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Kodiak helps fill bookshelves in Guyana
Donors have stepped up to fill bare bookshelves in South America, prompted by a Kodiakan on assignment there as a Peace Corps volunteer. Michelle Weekly, formerly a teacher at St. Mary’s Catholic School, has been living since April in Guyana, the only English-speaking country on the continent. He...
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Orthodox mission teams become part of community ‘rhythm’
Orthodox Christian Mission Center church camp leaders in Old Harbor and Ouzinkie learned that it’s good to be flexible. “We didn’t come in with a program,” said Margo Kelley, team leader and one of four returning team members of the six serving Old Harbor. “Our first priority was to follow the rh...
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McKinney rises to the varsity level
Richie McKinney has come a long way since his first high school cross country meet in 2012. On that day, he lumbered through the 5-kilometer Nikiski Class Race course in a slumbering time of 28 minutes, 6 seconds. “I was the slowest person on the team,” said McKinney, now a junior. Well, he wasn’...
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Fish and Game worker survives bear encounter
For a reason thankfully rare even for Kodiak, James Jackson missed one day of work last week to recover from a bear bite. “It was an experience to have, that’s for sure,” Jackson said. “It could have been a lot, lot worse.” Back in his office on Wednesday, the Alaska Department of Fish & Game are...
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Public Safety Blotter: Sept. 11
Aug. 9 • Around 12:55 a.m., two drivers on Mill Bay Road was advised for not having their license plates illuminated. • Around 1:32 a.m., five bar checks were conducted downtown. • At 3:19 a.m., a male left upon an officer’s request at an establishment on Shelikof Street. • At 3:50 a.m., a driver...
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Swim team hosts Homer
Kodiak’s swim team has taken care of business in its first two meets of the season, and should continue its success in a home meet against Homer on Friday and Saturday. Friday’s meet begins at 5 p.m., while Saturday’s starts at 10 a.m., both at the Kodiak Community Pool. Homer and Kodiak have sta...
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Joanne Demke
Joanne Demke Aug. 29, 1938 – Sept. 7, 2014. Joanne passed away surrounded by her family in Lubbock, Texas, after a short illness. Joanne was born in Eureka, California, to Joseph and Helen Twitchell. She married Richard (Dick) Demke in 1962. They raised their family in Oregon and Alaska. Joanne w...
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Lydia M. Pollard
Soldotna resident Lydia M. Pollard, 69, left this earth on Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014 at the Alaska Native Medical Center, laughing and smiling until the end. A panikhida prayer service will be 1:15 p.m. Monday, Sept. 15, at Peninsula Memorial Chapel in Kenai. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday at...
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