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Orthodox faithful welcome the Resurrection early in the morning
A darkened church, filled with people anticipating the moment when the lights would come on, illuminating the array of flowers, the linen-covered icon stands and the crowd that gathered there. This is the way it was around midnight Saturday at Holy Resurrection Orthodox Cathedral. The faithful left the dark church and walked around the building three times solemnly singing “Thy Resurrection O Christ our Savior, th...
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Kodiak Launch Complex changes name
Officials of the Kodiak Launch Complex are having a blast today. That’s because KLC is gone, in name, at least. Mark Greby, COO and senior vice president of the Alaska Aerospace Corp., said KLC will be renamed Pacific Spaceport Complex. He said the name change will be made public today during the 31st Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colorado. A company news release said the name change reflects the growing ca...
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Kodiak finishes winless in inaugural tournament
Standing in the cold and layered in Kodiak High School baseball apparel, coach James Arnold watched as South Anchorage and Chugiak played for the inaugural Rex Edward Matautia Invitational Tournament title. Every so often he engaged with one of his coaches, or a fan, about his team — a squad that lost all four of its games in the four-day, season-opening tournament at Baranof Field. Arnold, in his third-year, wasn...
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How Safe is Your Money?
PART 1 Editor’s Note: This is the first installment of the six-part “How safe is your money?” Before gold and silver were used as a medium of exchange, the barter system was the prominent means for most transactions. If a dairy farmer needed some shoes, he would trade however many quarts of milk he and the cobbler agreed on as a fair price for a pair a shoes. The problem with this method is that it's difficult to ...
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House report: Looking for input
Greetings from Juneau! I’d appreciate if you could take a few minutes to share your experiences and opinions about a few issues currently being debated by the legislature. Your input, as my constituents, is important as I make decisions and cast votes. Here are three bills which are currently being debated and I’d love to know what you think: Senate Bill 6, “Eliminate Daylight Savings Time,” eliminates Daylight Sa...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Time to tune up your shooting
Newcomers to Kodiak are startled by our long deer season, beginning each year on August 1 and extending through the end of October on the road system. In fact it runs through December 31 on the remainder of the island. On August 1, most people are chasing halibut and pink salmon without regard for what is happening in the surrounding hills. The deer opener comes on you quickly here on this great island. In fact on...
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Be careful what you believe
To the Editor, With recent happenings in Kodiak, many of us still do not know when we are being duped. There are those out there with agenda that most haven’t a clue exist. An example would be the fact that several years ago those outside of Kodiak convinced the powers that be to limit our local fisherman to one King Salmon per year. Most recently we had those from the Kenia/Soldotna area paying someone to get sig...
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Alumni update: Horn prepares for semis
Alysa Horn, in her first season with Osnabruck, is one step away from playing for a championship in Germany’s Bundesliga second division women’s basketball league. Top-seeded Osnabruck begins a two-game semifinal series with second-seeded Veilchen on April 19. The second game is April 25. Osnabruck lost both of its regular-season games to Veilchen (60-57 and 60-55). Horn ranks second on the team in points per game...
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Alaska State Troopers: April 14
Thursday, April 9 At approximately 11:05 a.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to the report of a vehicle with an overturned trailer near mile 3.5 of Rezanof Drive. Subsequent investigation revealed that a 24-year-old Kodiak man had been driving a 2003 Ford F250 Pickup while towing a 26-foot trailer loaded with a mini-excavator when the trailer started to fishtail. He attempted to slow and control the trailer’s wa...
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Kodiak Island Births: April 14
Theo Thomas Haakanson was born at 1:52 p.m. on Friday, April 3, 2015, to Yorgen Haakanson and Lee Elliott. He weighed 6 pounds, 10 ounces and measured 19 inches long. His parents are originally from Old Harbor and Idaho and now live in Kodiak. His mother works at Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center and his father works as a plumber. Also welcoming him to the family is Hendrik. Grandparents are Glen and Phyllis...
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