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Amazing Nature: Marine snow is food for deep sea life
When I took a leasurely walk this morning I admired the beautiful snow capped peaks of the mountains all around. This time of year people either talk about how they are glad that the snow is not yet impacting traffic or they wish for the fluffy stuff in anticipation of time spent crunching through a white wonderland, skiing, sledding, building snow figures or digging tunnels and piles. Scientifically, snow is noth...
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Playbook: Dec. 5
High School sports Friday, Dec. 5 Volleyball: Denali Conference Championships at Kodiak Middle School. Nikolaevsk vs. Anderson, 3:30 p.m.; Kodiak ESS vs. Seldovia, 5 p.m. Wrestling: Kodiak at the North/South Tournament in Wasilla. Saturday, Dec. 6 Volleyball: Denali Conference Championships at Kodiak Middle School, 10 a.m.
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Local Results: Dec. 5
City League Basketball Nov. 30 Petro Marine 80, Air Station 70 Randy Delacruz 29 points, Josh Obas 24, Yung Kiely 16, Dustin Krug 7 and Chris Nocon 4 for Petro. Sean Donohue 31 points, Matthew Williams 16, Jacob Dillon 8, Mark Lyons 4, Jason Gordon 3, Tim Andrews 3, Charles Fowler 2 and Clark Patterson 2 for Air Station. ISA 55, Island Espresso 47 Christian Miranda 14 points, Jestoni Valdez 11, Arnold Obillo 11, K...
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Playbook: Dec. 5
High School sports Friday, Dec. 5 Volleyball: Denali Conference Championships at Kodiak Middle School. Nikolaevsk vs. Anderson, 3:30 p.m.; Kodiak ESS vs. Seldovia, 5 p.m. Wrestling: Kodiak at the North/South Tournament in Wasilla. Saturday, Dec. 6 Volleyball: Denali Conference Championships at Kodiak Middle School, 10 a.m.
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New replacement Tusty report shows longer vessel
The state has released a new report regarding the M/V Tustumena replacement project that shows a slightly longer ferry than previously released reports. The new design study report, dated Nov. 21 and released on Tuesday by the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities Alaska Marine Highway System, shows slight increases in the overall vessel length and width over the reconnaissance report released ...
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Achievers: Dec. 4
Kodiak Middle School Elks Student for the first quarter is Rafael Bitanga. Rafael, an eighth grader, has met or exceeded academic expectations in all his classes throughout the first quarter. He is currently enrolled in honors math and English at KMS. Rafael’s KMS activities include cross country, track, wrestling, yearbook and serving as president of student council. He plays cello in the high school orchestra. O...
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Alaska State Troopers: Dec. 4
November 21 • At 8:30 a.m., Alaska State Troopers were advised of a death on a fishing vessel anchored on the west side of Afognak Island. The investigation revealed that a man had hanged himself onboard the vessel. No foul play was suspected, and the body was transported to the Alaska State Medical Examiner’s Office for an autopsy. November 26 • At 3:12 p.m., the troopers received a report that a woman had left t...
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Public Safety Blotter: Dec. 4
Nov. 16 Around 2:33 a.m., police conducted three bar checks downtown. At 12:36 p.m., police began investigating larceny on Alimaq Drive. At 2:55 p.m., a 911 caller reported assault on Ole Johnson Avenue. A man was arrested on suspicion of stabbing another man. At 8:10 p.m., a 911 caller reported a dangerous driver of a vessel in the Alimaq Drive area. A man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence....
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Borough discusses nonprofit funding policies, approves trip limit opposition letter
The Kodiak Island Borough assembly approved a letter opposing trip limitations on a Prince William Sound pollock fishery at a special meeting before discussing policies regarding nonprofit funding and assembly consensus at the work session immediately after the meeting. The letter will be sent to the Alaska Board of Fisheries, who are meeting Wednesday through Monday, and opposes the reduction of a trip limit from...
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Kodiak High runners head to California
Kodiak’s nationally ranked runner will attempt to run into the history books Saturday in sunny California. Senior Levi Thomet is competing in the Foot Locker West Regional Cross Country Championships with the hopes of becoming the first Alaska high school runner to qualify twice for the prestigious Foot Locker National Championships. The top 10 finishers in Saturday’s seeded boys race that begins at 9:20 a.m. Alas...
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