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Alutiiq Museum holds open house, opens new exhibit
The Alutiiq Museum held its annual meeting and open house Saturday, and opened an exhibit of new work by area artists. "What's special about these pieces is that each one of them is calling out to or connecting to exhibit cultural connection items," museum director Alicia Drabek said. Bruce Nelso...
Aug 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Air space over Kodiak launch site closed
The Federal Aviation Administration has closed the air space over the Kodiak launch site where a rocket exploded on Monday. A radius of two miles around the site is closed to 2,000 feet up. The closure is effective until August 30 and is due to air space congestion, according to the FAA notice. C...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Ptarmigan season is here
Well, I did it again. I let Aug. 10 slip right by without notice. That’s two years in a row! Why is the date significant? Kodiak’s ptarmigan season opens on Aug. 10. I’m a big fan of ptarmigan hunting, but the season opens about the same time silvers arrive along local beaches and halibut fishing...
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Rocket blown up shortly after launch - updated photos
A rocket launched around 12:29 a.m. today (Aug. 25, 2014) from the Kodiak Launch Complex at Narrow Cape exploded shortly into its flight. The three-stage rocket was intended to boost an experimental weapon into the upper atmosphere in a test for the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command. “D...
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Narrow Cape Area will be closed beyond KLC until further notice.
Below is the official release from Alaska Aerospace Corporation FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Alaska Aerospace Corporation Announces Test Failure August 25, 2014, Anchorage, AK – A test failure occurred at AAC's Kodiak Launch Complex. No one was injured. The Narrow Cape Area will be closed beyond KLC unt...
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Rain doesn't slow down horse competition
Although the rain started pouring almost the same second as the event started, 18 kids and adults went ahead with the Kodiak Baptist Mission’s horse obstacle competition on Saturday. “I thought for a minute we were going to get out without rain and then right when we started, it started,” said Jo...
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Students, facult navigate school construction
Kodiak High School principal Chris Aguirre looks forward to moving operations into the new four-story facility going up next to the current classrooms. “That’s an incredible building,” he said Friday afternoon as corridors quieted down after the first two days of classes. “For an educational spac...
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Kodiak holds off Homer
Isagani Galindez doesn’t look like a fullback, but that didn’t stop him from playing like one on Saturday. The 5-foot-2, 160-pound senior rumbled through Homer’s defense for a pair of touchdowns while leading Kodiak to a nail-biting, 22-20, rain-soaked Northern Lights Conference football victory ...
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