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Cecil Roy Sholl
Cecil Roy Sholl October 14, 1967 August 20, 2015 Cecil Roy Sholl passed away on August 20, 2015. Cecil was born on October 14, 1967. He was preceded in death by his parents, Phyllis and Cecil, and his brother, Louis. Cecil is survived by the following family members: brother Randy, sister-in-law Anita and nephews Nic (Brook), Carl, Gage (Hanna and great nephews Ezra, Louie and great niece Belle) of Kodiak , his br...
Aug 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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OUTDOOR KODIAK: Fly fishing for silvers — offshore
The incredible offshore silver salmon isn’t news to anyone with a boat. It promises great fishing onshore in the very near future. Offshore fishing is so good, in fact, that you can catch all the fish you want in short order, leaving the rest of the day in need of excitement. In fact, the silver fishing can be so good it gets downright routine. We have most certainly found a way to put lots more excitement into a ...
Aug 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Baranov hosts class on making berry jams
Making jam might seem difficult, but it’s not that complicated. Baranov Museum director Tiffany Brunson taught two groups of people on Saturday how to make blueberry and salmonberry jam as part of the museum’s monthly Arts and Crafts days. “We try and do things that are traditional, that are related to Kodiak’s history,” Brunson said about the event. “We have so many great berries, not just the salmon berries and ...
Aug 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rang is Wrangell Medical Center’s new CEO
Robert Rang, administrator of Providence-Chiniak Bay Elder House in Kodiak, has been offered a contract for the position of chief executive officer at Wrangell Medical Center, WMC board President Terri Henson said. Henson said Rang has accepted the contract and will start working at WMC on Oct. 12. The board made the offer to Rang after “a very tough final few hours of deliberating,” Henson said. Henson said the b...
Aug 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak appears in football rankings
For the first time this season, Kodiak High’s football team is ranked in the Alaska Sports Broadcasting Network medium-small schools poll. The Bears make their debut at No. 5 after starting the season with wins over Nikiski and Eagle River. The defense has been the centerpiece to Kodiak’s first 2-0 start since 2013, which was the last season the Bears appeared in the poll that is voted on by the state’s media. The...
Aug 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak Island Births: Aug. 25
Ryder Kalsen Barnes was born at 2:48 p.m. on Aug. 15, 2015 to Andrew and BreiAnne Barnes. He weighed 8 pounds, 9.5 ounces and was 21 inches long. His parents are originally from Clarkston, Washington, and now live in Kodiak. The baby’s mother works at Nathan Faber, DMD, and the baby’s father works at Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center. Grandparents are Ron and Georgia Barker from Lewiston, Idaho, and Ralph an...
Aug 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship passenger near Sitka
The Coast Guard medevaced a 45-year-old man from the cruise ship Celebrity Solstice near Sitka, Alaska, Monday. An Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew conducted the hoist and transferred the ailing passenger to awaiting emergency medical services in Sitka. Coast Guard 17th District command center watchstanders in Juneau were notified of an ailing passenger by the medical team aboard the Celebrity Solst...
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Assembly approves nonprofit funding
The Kodiak Island Borough assembly approved funding to local nonprofits after extended discussions in recent weeks over how to best divide up dedicated funding that was more than $100,000 less than the total amount requested by nonprofits. Only one nonprofit, the Kodiak Island Food Bank, received the full amount they requested. The assembly covered some of the difference by using the tourism fund to provide reduce...
Aug 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police warn vigilance after break-ins
The Kodiak Police Department is warning Kodiak residents to be careful after a rash of burglaries, break-ins and trespassing occurred recently. “These crimes are many times committed by those involved with the consumption and trade of illegal substances,” police said in a post to their Facebook page Friday. “As the problem continues to disrupt our precious city, your local law enforcement community is committed to...
Aug 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Assembly approves lands committee
The Kodiak Island Borough assembly approved the formation of a lands committee in hopes of opening up land for sale and giving input on land acquisition and sales. Mayor Jerrol Friend originally proposed the committee, and it was approved at Thursday’s assembly meeting by a vote of 5-1. Assembly member Chris Lynch was the lone dissenter. She felt another committee was not necessary. “I would feel more comfortable ...
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