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Alaska Science Forum: They don’t make ice mounds like they used to
On a February day long ago, a family living in a sod hut near the Arctic Ocean saw blocks of sea ice bulldozing their way onto shore. Winds shoved more ice until the mass towered above them and started dripping water through a ventilation hole. The father urged his family outside just before a sl...
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Public Safety Blotter: March 4
Feb. 3 At 1:04 a.m., police conducted a security check on Mill Bay Road. At 1:13 a.m., police warned a speeding driver on Mill Bay Road. At 3:48 a.m., police conducted a bar check on Shelikof Street. At 6:33 a.m., police advised a driver on Shelikof Street that their reverse lights weren’t workin...
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Bartleson leads ESS into regionals
Wade Bartleson doesn’t sugarcoat what it is like being a teenager in Port Lions, a village of roughly 200 people that is only accessible by plane or boat. “I’m not going to lie, it is a little bit boring,” Bartleson said. Lucky for Bartleson he has basketball. He has spent nearly his entire life ...
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Pressing the competition
Armed with Superman socks, Robbie Bailey displayed his superhuman strength Saturday at the Ron Sears Memorial KMXT Bench Press Competition. Bailey won his second consecutive title in the men’s half bodyweight category, grunting through 131 repetitions of 85 pounds — four more reps than runner-up ...
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Nummer captures wrestling crown
Joshua Nummer claimed Kodiak Middle School’s only title at the Tanana Wrestling Invitational Saturday in Fairbanks. The eighth-grader won the 126-pound classification with an 11-2 victory over Colony Middle School’s Eric Christy. Nummer won his other three matches by pins. Kodiak also had four ot...
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Local Results: March 4
City League Basketball March 1 Island Espresso 48, ISA 46 Juan Ruiz 17 points, Brandan Pickett 13, Kalen Willis 7, Jeraldo Ruiz 5, Leonard Pickett 4, Brandon Ensley 1 and Charles Russell 1 for Island Espresso. Jestoni Valdez 15 points, Kim Indugas 9, Christian Miranda 9, Lawrence Macapuy 4, Arnol...
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Sea Stories: Kodiak Island Sea Monsters
A little after four in the morning on a summer day in 2002, three setnetters pushed their 22-foot skiff off a beach in Uganik Bay on the west side of Kodiak and headed for their gillnet a quarter of a mile away. It was daylight, but barely; the difference between sea and sky and mountains still q...
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Troopers: Nothing suspicious in death of Alaskan Dream fisherman
The remains of a fisherman who died in his bunk bed while aboard the Kodiak-based fishing vessel Alaskan Dream have been sent to the State Medical Examiner’s Office in Anchorage, a state trooper report said Monday. Sean O'Callahan, 29, of Florida, was found dead while the Alaskan Dream was headed...
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