday in Eagle River. Leading by two over Anchorage-West in the fifth, Kodiak committed two errors that led to four runs and an 11-9 loss that dropped the team to the consolation bracket. Kodiak played Anchorage-Military late Tuesday night in an elimination game. The winner plays at 7 p.m. t...
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Fisheries work group looks at cooperative structure
The Kodiak fisheries work group saw a presentation on a potential cooperative fishing management structure as part of its dialogue with the North Pacific Fishery Management Council on the rationalization of the fishing industry. The NPMC is one of eight regional councils established by the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act in 1976 to manage fisheries in the 200-mile exclusive economic zone. ...
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Students to learn about safety and responsibility at boot-camp
Students have the chance to learn about caring for others at the Youth Responder Boot-camp this Saturday. The camp is provided by Safety Net Training of Kodiak through the American Red Cross. Kids will learn about leadership training, the business of babysitting, caring for persons of all ages, outdoor safety skills, recognizing abuse or neglect, community-wide disaster planning and community shelter awareness. Th...
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Bars raise money in cancer fight
Bartenders at two different locales in Kodiak might have been visible from a long way off Saturday due to the hot pink shirts they were wearing to advertise a cancer fundraiser. Male and female bartenders alike at Tropic’s Lounge and the Kodiak Island Brewery participated in the “Tips for Tatas — Saving Second Base” party. The event raised monies for the American Cancer Society’s Kodiak Relay for Life coming up la...
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Public Safety Blotter: July 16
June 29 • At 1:22 a.m., there was a bear sighting in the 2100 block of Mill Bay Road. The bear left when police arrived. • At 1:31 a.m., police saw a bear raiding thrash through Simeonoff, Zentner, Leichner and Bartel Streets. Police hazed the bear with air horns, sirens and cracker rounds. • At 1:46 a.m., police took a man on Mission Road into protective custody. • At 1:59 a.m., police conducted a security check ...
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Vote Yes to Restore Alaska as an “Owner State”
I do not align myself with the politics of former Governor Sarah Palin. The less I hear or read about her, the better. So in this regard, I was recently surprised to find myself grateful for reading what she had to say. The topic was oil and gas taxes in Alaska. As you may recall, Governor Palin, riding a wave of corruption clean-up, came into office to overhaul Alaska’s oil and gas tax structure. Amidst the suspi...
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Legion begins road trip
Kodiak Post 17 begins a seven-game in five-day road trip with a league doubleheader against Fairbanks 11 today in Anchorage. The first contest begins at 12:30 p.m., followed by the second game at 3:30 p.m. On Thursday, Kodiak plays South Anchorage in a nonleague game at 6:30 p.m. That is followed with a league doubleheader against Fairbanks 30 that begins at 12:30 p.m. on Friday. Kodiak finishes the 28-game regula...
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Locals kayak around Afognak Island
Some people cruise the Caribbean to celebrate being empty-nesters. Paul Zimmer and Tia Leber took their own kind of cruise — around Afognak Island in a wooden double kayak that Zimmer built. For the last several years, Zimmer, 53, and Leber, 55, have taken weeklong trips. They’ve kayaked around the west side of Kodiak Island and visited people at set net sites. “One of my favorite things in the summer is to go pad...
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Robin Ruth Larsen
Robin Ruth Larsen, 57, passed away Monday, July 7, succumbing to cancer after a heroic eight-year battle. Robin will be laid to rest in a graveside service at Glenwood Cemetery in Mankato on Wednesday, July 9, at 3 p.m. Please join us for a celebration of life honoring Robin from 4-7 p.m. immediately following the service at our family farm located at 19463 State Hwy 22 south, Mankato. Mankato is in charge of arra...
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Post 17 sweeps Bartlett
It took four attempts, but Post 17 finally broke out the brooms at home. In its last home weekend of the season, Kodiak swept Bartlett in an American Legion varsity doubleheader Saturday at Baranof Field. Kodiak took the first contest, 8-7, on a Jon LeVan walk-off RBI single in the ninth, while Sam Bennett tossed a complete-game gem that gave Post 17 a 5-1 win in the nightcap. Kodiak finished its home league seaso...
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