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Petitions for KIB candidacy available
People interested in running for borough elected office can get candidacy petitions and begin seeking signatures. According to an announcement from the Kodiak Island Borough, petitions can be picked up at the clerk’s office in the borough building or downloaded from the borough’s website, kodiaka...
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SEA STORIES: Missing brothers turn up dead in Uganik
June of 1988 was warm and dry, and prices for salmon were at atmospheric levels — $2.40 per pound for sockeye — which would never be seen again. For most setnet fishermen in Uganik Bay, on the west side of Kodiak Island, it was a good year to be there. At Noisy Island setnet site on Uganik Island...
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Public Safety Blotter: July 12
May 15 At 12:59 a.m., police cited a driver in the Fir and Thorsheim streets area for having no proof of insurance and warned her for speeding. At 1:43 a.m., police cited a driver in the 1800 block of Larch Street for driving while intoxicated, four counts of misconduct involving weapons in the f...
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Kodiak Island Births: July 12
Ethan Hazim Fernandez Fuentes was born at 8:40 a.m. on June 29, 2016, to Reyna Guadalupe Fernandez Castillo. He weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces and was 18 inches long. Her parents are originally from the Philippines and Mexico and now live in Kodiak. The baby’s mother works at Snug Harbor Seafoods, an...
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Kodiak Post 17 goes 2-1 against Bartlett
Wins have been difficult for Kodiak Post 17 to obtain this season. And on a drizzly Saturday evening at Baranof Field, the Bears tasted their first American Legion league win of the year. Backed by a seven-run third inning, Post 17 snapped a 13-game losing skid with a 13-3 victory over Bartlett P...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Even-year pink numbers down, sizes up
With pink salmon on the final leg of their journey home to Kodiak, it’s high time to start making plans. After last year’s gangbuster season, we have lots to anticipate. Or do we? There’s an odd twitch in the life story of pink salmon that can affect fishermen, whether commercial or sport. Pink s...
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Police blotter 7/11/2016
May 14 At 1:10 a.m., police cited a driver in the 100 block of Yukon Street for having no proof of insurance. At 1:33 a.m., police found rocks next to a glass window in the 400 block of West Marine Way, but nothing appeared amiss. At 1:47 a.m., police stopped a driver in the 200 block of Mill Bay...
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Garden Gate: Mind the pushki and rinse off the bug spit
The Kodiak Daily Mirror reported last week that salmonberries are ripening one to two weeks ahead of what we consider normal. Time to clean out the freezer and make jams and jellies. Fireweed is also blooming sooner than expected (heralding an early winter?), as did the batch of golden chain tree...
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