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Thanks for the Pillar Mountain rescue
To the Editor: I want to give a big shout-out of thanks to the many people who came to my assistance on New Year’s Day after I got into some mischief with my car on Pillar Mountain. Sliding uncontrollably on the ice, and convinced that the car was heading over the embankment, I leaped from the ve...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Waterfowl season's end
The waterfowl season will come to a close at the end of legal shooting hours on Jan. 22. There’s good news and bad in that. The bad news is that you’ll have to wait eight long months to resume your hunts on Oct. 8. The good news is that you’re likely to find the best hunting of the year in the tw...
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Soldotna turns back Kodiak
Over the first two games of the Joe Floyd/Era Aviation Winter Classic Basketball Tournament, Kodiak’s boys exploded for 170 points. The Bears ran out of gas in the third game. Knotted with the Bears at halftime, Soldotna outscored Kodiak 14-3 during the third quarter to claim its first Floyd titl...
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Birth: Jan. 7
Kalsin Terecina Vasquez McGuire was born at 11:06 a.m. Dec. 31, 2013, to William and Nievecitas McGuire. She weighed 7 pounds, 4.8 ounces and measured 19.5 inches long. Her parents are originally from Montana and New Mexico, but now live in Kodiak. Both of her parents work for the Kodiak Island B...
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Byron Mallott’s vision for Alaska in 2014
There is a special pride that comes from being Alaskan: pride in the fishermen helping feed the world; the oil workers coaxing a national energy resource out of the frozen tundra; the small business owners who are creating new jobs and new opportunities; the public employees providing for essenti...
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Borough assembly turns down additional tourism funding
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly has turned down an $18,000 international marketing campaign by Discover Kodiak. The vote took place at the assembly’s Thursday night meeting, which included items from a canceled December meeting. The borough’s tourism agency planned to use borough funding to at...
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Kodiak Shipyard reduces deficit in 2013
The Kodiak Shipyard has cut its operating deficit but is still running in the red, the Kodiak Port and Harbors advisory board learned Friday. The city-owned shipyard is now less than $100,000 in the red. In 2012, the shipyard had a $302,705 deficit between revenue and expenses, but thanks to a 20...
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Around Kodiak: Jan. 6
The Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center hosts a public session from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday to listen to questions about cattle removal from Chirikof Island. Grazing is not authorized on the refuge and the cattle are damaging refuge natural resources. This is the first step in a publi...
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