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Morin leads Kodiak bowlers into state
Over the next three days, a contingent of Kodiak bowlers are competing at the Alaska Youth State Tournament in Wasilla. Leading the way is Josh Morin, the oldest of Kodiak’s participants. The Kodiak High School senior is making his eighth appearance at the state tournament. “The first time I ever went to a state tournament, I was a little intimidated because there was so much space and so many kids. I was really n...
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Guest Opinion: Homeless need personalized help
As the economy slumps into another recession, the fishing industry continues to be monopolized at an increasing rate driving fish prices into the ground, the price of oil plumbs new lows, state and federal money spigots continue to dry up, Jackson Trailer Park closes, other low-rent options are either being bought and demolished or ratcheted out of existence by the borough code, and the borough refuses to open new...
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Public Safety Blotter: April 15
March 26 At 12:57 a.m., a woman reported she heard someone at her door in the 500 block of Mill Bay Road. Everything was OK. At 1:15 a.m., a man reported a vehicle blocking his driveway on Mill Bay Road. It was moved when police asked. At 1:18 a.m., a person reported hearing a man and woman arguing in the 200 block of Mill Bay Road. It was verbal only. At 10:29 a.m., a woman reported a neighbor dog kept jumping in...
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Kodiak softball drops 2
Kodiak softball opened the 2016 season with a pair of nonconference losses to Sitka, the defending small-school state champions. The Wolves swept the doubleheader, winning 25-0 and 25-17 Thursday at Moller Field in Sitka. The Bears, last year’s Northern Lights Conference runner-up, were stymied in the first game by Sitka pitcher Megan Way, who hurled a three-inning shutout — the game was shortened due to the 15-ru...
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In the Courts: April 15
A 17-year-old minor pleaded guilty to unlawful methods of taking game. He was fined $250.
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Achievers: April 15
Anastasia Skonberg, a Kodiak High School senior, received a Spirit of Youth Award in the category of cultural pursuits for her work teaching Alutiiq to seven elementary school classes. Skonberg has taken Alutiiq classes, studied tribal resources and attended culture camps. She plans to study anthropology and Alaska Native studies at University of Alaska Southeast in the fall. John Dunlop, Anna McDonald, Levi Purdy...
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TAPESTRY: Baptist Mission hosts productive chaos
Chaos doesn’t have to be a bad thing, especially when it comes to kids. Organizers and attendees of the Kodiak Early Childhood Coalition annual children’s fair will tell you that the event can get pretty crazy. But the chaos is channeled in a positive direction. The fair takes place Saturday at the Kodiak Baptist Mission Heritage Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. “Children will enjoy hands-on activities while caregive...
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Kodiak track hosts all-comers meet
Have you ever dreamed of competing against a defending state championship track team? If so, your dreams will be answered Saturday when the Kodiak High School track team hosts the inaugural all-comers meet at Joe Floyd Track and Field. The meet begins at 10 a.m. with the 3,200. The field events start at 10:30 a.m., followed by running events at 11:30 a.m. Kodiak coach Marcus Dunbar developed the meet to fill an op...
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Rockin' Out: Inspiration from Eire
Enya was born on May 17, 1961, in Ireland. She has won four Grammy Awards and has become one of the most successful female vocalists in the world. Enya is very popular and has sold over 75 million albums. Her music is peaceful and I like her voice. It is inspiring and beautiful. I listen to her songs a lot. It would be nice to go to her concert. On Monday I will play her songs “Only Time” and “Book of Days.” Chris...
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AMAZING NATURE: Dilution not solution to pollution
Today I was asked a question that I continue to ponder. Someone was looking for a speaker to explain to a class why pollution is a problem in the ocean environment. At first it seemed like this was so obvious that it hardly needs discussing, but as I thought about it more and more, it became clear that there are a number of issues that could be considered here. Pollution is a big topic and has many ugly heads. Nam...
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