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Kodiak Island Births: Oct. 7
Adalyn Victoria Wallace was born at 10:19 p.m. on Sept. 26, 2014 to Alicia Roberts Wallace and Warren Christopher Wallace. She weighed 4 pounds, 11.4 ounces and was 15.5 inches long. Her parents are originally from Alaska and Montana and now live in Kodiak. The baby’s mother works at Pillar Creek Hatchery, and the baby’s father works at John’s Heating. Grandparents are Sheila and Bill Roberts from Kodiak, Tori and...
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Company casting for new ocean-based TV series
If you’ve ever dreamed of being on TV, now’s your chance. Al Roker Entertainment is casting for a new TV series about people who have an “extreme relationship” with the ocean who are “more comfortable on water than they are on land.” That includes fishermen who “go hard all the time,” “fish solo,” or are “the king of your fishery;” “live aboards;” captains who “make the guys on Deadliest Catch look like they shoul...
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Photo walk promises fun, prizes, rivalry
Kodiak photographers, whether experienced or new, will be taking part in the Scott Kelby Worldwide Photo Walk this weekend. Groups from around the world get together at a pre-determined place, take photos, and can then enter their best photo, if they choose, into a competition for prizes including cameras, lenses, gift cards and subscriptions to KelbyOne, an online photography tutorial site. According to the Photo...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Hunting for ducks on opening day
In recent days it’s become hard to focus on fishing. There are so many distractions! Wherever I go, I’m seeing ducks. Sometimes lots of them. With Kodiak’s duck season opening Wednesday who can blame me? Kodiak’s opening day is often a bit of a disappointment. The weather is usually better for beach walks than hunting, and with so much open water available, the ducks quickly disappear after the first half hour of ...
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Thank you Kodiak
To the Editor, In late 1974, my family and I were living in Mendham when my husband, Verlyn Geriene, was diagnosed with Acute Granulocytic Leukemia of the stem cell. He was admitted to Morristown hospital where he received care from the very best doctors. After four weeks in the hospital and having had many blood tests and many bone marrow tests, all showing he was totally blitzed with Leukemia cells, I was given ...
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Soldotna wins NLC football crown
The high school football playoffs are set. In the medium-school classification, Juneau-Douglas plays Soldotna and Kenai battles North Pole in semifinal games that begin at 1 p.m. Saturday at Dimond High School. Soldotna (7-0) won the Northern Lights Conference title by holding off Kenai, 21-14, on Saturday. The Stars preserved their 27th straight victory when Kyle Foree picked off a Kardinals pass in the end zone ...
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Kodiak claims first cross country boys title since 2008
For the first time in Levi Thomet’s illustrious running career he stood atop the podium with his cross country brothers. Kodiak ran away with its first boys team title since 2008 Saturday at the ASAA/First National Bank Alaska Cross Country State Championships at Bartlett High School. Led by a third individual title by Thomet and three runners in the top 10, the Bears crushed the competition with 49 points — 32 po...
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Bigley finishes season with strong performance
Kodiak’s Zoe Bigley capped her junior season with a breakthrough performance at the ASAA/First National Bank Alaska Cross Country State Championships. Bigley finished 14th with a 5-kilometer time of 19 minutes, 42.6 seconds Saturday afternoon on the Bartlett High School Trail. “That is a significant improvement from last year .. she is very thrilled for that, and so am I,” Kodiak coach Marcus Dunbar said. Bigley f...
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Public Safety Blotter: Oct. 6
September 23 • Around 12:55 a.m., police conducted three bar checks downtown. • At 8:19 a.m., a caller reported an aggressive dog in Larch Park. It’s under investigation. • At 8:19 a.m., police cited a driver in the 13th Avenue and Rezanof Drive area for having no proof of insurance. • At 8:42 a.m., police cited a driver in the 13th Avenue and Rezanof Drive area for having no proof of insurance. • At 9:03 a.m., a ...
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Borough implements code violation citations
On Thursday, the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly implemented citations for code violations such as animal and trash violations. The borough’s code enforcement officer will now have the ability to write tickets when they see animal violations, littering, waste violations and fireworks violations among others. Currently, violations are generally dealt with only when someone complains, said borough manager Bud Cassidy...
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