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Garden Gate: A berry good summer
So far this summer, many berry crops—salmonberries, blueberries, raspberries, strawberries, Russian berries, currants—have been so abundant that it can be challenging to find sugar, pectin and canning jars on store shelves. Even bears are getting into the frenzy. Until recently, reports from trad...
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High school football scores: Week 1
Friday Colony 23, East 13 West 28, Palmer 6 North Pole 41, West Valley 35 Saturday Chugiak 50, Kodiak 0 Barrow 60, Valdez 6 Nikiski 42, Thunder Mountain 19 Service 14, Wasilla 6 Soldotna 53, Eagle River 6 Bartlett 47, Lathrop 14 South 20, Dimond 0 Ketchikan 45, Monroe 12 Eielson 41, Homer 16 Sewa...
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Public Safety Blotter: Aug. 18
July 23 • At 12:08 a.m., a caller dialed 911 about a bear in the 2800 block of Woody Way. The bear was gone when officers arrived. • At 12:24 p.m., a caller dialed 911 about a bear on Woody Way Loop. The bear was gone when officers arrived. • At 1:40 a.m., police responded to an assault. It’s und...
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To the editor: No more apologizing
To the Editor, There is too much “apologizing “ going on in Washington D.C.wrong doings! Period! How about prison, thus there won’t be “sooo” much apologizing. Bill Bjorkland
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Letter to the Editor: Walker is a team player
I first met Rich Walker when he and I both volunteered diligently on Alan Austerman’s first State House campaign. We met again some years later when I was project manager for Kodiak’s first waterfront restaurant. Rich’s environmental company gave us a favorable asbestos abatement. Another ten yea...
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Letter to the Editor: Get out and vote
In case anyone missed the Chamber of Commerce/KMXT debate on Aug. 12, here are the basic talking points from the opening and closing statements by the three republican candidates running for House District 32, as I heard them. Louis Stutes — OPENING remarks: Kodiak resident for 40 years, successf...
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Alutiiq Word of the Week:
Nagaayuq - Refuge Rock; Fortress Nagaayuq Ikani et’uq. - There is a refuge rock over there. To protect their families from raiders, Alutiiqs built temporary settlements at the top of precipitous cliffs and small, rocky, cliff-bound islands. These strategically located refuges were designed to rep...
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Etta Singleton sheds tears as she thinks of leaving
Etta Singleton sheds tears as she thinks of leaving You’ve heard of long distance romances, courtships and even long distance proposals. But long distance marriages – lasting ones that is—are pretty rare. That’s exactly what Etta Singleton and her late husband, Edward Singleton, shared for 20 yea...
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