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Juries of their peers: Teen courts in session in Kodiak
The attorneys look a little too young to be attorneys. But they are. About 160 of those attorneys from different parts of Alaska are in Kodiak to attend the 20th annual United Youth Courts of Alaska Conference. Conference participants are mostly experienced in standard courtroom procedure, where there’s a judge, a jury, attorneys and defendants. Unlike the traditional legal system where offenders or defendants are...
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ComFish starts next week
Kodiak’s annual commercial fishery tradeshow kicks off on Thursday starting with safety and ending with fish filleting and movies. Forums throughout the first two days of the three-day show will have presenters from the University of Alaska, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, the Kodiak Regional Aquaculture Association, the U.S. Coast Guard and others presenting on a range of topics, includ...
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A DISNEY MOMENT: Dance team performs at theme park
The Kodiak High School dance team has mastered the sport of rapid changing. During Saturday’s 20-minute performance at the Disney California Adventure Park, the team will perform in seven different outfits and will have only 30 seconds to swip-swap clothes — nearly as fast as NASCAR pit crews change tires. “We have them (the clothes) pre-zipped and you have a buddy zip you up,” senior captain Tessa Heiberg said. “...
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Choose Respect march to raise awareness about violence
The annual Choose Respect March, an effort to raise awareness about domestic violence and sexual assault, is Saturday and a Choose Respect 5K will be taking place next month. Communities all across Alaska hold Choose Respect marches as part of former Gov. Sean Parnell’s Choose Respect campaign to end sexual assault and domestic violence in Alaska. A few Kodiak villages are participating along with the City of Kodi...
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Christian Science marks century in Kodiak since volcanic eruption
In her book about the history of the Erskine House, “A Legacy Built to Last,” local author Susan Jeffrey writes about “Nellie Erskine: Community Matriarch.” Susan describes the “dreadful ash fall of 1912” after the Novarupta-Katmai volcano eruption and about how “Nellie, W.J. [her husband], and most of the townsfolk decided to stay in Kodiak and dig out … Nellie’s resolve, quick humor, and abiding faith in the Chr...
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Minister recounts path out of occult
Rob Radosti heard that Anton LaVey, author of “The Satanic Bible,” cried out to God on his death bed. Radosti has no way of verifying that story, but he can vouch for his own experience of crying out the name of Jesus, a name he had hated and avoided. Sharing his story with the people of Kodiak Christian Fellowship, Radosti said his conversion happened during a Creation Festival in Pennsylvania. He attended the ev...
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Teeing Off: Enough basketball, it’s baseball time
I interrupt your March Madness viewing for this important message: It’s baseball time. Players have been working out kinks for the past month in preparation for the Major League Baseball season opener in a few weeks. I envy the lucky souls who get to spend a portion of the winter in Arizona or Florida. I’m also pretty sure Gizmo is jealous of the dogs who live in warmer climates. I’ve lost track of how many times ...
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Conspiracies and community values
I had a really good laugh reading the March 20 Daily Mirror guest column titled “Freedom and Conspiracy Theorists.” And I mean no disrespect to the author when I say that this was some really funny stuff: The John Birch Society, McCarthyism and the father of the Koch Brothers and a propaganda campaign that would have made the Chinese Communists or Madison Avenue proud. The author reveals and exposes how the local ...
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Island Trails to host Spring Walk and Roll
Island Trails Network is holding a spring Walk and Roll program after a successful event last fall. During Walk and Roll, participating students get punch cards, which they use to track the number of times they walk and bike safely to or from school or a bus stop, during school or after school. Generally, the program runs in mid-fall. Last October’s Walk and Roll saw 487 students from Kodiak’s four elementary scho...
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Local Results: March 27
Kodiak Island Bowling Association Tuesday Co-ed March 17 Men: Scratch game — Matt Kiefer, 267; Tommy Johnson, 256; Philip Obas, 235. Scratch series — Matt Kiefer, 761; Philip Obas, 674; Dave Smith, 652. Handicap game — Matt Kiefer, 282; Tommy Johnson, 280; Derek Clarkston, 273. Handicap series — Matt Kiefer, 806; Derek Clarkston, 766; Ryan McRobert, 758. Women: Scratch game — Amanda Kiefer, 210; Jennifer Gunderson...
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