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Thomet takes Valentine's Fun Run
Levi Thomet captured the Miles Dunbar Valentine's Fun Run Saturday morning at Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park. Thomet covered the 3-mile course in 19 minutes, 39 seconds. Deb Cawthorn was the top female finisher in 25:39. Results 1. Levi Thomet, 19 minutes, 39 seconds; 2. Jack Hannah, 25:18; 3. Deb Cawthorn, 25:39; 4. Dale Nelson, 26:41; 5. Charles Russell, 27:16; 6. Leah Cawthorn, 27:59; 7. Howard Valley, ...
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Alumni update: Eggemeyer qualifies for NAIA National Championships
Jimmy Eggemeyer fell just shy of claiming an NAIA West Championship title Saturday night in Montana. The senior Southern Oregon University wrestler lost, 3-2, to top-ranked Mike Vasser of the University of Great Falls in the 149-pound title bout. Eggemeyer also finished second last year. With his runner-up finish, Eggemeyer, the NAIA’s second-ranked wrestler at 149 pounds, qualifies for the NAIA National Champions...
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Blotter: Feb. 19
Times of calls were not available for all reports because of a computer glitch. Wednesday, Feb. 13 • A caller reported a traffic hazard in the roadway on Hillside Drive. The hazard was removed from the roadway. • A caller reported a man was undressing in front of a day care. Police arrested the man for violating conditions and for driving with a cancelled license. He was lodged at the Kodiak Jail. • Police arreste...
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Outdoor Kodiak: The long haul
December 21 may be the shortest day of the year, but it doesn’t hold a candle to February days. We have more daylight now, but the combination of weather and closed seasons makes the days drag. So how in the world do you pass the time when the weather is rotten? I’m a “crafty” kind of guy, using my hands and creativity to build lots of things in support of my outdoor interests. But it doesn’t take long to fill eve...
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Alutiiq Museum receives $25,000 from oil companies for renovations
The Alutiiq Museum is ahead of schedule with gallery renovations thanks to large donations from two oil companies. Royal Dutch Shell PLC donated $15,000 and ConocoPhillips contributed $10,000 to the Alutiiq Museum. The museum formally announced the two donations on Friday in a press release. ConocoPhillips has been a supporter of the museum for several years, but the Shell donation came out of museum staff’s inter...
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Library offers new video conferencing system
The A. Holmes Johnson Memorial Library is now able to connect people around the world with a new video conferencing system. On Friday night, the library tested out the new equipment with a presentation by the Seward Sea Life Center, “Living in the Ring of Fire.” The live presentation focused on the impact that volcanic activity has on Kodiak and other communities in the Ring of Fire. Library director Joe D’Elia sa...
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Herman Harold Leite
Herman Harold Leite, known by family and friends as Howie, passed away peacefully at age 83 in the Seward Providence Hospital on Feb. 2, 2013, with family and friends close by. Born in Kodiak to Alexandra Gongo(off) Leite of Kodiak and Kristian Harold Leite of Norway on September 4, 1929, Howie was the youngest of 10 children. His father died when he was an infant, and his mother passed away when he was 10 years o...
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Births: Feb. 19
• Evan Walter Mackey was born at 8:37 a.m. Feb. 8, 2013, to Joseph and Elizabeth Mackey. He weighed 8 pounds, 6.4 ounces and measured 21 inches long. His parents are originally from California. His mother works at home and his father works for the Coast Guard. Also welcoming him to the family is Addison Mackey. Proud grandparents are Marcie and Terry Mackey from Clovis, Calif. and Bobbi and Don Holmes from Lake Ha...
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David Nease
Former Kodiak Electric Association general manager David Nease died in Portland, Ore. on Feb. 15, 2013. He was 81 years old. David Stanley Nease was born on Oct. 12, 1931 to Elizabeth Hudson and David Nease in Charleston, West Virginia. He was raised in Wisconsin and homeschooled until he finished the eighth grade. He earned his GED while in the military. In 1947, he joined the U.S. Army, was stationed in Germany ...
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Local Results: Feb. 19
City league basketball Tuesday, Feb. 12 Loose Cannons 47, Steve’s Team 45 Jason Blondin 11 points, Brad Blondin 11, Corey Gronn 9, Andrew Kings 6, Rick Vahl 6 and Cliff Tamarra 4 for Loose Cannons. Jordan Davis 22 points, Caleb Pruitt 9, Steve Pruitt 5, Wesley Walker 4, Tim Pruitt 4 and Mitchell Pruitt 1 for Steve’s Team. Air Station 69, Inspiration 64 Mark Lyons 22 points, Jacob Dillon 19, Joe Mackey 12, Mike Koe...
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