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Around Kodiak: Aug. 6
The Kodiak City Council meets for a regular work session at 7:30 p.m. tonight in the borough conference room on Mill Bay Road. The public is encouraged to attend.
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Reader disagrees with ending public comments
To the Editor: I cannot disagree more with Janet Lloyd’s suggestion to end public comments during open meetings (Letters to the Editor July 24). The entire purpose of public comment is to influence the outcome of a proposed action. I have made public comments and all too often it seems the decisions were made before anyone had the opportunity to speak on the issues at hand. Legislators (that includes Assembly Memb...
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Outdoor Kodiak: The chums are coming
Do you want to start a good argument? Pose this question to your friends: “Which salmon fights the hardest?” Kings come quickly to mind because they can get quite large and can put on impressive shows on the end of your line. Silvers are notorious leapers, but nowhere near as big as kings. In my experience, they have nothing like the endurance of a king salmon. Red salmon and pink salmon are smaller, but even allo...
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Kodiak Island Births: Aug. 6
• Bristol Bailey Booth was born at 2:28 a.m. July 26, 2013 to Austin Booth and Brea Dawson. She weighed 8 pounds, 15 ounces and measured 20.25 inches long. Her parents are originally from Kodiak. Her mother works at home, and her father works at the Shelikof Lodge as a cook. Proud grandparents are Jimmy Dawson and Dale and Darnell Booth. Great-grandparents are Ruth Dawson and the late Hobart Dawson. • Alexis Alcai...
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Man sentenced to 90 days in jail for shooting gun at unoccupied vehicle
A Kodiak man accused of pointing a gun at two people and firing it recklessly will serve 90 days in jail. Marcuz Goelz, 30, pleaded guilty to two counts of third-degree attempted assault and one count of fourth-degree weapons misconduct. The charges stem from an incident that took place March 17. Goelz was accused of pointing a gun at two people and shooting an unoccupied vehicle. A fight broke out at the Fir Terr...
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A river wedding
The bride wore an elegant sleeveless white gown. The groom donned a purple and yellow striped shirt with purple tie. Both wore hip waders. Kodiak has been the scene of unique weddings before, but the marriage of Dake Schmidt and Kadie Walsh may take top prize. On Saturday afternoon, the pair waded in the middle of the Buskin River, accompanied by their wedding party. For the operators of MemoryMakers Tour and Guid...
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Kodiak business wants to hear your cleanup stories
Alaska One Reality has challenged the residents of Kodiak to take a few minutes out of their day to clean up trash, and is awarding prizes to top cleanup stories. People can take pictures of litter in their favorite areas around Kodiak Island, clean it up and submit before and after photos and a description of the cleanup to Alaska One Realty. Alaska One Realty will choose the best stories and will award them with...
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Kodiak Island Racing Association results
Youth ATV Heat 1 (Five laps) 1. Taylor Evans; 2. Kavik DeHart; 3. Melany Rodriguez; 4. Malachi Olson; 5. Anna Rohrer; 6. Avery Fogle. Main event (Five laps) 1. Taylor Evans; 2. Kavik DeHart; 3. Melany Rodriguez; 4. Malachi Olson; 5. Anna Rohrer; 6. Avery Fogle. 50cc Heat 1 1. Kavik DeHart; 2. Ivan Rodriquez; 3. Davis Fogle. Main event 1. Ivan Rodriguez; 2. Kavik DeHart; 3. Davis Fogle. 85/110cc Heat 1 1. AJ Juhlin...
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Coast Guard Blotter: Aug. 5
July 26 • Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crews medevaced injured passengers from two separate cruise ships in Southeast Alaska and Canadian waters July 25 and 26. A helicopter crew from Air Station Sitka safely hoisted a passenger, who was reportedly suffering from a head injury, from the cruise ship Carnival Miracle near Queen Charlotte Island, Canada, July 25. Another helicopter crew from Air Station Kodia...
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Garden Gate: Comfrey is a great fertilizer
When it comes to feeding plants, nothing beats organic compost. You might recall a recent column when I sang praises for comfrey as a growable fertilizer. I promised to share more info at a later date. So let’s learn about comfrey, and why the Brits are so crazy about it … Good soil contains the ideal range of nutrients that are released slowly into the ground as plants need them. Often, however, there is a valid ...
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