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Stage and Screen: I admit it —I am a binger
If you like nonstop action from a serial drama — try streaming. Internet streaming gives you access to a number of non-traditional, outside of regular TV network productions. Several such series have mesmerized me of late. The first was, and still is, “Breaking Bad” (2008-present) produced by AMC. While I started watching this series back in 2008, I didn’t really get into it until I was able to stream the entire f...
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Frankenfish labeling amendment fails
In a 73-26 vote, the U.S. Senate approved a budget measure to avoid a government shutdown on March 27. The measure, which now goes to the House of Representatives for final approval, includes $5 million for improvements to the Coast Guard’s forward operating base in Cold Bay and $1.1 million for a Coast Guard refueling station on Sitkinak Island. In a blow to Alaska fishermen, the Senate voted to cut off debate be...
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Arts Council holds 24th annual art auction
The Arts and Adventure Auction celebrates its 24th year and the 50th anniversary of the Kodiak Arts Council this weekend. Kodiak residents will have the opportunity to bid on more than 45 pieces of art at the Arts Council’s annual event. “We try to put emphasis on this auction as an opportunity for people to have a night of art appreciation, and to also purchase new art for their homes or places of business,” Arts...
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Achievers: March 21
• Kodiak resident Isaac Fields has been named to the fall 2012 Dean’s List at Azusa Pacific University in southern California. Fields, a chemistry major, achieved a grade-point average of 3.5 or better, sharing the honor with 1,698 other students at the 10,000-person campus. • Leila Pyle of Kodiak and Chloe Hawkins of Old Harbor have returned to the archipelago after attending the Alaska Youth for Environmental Ac...
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Kodiak opens against Lathrop today
For the past week, players on Kodiak’s girls basketball team have been rising well before sunrise. They did not wake up early to stargaze, but rather to run up and down a court in preparation for today’s 4A state opener against Lathrop at 8 a.m. The team’s morning practices are to acclimate the players to the unlucky draw of a morning game. At first, Carissa Cannon thought she would need a couple of espresso shots...
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Horn key player off the bench
Through the course of the season, Adriane Horn has become more confident on the court. That stems from her increased playing time for the state-bound Kodiak girls basketball team. Horn, a junior, is Kodiak’s first option off the bench and has started four games this season in place of Hannah Wandersee and Jerica Nelson. “For her to step up like she has during the stretch, not only was that huge for us, but it has ...
Mar 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Playbook: March 21
Today Girls basketball: Kodiak vs. Lathrop at the 4A state tournament at Sullivan Arena in Anchorage, 8 a.m. Friday, March 22 Girls basketball: Kodiak at the 4A state tournament at Sullivan Arena in Anchorage.
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Assembly will go along with school board on KHS project
The Kodiak High School expansion and renovation project may yet include some discarded options -- but if it does, it will not be anytime soon. In its Tuesday night work session, the Kodiak Island Borough assembly debated the merits of including some dropped project options using a $7.5 million grant from the 2011 Alaska Legislature for the vocational education portion of the project. "At this point, it's the prero...
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Alaska Board of Game changes goat rules
The Alaska Board of Game has approved a plan to reduce the number of mountain goats in southwest Alaska but stopped short of adopting all goat-hunting measures proposed by Kodiak hunters. The Board of Game took up the three Kodiak proposals Monday as part of a scheduled three-day meeting that has stretched to five days. At the meeting in Kenai, Alaska Department of Fish and Game regional supervisor Larry Van Daele...
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Congress advances on Frankenfish labeling issue
A new charge by Alaska’s Congressional delegation is the best hope yet for fishermen looking for restrictions on genetically modified salmon. On Monday, Sen. Lisa Murkowski and Sen. Mark Begich announced their intention to amend the Senate’s continuing resolution budget bill to include a measure requiring “clear and unquestionable” labeling of genetically engineered salmon sold to the public. The continuing resolu...
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