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Ralph (Skip) Earl Greene
Ralph (Skip) Earl Greene passed away peacefully at Villa Rosa in Green Valley, Arizona, on Dec. 10, 2015. He was 83 years old. Skip was born to Nettie Zook on March 24, 1932, in Wrangell, Alaska. He was adopted and raised by his grandparents, Stella and James Greene. He served as a sergeant in the Army in Anchorage, Alaska, for two years from Dec. 11, 1952. to Dec. 10, 1954. Skip’s friend Jerry Tilley helped Skip ...
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Christmas is giving the best
“I dread Christmas,” a friend told me the other day. It really wasn’t Christmas per se that he opposed. It was the crass commercialism that has spawned stampedes on Black Friday and a fierce competition to outdo each other with the most lavish, expensive gifts. People have forgotten that Christmas is about going at lengths to be generous and charitable; paying closer attention to the cries of the needy; as Linda K...
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Kodiak girls fall to Bartlett
Kodiak got 13 points apiece from seniors Kristhel Fangonilo and Kahye Yu but fell to Bartlett, 48-37, on the opening day of the Cougar Tip Off Thursday at Service High School. “Kristhel and Kahye played the way they were expected to play, as leaders,” second-year coach Krista Hicks texted. “Zennia (Chia) also stepped up for us.” Yu, whose junior season was cut short because of a dislocated shoulder, hit three shot...
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High winds cause Chiniak, Monashka power outages
Wind late Wednesday night and early Thursday morning caused two large power outages and smaller ones on Thursday with one extending into today. Jim Devlin, the manager of operations and engineering at Kodiak Electric Association, said three trees blown onto the power lines out the road caused all of Chiniak to lose power from the Y where the road goes toward Chiniak in one direction and Pasagshak in the other. “We...
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TEEING OFF: Wilson has played his way into MVP race
It has come to my attention that small dogs do not appreciate inclement weather. It has been a hassle getting Gizmo and Pepper Jack to do their business outside this past week. When I open the door, and both dogs see the frightful conditions awaiting them, they turn into statues. I don’t blame them. Needless to say, the snow and ice blanketing the Kodiak roads made morning and lunchtime walks an adventure. While t...
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In the Courts: Dec. 18
Rodrigo Delacruz pleaded guilty to harassment in the second degree. Delacruz was sentenced to 60 days in jail (60 suspended) and fined $500 and placed on probation for two years. Brian Clifford Faulkner pleaded guilty to theft in the fourth degree – less than $250. Faulkner was sentenced to 90 days in jail. Brian C. Faulkner pleaded guilty to theft in the third degree – value $250 - $749. Faulkner was sentenced to...
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Bartlett zooms past Kodiak boys in season opener
A third-quarter run powered Bartlett past Kodiak, 76-46, in a season-opening boys basketball game Thursday at the Cougar Tip Off at Service High School. Jerome Morzo, a 5-foot-7 junior guard, led a trio of Kodiak players in double figures in scoring with 12 points. Junior Bryan Mangrobang tossed in 11, while Brian Caguing added 10, hitting two of the team’s five 3-pointers. Morzo and Mangrobang made their first va...
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Next year’s borough budget projects $958K deficit
At a Tuesday special work session, the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly got an early look at the preliminary budget for fiscal year 2017, with a projected deficit of about $958,000. The budget does not include using fund balance to make up the deficit, although the assembly could choose to do that, according to a memo from finance director Karl Short. The assembly did use fund balance last year. 2017 revenues are ex...
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Kodiak boys return three starters from last year’s squad
Kodiak High School boys basketball coach David Anderson is predicting breakout seasons from his three returning starters. Seniors Ryan Bezona and Billy Alcaide, and junior Keith Osowski enter the 2015-2016 with more experience and confidence. The trio combined to average 14.8 points per game last season on a team that went 6-18 and finished fifth in the Northern Lights Conference. Alcaide, a 5-foot-5 speedy point ...
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Mildred D. Muller
Long-time resident Mildred D. Muller (Millie) died at her home in Poulsbo, Washington, on Dec. 11, 2015. Millie was born in Poulsbo on June 11, 1916, to Hilja and Anton Dove. She graduated from North Kitsap High School and attended business college in Seattle. Millie came to Kodiak in 1943 to join her husband, Walter Muller, who was working heavy construction at the naval station. She was a bookkeeper for Erskine'...
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