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Public Safety Blotter: May 30
Saturday, May 17 • At 1:47 a.m., police received a 911 call about a disturbance on Mill Bay Road. Police reported everything was OK. • Around 2:16 a.m., police conducted four bar checks. • At 2:32 a.m., police provided a health and safety check on Marine Way. Everything was reported OK. • At 2:37 a.m., officers conducted a bar check. • At 3:16 a.m., police received a call requesting a welfare check on West Rezanof...
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Leisnoi needs to do its homework
To the editor: In the KDM interview with Leisnoi management on May 23, 2014, in response to a question about the use of the herbicide “Roundup”, Leisnoi representative Von Veeh stated that, “They call it Roundup but its glyphosate.” Glyphosate is the active ingredient of Roundup and Monsanto held its patent until that patent expired in 2000. Roundup is glyphosate and glyphosate is Roundup when manufactured by Mons...
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Death Notice: Darlo D. Dayton
Darlo D. Dayton, Captain of the Cape Douglas, died May 19th, at 2 p.m., in Wenatchee, Washington. Burial at sea by the Port Townsend Coast Guard, date to be determined. Contact Deborah Strahm at 509-670-2596.
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Simmons takes over St. James the Fisherman Episcopal Church
The Rev. Liz Huskey Simmons began as the new rector of the St. James the Fisherman Episcopal Church on May 15. Before coming to Kodiak, Simmons was the interim rector at a church in New York, and has also served in Arizona, Colorado and Wisconsin. She has served as a priest for almost two decades, graduating from the General Theological Seminary in New York in 1994. Some of Simmons’ specific areas of involvement h...
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Alutiiq word of the week: Cukiq – Thorn; Sliver
Ckiq – Thorn; Sliver Allrani aigaqa cukirtaartuq. – Sometimes I get a sliver on my hand. The Alutiiq word for thorn, cukiq, can be used to mean sliver, thorn, barb, quill, or even spruce needle, and the word for the prickly devil’s club, cukilanarpak, means “plant with big thorns.” When northern European peoples immigrated to Kodiak in the late 1800s, it is likely they introduced a unique woodworking style known a...
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Tapestry: Jimmy and Joy Ng leave Kodiak for good this time
Jimmy and Joy Ng have sold their house, packed up their bags and left the island. Previously, when they said their goodbyes, their Kodiak friends expected to see them again. Jimmy was in the Coast Guard and the Ngs always intended to return. But this time it’s different. The Ngs will be moving near Jimmy’s elderly mother in the Tacoma area. The Ngs’ last Kodiak tour began in 1997 when Jimmy took on the responsibil...
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Kalil wins golf tournament
Rick Kalil captured the 2014 Kodiak Golf Association Crab Festival Tournament title Sunday at the Bear Valley Golf Course. Kalil shot a 77 to finish two strokes ahead of runner-up Dan McFarland. Karl McLaughlin finished third, three strokes back. Justin Rose captured the first-flight title with an 84, while Mark Gladu was second with an 85 and Neil Russell third with an 86. Frankie Brown won the second flight with...
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Playbook: May 30
Friday, May 30 Baseball: Kodiak vs. Wasilla at the Southcentral Conference Championships at Soldotna, 7 p.m. Softball: Kodiak vs. Colony at Colony. Varsity, 1 p.m. Kodiak junior varsity vs. Houston at Houston, 6 p.m. and 7:45 p.m. Saturday, May 31 Baseball: Kodiak at the Southcentral Conference Championships at Soldotna, 7 p.m. Softball: Kodiak vs. Colony at Colony. Varsity, 10 a.m. Junior varsity, 11:45 a.m. Trac...
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Workshop teaches old and new mariners about safety
Commercial fishers learned boat safety during an Alaska Marine Safety Education Association workshop on Wednesday and Thursday. The participants learned about cold water survival skills, maydays, EPIRBS, flares, man overboard recovery, immersion suits and PFDs, emergency drills, firefighting, life rafts, abandoning ship, helicopter rescue and conducting emergency drills on their own boats. Half of the group taking...
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Death notice: Alfredo Polanco
Alfredo Polanco passed away May 21st, 2014. Services are pending.
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