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Chick Priest: Safe after rough slide into new home base
It is 10:28 a.m. as I write this, and I have been up since 5:10 a.m., having slept in the Anchorage airport on my way back to Fairbanks from Harrisburg since yesterday. I am ready to be settled, but that won’t happen for a long time. I discover when I go to baggage claim that I forgot to tell the...
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Rockin' Out: On cloud in Norway
Kygo is a Norwegian DJ, songwriter, producer and musician. He started to learn to play the piano at age 6 and is still playing today. He has released several singles, such as “ID,” “Here For You” and “Stay.” Kygo’s first studio album, “Cloud Nine,” was released on May 13. I like Kygo’s music beca...
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Troopers shoot young bear just outside city
Alaska Wildlife Troopers shot and killed a young, male bear Wednesday afternoon after a week of sightings in town, including near an elementary school. Sgt. Shane Nicholson of AWT shot the bear at approximately 2 p.m. near a fence separating two properties on Spruce Cape Road, less than a half mi...
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Providence preps for third health survey
This weekend, Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center begins its third Community Health Needs Assessment. The 34-question survey, conducted every three years, asks questions about health insurance coverage, recent visits to medical professionals, community health concerns and questions that asses...
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Himelbloom turning fast laps after fixing iron levels
Thanks to a keen coaching eye, Kodiak’s Arielle Himelbloom has exploded onto the running scene. A year ago, as a sophomore, Himelbloom was struggling. She trained hard but wasn’t getting the results. It was like her feet were stuck in cement. “I would pump my arms really fast and I couldn’t go an...
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TRACK: KHS boys aim to defend regional title
Armed with a well-rounded team, Kodiak’s boys are hunting for their second consecutive Region III Track and Field title, which would make 10 in the past 11 years. The journey to a repeat championship begins today at Colony High School. The two-day meet concludes Saturday. Kodiak holds the fastest...
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Week in Words: Tempestuous times in middle of school
I’m going to do a little shameless self-promotion in this week’s column and talk about Kodiak Middle School. I know, I know. Most of us, including me, don’t really want to think about our middle school or junior high years. Of all the times in my life I would like to revisit, my middle school yea...
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Alaska State Troopers: May 19
May 12 At approximately 5 p.m., troopers received a report of a theft from a residence. Investigation revealed approximately $15,000 worth of personal items were stolen, including two gold watches, three gold rings and a camera. Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact...
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