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Finding the story behind Fort Abercrombie's guns
During World War II, two eight-inch guns were placed at Miller Point in Fort Abercrombie just in case the military would need to stave off an attack. The guns were not new when they came to Kodiak. They had been aboard battleships and made a 43,000-mile trip around the world. Finding out where th...
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Kodiak 4-H students learn in DC
Eight Kodiak 4-H teens visited Washington, D.C., this month to learn about the government and discuss ways for the students to help their communities. Mallory Arnold, Ali Kostelecky, Erica Kostelecky, Rosemary Eufemio, Sarah Teuber, Novalyn Alvarez and Sage Alvarez, who are all part of the local ...
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OP-ED: Questioning safety, necessity of vaccines
It is a scientific fact that vaccines cause severe injuries and deaths to a percentage of those vaccinated. Vaccines are considered “unavoidably unsafe” by U.S. law. Those pushing the vaccines claim they are attempting to protect the majority while sacrificing the minority. In other words, they s...
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TROOPER REPORT
July 17 Alaska State Troopers observed a minor two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Thurston Lane and Spruce Cape Road. They found a woman in a Toyota Camry hit another woman in a GMC Sierra while the Camry driver was trying to merge onto Spruce Cape Road. The drivers exchanged information, a...
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Kodiak-based helicopter saves mariner near Unalaska
A Kodiak-based Coast Guard helicopter crew rescued an injured person from a vessel near Unalaska/Dutch Harbor on Tuesday, according to a Coast Guard news release. The MH-65 Dolphin helicopter and its crew were in Cold Bay temporarily for another case when they were notified of the injured person....
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POLICE BLOTTER
July 14 At 12:51 a.m., a caller reported an annoying animal on Jackson Lane. It’s under investigation. At 10:59 a.m., a caller reported fraud on West Marine Way. It’s under investigation. At 1:11 p.m., police admonished a speeding driver on Mill Bay Road. At 1:21 p.m., a caller reported forgery o...
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STAGE & SCREEN: You’ve already seen ‘Southpaw’ many times
“Southpaw” (2015) is a conventional, cookie-cutter rags-to-riches to-rags-to-redemption -to-riches film. While a better made film than many of its multitude of lookalike productions, “Southpaw” is, nonetheless, what it is — predictable and pedestrian. Billy Hope (Jake Gyllenhaal) is a high-flying...
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Patricia Ellen Simeonoff (Hangstefer), 68
Long-time Kodiak resident Patricia Ellen Simeonoff (Hangstefer), 68, passed away on July 14, 2015, in Anchorage, Alaska. The oldest of five children, Patricia was born on June 27, 1947, to John and Rita Hangstefer in Detroit, Michigan. Shortly after her birth she moved with her parents to western...
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