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Garden Gate: Michael Ableman: author, farmer, inspiraion
As I sipped my coffee, a large British Columbia Ferry made its way through a narrow, rock-lined channel in front of the bed and breakfast we were staying in on Salt Spring Island, British Columbia. It was Oct. 11, an overcast day, the day before Canada’s Thanksgiving. Our hosts who lived upstairs, had provided a do-it-yourself breakfast in our fridge: a variety of muffins from a local bakery, strawberries, blueber...
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Kodiak wrestlers fifth at Colony
Kodiak picked up a pair of runner-up finishers and placed fifth at the Colony Wrestling Invitational, Saturday at Colony High School. Russel Dela Cruz and Hunter Bigley both finished second in their respective weight classes. Dela Cruz was edged by Ketchikan’s Sean Tavares, 5-4, in the 120-pound championship match. Dela Cruz beat Colony’s Anthony Torres (18-5), Bartlett’s Oscar Garcia (8-3) and Colony’s Levi Hopki...
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Kodiak volleyball advances to NLC championship match
Kodiak inched a step closer to obtaining its third regional volleyball crown in program history. The top-seeded Bears downed third-seeded Soldotna, 25-21, 25-20, 25-19, in a semifinal match at the Northern Lights Conference Championships, Friday at Kenai High School. Kodiak advances to Saturday's championship match at 1 p.m. against the consolation bracket winner. Soldotna, second-seeded Wasilla and fifth-seeded K...
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New ferry, longer road top assembly’s final wish list
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly unanimously passed its 2016 capital improvements program list at Thursday’s regular meeting after making two amendments to the resolutoin Assembly members discussed the list at their July 29 work session. The list prioritizes projects the borough hopes the Alaska Legislature will fund next year.  “We know this will be a slim year for capital projects out of Juneau,” borough manag...
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Kodiak students bring New York gamblers to the stage
Snazzy suits and long-ago slang take center stage this weekend as the Kodiak High School Drama Club brings to life the Tony-award winning musical “Guys and Dolls.” The musical is set sometime in the 20’s and 30’s featuring the underworld of New York with gamblers, show girls and a missionary on the streets trying to save souls. As one gambler tries to find a place to run his crap game, another gambler makes a bet ...
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Kodiak volleyball seals state berth
Kodiak volleyball is headed back to the state tournament for the fifth consecutive season. The top-seeded Bears punched their ticket to state with a defensive 25-16, 25-17, 25-18 victory over Kenai in the Northern Lights Conference Championships, Thursday at Kenai High School. “It was an exciting match for us,” Kodiak coach Amy Willis said. “Kenai has a good program and are coming along. They are blossoming. We we...
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Lindquist takes aim at state records
Months before the high school swimming season started, Talon Lindquist, while lifting weights at his family home, felt a discomfort in his right shoulder. The pain turned out to be swimmer’s shoulder, a common injury that his father and coach, John Lindquist, a former standout swimmer at Chugiak and Central Washington University, recognized immediately. A physical therapist warned Talon, Kodiak’s sophomore standou...
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TAPESTRY: Community Baptist Church turns 75
May 23, 1941. Kodiak has changed overnight. Thousands of troops and civilians, some with their families, have flooded the town to build a naval base, roads and outposts, anticipating a possible attack by the Japanese. During the flurry of blackouts, drills and chatter of war, the Rev. George Sears Morony sits at his desk, making final preparations for the cornerstone ceremony which acknowledges another historic ch...
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Public Safety Blotter: Nov. 6
Oct. 24 At 2:17 a.m., a man reported a bear digging in trash that ran into the woods in the 600 block of Hillside Drive. At 4:05 a.m., police spotted a bear in the 600 block of Hillside Drive but it took off into the woods when they arrived. At 7:18 a.m., a concerned roommate asked for a welfare check on a woman who hadn’t arrived home yet. The caller hung up without giving an address, and patrolling officers were...
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Mix-six volleyball tourney in Kodiak
Kodiak Island’s rural schools have once again joined forces on the hardwood. For the third straight year, high school students from Akiok, Old Harbor, Ouzinkie, Larsen Bay and Port Lions make up the Kodiak Emerging Small Schools mix-six volleyball squad. The team, which started its season in mid-October, is in Kodiak today and Saturday for the Kodiak ESS Volleyball Tournament at Kodiak High School. Seldovia, Nikol...
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