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Let’s vaccinate our kids and address the real threats to Kodiak’s youths
A guest columnist in a July 30 edition does the families of Kodiak a disservice with his article, “Questioning the safety and necessity of vaccines.” Sure, mixed in with the conspiracy theories, and selective, misleading and false statements, are a few kernels of truth. However, abandoning vaccin...
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Goats give glad sign
I’m still sore, three days later. But there’s nothing like a five-mile hike (my fitness app tells me it was over seven miles) to prove that I’m out of shape and need to get back to the gym. Monday after lunch, a sponsee of mine and I set out on Termination Trail to got up to the point, and to her...
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Kodiak High School graduates gather for 50th reunion
These elders — many of them grandmas and grandpas — were kids back in the 1960s when Kodiak was in step with the rest of the world with new dances, flat-top, fuzzy and puffy hair-dos, Nehru jackets, bikinis and mini-skirts. These aging folks became lawyers, fishermen, Native leaders, artists, tea...
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Finding the story behind Fort Abercrombie's guns
During World War II, two eight-inch guns were placed at Miller Point in Fort Abercrombie just in case the military would need to stave off an attack. The guns were not new when they came to Kodiak. They had been aboard battleships and made a 43,000-mile trip around the world. Finding out where th...
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Kodiak 4-H students learn in DC
Eight Kodiak 4-H teens visited Washington, D.C., this month to learn about the government and discuss ways for the students to help their communities. Mallory Arnold, Ali Kostelecky, Erica Kostelecky, Rosemary Eufemio, Sarah Teuber, Novalyn Alvarez and Sage Alvarez, who are all part of the local ...
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OP-ED: Questioning safety, necessity of vaccines
It is a scientific fact that vaccines cause severe injuries and deaths to a percentage of those vaccinated. Vaccines are considered “unavoidably unsafe” by U.S. law. Those pushing the vaccines claim they are attempting to protect the majority while sacrificing the minority. In other words, they s...
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TROOPER REPORT
July 17 Alaska State Troopers observed a minor two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Thurston Lane and Spruce Cape Road. They found a woman in a Toyota Camry hit another woman in a GMC Sierra while the Camry driver was trying to merge onto Spruce Cape Road. The drivers exchanged information, a...
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Kodiak-based helicopter saves mariner near Unalaska
A Kodiak-based Coast Guard helicopter crew rescued an injured person from a vessel near Unalaska/Dutch Harbor on Tuesday, according to a Coast Guard news release. The MH-65 Dolphin helicopter and its crew were in Cold Bay temporarily for another case when they were notified of the injured person....
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