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Class of ’94 heads back to Kodiak
It’s been 20 years since the class of 1994 graduated from high school, and they’re getting back together in Kodiak this weekend. The class of ’94, according to reunion organizer Zoya Saltonstall, was tight knit and close. Saltonstall graduated that year and remembered that several members of the class had been touched by tragedy that year. “Several of our parents passed away while we were in high school, my father...
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Kodiak knocked out of Horizon Lines Invitational
Kodiak Post 17's inaugural American Legion varsity season ended Monday afternoon in Anchorage. Fairbanks 11 pitcher Casey Lewandowski tossed a complete-game gem with 13 strikeouts in knocking Kodiak out of the Horizon Lines Invitational with an 8-4 win in a losers' bracket baseball game at Bartlett High School. Top-seeded Kodiak blew past West Anchorage in the tournament opener, but then fell flat against a pair o...
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Rolando Calibo ~ 1944 - 2014
Beloved friend and family member Rolando M. Calibo passed away on July 26, 2014, while staying at Providence Alaska Medical Center. A service will be held from 4-7 p.m. today at Legacy Funeral Home's Bragaw Chapel, 1707 S. Bragaw St., in Anchorage. Rolando was born in Enrique Vilanueva, Siquijor, Philippines, to Mariano and Teofila in 1944. He married Remedios Calibo, also born in Enrique Vilanueva, Philippines, i...
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Public Safety Blotter: July 30
July 11 At 12:34 a.m., officers responded to a call of domestic violence at a Selief Lane address. At 12:58 a.m., community policing units patrolled Marine Way. From 1-1:17 a.m., officers performed bar checks along Center Avenue, West Marine Way and Shelikof Street. At 1:18 a.m., officers conducted a security check at a Shelikof Street address. At 1:21 a.m., officers conducted a security check at a Shelikof Street...
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More acidic seawater poses risks in Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The release of carbon dioxide into the air from power plant smokestacks to the tailpipe on your car could pose a risk to red king crab and other lucrative fisheries in Alaska, a new report says. Ocean water becomes more acidic when it absorbs carbon dioxide released by human sources, such as the burning of fossil fuels. Increased ocean acidification could harm important Alaska commercial and ...
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Borough rejects call for decorum ordinance repeal
The Kodiak Island Borough has rejected a request for a referendum seeking to overturn the borough’s public decorum ordinance. Had it been approved, the referendum would have appeared on the Oct. 7 municipal election ballot and given voters the opportunity to repeal ordinance FY2014-20, commonly known as the decorum ordinance. The ordinance, which the borough adopted on July 3, states public meetings shall be condu...
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Public Safety Blotter: July 29
At 7:04 a.m., officers ticket a man for speeding on Ismailov Street. At 8:21 a.m., officers conducted a welfare check at a Birch Avenue address. At 8:22 a.m., officers stepped up patrols along Marine Way after a pedestrian complained of speeding vehicles, saying he was almost struck by a car while crossing in the crosswalk. From 10:34 to 10:46 a.m., Community Police volunteers patrolled Near Island. At 10:37 a.m.,...
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Gearing up for your opening day hunt
The buck appeared slowly from the dense willows. First an ear and a horn, then an eye, and finally its head and neck. I had frozen mid-step the instant I saw it, one foot in the air and my balance wavering. We stared at each other for a few moments then I slowly started lowering my foot. That little movement was too much. The buck whirled and dove out of sight before my foot reached the road. Road? Oh, I should ha...
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To the Editor: Yes for Austerman
To the Editor: Yes for Austerman Carol Austerman is an advocate for public education. Of the three Republican candidates running in the primary, I believe she is the strongest advocate. Ms. Austerman has worked closely with our school district and understands what it takes to successfully educate all Alaskan students Ms. Austerman has asked the school district the difficult questions about the district budget. She...
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Kodiak Island Births: July 29
• Colby James Peterson was born June 17, 2014, at 6:22 a.m. to Janell Shanagin and Fernando Peterson of Ouzinkie. He weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces, and measured 21 inches long. Also welcoming him to the family are McKayla, Logan, Gavin and Jazmin Peterson. • Iris Penelope Gandel was born July 22, 2014, at 6:17 a.m. to Matt and Melissa Gandel of Kodiak, who are originally from New York and Oklahoma. She weighed 7 pou...
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