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Old Harbor woman creates sealskin jewelry
Kayla Christiansen has been sewing with sealskin and beading since she was seven years old. Now, 12 years later, she is still sewing and has turned her talent into a part-time business. Christiansen, 19, first learned how to sew with sealskin during an Alutiiq week in Old Harbor, where she grew up. “We had an Alutiiq week where we do all traditional stuff like sewing, traditional cooking, and carving masks,” Chris...
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Local Results: Jan. 30
City League basketball Monday, Jan. 21 St. Innocents 2, Kodiak Island Storage 0 St. Innocent’s won by forfeit Icicle Seafoods 83, Camai 68 Nick Billings 29 points, Trent Hartill 16, Geoff Spalinger 14, Jaron Steele 13, Pete Danelski 7 and Alex Debbout 4 for Icicle Seafoods. Jon Sanchez 40 points, Kevin Vanhatten 12, Jeffrey Miranda 6, Petaia Sega 6, Tommy Johnson 2 and Marcus Stewart 2 for Camai. Era Alaska 66, St...
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Kodiak snowstorm totals
Monday’s blizzard gave Kodiak city almost a third of its winter snowfall to date. According to measurements taken by the National Weather Service station at Kodiak State Airport, 9.2 inches of snow fell between midnight Monday morning and 9 a.m. Tuesday morning. Most of the accumulation — 7.3 inches — came between midnight Monday and midnight Tuesday. Rising temperatures meant the snow began turning to rain on Tue...
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Coast Guard sailor receives rare honor
Capt. Mark A. Cawthorn, commanding officer of the Kodiak-based Coast Guard cutter Munro, ushered a new member into the ranks of the Coast Guard’s most revered corps during a Jan. 13 ceremony aboard the ship while in the Gulf of Alaska. Chief Warrant Officer James Bride became the 34th Master Cutterman in the history of the Coast Guard, having completed 20 years of sea duty. Created in 2007, the Master Cutterman ho...
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City searches for new snow dump
For almost 60 years, snowy days like Monday have meant a line of snow-filled dump trucks spilling their load into Near Island Channel. Thanks to orders from the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, that winter scene is coming to an end — and the city of Kodiak is footing the bill. On Thursday night, the Kodiak City Council voted unanimously to spend more than $67,000 to search for a lot suitable for a ...
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Man sentenced for stealing truck
A Kodiak man who stole a truck from an auto repair shop has been sentenced to almost a year in prison. According to court documents, Troy Childers, 37, will spend 360 days in jail. Childers will spend a portion of his prison sentence in an Anchorage halfway house. He has already served some of his time. The charges stem from an incident that took place Sept. 19 when Childers stole a 2001 Ford truck from C&F Auto R...
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Go Bears!
A Kodiak High School cheerleader leads a cheer during Saturday’s cheerleading camp at East Elementary. (James Brooks photo)
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Girls learn about science
The Girl Scouts of Alaska hosted the Kodiak Women of Science and Technology day on Saturday to excite young women about careers in science and technology. Girl Scouts of Alaska Kodiak member service specialist Roslyn Lack said the event was held to introduce girls to science fields. “This event is to raise awareness of STEM fields — science, technology, engineering and mathematics,” Lack said. “It’s so girls can s...
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Man accused of making fake ammonia leak report
A Kodiak man is accused of terroristic threatening after he allegedly reported a fake ammonia leak in St. Herman's Harbor last week. Kenneth Bowles, 34, was arraigned Jan. 22 in Kodiak district court on one count of second-degree terroristic threatening, a class C felony punishable by up to five years in jail and a $50,000 fine. According to court documents, the incident occurred Jan. 21 when the Kodiak Police Dep...
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Prep hoops: Kodiak boys split against Kenai
Two different Kodiak boys basketball teams showed up at Kenai — one that lost 52-38 on Friday and one that won 68-26 on Saturday.  What explains the 56-point swing between the two Northern Lights Conference games? “It was just a whole different attitude,” Kodiak coach David Anderson said. “I think the kids were embarrassed about the loss and came out ready to play.” Kodiak led 35-7 at the half of Saturday’s game, ...
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