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Tapestry: Robert Ponte thinks of brother as he rides his Harley
Robert Ponte and Andrew Colin were half-brothers, sired by different fathers. They shared the good and the bad. They endured the estrangement of living in a single-parent home. Robert empathized with Andrew when the boy was diagnosed with kidney cancer. The brothers enjoyed tinkering around with ...
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Colin ''Clifford'' Trueman
Colin ''Clifford'' Trueman was born to Mary Rose and Imo ''Slim'' Trueman on December 5, 1942 in Vancouver, Washington. Cliff graduated from Fort Vancouver High School in 1961. He soon after joined the Air Force. He served in the Philippines, and when asked about his military service, he often re...
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Local school district optimistic on state education budgeting
In a recent education omnibus bill in the state budget for fiscal 2015, state legislators hammered out four points that should benefit area schools, the Kodiak Island Borough School District reports. Approximately 80 students can now receive diplomas because of the repeal of the Alaska High Schoo...
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Local educator to vie for Kodiak College director
Alan Fugleberg, one of three finalists to replace Barbara Bolson as director of Kodiak College vowed to fight for Kodiak’s slice of the higher education pie. Speaking at a community reception Wednesday, Kodiak College’s assistant director for academic affairs and an assistant professor, Fugleberg...
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Recent quake ceremony puts local Lions on top in regional competition
The Kodiak Lions won “Club of the Year” at a regional convention in Anchorage last weekend, with a recent commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Good Friday Quake putting it over the top. The local organization said the the Kodiak Lions Club returned yesterday from the Multiple District con...
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Powers to end run as Parks and Rec director
After a year as the City of Kodiak Parks and Recreation director, Charlie Powers is leaving the department. Powers’ last day is May 24. He and his family will be relocating to his home state of Wyoming. “Our parents are getting older, so it is time to get a little closer to them,” Powers said. Po...
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Stage and Screen: 'The Railway Man' — disturbing and uplifting
Eric Lomax (Colin Firth) is a middle-aged railroad aficionado and World War II British Army officer who was captured by the Japanese and interned in a forced labor camp in Thailand. He, and numerous other British soldiers, were held under the most inhumane of circumstances. The working conditions...
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Public Safety Blotter: May 1
Wednesday, April 23 • At 12:16 a.m., a caller requested subject removal on E. Marine Way. Male left upon officer’s request. • Around 12:54 am, two bar checks were conducted downtown. • At 1:50 a.m., officers responded to a suspicious vehicle reported at Jack Hinkle/ Rezanof . No one was around. •...
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