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Cargo crewman medevaced by Kodiak Coast Guardsmen
A 56-year-old Filipino man has cause to be thankful today after being pulled from a ship 115 miles south of Kodiak on Wednesday. A US Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk rescued the man from the 958-foot container ship Sea Land Charger after the ship reported he fell about 10 feet, injuring his head and right eye. The call for help came Tuesday morning, when the ship was about 550 miles from Kodiak. After speaking with the ...
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Isle Bells will perform Saturday
Kodiak’s handbell choir will ring in the holiday season with the third annual Holiday Bells concert on Saturday. Isle Bells will put on a 10-song concert at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday in the Kodiak Harbor Convention Center. The venue is new for Isle Bells, but director Ella Saltonstall said she thinks it will be a good fit for the show. “I’m excited about having Holiday Bells in a venue where people and families c...
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Public Safety Blotter: Nov. 29
Monday, Nov. 25 • At 8:46 a.m., a caller reported a very large bear had been in a parking lot on the 3000 block of East Rezanof Drive on and off for a few days. Officers notified the Alaska Department of Fish and Game and Alaska State Troopers. • At 9:17 a.m., a caller turned in drug paraphernalia and officers disposed of it. • At 9:57 a.m., a caller requested a man be given a trespass warning from a Mill Bay Road...
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USTravel closes Kodiak office
The USTravel office in Kodiak will close at the end of the month, but that doesn’t mean that travel help is flying away. The announcement came Tuesday, but USTravel marketing manager Elizabeth Nerland said Kodiak residents and businesses will still be able to receive help with travel plans from a network of agents. “We are still in the community and still providing the same quality services,” she said. USTravel ha...
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Tapestery: Doris Bacus is still the pillar of Mission Road neighborhood
The neighborhood on Mission Road has gone through some big changes since kids eagerly lined up to taste Doris Bacus’ chocolate chip cookies, cinnamon rolls and pies. “I could bake two batches of cookies and they’d be gone in about 20 minutes,” Doris remembered. Now she doesn’t have anyone to bake for. In those post-World War II days, just about every mom unofficially “adopted” the kids on the block. No lines were ...
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Local Results: Nov. 29
City League Basketball Monday, Nov. 25 ISA 90, Air Station 52 Nick Billings 35, Adam Kilborn 30, Trent Hartill 10, Jaron Steele 5, Tim Fellows 5, Andrew Gregory 3 and Pete Danelski 2 points for ISA. Sean Donohue 12, Bob Hornick 12, Jason Gordon 7, Mark Lyons 7, Jacob Dillon 7, John Anderson 4 and Charles Fowler 3 points for Air Station. Petro Marine 100, Nets Systems 75 Randy Delacruz 31, Godfrey Agmata 28, Yung K...
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“Out of the Furnace” – Not for the Faint of Heart
Russell Baze (Christian Bale) works in a steel mill in Braddock, Pennsylvania. He is an honest, hardworking man with a dying father, a devoted uncle (Red – Sam Shepard,) a beautiful girlfriend (Lena - Zoe Saldana) and a disaffected younger brother (Rodney, Jr. - Casey Affleck,) Rodney has done several tours of active military duty in the Middle East. He has become angry and has lost direction in his life. His brot...
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“Out of the Furnace” – Not for the Faint of Heart
Russell Baze (Christian Bale) works in a steel mill in Braddock, Pennsylvania. He is an honest, hardworking man with a dying father, a devoted uncle (Red – Sam Shepard,) a beautiful girlfriend (Lena - Zoe Saldana) and a disaffected younger brother (Rodney, Jr. - Casey Affleck,) Rodney has done several tours of active military duty in the Middle East. He has become angry and has lost direction in his life. His brot...
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Kodiak has space at the table for Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving is traditionally a time to enjoy a meal with friends and family, but not everyone can make it home for the holidays. Fortunately, Kodiak has plenty of options for those seeking a bit of Thanksgiving cheer. At 3 p.m., the American Legion opens its annual community feast. The free event is open to everyone, said manager Helen Hartman. “It’s for the whole community,” she said. Legion members contributed ...
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From Soup to Nuts: Utilizing holiday leftovers
In certain countries, the day after Christmas is known as Boxing Day. In times past, Boxing Day was observed to be a day when servants and tradespeople received gifts from their employers. Much like Black Friday in the United States, Boxing Day is observed by massive shopping sprees and returned items to take advantage of post-holiday sales. Boxing Day and Black Friday are both observed in our homes, yet they are ...
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