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KHS hires new girls basketball coach
Krista Hicks couldn’t believe it when the Kodiak High School girls basketball head coach position became available. And she sure didn’t understand why it was taking so long to fill the position, which became vacant when Amy Fogle stepped down in early June. The position is vacant no more. Hicks a...
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Alan Curtis Ryden
Alan Curtis Ryden, 54, died peacefully on Oct. 22 at Kodiak hospital, after a long battle with cancer. Alan was born in Anchorage, Alaska, but was raised in Northglenn, Colorado, brought up to Love the Lord and enjoy the outdoors, camping, hiking, and skiing Colorado's mountains. After high schoo...
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Mice used in migration research
A lab at Cornell University in New York, which is researching human migration by studying the DNA in common house mice, is asking Kodiak residents for help. Camille Mangiaratti, a Cornell student studying ecology, evolutionary biology and English, is gathering mice DNA from several cities in Alas...
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Alutiiq becomes official Alaska language
Alutiiq and 19 other Alaska Native languages joined English as official state languages Thursday when Gov. Sean Parnell signed House Bill 216 at the Alaska Federation of Natives conference in Anchorage. Along with Alutiiq, HB 216 added the Inupiaq, Siberian Yupik, Central Alaska Yup’ik, Unangax, ...
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Public Safety Blotter: Oct. 29
October 15 • At 12:49 a.m., a caller reported a bear in the 1200 block of Purtov Street. It was gone when police arrived. • Around 1:59 a.m., police conducted two bar checks downtown. • At 5 a.m., police advised a driver on Mission Road to fix a front headlight. • At 7:18 a.m., police warned a sp...
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Alaska Science Forum: A cool idea for locking up carbon dioxide
Jim Beget spends much of his time digging for clues from long ago, like when a volcanic island might have collapsed into the sea, sending giant waves to distant shores. He will soon engage in debate on a contemporary question: before carbon dioxide makes the world unlivable, what can we do about ...
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Stutes gained knowledge from local government service
Seeing a McCune for State House political sign yesterday started me thinking: Why would someone from Kodiak want a resident of Cordova to represent District 32 in the Alaska State House when a Kodiak resident as highly qualified and hardworking as Louise Stutes is also on the ballot? Maybe the an...
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McCune is fish savvy
I am supporting Jerry McCune for House District 32, which includes Kodiak and many other smaller communities in Alaska, based on his expansive knowledge of Alaskan fisheries issues. Commercial salmon fishing as a drift gillnetter and purse seiner has been his lifelong job. He has spent the better...
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