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Gearing up for your opening day hunt
The buck appeared slowly from the dense willows. First an ear and a horn, then an eye, and finally its head and neck. I had frozen mid-step the instant I saw it, one foot in the air and my balance wavering. We stared at each other for a few moments then I slowly started lowering my foot. That lit...
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To the Editor: Yes for Austerman
To the Editor: Yes for Austerman Carol Austerman is an advocate for public education. Of the three Republican candidates running in the primary, I believe she is the strongest advocate. Ms. Austerman has worked closely with our school district and understands what it takes to successfully educate...
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Kodiak Island Births: July 29
• Colby James Peterson was born June 17, 2014, at 6:22 a.m. to Janell Shanagin and Fernando Peterson of Ouzinkie. He weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces, and measured 21 inches long. Also welcoming him to the family are McKayla, Logan, Gavin and Jazmin Peterson. • Iris Penelope Gandel was born July 22, 2...
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Kodiak’s road to Invite win looking steeper
The pitching of Ketchikan's Colton Paulson knocked Kodiak to the losers' bracket of the Horizon Lines Invitational Sunday in Anchorage. Paulson struck out 15 in eight innings as the Kings topped the Islanders, 7-4, in an American Legion winners' bracket baseball game at Bartlett High School. All ...
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KIRA holds motocross, raffles dirt bike
Dust, exhaust, the smell of burgers and flying dirt bikes filled the air at the Kodiak Island Racing Association’s motocross on Saturday. KIRA holds events almost weekly throughout the summer. Saturday’s motocross was the fifth one this year, and there are still four more to go as well as one mor...
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Relay meets fundraising goal
Relay for Life kicked off with good weather and well over 100 people showing up at the beginning of Friday’s festivities at Woody Way Field. The annual fundraiser for the American Cancer Society started off with chairwoman Kathie Morin saying they had raised $35,000 of the $50,000 goal so far, an...
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City fire department shows off new $450,000 engine
Deputy Fire Chief Jim Mullican showed off Kodiak’s new fire engine to the city council after Thursday’s meeting. With this new engine, the city is back to having two engines and a ladder truck. The city sold one of its old engines in October 2012, Mullican said. Since then, they’ve only had one e...
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Council Oks creation of drug task force "Safe Streets"
The city of Kodiak is one step closer to creating an assistant city manager position and approves task force. At its regular meeting Thursday, the city council moved forward with an ordinance that would create the position. “We have been talking about this for a period of time and believe it’s th...
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