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Shell builders lose when the ocean acidifies
There are not many schools in the Nation where kids in 6th grade learn about ocean acidification. In Kodiak the school district, teachers, and scientists agree that students should know about this important factor changing the chemistry of the ocean worldwide and how it may impact Alaska’s fisher...
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Artist teaches metalworking at museum
A dozen people learned metalworking while making a piece of jewelry at the Alutiiq Museum on Saturday. Jim Miller, an artist from Port Graham, which is close to the tip of Kenai Peninsula , taught the class. He’s taught woodworking before, but never metalworking. “I couldn’t resist a trip to Kodi...
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Kodiak Island Births: Nov. 11
Myer Reese Wattum was born at 4:18 a.m. on Oct. 31, to Jay William Wattum and Katie . Myer weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces and was 20 inches long. Myer’s parents are originally from Kodiak and Belleville, Illinois, and now live in Kodiak. The baby’s mother and father are self-employed. Also welcoming...
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Public Safety Blotter: Nov. 11
October 25 • At 12:07 a.m., a 911 caller reported a bear sighting on Bonaparte Circle. It left when police arrived. • At 12:22 a.m., police cited a driver on Lynden Way for having no proof of insurance. • Around 1:06 a.m., police conducted four bar checks downtown. • At 4:44 a.m., police warned a...
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Kodiak spikers open against South
Kodiak drew a tough opening-round matchup, but a favorable time slot at the ASAA/First National Bank State Volleyball Championships. The Bears, the runner-up finisher in the Northern Lights Conference, opens Thursday’s state tournament at 1:15 p.m. — the final game of the opening round — against ...
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Outdoor Kodiak: ’Tis the season for great eats
By now, most outdoor enthusiasts have done a great job of stuffing their freezers. We have our work cut out for us, eating all that great fish and game between now and spring. If your family is new to such plenty, you’ll soon discover that the biggest challenge lies ahead. Using it all between no...
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1966: High Water Mark of the Kodiak King Crab Fishery
Editor’s note: This is the second part of the series "From the Sea: True Stories of Kodiak's Maritime History.” The column appears every second Tuesday of the month. Driven by a generation of ambitious and energetic men, the Kodiak king crab fishery in the 1960s was booming. In 1965, in a 10-mont...
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Alumni update: KHS stars collide in the pool
A pair of Kodiak High School swimming stars collided in the pool Friday in Idaho. And for the second straight year it was Jori Lindquist’s Northern Arizona Wildcats topping Laura Griffing’s University of Idaho Vandals, 185-115. The two high school stars didn’t compete against each other in an ind...
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