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Alutiiq Word of the Week: Paulaq
Paulaq; Peluq – Ash Paulartuu'uq plit'aami. – There are lots of ashes in the stove. The Alutiiq word for ash — paulaq orpeluq — usually refers to wood ash. This is the fine, grey sediment found in the bottom of a fire pit or a wood burning stove after a hot fire. Cleaning the wood ash out of the household stove was a common task in decades past, before Alutiiq families adopted oil burning and electric stoves. Wood...
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In the courts: March 28
Driving under the influence • Paul James McCabe, 24, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence or refusal to submit to chemical test. McCabe was sentenced to 90 days in jail (87 days suspended), and was fined $3,000 ($1,500 suspended). McCabe will be on probation for two years. • Brandon K. Johnson, 22, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence or refusal to submit to chemical test. Johnson was sentenced t...
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Amazing Nature: Students meet giant pacific octopus at Ocean Science Discovery Lab
Students meet Giant Pacific Octopus at Ocean Science Discovery Lab Spring is an exciting time on land as well as in the ocean and along its shores. It’s a time to bundle up and take the kids out to explore the excitement of the waking of life and the birth of a new summer. Seaweeds, plankton, small boneless animals and fishes, and large marine mammals all are part of this cycle of life, which gets reenergized ever...
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Todd Hailey encourages youth to own their faith
If Todd Hailey could pick a theme for his Church of the Nazarene youth group, it would go something like this, “Know your faith and let it shine.” Hailey encourages kids to serve the community in the name of Christ. For the past two years he has led the youth in a Christmas “sock drive” for the Brother Francis Shelter. Hailey got the idea to serve the community in this way while he was hosting his Oldies Show at K...
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Playbook: March 28
Friday, March 28 Track: Kodiak High School blue/gold meet at Joe Floyd Track and Field. Field events, 2:30 p.m.; running events, 4 p.m. Saturday, March 29 Baseball: Kodiak High School blue/gold game at Baranof Field, 1 p.m. Roller derby: Rock Island Rollers bout at Kodiak Middle School, 6 p.m.
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Local results: March 28
Bowling Tuesday, March 18 Coed league Men: Scratch game — Alvin Arboleda, 299; Steve Tyner, 266; Jeff Kiefer, 256. Scratch series — Alvin Arboleda, 847; Jeff Kiefer, 726; Steve Tyner, 693. Handicap game — Jeremy Pippin, 343; Alvin Arboleda, 323; Steve Tyner, 289. Handicap series — Jeremy Pippin, 940; Alvin Arboleda, 919; Jeff Kiefer, 783. Women: Scratch game — Ruth Barton, 203; Ruth Hentges, 201; Mona Johnson, 190...
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Could a big earthquake strike again?
Fifty years ago today, on Good Friday in 1964, Alaskans experienced the second-largest earthquake in modern times. One overarching question regarding the 1964 Earthquake is could this kind of earthquake, which killed hundreds, caused millions of dollars in damage, destroyed entire villages, and changed the face of Alaska happen again? The answer is yes, but probably not in our lifetimes or those of the next few ge...
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Cheer inspried by KHS girls hoops team
Kodiak was out in force at the recent ASAA State Basketball Tournament in Anchorage. Blue and gold was all over Sullivan Arena. Watching the girl's and boy's perform and seeing the community support reminded me of a cheer some will remember: “We're from Kodiak, couldn't be prouder, if you can't hear us, we'll yell a little louder.” Feeling inspired watching all this team spirit, sportsmanship, and especially the c...
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Kodiak bench plays role in state title
Kodiak’s starting five put up video-game numbers at the girls 4A state basketball championships, but it was also the five on the bench that helped the Bears clinch their first championship in more than three decades. Kodiak’s reserve players — seniors Isabelle Hiner, Kaydee Hughes and Summer McKechnie and juniors Danikka Catt and Charmaine Fabricante — played significant minutes — 82 to be exact — during the three...
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Man falls from 30-foot cliff
A severely injured person who fell down a 30-foot cliff on Cliffside Drive in Kodiak late Tuesday was transported by ambulance to Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center for treatment. According to a release from the Kodiak Fire Department, the Bayside Volunteer Fire Department requested assistance from the city department at 11:30 p.m. A team trained in high-angle rescues hauled the victim by ropes up the cliff. ...
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