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Stage and Screen: 'The Other Son' — A Microcosm of Middle-East Misconceptions
“The Other Son” - A Microcosm of Middle-East Misconceptions Joseph Silberg is an Israeli teenager in the process of a pro forma pre-induction physical exam for the IDF (Israel Defense Force.) One step in the process is an everyday blood draw and analysis. At this point the “routine” examination morphs into an unexpected and defining new reality. Joseph has a blood type that is not possible given the blood types of...
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Around Kodiak: Feb. 20
Alutiiq Museum curator of archaeology Patrick Saltonstall is giving a lecture on "Saving the Past for the Future: Archeological Site Disturbance and Documentation in the Kodiak Archipelago" at noon today at the Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge Center. The lecture is part of the Visitor Center's weekly brown bag lunch series. The Kodiak High School tsunami bowl team presents “Jellyfish Apocalypse: Causes, Problems a...
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Alaska State Troopers: Feb. 20
Friday, Feb. 7 A boyfriend and girlfriend were both arrested after a disturbance off of Middle Bay Drive. At about 3:11 p.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report of a man driving erratically near a home off Middle Bay Drive. Troopers concluded that a 28-year-old man broke items in the home, was assaulted by his 26-year-old girlfriend and then left, driving erratically. The man was arrested on a charge of domes...
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KMS wrestling places 3 at Palmer Invite
The Kodiak Middle School wrestling team produced three varsity placers at the Palmer Jr./Middle School Invitational on Saturday in the Mat-Su Valley. Joshua Nummer claimed the 114-pound title with a 4-2 overtime win over Colony’s Frank Urbano. Nicholas Doerkson placed third at 110 pounds with a 5-1 record, while Kodi Kroll finished fourth at 160 pounds with a 2-2 mark. Kodiak’s junior varsity team produced five pl...
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Kodiak girls stay perfect with a 49-40 win over Colony
In a season full of blowout victories, Kodiak encountered its toughest test of the year on Tuesday night. The No. 1-ranked Bears held off upset-minded Colony 49-40 in a Northern Lights Conference girls basketball game at Kodiak High School. Kodiak improved to 20-0 on the year and 8-0 in the NLC. This is the first time this season that the Bears have not won by double figures. “This is the first game that we actual...
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Dunbar honored by Alaska HOF
Former Kodiak High School running star Trevor Dunbar was honored with an Alaska Sports Hall of Fame 2014 Directors’ Awards on Tuesday. Dunbar was selected for the Pride of Alaska Award for his consistent excellence in athletic competition. Last summer, Dunbar, a senior at the University of Oregon, became the first Alaskan to run a sub-4 minute mile. In 2012, he placed 11th in the U.S. Olympic Trials in the 5,000 m...
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Prosecutor: March trial likely for Wells
The trial of the Kodiak man accused of the 2012 murder of a Coast Guardsman and a former Coast Guardsman is likely to take place late next month, according the chief of the criminal division for the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Anchorage. The murder trial for James Michael Wells, 62, had been scheduled to start Monday in Anchorage, but was postponed to March 31 at a hearing last week. The prosecuting team does not pl...
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Public Safety Blotter: Feb. 19
Saturday, Feb. 15 • At 1:01 a.m., a caller reported a disturbance on Simeonoff Street; parties separated for the night. • Around 2:06 a.m., five bar checks were conducted downtown. • At 2:18 a.m., a caller requested a subject removal on W. Marine Way. Two males left upon request. • At 3:20 a.m., a caller reported an intoxicated male lying on Mill Bay Road; did not meet protective custody criteria. • At 4:04 a.m., ...
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AK Science Forum: Alaskans have enjoyed good earthquake luck since 1964
At the 50th anniversary of one of the world’s largest earthquakes, State Seismologist Mike West says Alaskans might learn a lesson from New Zealand. Here in this land at the meeting point of two restless crustal slabs, no one has died by earthquake since 1964. The magnitude 7.9 Denali Fault earthquake zipped a jagged line through 200 miles of glacier ice and tundra in 2002. A magnitude 7.5 earthquake ruptured just...
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Around Kodiak: Feb. 19
Kodiak Fish and Game Advisory Committee is meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday Feb. 26 at the KNWR Visitors Center. The committee will discuss and take action on statewide king and Tanner crab proposals and supplemental Issues. For further information, contact committee secretary Don Fox at 486-4738.
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