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Richard A. Jackson
Richard A. Jackson, 60, died at Hopewell House hospice home in Portland, Ore. on Feb. 8, 2013. He was born in Corvallis, Ore. on Jan. 4, 1953 to parents Mary Eunice and Robert L. (Bob) Jackson. His parents have preceded him in death. Richard's home was on the Umpqua River near Elkton, Ore. Growing up, he lived by the Yaquina River near Chitwood, Ore. His family moved to Depoe Bay, Ore. in 1965. Inspired by the wat...
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Groups appeal to borough assembly for money
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly heard funding requests from the Alutiiq Museum and Discover Kodiak in a Thursday night work session. Alutiiq Museum executive director Sven Haakanson approached the assembly to request matching grant funds to replace the heating ventilation and cooling (HVAC) system, which controls the humidity and environment in the museum and is a key tool for preserving artifacts. “Our HVAC sy...
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Arts Council kicks off 50th anniversary celebration
The Kodiak Arts Council is kicking off its 50th anniversary celebration with a community art walk, portrait show and musical, all in one night. Six local businesses are participating in this month’s first Friday art walk tonight from 5 to 7 p.m. The art walks have been growing with participation from businesses and community members. “With the visual arts component, we’ve had such a great community response,” said...
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No. 2 Dimond faces No. 3 Kodiak
A marquee matchup between state-ranked girls basketball teams will close out the gymnasium at Kodiak High School. Third-ranked Kodiak entertains No. 2 Dimond tonight and Saturday in the final basketball games played in the current gym and the final games of the regular season. The gym will close sometime in the spring as renovations begin. Kodiak sports historian Joe Floyd said the gym has been used since the 1969...
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Sun’aq signs consultation agreement with Coast Guard
On Wednesday night, Coast Guard base Kodiak and the Sun’aq Tribe of Kodiak held a ceremony to mark the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the tribe and Coast Guard. They celebrated with cake and dancing, but the agreement’s real work will be done in fluorescent-lit conference rooms and by email as Sun’aq continues its long-term quest for land to call its own. “It’s the tribe’s ultimate goal to have a...
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Amazing Nature: Biology and symmetry of sea stars
Once again, it is that time of year when Kodiak fifth-graders visit the Ocean Science Discovery Lab on Near Island to conduct a scientific experiment complete with predictions, measurements, data recording and analysis. The stars of the unit are sea stars, and we begin by talking about the biology of stars. Later, we move on to sea star geometry and math, only to wrap it up in a discussion of statistics. If that s...
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Parks and Rec: March 1-March 8
March 1-March 8 BARANOF ICE RINK Stick and Puck is held Sunday, 9 to 11 a.m., and Monday, 7:30 to 9 p.m. This is a time for all ages and competitive levels to hone their skills. No games allowed. Players can focus on game fundamentals without the pressure of game situations. Broomball is a game similar to ice hockey in which the players, not wearing skates, use “broom sticks” instead of hockey sticks to shoot a sm...
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Kodiak ESS ends season with loss to Seldovia
Kodiak Emerging Small Schools’ first appearance at the Peninsula Conference Championships ended Thursday morning. The Ravens fell behind early and never recovered in a 56-38 loss to Seldovia in a boys basketball game at Lumen Christi High School in Anchorage. Kodiak ESS ends its season with a 4-6 record after dropping back-to-back tournament games. This was the first time a co-op basketball team has represented th...
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The café at PKIMC: Cheapest lunch in town
Employees at Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center recently hosted an enthusiastic team of some 20 epic visitors. Actually, that should read: Epic visitors. The team was in town to help staff switch to a new method for hospital record keeping, a digital system called Epic. I may be the only non-PKIMC employee in town who was told my life would be changed by Epic. I suppose this has something to do with the fact ...
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Patterson adjusts to Alaska hoops
New to Kodiak last May, Holly Patterson had second thoughts about trying out for basketball. It took some convincing from her mom to play her senior year in a different environment than what she grew accustomed to while living in Idaho. “I wanted my senior year, I’m just bummed that I didn’t get to have it with all the girls that I played basketball with since middle school,” Patterson said. “But, it is cool to ha...
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