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Garden Gate: And the beets go on
When I was a young, towheaded, tree-climbing tomboy, canned beets tasted like purple dirt. I’ve come a long way, though (now adorned with a few gray hairs), thanks to a mom-and-pop café outside of Enumclaw, Washington, that served a marvelous pickled beet salad. Now I’m a huge fan of Beta vulgaris, a native of the Mediterranean and Western Europe. In fact, people have gnawed on this plant for centuries, initially ...
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Fish Factor: Survey shows drops for big three crab
Bering Sea crabbers were stunned when the outlooks for the upcoming fall and winter fisheries were revealed. Results of the annual summer surveys by state and federal scientists showed that numbers of mature male and females dropped sharply across the board for the big three: opilio (snow crab), their larger cousins Bairdi Tanners, and red king crab. “I don’t think anybody was expecting the numbers to be as low as...
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Volleyball swept at Colony
Kodiak dropped a pair of Northern Lights Conference volleyball matches at Colony. The Bears lost 25-7, 25-13, 25-19 on Friday and 25-12, 25-17, 25-22 on Saturday. On Friday, Ryana Recustodio led Kodiak with four kills, while Kyla Nocon had 13 digs. Zennia Chia led Kodiak on Saturday with five kills and four block assists. Kyra Romero had 12 digs, while Kierra Murphy recorded three service aces. Kodiak (0-4 NLC) ho...
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Palmer hands Kodiak first loss of season
Rod Christiansen has coached Palmer’s varsity football team for 26 years. Friday was his first game in Kodiak. The longtime Mat-Su Valley coach made sure the inaugural voyage was special. The Moose used a pair of successful third-quarter onside kicks to hand Kodiak its first loss of the season, 35-18 in a Northern Lights Conference affair at Joe Floyd Track and Field. “I told them that games have been won by this ...
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Council to hear about taxing pot, alcohol
City of Kodiak finance director Kelly Mayes will give the third of four presentations on city revenue generation possibilities at the city council work session Tuesday evening, this time focusing on alternative tax revenue sources. “I feel like that, in itself, deserves its own special time frame, because you can really kind of get into the details of all kinds of revenue sources,” Mayes told council in July at th...
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Public Safety Blotter: Sept. 2
July 24 Police gave open container warnings to two people in the 300 block of Center Avenue. At 3 p.m., a person reported a possible dangerous driver on Purtov Street. Patrolling officers were advised. At 4 p.m., a person reported two loose dogs in the 300 block of Trident Basin Road. They were reunited with their owner before police arrived. A man reported his cell phone was stolen in the 2000 block of Mill Bay R...
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In the Courts: Sept. 2
Justin L. Davis, 41, pleaded guilty to assault 4. He was sentenced to 190 days jail with 180 days suspended and is on probation until Aug. 28, 2019. Misty D. Densmore, 36, pleaded guilty to theft 4, She was fined $250. Jacob P. Keith, 25, pleaded guilty to controlled substance 4. He was ordered to perform 50 hours community work service and is on probation until Aug. 8, 2017. Donald Gillespie, 39, pleaded guilty t...
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Achievers: Sept. 2
A U.S. Coast Guard member assigned to Communications Detachment Kodiak received the American Legion’s Spirit of Service Award in recognition of her volunteer efforts. Petty Officer 2nd Class Geneva Cornelius has donated countless hours of her personal time assisting the Kodiak Women’s and Resource and Crisis Center in organizing emergency housing for homeless women and children and victims of domestic abuse and se...
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Rockin' Out: Candy Man can
Gene Wilder was a favorite of mine. His real name was Jerome Silberman. His first film was “Bonnie and Clyde” in 1967. Wilder got an Academy Award nomination for “The Producers.” Other famous roles were in “Young Frankenstein” and Blazing Saddles.” My favorite Gene Wilder character was Willy Wonka. On Monday I’m going to play “The Wondrous Boat Ride” from “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” and other songs fro...
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Word & Deed: Captains and generals all
No discipline seems pleasant at the time but painful later on, however it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace for those who have been trained by it. Hebrews 12:11 When I was a youngster two, of my favorite American heroes were Captain American and Gen. George Washington. In recent years I’ve gained a new quote from the captain in the movie “Winter Soldier.” “The price of freedom is high, it always has be...
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