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Fish Factor: Loading up on sockeyes
Alaska seafood marketers are ramping up promotions and bankrolling a $1 global million media blitz to counteract a tough sockeye salmon market. Sockeyes are by far the most valuable salmon catch, often worth two-thirds of the value of Alaska’s entire salmon fishery. But last summer’s unexpected s...
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Public Safety Blotter: Jan. 19
Dec. 28 At 12:57 a.m., police cited a driver on Purtov Street for driving with a revoked license. At 1:34 a.m., police gave a vehicle equipment warning to a driver on Thorsheim Street. Around 1:46 a.m., police conducted four bar checks downtown. At 2:06 a.m., police arrested a man on Center Avenu...
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Wrestling: Fried wins again
Kodiak’s Levi Fried is making up for lost time on the mat. The senior picked up his second tournament victory in as many weeks by taking the 132-pound Glen Vandergaw title Saturday at Dimond High School. Fried, a senior who didn’t wrestle last season, got a late start to the season because of pos...
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Kodiak boys place eighth
Kodiak’s boys basketball team placed eighth at the Alaska Airlines Classic Saturday at West Anchorage High School. After losing to tournament host West in the opening-round on Thursday, Kodiak dropped its final two games — 49-34 to Cypress Bay, Florida, and 50-26 to Colony. The Bears have lost th...
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Kodiak resident cooked for Obama, dignitaries
Laron Jones, one of Kodiak’s newest residents, is not a celebrity, but his résumé surely includes cooking for dignitaries and famous people, including President Barack Obama. Jones is a Coast Guard food service specialist who was stationed at Homeland Security headquarters in Virginia, where he g...
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Saturday hoops: Kodiak girls win
Kodiak increased its Northern Lights Conference winning streak to 18 games with a 43-25 victory over Palmer in a girls basketball game Saturday at KHS. Ila Hughes dropped 16 points, while Kristhel Fangonilo added three 3-pointers and 11 points. The Bears finished their home season with a 6-1 reco...
Jan 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prep hoops: Kodiak gIrls win, boys lose
Kodiak used a 21-point second quarter to defeat Palmer, 38-23, in a Northern Lights Conference girls basketball game Friday at Kodiak High School. Kristhel Fangonilo drained a pair of 3-pointers in the second quarter and ended with a team-best eight points as Kodiak stretched its win streak over ...
Jan 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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KODIAK’S GOT IDOL: Local talents to perform tonight
They’ve rehearsed, auditioned and rehearsed again. Tonight, some of the best singing talent at Kodiak High School will hit the Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium to go head-to-head in Kodiak Idol, an annual singing competition. The songs range from modern hits by performers such as Imagine Dragons and T...
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