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Public Safety Blotter: May 19
May 1, 2016 At 2:06 a.m., police arrested a man in the 200 block of Center Avenue on suspicion of violating conditions of release. At 11:30 a.m., animal control tried to catch a loose dog in the Thorsheim and Fir streets area. At 12:59 p.m., a woman reported a neighbor dog defecated in her yard i...
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Kodiak residents golden at Nugget
Betsy Lund had a day at the Gold Nugget Triathlon on Saturday in Anchorage. The Kodiak resident placed a career-best 25th out of 1,450 entries with time of 1 hour, 17 minutes, 4 seconds. Competitors swam 500 yards, biked 12 miles and ran 4.1 miles. Lund, who won Kodiak’s Earth Day Triathlon two w...
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Such stuff as plays are made on
In William Shakespeare’s “The Tempest,” a magician and his daughter lead a lonely life on a mystical island, until a shipwreck brings them reluctant company. There’s nothing lonely or reluctant about the troupe performing the classic play this weekend in the Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium drama pod....
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Students hit their marks in Kentucky
Elizabeth Luther paced a contingent of three Kodiak rural students at the National Archery in the Schools Tournament that completed Saturday in Louisville, Kentucky. Luther, a Chiniak eighth grader, fired a total of 257 points out of a max of 300. Dale Reft, a Karluk sophomore, finished with a 24...
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ALASKA SCIENCE FORUM: Much of Arctic now significantly lower
When botanist Janet Jorgenson first visited a patch of tundra east of Kaktovik in 1988, it was flat, dry and thick with 29 species of lichens and mosses. Now, Tapkaurak is wet, gullied and fragrant with sedges and grasses. And, like other parts of Alaska’s North Slope, it is a few feet farther fr...
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Near Island options
The final public open house on the Near Island Development Plan before presentation to the Kodiak City Council took place Tuesday, but interested parties can still submit comments and questions. The event showcased three conceptual plans with shaded areas representing the range of land uses: cons...
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Mosquito season gets started
Mosquitoes, the bane of Alaskans’ existence, are already making their presence known in Kodiak. Anecdotal reports in Kodiak indicate there are more mosquitoes this year than normal, but there are no surveys or official stats to back that up. “The rule of thumb is that a cool, wet spring usually l...
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Coach’s love for the game fuels program
Eric Waltenbaugh arrived in Kodiak with no kids and hair that went halfway down his back. That was in 2000, his first year with the Kodiak Island Borough School District. Sixteen years later, he is married with three kids and no longer can put his hair in a ponytail; he cut his trademark locks so...
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