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Tapestry: Schactler recalls trapping days
PHOTOS: BRUCE SCHACTLER as a young trapper (Photo Courtesy Bruce Schactler) Last December an old friend made a comment that I’ll never forget: “Something’s missing. Kodiak doesn’t have the vibrancy and pizazz it once had.” I had to agree. Although Kodiak is still an exciting, vibrant place to live in, it has lost some of the character it had 30 years ago. Why? Maybe it’s because all of the colorful characters have...
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Parks and Rec: Jan. 23-30
Aquatics Coming in February: Masters Swimming Are you an adult training for an event or just looking for a great workout? Come join us at the Community Swimming Pool for a multi level fitness program for individuals that love to swim! Daily Schedule: Following is the daily schedule for the pool. Friday, Jan. 23 Morning Lap 5:30 – 7:30 a.m. Noon Lap 11 – 1 p.m. Evening Open 6:30 – 8 p.m. Evening Lap 8 – 9 p.m. Satu...
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High School dancers prepare for “The Elements”
It was all smooth Thursday for the Kodiak High School dance team’s annual dance concert, “The Elements.” The dancers, the choreography, the music and the lights all came together as they practiced going through the entire two-hour set composed of 35 performances. In addition to the dance team, the KHS break-dancing boys will be performing a routine and all three of coach Sarah Nugent’s physical dance classes and h...
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Donald Ray Kyer
Donald Ray Kyer was born to Leonard Ray and Juanita Jean Kyer December 1, 1949 in Denver, Colorado. He passed away of natural causes in his home in Kodiak on January 15, 2015. He was raised in a military family which provided him the opportunity to live in several different states and included many years in Ger- many. He graduated High School in 1967 in Colorado Springs and joined the Coast Guard that same year. “...
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Council gets Pier 3 update, discusses sales tax
The Kodiak City Council got a short update on the construction of Pier 3 and discussed the current sales tax and exemptions from the sales tax in the city at their Tuesday work session. “Where we are in terms of construction is on the other side of the actual new pier, there’s a sheet pile bulkhead, all of that’s in,” said project manager Roe Sturgulewski. “Basically all of the rock work downslope of the bulk head...
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In the Courts: Jan. 23
Malcolm Zachary Cherry pleaded no contest to proof of insurance to be carried and exhibited on demand. Cherry was fined $500. Frank G Edra pleaded guilty to attempted misconduct involving a controlled substance in the fourth degree. Edra was sentenced to 200 days in jail (170 suspended) and fined $1,000 ($500 suspended) and ordered to schedule a screening for alcohol/substance abuse and mental health/domestic viol...
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Kodiak ESS wins opener
For the past month, Damian Bennett has been Ouzinkie’s one-man basketball team. Practices consisted mostly of running. “It was just me and my village coach,” Bennett said. His endurance was on display in the Kodiak Emerging Small Schools’ season debut against Lumen Christi Thursday at Kodiak Middle School. The sophomore scored 10 of his 12 points in the second half to lead the Ravens to a 46-29 Peninsula Conferenc...
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Local Results: Jan. 23
Kodiak Island Bowling Association Tuesday co-ed Jan. 13 Men: Scratch game — Corey Pedersen, 269; Daniel Kiefer, 268; Bryan Horn, 267. Scratch series — Daniel Kiefer, 716; Tommy Johnson, 683; Alvin Arboleda, 680. Handicap game — Corey Pedersen, 308; Bryan Horn, 303; Daniel Kiefer, 292. Handicap series — Daniel Kiefer, 788; Bryan Horn, 766; Tommy Johnson, 761. Women: Scratch game — Mona Johnson, 199; Jennifer Gunder...
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Playbook: Jan. 23
Friday, Jan. 23 Boys basketball: Lumen Christi vs. Kodiak C squad, 5 p.m.; Kodiak ESS vs. Kodiak girls JV, 6:30 p.m.; Kodiak ESS vs. Lumen Christi, 8 p.m. at Kodiak Middle School. Wrestling: Kodiak vs. West Anchorage and Bartlett at Kodiak High School, 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 24 Boys basketball: Kodiak ESS vs. Kodiak boys JV, 10:30 a.m.; Kodiak ESS vs. Kodiak girls C squad, noon; Lumen Christi vs. Kodiak boys JV, 1:...
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Minn. zoo euthanizes ailing Kodiak bear
Trouble spelled trouble for Phoebe, a 28-year-old Kodiak brown bear. But what gave her bigger problem was her poor health. Phoebe, who lived nearly her entire life at Lake Superior Zoo in Duluth, Minn., was euthanized Tuesday after struggling for seven months with arthritis, said Dr. Louise Beyea, the zoo’s veterinarian. “The staff was concerned about being able to maintain her quality of life at an acceptable lev...
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