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College stubs out last butt
Students and faculty at Kodiak College are breathing a lot easier after the campus went smoke- and tobacco-free on Dec. 1. “People don’t have to walk through a cloud of smoke to get through a side entrance into our buildings,” said Lorraine Stewart, the Kodiak representative to the University of ...
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KEA: Ice caused early morning Friday outage
The early morning power outage on Friday was caused by ice on a line from the Kodiak Electric Association’s Terror Lake hydroelectric facility, according to a release from KEA president and CEO Darron Scott. The outage was system-wide. “Early indications are that heavy ice loading on the Terror L...
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Fish analyst contract in question
The Kodiak Island Borough assembly voted against a contract extension for the city of Kodiak and the borough’s fisheries analyst, but will reconsider the motion at its next meeting, according to assembly member Dan Rohrer. The joint contract is with McCarty and Associates for analysis, monitoring...
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GARDEN GATE: Starting seeds with water, light, air
Last week I touched on a few basics of seed starting, my annual attempt to encourage more people to give it a try. After attempting to unravel the mysteries of soil-less soil, containers and seeds, I took a “brain break” by going for a walk with Marty ’round the neighborhood. My brain, though, wa...
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Candidates loathe to touch PFD
Hello from Juneau. The second session of the 29th Alaska State Legislature is under way and a lot of work awaits lawmakers between now and adjournment. Over the next few months, legislators will debate a wide range of topics, none more important than the fiscal year 2017 budget. With a projected ...
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Kenai girls sweep Kodiak
Kodiak opened Northern Lights Conference girls basketball play with a pair of losses at Kenai. The Bears fell 56-28 on Friday and 43-23 on Saturday, and have now lost three straight against the Kardinals dating back to last year’s NLC third-place game. Kodiak extended its losing skid to six games...
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KHS boys come up short against Juneau
The Kodiak boys basketball team ran into a hot-shooting Juneau team in the Capital City. The Crimson Bears combined to knock down 16 3-pointers in topping the Bears in two nonconference games, 75-40 on Friday and 65-34 on Saturday. Kodiak dropped to 2-8 overall and extended its losing streak to f...
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FISH FACTOR: UFA to Juneau: Don’t cut core services
A single Chinook salmon is worth more than a barrel of oil. The winter kings being caught by Southeast Alaska trollers are averaging10 pounds each with a dock price of $7.34 per pound, according to state fish tickets. That adds up to $73.40 per fish, compared to less than $25 per barrel of oil. T...
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