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OUTDOOR KODIAK: Synthetic pepper chemical may beat DEET
It’s amazing how early spring arrived this year. Salmonberries have been blooming since early May, but I can recall past years when I didn’t see the first blossom until June. I almost got lulled by the sights close to home, however. Chores and rain have limited my wandering, but I recently manage...
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Commercial fishing openings this week
The Alaska Department of Fish and Game announced the following openings by emergency orders on Monday. Commercial salmon fishing will be allowed in the Southeastern District Mainland Section of the Southeastern District for 48 hours from noon today until noon Thursday. Fishermen are reminded that...
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Assembly nixes cuts to pay, mill rate
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly voted to go back to using the 1997 Universal Building Code in an attempt to loosen regulations around building homes. Assembly member Larry LeDoux, who has championed removing engineering requirements for some residential construction, made the motion to go back...
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Brian Young Invite winners
Girls 1. Southcentral, 132; 2. North/Southeast, 119; 3. Cook Inlet Conference, 117. 100-meter run — Katherine Hines, Cook Inlet Conference, 12.44 seconds. 200 — Katherine Hines, CIC, 26.31. 400 — Daisy Nelson, Southcentral Conference, 1:00.32. 800 — Ruby Lindquist, SC, 2:20.51. 1,600 — Briahna Ge...
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FISH FACTOR: Kodiak vessel stars on ‘Mighty Ships’
Alaskan fishermen have raised the bar for big fishing boats with the Northern Leader of Kodiak, and Discovery Canada producers of the popular “Mighty Ships” programs have taken notice. “Mighty Ships” producers search for unique ships around the world and its seven-year run has featured a wide ran...
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South wins a pair
South Anchorage High School was unbeatable on the diamond Saturday. The Wolverines captured both the baseball and large-school softball state championships. At Mulcahy Stadium in Anchorage, Jonny Homza powered South to a 3-1 victory over Chugiak in the baseball state championship game. Homza auth...
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State warns about PSP after woman falls ill in Kodiak
The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services is warning Kodiakans about Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning after a woman ate clams from Roslyn Beach near Chiniak and got sick. “There are NO safe beaches for recreationally-harvested shellfish,” according to the release. “You cannot see or taste ...
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Update: Uyak Bay fire
Update, 5:20 p.m., Friday, June 3 Troopers have recovered the remains of the deceased victim of the Spirit of Alaska lodge fire from the debris, according to a trooper report. "The remains will be sent to the State Medical Examiner’s Office in Anchorage for an autopsy and positive identification,...
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