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Local Results: March 9
Kodiak Hockey League March 5 Midgets/Bantams Blue 7, Gold 0 Goals: Blue — Evan Dano (2), Aaron Hocum (2), Matt Schaff (2) and Carly Glover. Assists: Blue — Tyson Duboc and Aaron Hocum. Peewee Gold 6, Blue 5 Goals: Gold — Daniel Powers (3), Dalton Horn (2) and Gavin Baxter; Blue — Garrick Schauff ...
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Old Harbor student takes on radioactive gas
Old Harbor — Few people in our villages know what radon is. Yet, it is the No. 1 cause of lung cancer in non-smokers and the second leading cause of lung cancer, after tobacco, in smokers. It is a colorless, odorless, radioactive gas that seeps up from the earth. When inhaled, it gives off radioa...
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Sea Stories: Baranov, Yankee trader team up on otters
In the summer of 1792, Alexander Baranov, the 45-year-old manager of the Russia’s Kodiak colony, chanced upon the British ship Phoenix in Prince William Sound, commanded by Hugh Moore and his first mate Joseph O’Cain, an Irish Bostonian. The three men hit it off immediately, using German to commu...
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Kids spring into arts offerings
The Kodiak Arts Council is providing art classes for children over spring break. This year is the first time for the spring classes, offered during the week of March 14 through 18. The classes are similar to what the council has traditionally provided during the summer Sum’Arts program. “With kid...
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Public Safety Blotter: March 8
March 3 At 10:09 a.m., police cited a driver in the 200 block of Mission Road for driving with a cancelled license and having no proof of insurance. At 10:23 a.m., police received a report that two aggressive dogs kept running loose in the 3900 block of Woodland Drive. The owner of one said she w...
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The trick to tracking trophy trout revealed
March is a tough month for most of us. The days are promisingly long and cold is less likely. But those big, wet storms keep rolling in to the accompaniment of wind and mud. It’s easy to start feeling trapped indoors, especially when the rare sunny days always seem to fall on weekdays. Longer day...
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Kodiak Island Births: March 8
Maximilian Ludwig Rieger was born at 8:42 a.m. on Feb. 28, 2016, to Jade Jiang-Rieger and Ronald Jan Philip Rieger. He weighed 8 pounds, 0.6 ounces and was 20.5 inches long. His parents are originally from Wisconsin and now live in Port Lions. The baby’s father works for the Kodiak Island Borough...
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Windfall hurting power lines, highway
To the editor: It was good to hear the borough assembly had a meeting in Chiniak regarding more logging in the Chiniak area. I’m sure they saw all the downed trees which came across the Chiniak Highway near Mile 36 a few weeks ago due to narrow buffer areas of trees around the highway. Electricit...
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