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Obituary: Hilda Christine Wallin Carlson
Funeral services were held for lifelong Alaska resident Hilda Christine Wallin Carlson in her native village of Chignik Bay in the Chignik Bible Chapel, June 18. Roger Holmberg of Sand Point officiated. Mrs. Carlson, 93, was born in Chignik Bay on Oct. 29, 1922, to Clara and Iver Wallin. She died...
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Ostrander misses qualifying for Rio
Allie Ostrander, a former Kenai High School running superstar, fell short of qualifying for the 2016 Summer Olympics Sunday. The Boise State University freshman placed eighth in the 5,000-meter run final at the U.S. Olympic Trials at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon. Ostrander stuck with the lead ...
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Break-in at Chiniak post office
No arrests have been made in connection to Thursday’s break-in at the Chiniak Post Office, as local law enforcement await a decision by the U.S. Postal Inspection Service on whether it will take over the case. According to Trooper Ryan Lott, he was driving home from work at approximately 2 a.m. w...
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State furloughs affect courthouse staff
Pocketbooks and services in Kodiak will feel the effects of state budget cuts, as the start of the new fiscal year brings furloughs for many state employees. According to Kate Sheehan, director of the Alaska Department of Administration’s Division of Personnel and Labor Relations, nearly 120 stat...
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TAPESTRY: Rose remembered for cheer, faith, flying
If you were planning to have a bad day, pilot Eddie Rose wouldn’t let you get by with it; he could change that frown into a smile. His dear friend Vic Downing shared that insight as he gave the eulogy at Eddie’s memorial service at the Kodiak Baptist Mission Heritage Center last Saturday afternoo...
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UAF, state take fresh look at tsunami danger
All of Kodiak Benny Benson State Airport could flood in a large tsunami, according to preliminary data on tsunami inundation zones presented to local government officials and emergency responders on Thursday. The University of Alaska Fairbanks and the State of Alaska are developing new guidelines...
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Add sunset clause to PFD ‘seizure act’
To the editor: Gov. Walker calls it the Permanent Fund Protection Act, but a more accurate name would be the Permanent Fund Seizure Act.  Walker tells us that he “reduced the $430 million appropriation for oil tax credits to the governor’s original proposal of $30 million, the statutory minimum r...
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Teeing Off: On the road
Nothing beats getting pummeled by a dog after six long days on the road — not even right-out-of-the-oven-melt-in-your-mouth cookies. When I walked through the door of the Clarkston apartment last Saturday, it was like Gizmo had not seen his daddy for a year. The pup went crazy, sprinting around t...
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