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Kodiak Island Births: Sept. 8
Andrei F. Garcia was born at 5:42 p.m. on Aug. 27, 2015 to Andres Garcia Jr. and Flordeliza Garcia. He weighed 6 pounds, 1 ounce and was 19 1/4 inches long. His parents are originally from the Philippines and now live in Kodiak. The baby’s mother works at Walmart Pharmacy and the baby’s father wo...
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Kodiak spikers sweep Colony
After Colony scored the first five points of Kodiak’s season-opening volleyball match, fans might have been questioning coach Amy Willis’ bold preseason prediction that her squad was going to win regions. They weren’t questioning the veteran coach after the dust settled. Kodiak steamrolled Colony...
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CHINIAK COUPLE THANKS COMMUNITY FOR GENEROSITY
Mary Brown wiped away tears Tuesday while talking about the fire that burned her home in Chiniak. Brown said she experienced the community’s generosity after a wildfire struck Chiniak last week. “There has been some really wonderful, giving, compassionate people since we had the fire, people that...
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Chiniak fire reaches 50 percent containment, burn ban still in effect
The Twin Creeks Fire, known locally as the Chiniak fire, is 50 percent contained, the Kodiak Police Department announced Thursday. Latest figures show the size of the fire at 4,868 acres, 400 acres fewer than a previous estimate of 5,268 acres. Rains on Thursday have an upside and a downside for ...
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Friday prep results
Kodiak's boys swept the top three spots to win the Fort Abercrombie Invitational Friday at Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park. Junior Keith Osowski picked up his first career victory with a 5-kilometer time of 16 minutes, 37 seconds, while Michael Parnell was second in 16:44 and Jack Hannah t...
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Smartphone app helps identify invasive weeds
A new smartphone application makes it easier for botanists and researchers to identify invasive plant species across Alaska. The University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service with the University of Georgia and other partners developed the new app, Alaska Weed ID, which was released...
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KANA president meets Obama, talks about issues confronting Alaska communities
The president and CEO of Kodiak Area Native Association was among Alaska Native leaders who participated in a roundtable discussion with President Obama in Anchorage on Monday as the U.S. leader kicked off his three-day Alaska trip. Andy Teuber said Alaska native leaders spent an hour with Obama ...
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Kodiak football travels to Soldotna
Thirty-two teams have tried. Thirty-two teams have failed. Kodiak’s goal in Saturday’s Northern Lights Conference football contest at top-ranked Soldotna is simple: not to become the 33rd straight team to fall victim to the Stars. “We are going up there to try and steal a win from them,” Kodiak f...
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