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Archaeology dig gears up
For three weeks, Kodiakans have the opportunity to participate in an archaeological dig with the Alutiiq Museum. The Community Archaeology program by the museum is in its 18th year of recruiting volunteers to help excavate historic sites in the Womens Bay area. Through it, volunteers have helped excavate at eight different sites. This year, they’ll be digging at the Kashevaroff site, located on the west side of Sa...
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Safeway fire caused by oven stack, contained quickly
Safeway reopened after a brief closure and evacuation of the store by the Kodiak City Fire Department Sunday. Safeway had experienced a stack fire in one of the ovens in its kitchen area that resulted in some smoke in the building. “What happened is we have two commercial very big ovens. There was a fire inside the stack. What caused it — we don’t know. It was very brief fire. It never breached the stack itself — ...
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Kodiak Island Births: July 15
• Skyler Boy Gali was born at 8:37 a.m. on July 4, 2014, to Joida Grace Delim Gali. He weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces and measured 19.5 inches long. His parents are originally from the Philippines and live in Kodiak. His mother is a housewife and his father works at Kodiak Support Services. Also welcoming him to the family is Samantha Joy D. Gali. • Nick Robert Malutin Jr. was born at 12:37 a.m. on July 8, 2014 to Nic...
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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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Public Safety Blotter: July 15
June 28 • Around 1:20 a.m., police conducted six bar checks. • At 2:58 a.m., a caller reported a bear getting into a dumpster in the 2800 block of Woody Way Loop. The fled when officers fired cracker rounds. • At 4:19 a.m., police conducted a security check on Mission Road. • At 4:28 a.m., police conducted two bar checks downtown. • Around 5:01 a.m., police conducted security checks on Mill Bay Road, Cedar Street ...
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Voter registration deadline for primaries July 20
The Alaska Division of Elections said Monday that Sunday, July 20, is the deadline to register to vote, update voter registration, or change political party affiliation for the upcoming August 19 primary election. The Division of Elections reports that changes to one’s registration made after July 20, including party affiliation changes, will not be effective for the August 19 primary. The division accepts voter r...
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Fish & Game restores Chignik River king salmon limits
The Alaska Department of Fish & Game restored Chignik River king salmon harvest limits. The department said in a statement, “Bag, possession, and annual limits for king salmon in the Chignik River were reduced earlier this season by emergency order in response to recent poor king salmon runs. However, the biological escapement goal was recently achieved, and restrictions are no longer needed.” Fish & Game also sai...
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Aim your sights at pink salmon
You would think that with a freezer brimming with king salmon and red salmon, we would yawn at the pink salmon arriving off our shores. Nothing could be further from the truth! Whether for fishing fun or on the table, we relish pink salmon as much as their larger cousins. Pinks are a blast to catch, and they’re credible fighters on light tackle. Give their delicate flesh a little respect on the stovetop, and they’...
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Events ramp up in anticipation of Relay for Life
Last weekend saw an event for cancer survivors and two fundraisers for Relay for Life, which starts on July 25 at 6 p.m. and ends on July 26 at 6 p.m. On Friday evening, cancer survivors were honored and celebrated at a luau at the Elks Lodge. On Saturday evening, bartenders at the Tropics Lounge and Kodiak Island Brewery donated the tips they made to Relay for Life. On Saturday morning, members of the Work in Pro...
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KEA posts warning about unscrupulous callers
Kodiak Electric Association posted a warning Friday alerting Kodiakans that members of the community are being called by imposters claiming to be from KEA. “It has come to our attention that members of our community are being called by scammers misrepresenting themselves as KEA staff in attempts to collect personal information and illegitimate payments,” KEA said in a statement posted to its blog. KEA added that i...
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