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Kodiak Island Births: Aug. 16
Lucia DeAngelo was born at 3:43 a.m. on Aug. 4, 2016, to Daniel and Sara DeAngelo. She weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces and was 20 inches long. Her parents are originally from New York and Pennsylvania and now live in Kodiak. The baby’s mother works as a homemaker and mother, and the baby’s father works at USCG Air Station Kodiak. Also welcoming her to the family is Zoey DeAngelo. Grandparents are Joyce and CJ Hamilton ...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Silvers swimming into giant pink gap
An interesting advantage is emerging as the pink salmon are slow to return and their numbers are small. The early silver salmon are easier to catch! I can’t say if there are more silvers arriving early this year. Each year some arrive early right along with the pink salmon, but their numbers are obscured by the hordes of voracious pinks. With the low numbers of slashing pink salmon mouths, the silvers the are cert...
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Council forwards ballot info campaign
The Kodiak City Council voted unanimously Thursday to approve the first reading of an ordinance that would authorize spending $25,000 earmarked in the fiscal year 2017 budget for public information campaigns. The campaigns would address a proposition to allow unionization of city employees and an advisory vote on consolidation of borough and city governments. Both questions will appear on the Oct. 4 ballot. Under ...
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Nettie Alberta LaFollette
Nettie Alberta LaFollette passed away in Kodiak on Aug. 10, 2016. She was born in Ouzinkie on Sept. 22, 1954, to Albert and Helen Torsen. She is survived by her son, Jerry LaFollette, his wife Kyla, and grandsons Joshua and Jarred of Lake Tapps, Washington. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Monica Jean. Nettie also survived by her brothers, Ron Torsen of Ohio, Al Torsen of Washington and Jim Torsen of Ill...
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KHS XC picks up first wins of season
A pair of Kodiak High School cross country runners cruised to victories at Monday’s Nikiski Class Races at Nikiski High School. Seniors Keith Osowski and Honey Rose Macatuno topped their respective races to give Kodiak its first victories of the 2016 season. Osowski earned the third victory of his career with a 5-kilometer time of 17 minutes, 15 seconds in the junior-senior race. He topped runner-up Jacob Davis of...
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No contested primaries for Kodiak seats
Alaskans head to the polls today in the primary to choose candidates for party tickets in the November election. Incumbents Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska, and Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, have several opponents apiece on both the Republican and combined Democrat, Libertarian and Alaskan Independence tickets. For state Legislature, Kodiakans don’t have a choice in the primary. Appearing on the Democrat ticket is just ...
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Soldotna, Colony top rankings
The streak continues. Soldotna football upped its state-best winning streak to 40 games with a 49-30 trouncing of West Anchorage, the defending large-school state champions, in Week 1 action. The victory kept the Stars atop the Alaska Sports Broadcasting Network’s medium-small school football poll, released Monday. Soldotna rushed for 448 yards and earned another 107 through the air in beating the large-school sta...
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Complex relaunch: Repairs near complete, AAC preps for micro-sat, Army
A Saturday ribbon-cutting ceremony marked the near-completion of the Pacific Spaceport Complex Alaska following a rocket explosion at the Narrow Cape facility two years ago. In August 2014, a test launch of a hypersonic weapon was terminated by a self-destruct mechanism after a faulty thermal cover interfered with the vehicle’s steering assembly. The explosion that resulted caused extensive damage to the launch fa...
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Assembly member files for mayor
A current Kodiak Island Borough Assembly member filed to run for borough mayor. Dan Rohrer filed his application to run for mayor. Rohrer has previously served as deputy presiding officer, a position the assembly chooses. Rohrer’s assembly term ends in 2017. Dennis Symmons filed for one of two seats on the Service Area No. 1 Board, a seat he currently holds. There are still numerous vacancies for the assembly and ...
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Kodiak football opens with shutout
With all the pre-season hype centered on Kodiak’s new no-huddle offense, the defense felt left out. Not to worry. The unit showed up big in the Bears’ first game of 2016. The defense authored a dominating performance in the Bears’ 14-0 nonconference football victory over Houston Friday night at Joe Floyd Track and Field. The D smothered Houston, limiting the former member of the Northern Lights Conference to 108 y...
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