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Norse goddess presides at shopping ritual
Dominating the news last week was the glorious return of every curmudgeon’s favorite holiday to scorn: Black Friday. There’s probably no other day more full of etymological paradox than Black Friday. Associating such negativity with Friday is not really new. For instance, in observance of the day...
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Alaska State Troopers: Dec. 3
Nov. 26 At 11:16 a.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to a vehicle in a ditch near Mile 10 of Rezanof Drive. The van slid into the ditch because of icy conditions. The driver was wearing a seatbelt and was not injured. The van received moderate damage and was later removed. Nov. 28 Alaska Wildli...
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Black Friday bottom line
Even with the rise of online shopping and the varied tourism and moving seasons, for many local retailers, Black Friday is still a big shopping day. Trevor Brown, the Kodiak Chamber of Commerce director, said most retailers in Kodiak do participate in Black Friday with sales and good deals. “I th...
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Coast Guard awards local pilot for role in rescue
The Coast Guard gave a local pilot and charter business owner an award for his help in the rescue of a kayaker last year. Rolan Ruoss, who owns Sea Hawk Air with his wife, received the award at Air Station Kodiak Tuesday from Capt. Mark Moran, commanding officer of Air Station Kodiak. On Christma...
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KHS wrestlers compete in Wash. state
Kodiak junior Scott Larionoff has never wrestled outside of Alaska. That changes today when the Bears compete in a jamboree — a preseason dual — against Union High School in Camas, Washington, a 4A classification school located 176 miles south of Seattle. The fun doesn’t stop there. The Bears hav...
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David V. Tucker
David V. Tucker, a long time Kodiak resident passed away November 29, 2015. He is survived by his wife Sandra M. Tucker of Kodiak, daughter Lacey J. Tucker of Wasilla and stepson Michael S. Murphy of Washington.
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Platform struck by vandalism
Kodiak Audubon member Rich MacIntosh found an unpleasant coda to the Thanksgiving holiday on Friday when he saw severe damage to the Potato Patch Lake viewing platform, apparently from vandalism. The city of Kodiak and Audubon partnered about 15 years ago to construct the popular viewing area tha...
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Museums polish up care of metal artifacts
With funding from a Museums Alaska Collections Management Grant, the Alutiiq Museum is improving its care of metal objects. A $782 grant will help the museum clean and rehouse a small collection of contemporary silver jewelry and complete an inventory of the historic metal objects in its care. Mu...
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