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Thomet competes at national meet in California
Levi Thomet has reached movie-star status at Kodiak High School. On Tuesday afternoon, the campus was his set as classmates trailed him, recording a documentary about Kodiak’s nationally ranked cross country runner. “I didn’t expect them to do one, but it feels good,” Thomet said. The documentary is for a school project and will not have a nationwide audience; the same can’t be said for Thomet. The Kodiak High Sch...
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ESS spikers finish third
Kodiak’s Emerging Small Schools volleyball team finished its season with a third-place showing at the Denali Conference Championships Saturday in Nikolaevsk. Due to dense fog surrounding the island last week, only seven players — five from Port Lions and two from Ouzinkie — were able to represent the archipelago. Players from Ahikok and Karluk were unable to travel. The tournament was scheduled to start on Friday,...
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College to offer new class in Alutiiq history
A new class at Kodiak College will teach students about prehistoric Alutiiq objects and how they were used in everyday life. Marnie Leist will teach “Arrows, Mauls, and Awls: Objects of Prehistoric Life On Kodiak.” Leist has been the curator of collections at the Alutiiq Museum for nine years and is extremely familiar with the objects left behind by prehistoric Alutiiq people, which is why she was asked to teach t...
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Take notice of what kids are being exposed to
To the Editor: In the past few years, concern over how youths are being influenced by the media has come up more and more. It has been debated back and forth if the positive side of media’s influence outdoes the negative effects. Here in Kodiak since the weather is not always pleasant, youths tend to turn to mass media to entertain them. It’s shown today that we have eight mass media industries: books, newspapers,...
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Welcome, December
Welcome, December, and to the freezing temperatures you leave in your wake. Welcome to Jack Frost, forever nipping at my nose. Welcome, Old Man Winter, who causes the snow to fall, and winds to whistle about me as it forces the snow to slice into the flesh on my face. Welcome, early sunsets; the night comes too quickly. Welcome, harvest moons, and your beautiful gold shimmer. Welcome, old sweaters, large and comfy...
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Record high temperature recorded, but change is in the wind
There’s a change coming, but until it arrives, Kodiak is enjoying an exceptionally mild December. On Tuesday, the National Weather Service office at Kodiak Benny Benson State Airport recorded a record high of 47 degrees. The mark, taken at 4 p.m., toppled the old record of 46, set in 1986. According to weather service forecasts, temperatures are expected to drop starting today as a storm system brings a chance of ...
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City council votes on park hours tonight
The Kodiak City Council will decide tonight whether Kodiak kids can play under the midnight sun. Atop the city’s agenda for its regular meeting tonight is a proposal to set hours of operation for parks within city limits. Current statute allows people to use parks 24 hours a day, but an Aug. 2012 arson attack on the Baranof Park ice rink caused the city to re-evaluate that policy. The proposal before the city coun...
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Around Kodiak: Dec. 12
Audubon annual meeting tonight The Kodiak Audubon Society presents “Winter Birds of Kodiak” at 6:30 p.m. tonight in the Benny Benson Building at Kodiak College. Learn about the Christmas Bird Count and celebrate the society’s 30th anniversary in Kodiak. Assembly gathers The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly meets at 7:30 p.m. tonight for a regular work session in the borough building on Mill Bay Road. The public is i...
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FairWind Players casting call for Valentine’s Day show
Ever wished your life was like a romantic comedy? The FairWind Players are giving people a chance to star in one with the play “Maybe Baby, It’s You.” The FairWind Players is a local theater group that has put on previous productions like “Rounding Third” and “Mrs. Mannerly.” Auditions will start at 1 p.m. Saturday in the Kodiak College Benny Benson Building room 130 as the FairWind Players look for people to fill...
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Alaska State Troopers: Dec. 12
Thursday, Dec. 5 At 3:37 p.m., Alaska State Troopers was notified of a Kodiak Crime Stoppers tip reporting a 23-year-old Kodiak man was inside a local home. The man had an outstanding $500,000 arrest warrant for misconduct involving a controlled substance and other offenses. Troopers, with the assistance of the Kodiak Police Department, obtained a search warrant and responded to the home. When the trailer was sear...
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