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HEALTHY KODIAK: Healthier habits help make weight loss last
Spring has finally come to Kodiak. Not only is the emerald green color sprouting up everywhere, but the clutter we have been living with all winter is calling out to be organized and cleaned. It’s time to get out those summer clothes and put away the sweaters and electric blankets. Many of us may...
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Bigley commits to Black Hills State University
Last Wednesday was an eventful day for Zoe Bigley. The Kodiak High School senior signed a National Letter of Intent to run cross country and track at Black Hills State University, had a cupcake smeared on her face and was asked to prom. All that happened in a span of five minutes inside Kodiak Hi...
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ALASKA SCIENCE FORUM: White creatures changing with the season
One morning, through the west window, I noticed a flash of white. I looked up from breakfast to see a short-tailed weasel popping from a hole in the snowpack. He was sleek and streamlined and snow-white, except for where his tail looked like he dipped it in black paint. Later, a leggy snowshoe ha...
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Public Safety Blotter: April 20
April 1 At 1:21 a.m., police permanently banned a man from a business in the 300 block of Shelikof Street. At 2:58 a.m., police received a report of a vehicle alarm going off in the 400 block of Marine Way. When police arrived, the sound was off but the lights were one. There were no visible sign...
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Native women last to get right to vote
To the editor: March 21 was celebrated as Women’s Suffrage Day, the beginning for woman to have the right to vote. A right for some back then, but not for all. Not that long ago, Native people weren’t allowed to vote. Native women were the last to have the right. Like everyone else we have concer...
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KHS track hosts West Valley
For only the second time this season, Kodiak High School’s track and field team faces outside opponents. The team is hosting West Valley Friday and Saturday at Joe Floyd Track and Field. Friday’s docket consists of a co-ed meet that begins with field events at 2:30 p.m., followed by running event...
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KPD says goodbye to former K-9 officer
The Kodiak Police Department is mourning the loss of former K9 officer Max, who spent nearly eight years on the force until his retirement in 2014. According to Sgt. Michael Barnett, Max’s handler since 2006, “his old body just gave out on him.” Max came to Kodiak and began his career at KPD in D...
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Assembly prepares to decide on Chiniak trees
During an April 14 Kodiak Island Borough Assembly work session, Chiniak residents spoke up about what they want any logging in their area to look like. The assembly is due to vote at Thursday’s regular meeting on a contract for logging borough-owned trees burned last fall during the Twin Creeks F...
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