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Kodiak baseball begins today
Over the next four days there will be eight baseball games played at Baranof Field as part of the inaugural Rex Edward Matautia Invitational Tournament. The tournament field includes host Kodiak, South Anchorage, Dimond and Chugiak. South Anchorage is last year’s state runner-up and American Legi...
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Playbook: April 8
Wednesday, April 8 Baseball: The Rex Edward Matautia Invitational Tournament at Baranof Field. Chugiak vs. South Anchorage, 1 p.m.; Kodiak vs. Dimond, 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 9 Baseball: The Rex Edward Matautia Invitational Tournament at Baranof Field. South Anchorage vs. Dimond, noon; Chugiak ...
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Asbestos causes High School cost increase
Potential asbestos-containing material found in part of the walls being torn down for the Kodiak High School renovation is causing an almost $200,000 increase in the cost. Vermiculite, a mineral that is used for insulation, was found in three of the walls of the school district's business buildin...
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Sea Stories: ‘Alaskeros’ die for cannery workers’ rights
In 1981 two young cannery worker union organizers, Gene Viernes and Silme Domingo, were gunned down in Seattle by hitmen hired by a corrupt union president in league with Philippines President Ferdinand Marcos. Viernes and Domingo were part of a uniquely American story involving racism, violence,...
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ARBOREAL POACHING
A Kodiak landowner wonders who cut his trees. He says someone with a modern saw ignored the “no trespassing” signs and sneaked through his land, slicing up small spruce to harvest a tree that was about 10 to 12 feet. The landowner suspects the big tree may have been sold to an institution during ...
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Kodiak residents insured under Premera Blue Cross receive mailings about cyberattack
Affected Kodiak residents received mailings Monday from Health insurance company Premera Blue Cross, informing them that the FBI is helping investigate a “sophisticated cyberattack” that may have captured their personal information, including bank account information and Social Security numbers. ...
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Hatchery shows new building at open house
Pillar Creek Hatchery showed off a new building at their annual open house on Saturday as they prepared to send the latest batch of salmon into Kodiak rivers. The new building provides more office space, storage space, a workshop, and a two-bedroom and two-bathroom apartment for seasonal employee...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Walk, bike or paddle to stay in hunting trim
The seeds for this week’s column were planted about a year ago. I “wintered” too well, gathering a few pounds through the holidays as I meanwhile allowed weather and schedules to come between me and my regular exercise routine. By spring, I was in sad shape. It wasn’t so much a matter of poor eat...
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