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Seeing things in a new light
I went totally retro on Wednesday, and put pen to paper, stamp to envelope, and card in mailbox to my 96-year-old mother-in-law in Grizzard, Virginia, who just fell and broke her hip. Not to worry, though. She had already conquered the stairs in her first week of rehab, so she'll be going home ve...
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Kodiak student places in nationwide art contest
Grace Westling, 14, of Kodiak, has been awarded third place in her age category during the annual art contest sponsored by the Virginia-based Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA), an association news release said. Homeschooled students ages 7 to 19 were invited to submit artwork capturin...
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Kodiak orthodox cathedral vandalized, suspect arrested
Kodiak’s Holy Resurrection Cathedral sustained severe damage after it was vandalized Wednesday night, police and church officials said Thursday. A suspect was arrested that night, and he was arraigned Thursday. The relics of Saint Herman of Alaska, considered by many to be the patron saint of Nor...
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Morin takes command of Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak
A new commanding officer took over Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak during a change-of-command ceremony on Wednesday. Capt. Mark Morin relieved Capt. Melissa Rivera of her duties as CO. During the ceremony, Rivera received a Meritorious Service medal. The citation accompanying the medal referenced ...
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WANTED: Photos of former Kodiak man Kurt Int-Hout
This story is all gray. It doesn’t come with photos. We don’t have any. But we are asking readers to provide them. A woman from Hawaii needs the photographs to “put a face to the name” at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in the nation’s capital. That name on The Wall is Kurt Int-Hout, a former ...
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Buskin River drainage sockeye salmon bag and possession limit increased
The sport fishing bag and possession limit for sockeye salmon, 20 inches or greater in length, in the Buskin River drainage has been increased to five fish, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game said Wednesday. The bag and possession limit for sockeye salmon, less than 20 inches, remains at 10 f...
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Another invasive crayfish turns up in Kodiak
Crayfish aren’t native to Kodiak, but several have turned up over the past few years in the Buskin River and Buskin Lake area, including one on Sunday, prompting concerns and research. About one per year for the past four years have been reported to the Kodiak Soil and Water Conservation District...
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Public Safety Blotter: June 1
June 1 At 12:02 a.m., police advised a driver on Mill Bay Road about a taillight out. At 1:05 a.m., a caller reported malicious mischief on Thorsheim Street. A man was arrested on suspicion of criminal mischief, assault and resisting arrest. At 9:35 a.m., police chalked tires on an offending vehi...
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