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Stewart withdraws assembly application
Jeffrey Stewart has withdrawn from consideration for appointment to the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly, leaving two candidates for the vacancy left by the resignation of Mel Stephens. In a Tuesday letter to the borough clerk’s office dated, Stewart wrote that since he applied, “Events have transp...
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Zimmerman, Fried tackle Pillar
Compared to her normal training sessions, running up and down Pillar Mountain was a breeze for Sue Zimmerman. In only her third attempt at the mountain that overlooks Kodiak city, the 35-year-old mother of two won her first Pillar Mountain Run women’s title in a cool 1 hour, 14 minutes, 45 second...
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Blood drive sets record
The Kodiak community came out in force for the Annual Kodiak Blood Drive during Crab Festival, shattering the record set at last year’s event. According to Blood Bank of Alaska community coordinator Troy Palmer, 233 people registered to give blood this year, including 110 new donors. Not all who ...
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Alaska Science Forum: ‘Moose flies’ drink up juicy mammal meals
While boating down the Yukon River during the hottest summer recorded in Alaska (1915, when Fort Yukon reached 100 degrees Fahrenheit), missionary Hudson Stuck wrote about the wildlife that most bothered his party. “With the failure of a little breeze and the overcasting of the sky, the weather g...
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Healthy Kodiak: Helmet essential for four-wheeling fun
Last week I had my first experience with four-wheeling. I had no idea that driving a vehicle through mud puddles, over rocks, and trailblazing could be so exhilarating. One of my kids was screaming with joy the whole ride. I must admit that I only wore a helmet on my first ride, and on my second ...
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Kodiak Island Births: June 1
Leah Susie Serjeant was born at 4:52 p.m. on May 20, 2016, to Natalie Lind and Lukas Serjeant. She weighed 9 pounds, 14 ounces, and measured 20.25 inches long. Her parents are originally from Chignik and Port Lions and now live in Port Lions. They both work in commercial fishing in Chignik. Also ...
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Student input in real life
This past Thursday was the first assembly meeting with our new city [sic] manager, Michael Powers. And going into the building, I had a chance to exchange a couple of comments with a senior member of borough staff whose opinion I respect. And he noted that Michael “was the real deal” in his opini...
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GUEST OPINION: Let NPFMC know your preference
It has been a long and grueling campaign, and now only three candidates remain. No, not those three. The three alternatives to replace the failing system that manages the unintentional catch of halibut and salmon in trawl fisheries conducted in the Gulf of Alaska. The mighty North Pacific Fishery...
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