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Parnell places 10th in Mt. Marathon junior race
Kodiak’s Michael Parnell had an impressive showing in his inaugural Mount Marathon Race. The recent graduate of Kodiak High School placed 10th in the junior boys race Monday in Seward. After going out with the leaders, Parnell fell back and clocked a time of 31 minutes, 57 seconds to finish ahead...
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Alaska Science Forum: Moose hard to locate on Tanana River
LOWER TANANA RIVER — On a day like this 121 years ago, a hungry U.S. Army explorer passed here at the mouth of Fish Creek, where clear water collides with the cloudy Tanana. Henry Allen did not stop to fish. He had food, and further exploration, on his mind as he and his party paddled by in a ski...
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Fake IRS scam targets Kodiak phone numbers
The Kodiak Police Department is warning citizens about a phone scam in which callers impersonate the Internal Revenue Service to get money. Lt. DJ Clumpner at KPD said the department gets around two calls per month from people who received the scam calls. “The main thing for folks to know is the ...
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Morin begins Teen Masters in Florida
Josh Morin’s debut at Teen Master’s, America’s premier youth bowling tournament, couldn’t have started any better. The Kodiak youth rolled a 201 to begin his journey in the tournament that requires bowlers to use polyester and urethane bowling balls. The lanes have not been kind to Morin after th...
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GARDEN GATE:
During a recent drive out to Bell’s Flats, I spotted a man standing by the side of the road, hugging a white, 5-gallon bucket. Within the few seconds of viewing through my side window at 45 mph, I knew exactly what he was doing and that I had to turn around. What followed is an image that’s forev...
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Learning laid-back traveltude
I’ve always considered myself a pretty laid-back person, but, in my year in Kodiak, I have noticed that Alaskans take laid-back to another level. I realized this before I even made it to the state. I was driving through North Dakota in the second day of my trip to Kodiak, when I received a call t...
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Assembly assesses nonprofit funding after giant cut
After a 40 percent reduction from last year in nonprofit funding, the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly discussed how to give out the limited funding at its Thursday work session. The assembly’s budgeted amount dropped from $390,000 to $234,000 this year. The borough has not sent out applications, a...
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Fourth of July 10K results
1. Curtis Mortenson, 35 minutes, 37 seconds; 2. Anthony Saucier, 39:54; 3. Arielle Himelbloom, 44:23; 4. Youji Seto, 45:08; 5. Anthony Maghupoy, 45:25; 6. Ashley Mortenson, 46:14; 7. Howard Valley, 49:26; 8. Mario Alvarez, 49:57; 9. Janel Day, 50:12; 10. Natalie Horn, 50:40; 11. Alison Horn, 50:4...
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