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Bike rodeo set for Sunday
Cycling safety is the emphasis of a bike rodeo this Sunday to educate adults and kids about traffic laws, signaling, turns, safety gear and more. Island Trails Network has held bike rodeos before, but those have been indoors with limited space. Sunday’s rodeo will be held outdoors and allow bikers to practice skills on roads in the Nemetz Gazebo area. During the rodeo, several stations staffed by volunteers will b...
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KODIAK LAUNCH: NOAA deploys 2 ships for survey season
NOAA officially launched its 2015 Arctic hydrographic survey season Monday in Kodiak in a World Ocean Day ceremony, which showcased the deployment of the NOAA ships Rainier and Fairweather. Vice Admiral Michael Devany, NOAA deputy undersecretary for operations, spoke to the crewmembers of the two ships. “Most Arctic waters that are charted were surveyed with obsolete technology, with some of the information dating...
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Kodiak students to present quake research in Italy
This summer, four Kodiak students will be heading to Como, Italy to present about their earthquake research. The Europa Challenge is a competition for universities and organizations to present research, said Ron Fortunato, the president of Trillium Learning that provides several science projects for the Kodiak Island Borough School District. He says the high school team from Kodiak made up of John Dunlop, Anna McD...
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Video images from bear cameras provide lessons
Videos captured from bear cameras during the past two summers and information gleaned from the data were the subject of a bear “open house” by Alaska Department of Fish and Game and the Kodiak Unified Bear Subcommittee on Saturday. For two summers, ADF&G tracked bears in the Anchorage area that were fitted with collars that transmitted video and global positioning system data points. The video transmitted showed b...
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Dream Mile entertains fans at Brian Young Invite
The Alaskan Dream Mile was slower than expected, but it definitely lived up to the hype during the first day of the third Brian Young Invitational. Hundreds of fans lined up in front of the stands and hoot and hollered with appreciation every time the star-studded field passed by them on a breezy Saturday afternoon at Joe Floyd Track and Field. Even though nobody dipped under the vaunted four-minute barrier, the f...
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Dream Mile entertains fans at Brian Young Invite
The Alaskan Dream Mile was slower than expected, but it definitely lived up to the hype during the first day of the third Brian Young Invitational. Hundreds of fans lined up in front of the stands and hoot and hollered with appreciation every time the star-studded field passed by them on a breezy Saturday afternoon at Joe Floyd Track and Field. Even though nobody dipped under the vaunted four-minute barrier, the f...
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Out-of-state outdoorsmen, Kodiakans receive citations
Several Kodiak men and out-of-state residents received citations on charges of violating fishing regulations as the early-salmon fishing opened this past week, the Alaska State Troopers said Monday. Troopers cited Frank Miles, 44, of Kodiak, on Sunday, accusing him of operating a motorized vessel without proper registration. Troopers said he failed to register his powerboat. Bail was set at $60. Kodiak man Frederi...
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Kodiak man faces charges of sexually assaulting 7-year-old girl
State troopers arrested and charged a 19-year-old Kodiak man, accusing him of raping a 7-year-old girl, a trooper report said Monday. Troopers arrested Christopher Stroup after an investigation, the report said. It said troopers received a “Report of Harm, alleging a minor had been sexually assaulted by an adult” at about 9:32 a.m. Wednesday, June 3. Stroup was transported to the Kodiak City Jail, where he was rem...
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Outdoor Kodiak: When is it time for a new rod?
Is it time for new fishing rods in your collection? I thought we were pretty well set up until this last winter when we fished in Florida. Did I ever learn a thing or two! As you might guess, we have a whole lot of fishing rods. Some are almost as old as I am, and we still use them. You might say that we’ve become a little set in our ways. We simply like our rods so much we’ve never been moved to try others. But a...
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Kodiak Island Births: June 9
Fallon Emery Norman was born at 8:45 a.m. on May 29, 2015 to Justin and Tiffany Norman. She weighed seven pounds, one ounce and was 19 1/2 inches long. Her parents are originally from Jacksonville, Florida and now live in Kodiak. The baby’s father works on the Coast Guard Cutter Munro. Also welcoming her to the family is big sister Olivia. Grandparents are Nancy Prophett and Kenneth Sorrells of Jacksonville, Jeann...
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