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Baranov Museum curator learns the art of packing
The Baranov Museum won’t begin packing for its renovation until 2016, but it’s never too early to start preparing. Anjuli Grantham, curator of collections for the museum, has returned from the Alaska State Museum in Juneau where spent a week storing some of the 32,000 artifacts that need to be preserved while the state museum is renovated. Instead of boxing the collection themselves, state museum staff decided to ...
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Basketball season begins at KHS
Kodiak High School’s basketball squads started practice Monday, but their game schedules have been set for nearly a year. Activities director Bryan Ferris has the tough task of mapping out the seasons for both the boys and girls. “It is the most difficult to fill,” Ferris said. “Baseball and softball is a scheduling nightmare because of the lack of weekends, but basketball is tough.” Each team has to play 10 North...
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Alumni Update: Horn misses double-double
Alysa Horn came up a rebound shy of posting her third double-double of the season Sunday in Germany. The first-year professional for TSV Viernheim scored 12 points and grabbed nine rebounds in 68-59 loss to undefeated Keltern in a Bundelisga second division game. Horn was 5 for 10 from the field and had four offensive rebounds in 28 minutes before fouling out. This is the second straight game the Kodiak High Schoo...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Holiday deer hunts
For many Kodiak families, deer hunting turns downright serious in the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day. This is not horn hunting with dreams of trophies on the wall. They are on a quest to put up a winter’s supply of sweet venison. Several important factors highlight holiday deer hunts. Most of the bucks have dropped one or both of their horns. And even if they still sport a pair, they’re likely to fall o...
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Fish Factor: Alaska halibut cuts
Will Alaska’s halibut catches be cut again next year? That’s the big question as the industry braces for the International Pacific Halibut Commission’s interim meeting this week in Seattle. By all accounts, there appear to be lots of halibut in Alaska waters, but their unusually slow growth rates have forced a downward press on catches. The Alaska catch total this year was about 22 million pounds. Also up for revi...
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Births: Dec. 3
• Talvien Michael Mannelin was born at 2 p.m. Nov. 25, 2013 to Erin Cleary and Mike Mannelin. He weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces and measured 21.75 inches long. His parents are originally from Kodiak and Minnesota. Proud grandparents are Brian and Yvonne Cleary from Kodiak and Rich Mannelin and Cheryl Cadwell from Minnesota. • Nikkita Chevelle Acheson was born at 1:21 p.m. Nov. 27, 2013 to Rebecca Anderson and Levi Ac...
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Public Safety Blotter: Dec. 3
Wednesday, Nov. 27 • At 12:12 a.m., a 911 caller reported harassment. It was a misunderstanding and all was OK. • At 1:45 a.m., a man was given a no camping warning. • At 2:04 a.m., a man said he was told of people living in a storage room. Officers found nothing to substantiate the theory. • At 7:34 a.m., a caller reported a vehicle on Rezanof Drive was driving with no taillights and very dim headlights. Patrol w...
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Around Kodiak: Dec. 3
Borough assembly meets The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly will meet at 7:30 p.m. tonight in the borough building on Lower Mill Bay Road for a regularly scheduled work session. The borough’s next regular meeting is 7:30 p.m. Thursday, also in the borough building. Education hearing scheduled The Alaska House of Representatives’ sustainable education task force will hold a public hearing at 4 p.m. Wednesday in the K...
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Teacher Spotlight: From coach to P.E. teacher, Rounsaville helps students stay fit
Sports and physical activity have always been a major focus of Darlene Rounsaville’s life, which is why she has taught P.E. for 29 years. Rounsaville grew up in Kodiak and graduated from Kodiak High School. When she was young, she was always involved in sports — she was on the first Kodiak high school cross country team to win state and played basketball — which is how she ended up teaching physical education. “I ...
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Salvager plans to free grounded crabber with blast
Famed marine salvager Dan Magone says explosives are the answer to removing a wrecked crabber off rocks near Unalaska. Last week, Magone, manager of Resolve-Magone Marine Services, told the Dutch Harbor Fisherman that he plans to remove the 102-foot Arctic Hunter by blasting away the rocks holding it in place. The Arctic Hunter, battered by waves since it went aground near Morris Cove in Unalaska Bay, is well beyo...
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