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Stage and Screen: Who wants to be a Millionaire? – Woody Grant does
“Nebraska” (2013) has been described as a comedy. While there are some very funny moments in this “Lake Woebegone” variety film, it is not a side-splitting comedy. Au contraire, “Nebraska” is a serious story about aging, a misspent life, alcoholism and, most notably, serious love and concern demonstrated by a son for his largely undeserving father. Many of the humorous moments are uncomfortable and come at the exp...
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Achievers: Dec. 12
Anna McDonald, Levi Purdy, Karen Agonoy, and Alby Mamaat were selected for Elks Student recognition at Kodiak High School for the first quarter of the 2013/2014 school year. Anna, a freshman at Kodiak High School, is the daughter of Margie and Stewart McDonald. This enthusiastic young woman is off to great high school start. Anna is a member of student council and serves as secretary for the freshman class. In add...
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Playbook: Dec. 12
Friday, Dec. 13 Wrestling: Kodiak at the Alaska Duals in Anchorage.
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Local Results: Dec. 12
City League Basketball Tuesday, Dec. 10 Loose Cannons 64, St.Innocent’s 51 Dan Walker 18, Charlie Garcia 12, Clieford Tamarra 10, Brad Blondin 8, Corey Gronn 7, Jason Blondin 6 and Andrew King 3 points for Loose Cannons. David Young 12, Alexei Gonopolskiy 10, Bernie Stallard 8, Anton Gonopolskiy 7, Jon Babbit 6, Stephen Wood 4, Aidan Hoyle 2 and Michael Hunner 2 points for St. Innocent’s. RC Enterprise 113, Nets S...
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USFWS will try again to remove Chirikof cattle
The USFWS is looking for a few cowboys. Some hunters might do. So could a savvy rancher or butcher — anything, really. As the Fish and Wildlife Service prepares for another attempt to remove cattle from Chirikof and Wosnesenski islands, it’s asking for the public’s ideas. The cattle were brought to the remote islands by ranchers, but the ranches are gone and the cattle have turned feral. “On these two islands, the...
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Photos from 'The Nutcracker'
Enjoy this slideshow featuring photos from "The Nutcracker."
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Hughes, Lindquist qualify for national meet
Tahna Lindquist and Ila Hughes dominated the Alaska swimming competition this past high school season. Now the dominant duo will take on the best youth swimmers in the nation. The two Kodiak High School juniors are competing at the Speedo Winter Junior National Championships that begin Thursday in Greensboro, N.C. Lindquist and Hughes had to qualify for the elite event that features the top age-group swimmers in t...
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Gardeners make case for community plot
Kodiak's gardeners made their case for a community garden on Tuesday night as they asked the Kodiak City Council for use of a plot of land on Larch Street. While the council was receptive to the proposal, they and Mayor Pat Branson said details including liability and insurance need to be worked out before the garden is approved. Presenting the request was Kodiak Soil and Water Conservation District manager Joe Di...
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Arts Council needs affordable ticket pricing
To the Editor: This past weekend was the Christmas performance of “The Nutcracker” ballet in the high school auditorium. Since its first complete performance in the United States in 1944, the ballet has burgeoned into a Christmas tradition in the United States and perhaps more so here in Kodiak, given Kodiak’s history of settlement by Russia. When the ballet was first performed in 1892 in Russia, Alaska had only b...
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Public Safety Blotter: Dec. 11
Saturday, Dec. 6 • At 10:53 a.m., a caller reported being told her belongings were stolen. She said she would go to the police station to fill out a report. • At 3:30 p.m., a caller reported an abandoned vehicle on Hillside Drive. • At 5:56 p.m., a business gave police trespass information about a man. • At 6:26 p.m., a caller reported her daughter hit a deer but it ran off up a hill. Patrol was advised. • At 6:57...
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