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Will Troyer
A bear wrangler, who pioneered live-capture of brown bears on Kodiak, has gone to rest. Will Troyer, 88, peacefully passed away at his Cooper Landing home on Sept. 21, 2014. His last days were spent surrounded by friends and family. In addition to being a wonderful husband, father and grandfather...
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Public Safety Blotter: Sept. 29
Aug. 18 • At 1:24 a.m., police warned a speeding driver on Mill Bay Road. • At 2:55 a.m., police conducted a security check on Hillside Drive. • At 2:58 a.m., a caller requested a welfare check on Thorsheim Street. A man left when police asked. • At 3:23 a.m., police cited a driver on Mission Roa...
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Council approves NPFMC letter, declares fire prevention week
At the Kodiak City Council's work session and meeting on Sept. 25, the council approved a letter to the North Pacific Fisheries Management Council. The letter is the result of meetings of the joint city and Kodiak Island Borough fisheries work group where testimony from citizens was heard and a f...
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Local chef to compete in Anchorage
Kodiak chef Joel Chenet will be competing in Anchorage on Tuesday for a chance to compete against chefs from around the nation. Chenet, co-owner and chef at Mill Bay Coffee & Pastries, will compete against three other chefs from Anchorage, Juneau and Seward in the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institu...
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Garden Gate: Summer reflections
With the fall equinox behind us, and harvest still underway, it’s a good time to reflect a little on the summer. For many growers, it began in May and continued way into September. It was a time of surprises, brought on by long stretches of dry, warm weather: Early daffodils, lush lawns, tons of ...
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Fish Factor: Bering Sea crab fisheries open Oct. 15
Alaska’s conservative management combined with the grace of Mother Nature are swelling the abundance of two of the state’s largest and most important fisheries. Bering Sea crab scientists and stakeholder met last week to discuss the outlook for Alaska’s biggest crab fisheries that open Oct. 15. T...
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Region III Cross Country Championships photos
Kodiak High School hosted the Region III Cross Country Championships Saturday at the Bear Valley Golf Course. (Photos by Derek Clarkston)
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KISAR group keeps skills sharp with training
Last weekend, the Kodiak Island Search and Rescue group trained in rappelling and navigating in the backcountry. The training involved a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter and four hours of hiking. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter took KISAR members to the top of Fourth of July peak, a mountain behind Bells ...
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