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Road striping to start soon
Several roads in Kodiak have been repaved over the summer — months ago for some — and the striping should be starting today. “They’ve just been waiting on the weather,” said Louis Rocheleau, the project manager for Brechan Enterprises, the paving company, “They’ve been in town since the weekend.”...
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak rescue swimmer receives highest honor
It takes a lot to stand out when you and your coworkers spend every day as professional heroes, but the Association for Rescue At Sea found such a stand-out in Petty Officer 1st Class Rachid Arnick. A rescue swimmer based at Air Station Kodiak, Arnick received the association’s highest honor, the...
Sep 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak Island Births: Sept. 16
Hunter James McCabe was born at 8:32 a.m. on September 5, 2014 to Paul and Brittany McCabe. He weighed 6 pounds, 10 ounces and was 19 inches long. The baby’s parents are from Florence, Oregon and now live in Kodiak. The baby’s mother is a stay-at-home mom and the baby’s father is a commercial fis...
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Senior Life: Sept. is National Senior Center month
September is here and the Senior Center has lots of new activities happening as it is National Senior Center month. Check out your newsletter or our agency’s website www.kodiakseniorcenter.org to see which activities are new, ongoing and in which ones you might want to participate. Veronica start...
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Kodiak swimming displays its depth against Homer
Not too long ago Kodiak and Homer battled in the pool for Region III supremacy. That hasn’t been the case lately, and it was never more apparent that the two programs have gone in different directions than this weekend when they met for a pair of dual meets at the Kodiak Community Pool. Using its...
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Coast Guard rescues hunters near Old Harbor
The Coast Guard rescued three hunters caught in windy conditions near Old Harbor on Sunday. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter picked up the hunters after Sea Hawk Air and the Alaska State Troopers requested assistance, according to a Coast Guard report. The hunters’ tents had been blown away by 30-40 m...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Transition deer hunts
If you haven’t been out for deer in a few weeks, you’re in for a surprise. All those golden leaves on the cottonwoods and willows signal important changes in the deer and how you hunt them. August deer are wearing their light summer coats. They’re more orange than brown, and against a sunny green...
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Guest opinion: Plenty of reasons to recycle
Here’s why you should recycle. Recycling saves our resources by putting off their extraction and processing, and in doing so it saves astonishing amounts of energy. Making aluminum is a simple example. These are the steps: Destroy the surface of the earth, extract ore, crush ore, make hot ore sou...
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