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KHS spikers head to Service/Dimond tourney
Kodiak High participates in its final regular-season volleyball tournament today and Saturday in Anchorage. And it couldn’t have come at a better time for the Bears. Kodiak still has several of its varsity players out healing from injuries or sickness as it enters today’s Service/Dimond Tournament, which they finished second in last season. “With all of the craziness we have had go on in our lineup, we are still t...
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Historical society holds 60th annual meeting
The Kodiak Historical Society chose new board members and received an update from Baranov Museum executive director Tiffany Brunson at Thursday’s annual meeting. Three seats on the nine-member board were up for re-election. President Michael Bach and Marie Acemah left the board, while Victoria Woodward decided to stand for re-election. Woodward, Katie Baxter and Deborah Carver were chosen as new board members. The...
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COMMSTA stays haunted, no matter how you spell it
Haunted COMMSTA spells terror no more. Well, for an hour, at least. A mere mention of Haunted COMMSTA used to trigger images of terror among those who’ve paid a visit. Parents became fidgety. This year, parents can relax knowing that Haunted COMMSTA will have a child-friendly hour for the first time. Haunted COMMSTA, a two-day event at the basement of Communication Station Kodiak, kicks off Halloween activities in...
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Public Safety Blotter: Oct. 24
October 12 • Around 1:40 a.m., police conducted six bar checks downtown. • At 3:01 a.m., police conducted a security check on Mill Bay Road. • At 4:25 a.m., police warned a speeding driver on Mission Road. • Around 4:33 a.m., police conducted two bar checks downtown. • At 5:04 a.m., police cited a driver on Rezanof Drive East for having no insurance. • At 5:20 a.m., a caller reported a bear on Erskine Avenue. It r...
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Tuullek; Tuulautek — Tongs
Tuullek; Tuulautek — Tongs Keniyaqama tuulautek aturtaagka. — When I cook I use tongs. Tongs were common tools in ancestral Alutiiq households. Carvers fashioned these implements by lashing together two lengths of wood shaped with flat oval ends. This created an effective tool for moving hot rocks. Heating rocks was a daily task, as people used hot stones to warm their homes, cook foods and create steam for bathin...
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Senior Life: Center prepares for Halloween
The senior center has a number of activities and special events coming up: the fun of Halloween is no different for the older set than the younger set. We are having a costume party Friday, Oct. 31, and a picnic to go along with it. Come to the center in a costume, enjoy reviewing the other costumes and have a great meal at noon. As we work our way through November, computer classes and breakfast for brains contin...
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Baptist leads Lutheran worship
What’s a Baptist boy doing in a Lutheran church on Sunday morning? Leading worship, of course. For two years, Seth Minyard, son of a Baptist pastor, has been leading the congregation of St. Paul Lutheran Church in praise songs, playing his guitar for accompaniment. Seth grew up singing in the praise band of Berean Baptist Church, pastored by his father, the Rev. Dan Minyard. Although there are some striking doctri...
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Playbook: Oct. 24
Friday, Oct. 24 Volleyball: Kodiak at the Service/Dimond Tournament in Anchorage. Saturday, Oct. 25 Volleyball: Kodiak at the Service/Dimond Tournament in Anchorage.
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Local results: Oct. 24
Bowling Tuesday co-ed league Oct. 14 Men: Scratch game — Bryan Larson, 279; Alvin Arboleda, 268; Philip Obas, 259. Scratch series — Bryan Larson, 713; Alvin Arboleda, 711; Jeff Kiefer, 686. Handicap game — Alvin Arboleda, 297; Philip Obas, 275; Brian Corder, 269. Handicap series — Alvin Arboleda, 798; Rod Kiefer, 750; Stefan Macahilas, 741. Women: Scratch game — Amanda Kiefer, 221; Ruth Hentges, 207; Mona Johnson,...
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Runners to tackle Pillar Mountain
Watch out for runners navigating Pillar Mountain this weekend. The Orion’s Mountain Sports Reverse Pillar Mountain Run and Relay is Saturday. The 9-mile race begins at 10 a.m. at Orion’s on Mill Bay Road. The course follows the road to Swampy Acres, just past Deadman’s Curve. At Swampy Acres, runners navigate a trail up Pillar Mountain then go back down on Pillar Mountain Road. The race ends at Orion’s. A relay te...
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