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Around Kodiak: Jan. 24
The AlphaSingers and SongWarriors present a winter music concert at 3 p.m. Sunday in the Little School of Dance Studio at 1220 Rezanof. Admission is by donation. Call 486-5047 for more information.
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Around Kodiak: Jan. 24
The AlphaSingers and SongWarriors present a winter music concert at 3 p.m. Sunday in the Little School of Dance Studio at 1220 Rezanof. Admission is by donation. Call 486-5047 for more information.
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Playbook: Jan. 24
Friday, Jan. 24 Boys basketball: Kodiak vs. Kenai at Kodiak High School. C squad, 4 p.m.; junior varsity, 5:30 p.m.; varsity, 7 p.m. Girls basketball: Kodiak vs. Kenai at Kenai High School. C squad, 3 p.m.; junior varsity, 4:30 p.m.; varsity, 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25 Boys basketball: Kodiak vs. Kenai at Kodiak High School. C squad, 3 p.m.; junior varsity, 4:30 p.m.; varsity, 6 p.m. Girls basketball: Kodiak vs. Ken...
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Public Safety Blotter: Jan. 24
Saturday, Jan. 18 • At 12:47 a.m., officers removed debris from the roadway. • At 1:42 a.m., a man was cited for no insurance. • At 4:13 a.m., a called reported that someone had thrown a rock through his windshield. • At 2:02 p.m., a man came in to speak to an officer about harassing calls and texts he’s been receiving. An officer told him of his options. • At 2:40 p.m., an intoxicated man left a property when an ...
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Lois Stover is unofficial ‘ambassador’ for her culture
If the Sami have a goodwill ambassador, it is Lois Stover. Wearing a traditional ghaki, Lois loves to tell about the Scandinavian aborigines of Finmark, who emigrated to Alaska in the twilight of the 19th century. Thursday, Feb. 6, is Sami National Day, but for Lois, a fourth-generation Alaska Sami, any day of the year will do for a celebration. As she talks about this part of her ancestry (she is also Yup’ik and ...
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Charge filed for gun in auditorium
A Kodiak woman is facing a misdemeanor charge for taking a gun into the Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium in November. It’s been two months since the incident occurred, but the case was held up due to case law research, police chief Ronda Wallace said. According to court documents, Suzan Hailey, 45, is facing one count of fourth-degree weapons misconduct for allegedly bringing a gun into a school on Nov. 19. Hailey is t...
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Excessive administration burdens teachers
To the Editor: In recent years I’ve been alarmed to discover how few Kodiak teachers are happy in their jobs. Previously unflappable and dedicated people are worn down from increased administrative demands (frequently but not exclusively related to the changing grading policies in the middle and high schools). Others are discouraged by friction with the administration and a lack of voice in decisions affecting edu...
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Kodiak ESS finishes 1-4
The Kodiak Emerging Small Schools boys basketball team concluded a six-day road trip with a 44-39 loss at Ninilchik Wednesday evening in a Peninsula Conference contest. The Ravens finished their season-opening trip with a 1-4 record. Wade Bartleson led ESS with 18 points. The Ravens were up 21-19 at halftime, but lost the lead in third quarter when they were outscored 10-6. “We played tough tonight,” ESS coach Mat...
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Alutiiq Word of the Week: Blood
Auk – Blood Ilait auk aliktaarait. – Some people are scared of blood. In English, the word “blood” has several meanings. It can refer to the liquid that circulates oxygen and nutrients through an animal’s body, or it can denote a person’s family background — their ancestry. In the United States, the federal government uses this second meaning to identify Native people for the purposes of implementing laws and prov...
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School district will use robots to enhance virtual learning
Soon, Kodiak teachers will be able to roll into classrooms on two wheels. The Kodiak Island Borough School District has purchased 12 telepresence robots to expand the district’s virtual learning program. Instead of being tied to a webcam attached to a computer, teachers can use the robots to move around a classroom and communicate through an attached iPad. “What's amazing is how fast people move past it being a ro...
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