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DAVID PESTRIKOFF
Well-loved Kodiak resident David Pestrikoff, 75, passed away peacefully in Kodiak on Friday, Aug. 22, after an extended period of hospitalization. David was born in Ouzinkie on Aug. 6, 1939, to Mary (Katelnikoff) Peterson and Nicholi Pestrikoff. Shortly after the death of his father at about the age of 3, David, the second youngest of 13, was brought to live at Baker Cottage in Ouzinkie along with his sister Paris...
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Stage and Screen: 'Boyhood' – you’ll grow old before he foes
“Boyhood” (2014) is Richard Linklater’s epic, groundbreaking film about the growth and development of a five year-old boy named Mason Evans, Jr. (Ellar Coltrane.) Epic is defined through Google as “a long film, book, or other work portraying heroic deeds and adventures or covering an extended period of time.” “Boyhood” is certainly long – 165 minutes or 180 minutes (3 hours) of tushy-time when combined with traile...
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Kalil, Larsen win Island golf titles
The final holes of the 28th Kodiak Island Golf Championship were so anticlimatic that champion Rick Kalil had plenty of time to think about things other than golf. “All I was thinking when I was on the eighth hole was that I was hungry,” he said. Kalil dominated the first 27 holes of the two-day tournament by so much that Sunday’s last nine holes turned into a two-hour victory lap around a sun-soaked Bear Valley G...
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Playbook: Sept. 4
Friday, Sept. 5 Swimming: Kodiak at the Homer Invitational at Homer High School. Volleyball: Kodiak at Colony. C squad, 3 p.m.; junior varsity, 4 p.m.; varsity, 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6 Football: Kodiak at Colony. Junior varsity, 11 a.m.; varsity, 2 p.m. Swimming: Kodiak at the Homer Invitational at Homer High School. Volleyball: Kodiak at Colony. C squad, 10 a.m.; junior varsity, 11 a.m.; varsity, 12:30 p.m.
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Alumni update: Anthony starts senior season strong
Kodiak’s Dylan Anthony started his senior cross country season at the University of Alaska Anchorage with a bang. The Kodiak High School graduate finished second in the season opener at the Hawaii Invitational in Hilo, Hawaii. Anthony was edged by freshman teammate Henry Cheseto. Times were not available due to a technical problem. Anthony is a two-time All-America NCAA Division II runner. He placed 25th at last y...
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Market welcomes tourists
With six vendors displaying handmade items including jewelry, etched glass, basketry and tanning, the year’s penultimate Bear Town Market welcomed a stream of tourists, Tuesday at the Sun’aq Tribal Hall. One more opportunity remains for local artisans to offer their wares to cruise ship passengers visiting Kodiak during the 2014 season, when the last ship comes in Thursday, Sept. 25. The 780-foot Holland America L...
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Public Safety Blotter: Sept. 3
Aug. 2 • At 12:02 a.m., a caller reported an intoxicated pedestrian on Center Avenue. The person was gone when police arrived. • Around 12:21 a.m., police conducted two bar checks downtown. • At 12:31 a.m., officers gave an open container warning on Center Avenue. • At 12:31 a.m., police responded to an assault on Center Avenue. It was verbal only and the parties separated. • Around 12:43 a.m., police conducted fi...
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Bartlett, Soldotna top prep rankings
Bartlett and Soldotna grabbed the top spots in this week’s Alaska Sports Broadcasting Network’s football poll. Bartlett, playing on its new artificial turf field for the first time, defeated Chugiak, 31-20, to steal the top large-school spot away from South Anchorage. South dropped to No. 3 after losing to a team from Texas last week. Soldotna remained the top team in the medium-small school poll after crushing Th...
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Council votes down NDAA resolution, approves deputy city manager
The council last Thursday voted down a resolution to support repealing the National Defense Authorization Act, which some say infringes on liberties and is un-constitutional. Before the vote, council members commented on it. Council member Terry Haines said, “This is just us putting our hands up for the citizens of Kodiak and saying to our federal government that we understand our need for safety, we understand ou...
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Officials talk compost facility
Last week, the Kodiak city manager, a representative from the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, and representatives from design company CH2M Hill spoke about the city’s new compost facility project, which is about to undergo the permitting process. The compost facility would turn sludge from the city’s wastewater treatment plant into Class A compost material, which would likely be offered for sale. ...
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