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String quintet mixes their music
This Saturday, a string quintet advertised as “redefining the rules between classical & rock music” will play at the Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium. Sybarite5 is the first string quintet to ever win the Concert Artists Guild International Competition, an annual competition for instrumentalists, singers and chamber ensembles performing classical and non-traditional repertoire. Sybarite5 won in 2011. The group is compr...
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Assembly meetings to have video conferencing
The Kodiak Island Borough is currently working on installing a video conferencing system in the borough assembly chambers in order to offer better communication with villages and people unable to attend the meetings. When it’s set up, there will be two televisions in the assembly chambers, one facing the assembly and one facing the audience as well as video cameras. When video conferencing is used, both the assemb...
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Public Safety Blotter: Oct. 16
Oct. 5 • Around 1:27 a.m., police conducted four bar checks downtown. • At 1:46 a.m., police asked a man to leave Marine Way. He did so. • At 2:07 a.m., police conducted a bar check downtown. • At 2:12 a.m., police warned a speeding driver in the Center Avenue and Marine Way area. • Around 3:29 a.m., police conducted two bar checks downtown. • At 4:20 a.m., someone was drunk on a licensed premise on Marine Way. Pa...
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Playbook: Oct. 16
Friday, Oct. 17 Swimming Kodiak at the Valley Invitational at Palmer High School, noon. Volleyball Kodiak vs. Wasilla at Wasilla High School. C squad, 4 p.m.; junior varsity, 5 p.m.; varsity, 6:30 p.m.
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Alutiiq language lecture on Thursday
Alutiiq language education has been an important part of the Alutiiq Museum’s mission, and this week’s Fall Lecture series lecture will focus on the historic writing part of the Alutiiq language. Daria Safronova-Simeonoff, a Russian archivist who has done a variety of work with St. Herman’s Seminary, Kodiak College and the Baranov Museum, will give a lecture titled “Russian Alutiiq Cyrillic Archival Treasures,” wh...
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Alaska Science Forum: Fire on the mountain near the Yukon River
A smoking mountain near the Yukon River not far from Eagle is, after further study, still a puzzle. People first noticed acrid smoke in September 2012. The mountain has been steaming ever since, even through the coldest days of winter. Scientists thought a likely cause for the smoldering mountaintop was an oily rock deposit that somehow caught fire. Linda Stromquist, a geologist for the National Park Service, has ...
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Reduce, reuse and recycle
To the Editor, I'd like to add my voice to the chorus of letters about recycling. I wholeheartedly encourage every resident of Kodiak to first reduce, then reuse, and finally recycle as much as possible (in that order). I moved here in 1997, and even then I was appalled at the lack of recycling. I couldn't bring myself to toss out glass jars or bottles for months (friends thought my mountain of glass collecting in...
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Borough election results likely to be certified Thursday
Last week’s Kodiak Island Borough election results are being canvassed, and the results should be certified at Thursday’s borough assembly meeting. The agenda lists certifying and ratifying the results as the second item under new business, and then administering the oath of office to new assembly members shortly after that. On Tuesday, Borough clerk Nova Javier said she expects canvassing to be finished by noon t...
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Alumni update: Anthony picks up big win
On Saturday, Dylan Anthony won the biggest cross country race in his collegiate career. The University of Alaska Anchorage senior picked up the victory in the 41st annual Western Washington University Cross Country Classic in Bellingham, Washington. Anthony finished the 10-kilometer race in 31 minutes, 2 seconds — 15 seconds ahead of freshman teammate Henry Cheseto. There were 165 runners in the field. This was An...
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Public Safety Blotter: Oct. 15
Oct. 3 • Around 12:59 a.m., police conducted two bar checks downtown. • At 2:14 a.m., police advised a driver on Mill Bay Road to turn on their headlights. • At 7:14 a.m., police warned a speeding driver in the Cutoff Road and Rezanof Drive area for speeding. • At 7:32 a.m., police warned a speeding driver on Rezanof Drive. • At 7:37 a.m., a caller reported a vehicle almost hitting him in a crosswalk in the Birch ...
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