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Former Kodiakan in band competing for record deal
A theoretical neuroscientist, a husband and father, and a musician in a psychedelic band. That’s former Kodiakan Keegan Keplinger, 33, who is part of the band Luop Garou that is currently competing for a record deal with Sony Music UK. Keplinger grew up in Kodiak, as part of a commercially fishing family. He spent a couple summers fishing, but then decided academia was more his speed. He attended the University of...
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Iver Emmanuel Malutin
Iver Emmanuel Malutin passed away peacefully in Anchorage at Alaska Regional Hospital on June 25, 2014. Iver had 82 years of knowledge, stories, countless friends he always seemed to meet here in town or on his trips for the Commission on Aging, State of Alaska subsistence advisory board and numerous other boards and councils he served on. Iver leaves behind his wife Bertha Malutin, daughter Christine Malutin, his...
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Robert M. Henderson
Robert M. Henderson, or “Red” as he was affectionately known, died in Bellingham, Washington, July 3. He was 78 years old. Red was born in Bryson City, North Carolina, and came to Alaska in 1957 with the United States Navy. Red’s last port of call with the U.S. Navy was Kodiak Island. During his time on Kodiak Island, he fished on the F/V Peggy Jo and F/V Robbie for Oscar Dyson, eventually starting a lifelong care...
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Majors fall in District I Finals
Late-inning errors cost the Kodiak Major Little League All-Star baseball team in the opening-round of the District I Finals Monday in Eagle River. Leading by two over Anchorage-West in the fifth, Kodiak committed two errors that led to four runs and an 11-9 loss that dropped the team to the consolation bracket. Kodiak played Anchorage-Military late Tuesday night in an elimination game. The winner plays at 7 p.m. t...
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Fisheries work group looks at cooperative structure
The Kodiak fisheries work group saw a presentation on a potential cooperative fishing management structure as part of its dialogue with the North Pacific Fishery Management Council on the rationalization of the fishing industry. The NPMC is one of eight regional councils established by the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act in 1976 to manage fisheries in the 200-mile exclusive economic zone. ...
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Vote Yes to Restore Alaska as an “Owner State”
I do not align myself with the politics of former Governor Sarah Palin. The less I hear or read about her, the better. So in this regard, I was recently surprised to find myself grateful for reading what she had to say. The topic was oil and gas taxes in Alaska. As you may recall, Governor Palin, riding a wave of corruption clean-up, came into office to overhaul Alaska’s oil and gas tax structure. Amidst the suspi...
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Students to learn about safety and responsibility at boot-camp
Students have the chance to learn about caring for others at the Youth Responder Boot-camp this Saturday. The camp is provided by Safety Net Training of Kodiak through the American Red Cross. Kids will learn about leadership training, the business of babysitting, caring for persons of all ages, outdoor safety skills, recognizing abuse or neglect, community-wide disaster planning and community shelter awareness. Th...
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Bars raise money in cancer fight
Bartenders at two different locales in Kodiak might have been visible from a long way off Saturday due to the hot pink shirts they were wearing to advertise a cancer fundraiser. Male and female bartenders alike at Tropic’s Lounge and the Kodiak Island Brewery participated in the “Tips for Tatas — Saving Second Base” party. The event raised monies for the American Cancer Society’s Kodiak Relay for Life coming up la...
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Public Safety Blotter: July 16
June 29 • At 1:22 a.m., there was a bear sighting in the 2100 block of Mill Bay Road. The bear left when police arrived. • At 1:31 a.m., police saw a bear raiding thrash through Simeonoff, Zentner, Leichner and Bartel Streets. Police hazed the bear with air horns, sirens and cracker rounds. • At 1:46 a.m., police took a man on Mission Road into protective custody. • At 1:59 a.m., police conducted a security check ...
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Legion begins road trip
Kodiak Post 17 begins a seven-game in five-day road trip with a league doubleheader against Fairbanks 11 today in Anchorage. The first contest begins at 12:30 p.m., followed by the second game at 3:30 p.m. On Thursday, Kodiak plays South Anchorage in a nonleague game at 6:30 p.m. That is followed with a league doubleheader against Fairbanks 30 that begins at 12:30 p.m. on Friday. Kodiak finishes the 28-game regula...
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