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Kodiak football pitches 16th shutout in program history
Welcome to the Northern Lights Conference, Eagle River. Kodiak parlayed three first-half touchdowns and a dominating defense into a 20-0 victory in the Bears’ 2015 home and conference football opener Saturday at Joe Floyd Track and Field. It was also the Wolves’ inaugural game in the NLC after dr...
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KHS boys place fifth, girls 11th at Tsalteshi Invite
The Kodiak boys cross-country team started the post-Levi — Thomet and Fried — era off with a fifth-place finish at the Tsalteshi Invitational on a sunny Saturday in Soldotna. Thomet was a three-time cross country state champion and Foot Locker All-American, while Fried was the Bears’ No. 2 runner...
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GARDEN GATE: Looking forward, looking back
Cutline: Broccoli, a late summer and fall crop, can be beautiful and mathematical. Romanesco Broccoli takes the form of a fractal — a complex geometrical shape that looks almost the same at every scale factor. So each broccoli is made up of smaller florets that mimic the fractal shape to perfecti...
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PREP FOOTBALL: Week 2 scores
Wednesday North Pole 39, Juneau 0 Friday West 48, Service 6 Chugiak 36, Bartlett 35 Palmer 35, Lathrop 19 East 20, Wasilla 7 Soldotna 45, Colony 20 West Valley 26, Thunder Mt. 9 Saturday Kodiak 20, Eagle River 0 Dimond 47, South 21 Nikiski 42, Barrow 12 Eielson 61, Homer 18 Houston 45, Seward 12 ...
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FISH FACTOR: Chinook salmon becomes casualty of budget issues
By LAINE WELCH One of the casualties of this year’s budget cuts was funds for a program aimed at discovering why Alaska’s Chinook salmon stocks have been declining since 2007. A five year, $30 million Chinook Salmon Research Initiative launched in 2013 included more than 100 researchers focused o...
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Time for Alaskans to Pull Together
This past week has been a tough one for Alaskans. On Tuesday, we learned that heavy rainfall had triggered six landslides in Sitka, and three men—beloved residents—were missing. The next morning, I headed to Sitka. The devastation was staggering. Family members and friends were on-site, hoping fo...
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NOAA declares whale deaths an unusual mortality event
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has declared the deaths of 30 whales in the western Gulf of Alaska an Unusual Mortality Event. More than half of the whales were found floating around the Kodiak Archipelago beginning in May. “(The declaration of a UME) brings with it some acces...
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P&Z approves permit for out-of-bounds quarry
After an hour and a half of public comment, the Kodiak Island Borough Planning and Zoning Commission approved a conditional use permit for part of the quarry at St. Herman Harbor on Near Island. The City of Kodiak failed to obtain the required permit when it began that part of the excavation five...
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