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Local quilter makes it to international show
A Kodiak quilter is a semifinalist in an American Quilter’s Society international competition. Jennifer Eubank has been quilting for 18 years and created “I Promise You … the Moon, the Stars, the Sun” as a challenge for a modern quilt guild in New York City. Eubank didn’t place in that contest, b...
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Main student wins district bee
What do the words “ingratiate,” “flambé,” “prima donna,” “quotidian” and “ukulele” have in common? They’re all words that Kodiak Island Borough School District students were asked to spell during the districtwide spelling bee on Thursday. Main Elementary fifth-grader Kristine Suralta won the bee ...
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Kodiak residents gear up for Super Bowl XLIX
Alton Lonheim attended his first Seattle Seahawks game this year — a preseason encounter with the San Diego Chargers. The 1-year-old Kodiak resident enjoyed every minute of his first encounter with the 12th man. “He loved the crowd noise, yelled as loud as he could and gave other fans high fives,...
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The Story of Kodiak’s Mountain Goats
In October 2011, the Kodiak Daily Mirror reported that their local mountain goat population was in trouble. The 18 goats introduced there in 1952 had grown to 2600, and if left unchecked, they could “eat themselves out of house and home.” That story brought me back to Seward in the 1970’s, and ea...
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Calvary Chapel has church in Bells Flats
It started with a couple of ladies meeting with Azarias and Stacy Basamania in their home, and now the Calvary Chapel draws between 20 to 30 people on a weekly basis in its own quarters in a Bells Flats building that also houses grocery and liquor stores. The Chapel, which is pastored by Azarias,...
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Do Kodiakans struggle with their faith?
My blog and Twitter account describe me as an irreverent priest struggling with and for Christianity, the Episcopal church, and chocolate. (Who wrote that, anyway?) For those of you who have trouble with any priest admitting irreverence or that they struggle with their faith, just how strong is y...
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Public Safety Blotter: Jan. 30
Jan. 3 Around 2:23 a.m., police conducted four bar checks downtown. At 4:26 a.m., police warned a driver on Willow Street about having a taillight out. At 9:39 a.m., a caller reported lost property on Alimaq Drive. It was found and returned. At 12:30 p.m., a caller reported a parking complaint on...
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Defending Kodiakans’ property rights
We, property owners and future property owners of Kodiak, have created an email address hotline where people can send complaints about their experiences with the Kodiak Borough. That email address is kodiakoutpost@startmail.com. These complaints can include but are not limited to: 1. Overburdenso...
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