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Alutiiq Word of the Week: Eprirturluni, P’rirca’iluni
Eprirturluni, P’rirca’iluni — Clean; Cleanse Plit’aaq p’rirca’iru. — Clean the stove. In classical Alutiiq society, house cleaning was both a daily activity and a scheduled spring event. Historic sources and the accounts of Elders indicate that people swept their sod houses with brooms made of ea...
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Dad, daughter recall happy challenge of life
Fourteen years ago, John Cannon’s life changed forever. He broke up with the mother of his only child and became a single father raising a 4-year-old daughter. “When I took her on initially, I didn’t know what the future held,” John said. “I was terrified, scared to death. Looking back at the way...
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Diver helps raise sunken boat after tsunami
At about this time a half a century ago, Kodiak was ready for spring. Fishermen and cannery workers geared up for the upcoming salmon season. Kids looked forward to their three-month respite from school. Good Friday services pointed to a glorious Easter Sunday. Then the earth shook, water violent...
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Gear foes struggle to find common ground
By DREW HERMAN Mirror Writer The latest phase of the long-standing tension between trawl fishermen and their small-boat colleagues is playing out in Kodiak over a paragraph in a letter. The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly and the Kodiak City Council plan to send a letter to the North Pacific Fishe...
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Girls trounce Dimond
ANCHORAGE — With all-state players Hannah Wandersee and Jerica Nelson in foul trouble, Megan Pyles came through when the Bears needed her the most. Pyles erupted for a career-high 25 points to help the top-seeded Bears escape with a 54-40 victory over No. 8 Dimond in a 4A girls basketball state c...
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Outdoor film fest set for tonight
The doors of the Kadiak Harbor Convention Center open at 5 p.m. today for Island Trails Network’s fifth annual Kodiak Outdoor Film Festival, the organization’s main fundraising event. According to a release from ITN, this year’s festival includes 18 locally produced short films, a silent auction,...
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Boys topped in opener
ANCHORAGE — As the final seconds ticked off the game clock, several Kodiak players glanced at the scoreboard inside Sullivan Arena and knew their dreams of winning a state title were over. The eighth-seeded Bears let one slip away against top-seeded West Anchorage in the opening round of the 4A b...
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Kodiak heads to state with a 24-0 record
Before reaching high school, Kodiak’s current crop of seniors dreamed of winning a basketball state championship. “In middle school, I remember us saying, ‘What if we could win state,”’ senior Hannah Wandersee said. “Back in middle school it was such a big deal; it is still a big deal. We never t...
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