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Kodiak cracks high school football rankings
After a pair of outstanding defensive performances, Kodiak’s football team cracked the Alaska Sports Broadcasting Network rankings for the first time this season. The Bears make their 2016 debut in the medium-small schools poll at No. 5. Kodiak improved to 2-0 with a come-from-behind 26-20 win at...
Aug 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak Island Births: August 23
Logan Robert Garofalo was born at 1 a.m. on Aug. 14, 2016, to Joseph and Angela Garofalo. He weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long. His parents are originally from Wisconsin and now live in Kodiak. The baby’s mother works at home, and the baby’s father works at the U.S. Coast Gua...
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Public Safety Blotter: Aug. 23
July 16 At 1:10 a.m., police warned a driver in the Larch Street and Birch Avenue area for not having their headlights on. At 1:20 a.m., police warned a driver in the 2700 block of Mill Bay Road for not using turn signals and having malfunctioning license plate lights. At 1:37 a.m., police respon...
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Council, assembly have a lot to talk about
The Kodiak City Council and the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly will sit down Tuesday to discuss two subjects of recent contention: a building inspection memorandum of agreement and consolidation of the borough and city governments. The city will chair the joint work session and Mayor Pat Branson ...
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New PSP tester aims to let locals eat shellfish
Over the next few years, local researchers and others will study and test a new tester for detecting Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning in local seafood. Mild symptoms of PSP include tingling or burning of the lips, and in extreme cases, it can be fatal. Currently, testing is costly, at least $125 per...
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Public Safety Blotter: Aug. 22
July 15 At 1:48 a.m., a person reported loud music from a nearby residence for three hours in the 700 block of Thorsheim Street. It was quiet when police arrived. At 1:50 a.m., police warned a driver in the Benny Benson Drive and Spruce Cape Road area for having a taillight out. At 2:35 a.m., a p...
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GARDEN GATE: Choose beets to feast with the Politburo
Late summer can be a crazy time of year for local gardeners. The harvesting of salad greens, herbs, broccoli, cabbage, garlic and kale is now joined by root crops like onions, carrots and beets. It’s a nutrition fest, said one grower. Now using carrots is fairly straightforward. From cakes and st...
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FISH FACTOR: Strong yen a bright spot in salmon sales
Alaska’s 2016 pink salmon fishery is set to rank as the worst in 20 years by a long shot, and the outlook is bleak for all other salmon catches except sockeyes. “Boy, sockeye is really going to have to carry the load in terms of the fishery’s value, because there’s a lot of misses elsewhere,” sai...
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