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Around Kodiak: Feb. 5
Free drill conductor workshop The Alaska Marine Safety Education Association will offer a two-day Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor Workshop in Kodiak, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27, and 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28. The workshop meets at Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center, 118 Trident Way. Topics will inculde cold-water survival skills, EPIRBs, flares, maydays, man overboard recovery, firefighting, immersio...
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Books turn into forms of art
Cutting, shredding, coloring, folding, painting, burning and staining may sound like things parents tell their children not to do to books, but all of that and more is encouraged to turn books into a form of artwork that will be showcased for three weeks starting on Friday. The third annual Altered Books Show by the Kodiak Arts Council in partnership with the Kodiak Public Library Association and Kodiak Public Lib...
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We are born to be free
The cry from grassroots Kodiak society seems to be that of being assured personal freedoms to continue to live here. Wilton White, a beloved former resident, businessman and assemblyman, used to say, "Live, and let live." He was so right; no one likes to be dictated to. The current borough code revision seems to threaten many of our liberties here. Codes that limit our inherited freedoms from God discourage entrep...
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Achievers: Rotary Students of the Month
Rotary students for January The sixth-grade teachers at KMS are honored to nominate Jacob Norman as a Rotary Student of the month for January. His favorite class is his STEAM elective because he is able to create and build things. His great attitude helps him stay motivated, putting in the hard work needed to be successful in all of his classes. Jacob’s love of reading, participation in athletics, appreciation of ...
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Stage and Screen: ‘Sniper’ lets audience into inner conflict of war
Eight year-old Chris Kyle shoots his first deer under the supervision of his father Wayne. His life-lessons about guns, and his own destiny, begin at this moment and later when his father tells him that there are three types of people - “sheep, wolves and sheepdogs.” In daddy Wayne’s vernacular a sheepdog is one of “those (people) who are blessed with the gift of aggression and an overpowering need to protect the ...
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Rock Island Rollers host Far North
Kodiak’s roller derby team is set to make a bit of history on Saturday. The Rock Island Rollers are hosting an out-of-town team for the first time since being formed in 2011. The Rollers will do battle against Kenai-based Far North Derby at 6 p.m. at the Kodiak Middle School gym. Doors open 30 minutes before the first jam. “There is excitement and some nerves,” Rollers vice president Martha Bailey said. The Roller...
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Local Results: Feb. 5
City League Basketball Feb. 3 Airstation 99, Great AK Flooring 96 Matt Williams 39 points, Scott Mockhatel 29, Jacob Dillon 16, James Riley 10 and Charles Fowler 5 for Airstation. Jaron Steele 37 points, Germain Jimenez 23, John Hartung 12, Myrgel Obas 11, Robert Widhalm 9 and Tyrone Walker 4 for Great AK Flooring. Local Electric 60, Commsta 51 Karl McLaughlin 15 points, Kevin VanHatten 12, Wade Johnson 10, Corey ...
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Kodiak hoops invades the Peninsula
A trio of Kodiak Island high school basketball teams invades the Kenai Peninsula starting today. The Kodiak High School girls kick off the hoops extravaganza at 3 p.m. today against Sitka on the first day of the Seahawk Classic at Seward High School. The Seahawk Classic is a three-day, round-robin tournament that concludes on Saturday. Kodiak (8-4) is the only 4A school in the four-team field. Anchorage Christian ...
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Playbook: Feb. 5
Thursday, Feb. 5 Girls Basketball: Kodiak vs. Sitka at the Seahawk Classic in Seward, 3 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6 Boys Basketball: Kodiak at Kenai. C squad, 4 p.m.; junior varsity, 5:30 p.m.; varsity, 7 p.m. Girls Basketball: Kodiak vs. Seward at the Seahawk Classic in Seward, 6 p.m. Wrestling: Kodiak at the state championships at Chugiak High School, 10 a.m.
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Fisherman medevaced from Bering Sea vessel
KODIAK — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew forward deployed in Cold Bay medevaced an ailing fisherman from the fishing vessel Northern Leader 170 miles northwest of St. Paul Island Wednesday morning. The Jayhawk crew safely hoisted the fisherman aboard the helicopter and transported him to awaiting commercial medical flight services in St. Paul. Coast Guard 17th District command center...
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